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“ Ver. 32, &c. Our Savior intimates, that some of his “ Disciples should live to see the signs and forerunners of " that desolation, which was coming upon the Jews. And “ accordingly, he sais, Now learn a parable from the fg-tree. “ When its branch is yet tender, and it putteth forth leaves, 5 then you know that Summer is near. So also, ye, when ye 6 shall see all these things, know ye that it is near, even at 6 the doors. Verily I say unto you, THIS
SHALL NOT PASS AWAY TILL ALL THESE THINGS BE FUIFILLED. Heaven and Earth shall pass away, but
my words shall not pass away. Now, what connection “ has the Jews continuing a distinct people, throughout all “ Ages, with the signs and forerunners of that amazing 66 desolation? Or with the rest of our Savior's discourse in " that place ?" See Dr. Benson's Essay concerning the Unity of the Sense of Scripture, prefixed to the Second Volume of his Paraphrase, pages xxix, xxx. And Watson's Tracts, Vol. IV. pages 500, 501.
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