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whom the ideas originated. To this Perfon I am obliged for the whole of the following Preliminary Chapter, excepting only the Hiftorical proofs of the early opinions, concerning the Papal Antichrift-and for nearly the whole of the third Volume.
Tardoluit me I doidy of THE concealed Author of the chief takmic part of this Work confiders it as a duty he owes to himself, the Public, and the facred Nature of the Subject itself, to add to a new Edition such Obfervations as appear to him elucidatory and important. He has chofen to place them as Notes, rather than to infert them in the Text, in order to mark their date., The Text re-mains unaltered, excepting P. 394♪ vol I. wherein is now placed the Quotation from **The Layman,” adopted in the 3d Edition, and standing there as a Note.
cife Time predicted by Daniel, 537 Years before
CHAPTER THE EIGHTH.
The Promife of John the Baptift, the Messenger, or Forerunner of the Meffiah, given 400 Years before his Birth, p. 165-173.
CHAPTER THE NINTH.
The Prophetic Defcription of the Birth, Character, Miffion, Sufferings, Death, Refurrection, and Afcenfion of the Meffiah, compared with his Hiftory written by the Evangelifts after his Afcenfion into Heaven, p. 174-187.
CHAPTER THE TENTH..
The Deftruction of the City and Temple of Jerufalem, and the Subverfion of the Jewish Government, according to the prediction of Chrift, p. 188-252.
Conclufion, drawn from the Accomplishment of the foregoing Prophecies-and "The LIFE OF JESUS CHRIST, as drawn by the ANTIENT PROPHETS.'
PROPHECIES RELATING TO THE REIGN OF ANTĮ; CHRIST, AND THE REIGN AND FINAL TRIUMPH OF THE MESSIAH.
Statement of the grounds for the Opinion, that the PAPAL, the MAHOMETAN, and the INFIDEL POWERS, are different branches or forms of THE SAME ANTICHRISTIAN POWER-and that ALL are expressly foretold in Scripture, as permitted to arife in different ages of the world, for the purposes of punishment and trial to the Church of Chrift.
Prophecies refpecting ANTICHRIST, p. 279. Propofed APPLICATION of the above Prophecies, p. 296.
The PAPAL POWER one Branch or Form of Anp. 305.
The MAHOMETAN POWER another Branch or Form
General View of the Prophecies of Daniel. First