Apocalyptic Sketches; Being a Condensed Exposition of the Views of the Most Eminent Writers Upon the Prophecies of Revelation, Daniel, Isaiah, &C., Re

Apocalyptic Sketches; Being a Condensed Exposition of the Views of the Most Eminent Writers Upon the Prophecies of Revelation, Daniel, Isaiah, &C., Re

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...7), and the tenth part of the a great earthquake, or popular revocity fell, ani in the earth-lution, is predicted to happen upon a tenth portion of the Papal city. quake were slain of men It will be unnecessary to enlarge on seven thousand: and the this earthquake, as it is the same as remnant were affrighted, that which takes place under the and gave glory to the God sixth seal (chap. vi. 12); andreceiv-of heaven. ed particular notice in commenting on that passage. We cannot, however, fail to remark what a connected chain of evidence its insertion here corroborates; the interpretation is as consistent and satisfactory as the revelation is definite and circumstantial in its predictions. "And in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand; " that is, a large and complete number. Let the annals of the reign of terror in France, during Robespierre's ascendency, tell how well and truly this was fulfilled. "And the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to God." We conceive this remnant to be the British Protestant nation; for no other of the ten kingdoms of Christendom had discernment to perceive, or grace to acknowledge, the hand of God in the appalling events which accompanied the French Revolution. This verse is evidently inserted 14 The second woe is past; here as a mark of synchronism, to and, behold, the third woe inform us that this history likewise comelh quickly. is brought down to the eve of this great day of wrath, and to announce that the third and last woe cometh quickly upon the events just narrated. Having dilated so largely in our 15 And the seventh angel observations on chap. x. 1, upon the sounded; and there were sounding of the seventh angel, and great voices in heaven, saythe events consequent thereon, we...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236525345
  • 9781236525345