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The inhabitants of the Chris . tian world may be subdued by a ferocious
conqueror ; the sufferings of the vanquished may ... the faithful servants of Christ
may undergo their common share in this calamity , may suffer grievously in their
As the Captain of our salvation conquered by suffering , and refused the sword of
Peter , and the legions of angels , ready for his defence , so neither by external
force must his followers expect to prevail . The kingdom of God is not advanced ...
For , first , it appears from the evidence of the book itself , ( chap . 1st . 2d . 3d . )
that it was written at a time when the Asiatic Christians had been suffering
persecution , even * See his character , as given by Dupin and by Jortin.Rem .
Eccl . Hist ...
The feet of the Son of Man are described In the Epistle , The body of the suffering
Martyr is represented , Ουκ ως σαρξ καιομενη , αλλ ' ως και αγγίρος εν καμινα
Θυρομενοι Ομοιοι χαλκολιβανω ως εν καμινω σεTrupa proto χρυσος That the
FROM THE GALLIC CuunCHES , which relates the sufferings of their Martyrs
about the year 177 , eighty years after the publication of the Apocalypse * . We
are obliged to Eusebius for preserving a considerable part of this letter - t , in
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Related Subjects: Michaelis, J. D. | Bible. -- N.T. -- Revelation -- Commentaries.
Hathi Trust Digital Library (Full Text) http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015069248956
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The Apocalypse: Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated; With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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