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fition it met with, 151-156. the great corruption of Christianity, 370. many prophecies relating to the prevailing of popery, 370, 413. the predictions represented in one view, 371. its tyranny and idolatry foretold, 371, 372. the blafphemy of popery in the pope's making himfelf equal and even fuperior to God, 373, 374. the power and riches of the popifh clergy, 375. the pomp of their ceremonies and veftments, 375, 376. their policy, lies and frauds, 376. their pretended vifions and miracles, 376, 377. intimations of popery in the new Teftament, 379, &c. not only foretold, but the place and perfons, pointed out, 384. inftances of this, 384-390. the time alfo fignified, 393. when to arife and how long to prevail, 393-399, the tyrannical power often called Antichrift, 400. the corruptions of popery being foretold, we are not to be surprised or offended, 413. Porphyry and Collins deny the genuinnefs of Daniel's prophecies, which are fufficiently vindicated, I. 400, 401. their notions refuted, I. 465, 466, 467. Prophecy, a differtation on Noah's prophecy, I. 9—36. the prophecies concerning Ifhmael, 37-63. concerning Jacob and Efau, 64-84. Jacob's prophecies concerning his fons, particularly Judah, 85-113. Balaam's prophecies, 114-155. Mofes's prophecy of a prophet. like unto himself, 156-175. prophecies of Mofes concerning the Jews, 176-200. prophecies of other prophets concerning the Jews, 201-205. the prophecies concerning Nineveh, 246-275. the prophecies concerning Babylon, 276-313. the prophecies concerning Tyre, 314-351. the prophecies concerning Egypt, 352-398. Nebuchadnezzar's dream of the great empires, 399-440. Daniel's vifion of the fame, 441-498. Prophecy, a differtation on Daniel's vifion of the Ram and He-goat, II. 1-82. Daniel's prophecy of the things noted in the fcripture of truth, 83-151. the fame fubject continued, 152-218. our Saviour's prophecies relating to the deftruction of Jerufalem, 220-262. the fame fubject continued, 263-302. the fame fubject continued, 303-337. the fame fubject continued, 338-358. St. Paul's prophecy of the Man of Sin, 359-425. St. Paul's prophecy of the apoftafy of the latter times, 426


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Prophecy, a differtation on the prophecies of the Revelation, III. Part I. from page 1-200. Part II. 201369. Prophecies relating to popery recapitulated, 370


Prophecies, one of the strongest proofs of Revelation, I. r.
the confequence from believing prophecies to believing
revelation, 3. the prophecy of Noah not to be under-
ftood of particular perfons, but of whole nations, 14,
15. the gift of it not always confined to pious men,
114, 115. many prophecies have both a litteral and myf-
tical meaning, 137.
Prophecies, why the Jewish church inftructed by prophets,
and not the Chriftian, 220, 221. fome prophecies of
Chrift concerning himself, and the deftruction of Jeru-
falem, 222, 223. a view of the prophecies now fulfil-
ling in the world, III. 416-419. inftances of prophecies
fulfilled, atteftations of divine revelation, 441, 442.
Prophecies, the great difference between them and the pa-
gan oracles, II. 215, 216.

Providence, confirmed by the completion of prophecies,
II. 218, 219. the many absurdities of denying a provi-
dence, ibid.

Ptolemy, the firft of Egypt, a powerful king, II. 94. Ptolemy Philadelphus, the fecond king of Egypt, II. 95.. called the dowry giver, 97. his care of his daughter, 98. Ptolemy Philometor, the great calamities of his reign, II. 138. the Alexandrians revolt from him, and proclaim his brother king, 138, 139.

Ptolemy Philopator, defeats Antiochus, H. 105, 106. murders his nearest relations, 107. confumes his days in feafting and lewdnefs, ibid. his vicious conduct and cruelty to the Jews, 106-109. dies of intemperance and debauchery, 109.

Pythius, the richest subject in the world, II. 86. entertains Xerxes and offers to defray the charges of the war, 86, 87.


Rabanes Maurus, in the ninth century, writes against

II. 152, 153.

Ram and He-goat, a differtation on that vifion, II. 2 why the Perfian empire is reprefented by a ram, 27. the Hb 4


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exploits of the ram, 28. a goat properly a type of the
Grecian empire, 29, 30. the goat invades the ram with
great fuccefs, 33, 34, 35. the empire of the goat broken
to pieces, 47. what arofe after it, ibid.

Reuben, Jacob's prophecy concerning that tribe, how
fulfilled, I. 90, 91.

Redemption, the first promife of that great bleffing, I. 9.
that promife may be called the first prophecy and opening
of Chriftianity, ibid.

Reformation, the firft effort towards it by emperors and
bishops, III. 252-256. another by the Waldenfes and
Albigenfes, 170, 258. a third by Luther and his fellow-
reformers, 260, 261.

Reinerius, the Dominican, his remarkable character of
the Waldenfes, III. 174, 175.

Revelation, the prophecies a ftrong proof of it, I. 1, 3.
the evidence drawn from prophecy a growing evidence,
6, 7. the objections made to the book of Revelation by some
learned men, III. 3, 4. difficult to explain, yet not
to be defpifed or neglected, 5, 6. the right method of
interpreting it, 7, 8. what helps requifite, 8, 9 the
three chief interpreters of this book, 9. the fcope and
defign of it given to St. John at Patmos in Nero's reign,
10-17. his firft vifion and defcription of Jefus Chrift,
13, 19. the dedication to the feven churches of Afia, II,
12. its folemn preface to fhew the great authority of the
divine revealer, ibid. the place, the time, and manner of
the first vifion, 12-19. the feven epiftles to the feven
churches, 19-27. the vifion of the throne fet in heaven,
42-45 of that of the book fealed with feven feals, 46,
50. that the Son of God was only found worthy to open
the feals, 46-49. the vifions of the fix feals confidered,
50-73. the feventh feal opened, 82. it comprehends
more events than the former feals, 83. the seven trum-
pets, 83-200. vifion of the great red dragon, 204-
218. of the ten horned beaft, 219-232. of the two
horned beaft, 232-248. the feven vials, 269-286.
the fall of fpiritual Babylon or Rome, 285-328. the
millennium, 328-343. the general refurrection and
judgment, and new heaven and earth, 347, &c.
Roman empire, compared to a terrible beaft without a
name, I. 451, 452, 454. this beaft had ten horns, 458.




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thefe ten horns or kingdoms where to be fought, 460. the opinion of authors about them, 460. &c. Rome, that church a furprising myftery of iniquity, III. 1. its herefies and fchifms of long continuance, 2. the power of the pope of Rome foretold in fcripture, 3. when Rome was governed by the Exarch of Ravenna, 95. refembles Egypt in her punishment as well as in her crimes, 274. her fall compared to Babylon, 285. her ftate and condition, 286. the character of the great whore of Babylon more proper to modern than ancient Rome, 288, 289. her fitting upon a fcarlet-coloured beaft with feven heads and ten horns, 289, 290. her ornament, 290-292. her inchanting cup, 292. her inscription upon her forehead, 293,-296. her being drunk with the blood of the faints, 296, 297. what fignified by the feven heads and ten horns, 300, 301. 304, 305. the prophecies relating to the church of Rome the most effential part of the Revelation, 370. its corruptions and innovations foretold, 372-378. her clergy like the fcribes and pharifees in feyeral inftances, 380-384. their ufurped power foretold, and the place and perfons pointed out, 370, 384-393. the time of its power foretold, 393. its deftruction will certainly come, 400-414.


ALADIN, proclamed fultan in Egypt, II. 329. be-
fieges and takes Jerufalem, ibid. 330. compels the
Chriftians there to redeem their lives, 330.
Saracens, defcended from Ifhmael, I. 39, 53-

as locufts overfpread the earth, III. 98. when they made their greateft conquefts, 109. See Arabians.

Sardis, the capital of Lydia, III. 36. at present in ruins,
ibid. in a deplorable state as to religion, 37.
Savonarola, his zealous preaching and writing against the
vices of the Roman clergy, III. 194. endures imprison-
ment, tortures and death with conftancy, 195.
Sawtree, a parish priest, firft burnt for herefy in England,

III. 187, 188.

Scopas, his great fuccefs in Cole-Syria and Paleftine, II. 113. is afterwards forced to furrender to Antiochus, 114.


Scotus Johannes, writes upon the Eucharift by the com-
mand of the emperor, III. 154. his opinion against the
doctrine of tranfubftantiation, ibid. invited to England
by king Alfred, and preferred, ibid.

Scriptures, the fulfilment of the prophecies a convincing
argument of their divinity, I. 310, 311, friendly, to
liberty, 312, 313. and the love of our country, II. 81.


Seals, the book sealed with seven feals, III. 48, 49. the Son
of God only found worthy to open it, 49. the feven
feals fignify fo many periods of prophecy, ibid. the first
memorable for conqueft, 50. its commencement and
continuance, 52-56. the third feal for what charac-
terized, 56. the fourth feal for what diftinguished, 60.
the fifth feal remarkable for the tenth general perfecu-
tion, 66, 67, 68. the fixth feal for great changes and
revolutions, 69, 70. its continuance from Conftantine
to Theodofius, 81. the feventh feal diftinguished by the
founding of feven trumpets, 82, 83. feals foretold the
ftate of the Roman empire before it became Chriftian,

Seleucida and Lagidæ, not the fourth kingdom mentioned
in Daniel, I. 417, 418, 453, 458...

Seleucia, renders Babylon defolate, I. 299. is called Ba-
bylon by feveral authors, ibid.

Seleucus, the first of Syria a most potent king, II. 94,


Seleucus Ceraunus, his fhort and inglorious reign, II. 102,

Seleucus Callinicus, his fons and their pompous appellations,

II. 102, 103.

Seleucus Philopator, fucceeds his father Antiochus, II. 125.
a raifer of taxes all his days, ibid. fends his treasurer.
to commit facrilege in the temple of Jerufalem, 126. is
destroyed by him, 127.
Septimius Severus, a juft and provident emperor, III. 57.


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Shalmanefer, carried the ten tribes into captivity, 1. 248.
Shaw (Dr.) his account of the Arabians, I. 54, 55. of
Palestine, 228, 229. 230. of Tyre, 348, 349.
Shem and Japheth, their good behaviour upon their father's
drunkenness, I. 11. the bleffings promised upon them



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