An Essay on the Revelation of Saint John: So Far as Concerns the Past and Present Times : to which are Added Two Dissertations, the One Upon Mark II. 25, 26. The Other Upon Matthew XXIV. and the Parallel Chapters : with a Collection of Scripture-prophecies Relating to the Times After the Coming of the Messiah
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The Visions of St . John contain ' d in the Apoca . lypfe , after that belonging to the
seven Churches of Asia , are all Predi & tions of Events , then future , and not at
all Historical Narrations of things past . This is also so reasonable a Postulatum ...
26 time , as relating to things a great while off , without taking and xij . 9 . in the
Events of the Interval before them . 3 . But besides this clear and direct Evidence
in general , there is another Argument more particular , and if possible ...
29 . to take place ; Secret things belong to the Lord : and accordingly ought not ,
till the time of their completion , to be too boldly enquired into , or determined by
us . At which Period , and not before , it will become us to expect and look about ...
... entire fpace from thence to the second Resurrection , or till the General
Judgment , and Consummation of all Things . ... seems to me evident , both from
the nature of the thing it felf , and from a visible Period in the Apocalypse ao this
point of ...
This second Trumpet throws a great burning Mountain into the Sea , or the
Maratim and Infular Parts of Europe , and there . by destroys what was concain ' d
in it , its Inhabitants and Ships , all things with and without Life , the People and
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Whiston is a Historical interpreter and does a remarkable job of outlining the design and order of the book; seeing the 7 trumpets as part of the 7th seal and makes a clear case for the 7 Vials being a main part of the 7th trumpet. I think the following statementy is remarkable because of the time of his writing when these things have not been fulfilled and are yet in his future.
"""The Six first Seals, andthestx first Trumpets of the seventh Seal are all Over before the End of the 1260 years of Antichrist's Reign: and the seventh Trumpet or seven Vials contained in it follow immediately after that time;."
He has other good insights however he makes a very confusing preasentation by jumping ahead and then back to Daniel. His arguments are often difficult to follwo. and he doews make a few interpretive minstakes. He is not alonhe in saying the 2nd beast of 13 isw the same as the false prophet of 19. see the proper explan\ation the exposion of Rev found at www.moellerhaus.com.
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