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If the same divine spirit , which dictated the preceding prophecies , were also the
inspirer of the Apocalyptic Visions , a mutual relation must subsist between them ;
and the light derived from the one must contribute most beneficially to the ...
arms and battles * ! they , who entertain such notions of this religion , “ know not
what man“ ner of spirit it is of t . " As the Captain of our salvation conquered by
suffering , and refused the sword of Peter , and the legions of angels , ready for
... of an Apostle ; but that some other holy martyr , some apostolical man ( for the
time of its date implied so much ) might , like Daniel , or other Prophets of the Old
Testament , be selected by the Spirit , to convey these visions to the Church .
We cannot know what ages of Christianity are yet to come ; in what manner the
predictions of the book may yet be fulfilled ; nor what portion of the Divine Spirit ,
or of human knowledge , may be yet granted to explain it . The prophecies , now
... out of his own mind , ) but of that Holy Spirit , or of those heavenly inhabitants ,
who expressed them to him by symbols , or declared them by speech . The pen of
John merely narrates , and frequently in the very words of a heavenly minister .
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The Apocalypse: Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated; With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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