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CHAP. XV. a preparatory vifion to the pouring out of the feven vials; p. 268–274. Thefe leven laft plagues belong to the feventh and last trumpet, or the third and laft woe-trumpet, and confequently are not yet fulfilled; p. 270, 271, 272. Seven angels appointed to pour out the feven vials; p. 272, 273, 274.

CHAP. XVI. ver. 1: the commiffion to pour out the feven vials, which are fo many fteps of the ruin of the Roman church, as the the trumpets were of the ruin of the Roman empire; p. 274. Rome refembles Egypt in her punishments as well as in her crimes; p. 274. Ver. 2: the first vial or plague; p. 275. Ver. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7: the fecond and third vials or plagues; P. 275, 276, 277. Ver. 8, 9: the fourth vial or plague; p. 277, 278. Ver, 10, 11: the fifth vial or plague; p. 279. Ver. 12, 13, 14, 15, 16: the fixth vial or plague; p. 279-282. Ver. 17, 18, 19, 20, 21: the feventh and last vial or plague; p. 282-285.

CHAP. XVII. Having feen how Rome refembles Egypt in her plagues, we fhall now fee her fall compared to Babylon; p. 285. Ver. 16: an account premifed of her ftate and condition; p. 286, &c. St. John called upon to see the condemnation and execution of the great whore, p. 287. This character more proper to modern. than ancient Rome; p. 288, 289. Her fitting upon a fcarlet-colored beaft with feven heads and ten horns; p. 289, 290. Her ornaments of purple and fcarlet color, with gold, and precious ftone, and pearls; p. 290, 291, 292. Her inchanting cup; p. 292. Her infcription upon her forehead; p. 293---296. Her being drunken with the blood of the faints; p. 296, 297. VOL. III.



Ver. 7--18: the angel explains the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carried her; p. 297, &c. A general account of the beast and his threefold state; p. 299, 300. The feven heads are explained primarily to fignify the feven mountains on which Rome is fituated; p. 300, 301. Alfo to fignify feven forms of government; p. 301. What the five fallen; p. 301, 302. What the fixth; p. 332.

What the feventh or eighth; p. 303, 304. The ten horns explained to fignify ten kings or kingdoms; p. 305. Their giving their power and ftrength unto the beaft; p. 306. The extenfivenefs of the power and dominion of Rome; p. 307. The fame kings, who helped to raise her, to pull her down; p. 308. The woman explained to fignify the great city, or Rome; p. 309, 310. CHAP. XVIII. ver. 1---8: a defcription of the fall and destruction of spiritual Babylon; p. 310, &c. To become the habitation of devils and

foul fpirits; p. 312. A warning to forfake her

communion; p. 313. To be utterly burnt with fire; p. 313, 314. Ver. 9---20: the confequences of her fall, the lamentations of fome, and rejoicings of others; p. 314---317. Ver. 21-24: her utter defolation foretold; p. 317 ---320.

CHAP. XIX. ver. 1---10: the church exhorted to praise God for his judgments upon her; p. 320, 321. Her fmoke to rife up for ever and ever; P. 322. God alfo to be praised for the happy itate of the reformed church in this period; p. 323. St. John prohibited to worship the angel; P. 324. Ver. 11---21; the victory and triumph of Chrift over the beaft and the falfe prophet; P. 324---328.


CHAP. XX. ver. 1---6. Satan is bound, and the famous millennium commences, or the refurrection of the faints and their reign upon earth for a thousand years; p. 328---331. The millennium not yet fulfilled, though the refurrection be taken figuratively; p. 331, 339. But the refurrection to be understood litterally; p. 332, 333. Other prophets have foretold, that there fhall be fuch a happy period as the millennium; p. 333, 334. St. John only, that the martyrs fhall rife to partake of it, and that it fhall continue a thousand years; p. 334. The Jewish and Chriftian church have both believed, that thefe thousand years will be the feventh millennary of the world; P. 334 335. Quotations from Jewish writers to this purpofe; p. 335, 336, 337. From Chrif tian writers, St. Barnabas, Juftin Martyr, Tertullian, Lactantius, &c. p. 337---341. How this doctrin grew afterwards into difrepute; p. 341, 342. Great caution required in treating of it; p. 343. Ver. 7--10: Satan to be loofed again, and to deceive the nations, Gog and Magog; p. 343, &c. How Gog and Magog are to be understood; p. 344, 345, 346. The final overthrow of Satan; p. 347. Ver. 11---15: the general refurrection and judgment, and end of the world; p. 347, 348, 349.

CHAP. XXI. ver. 1---8: the new heaven, the new earth, and the new Jerufalem; p. 349--353- The new heaven and the new earth to take place after the millennium; P. 353, 354. Ver. 9---27: a more particular defcription of the new Jerufalem; p. 355---360.

CHAP. XXII. ver. 1---5: a continuation of the defcription of the new Jerufalem; p. 360, 361. Ver. 6, 7 a ratification and confirmation of the

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foregoing particulars, with a bleffing upon thofe who keep the fayings of this book, p. 361, 362, 3631 Ver. 8--21 in the conclusion several particulars to confirm the divine authority of this book; p. 363---367. This book that fure word of prophecy mentioned by St. Peter; p. 367, 368. A double bleffing upon those who study and obferve it; p. 369.


Recapitulation of the Prophecies relating to Popery.

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Popery being the great corruption of Christianity, there are more prophecies relating to that than to almoft any other diftant event; p. 370. It is thought proper to reprefent thefe in one view; P. 371. I. It is foretold that there fhould be fuch a power as that of the pope and church of Rome ufurped in the Chriftian world; P. 371, &c. A tyrannical, idolatrous, and antichriftian power foretold; p. 371, 372. A great apoftafy in the church foretold; p. 372. This apoftafy to confift chiefly in the worthipping of demons, angels and departed faints; p. 372, 373. The fame church, that is guilty of this idolatry, to forbid marriage and injoin abftinence from meats; p. 373. The pope's making himfelf equal and even fuperior to God; p. 373, 374. His extending his authority and juridiction over feveral countries and nations; p. 374, 375. The power and riches of the clergy; P. 375. The pomp and fplendor of their ce



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remonies and vestments; p. 375, 376. Their policy, and lies, and pious frauds; p. 376. Their pretended vifions and miracles; p. 376,


Their excommunications of heretics; p. 377. Their making war with the faints, and prevailing against them; p. 377, 378. Befides thefe direct, other more oblique prophecies; p. 378, &c. Babylon, Tyre, Egypt, the types of Rome; p. 378, 379. More frequent intimations of popery in the New Teftament; p. 379. In our Saviour's caution in giving honor to his mother, and in rebuking St. Peter; p. 379, 380. In his inftitution of the laft fupper; p. 380. In his reproving fo particularly the vices of the fcribes and pharifees; p. 380, 381. In his prohibitions of implicit faith and obedience, of the worship of angels, of all pretences to works of merit and fupererogation, of lording it over God's heritage, of the fervice of God in an unknown tongue, &c; p. 381, 382, In St. Paul's admonishing the Romans to beware of apoftacy; p. 382, 383. In St. Peter's and St. Jude's defcription of false teachers; p. 383, In St. Paul's predicton of the corruption of the laft days; p. 383, 384. II. Not only foretold that there fhould be fuch a power, but the place and the perfons likewife are pointed out; p. 384, &c. In Daniel's defcription of the little horn which only one person in the world can fully anfwer; P. 384, 385, 386. In Daniel's character of the blafphemous king, which agrees better with the head of the Roman, than with the head of the Greek church; p. 386, 387, 388. In St. Paul's portrait of the man of fin; p. 388, 389. In St. John's vifion of the ten-horned beaft, and of the woman riding upon the beaft; p. 389, 390. Several arguments to fhow that not pagan, but papal Rome


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