The Calvinistic Magazine Volume 1-2

The Calvinistic Magazine Volume 1-2

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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. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...Holy. Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times. And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary; and the end thereof shall be with a flood, anil unto tin-end of the war desolations are determined. And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even unto the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate." Dan. ix. 24--27. No other of the prophets so definitely fixed the time when the Messiah should come mto the world--though they foretold that he should appear while the second temple was standing--while the sceptre continued in. ludah. The place of his birth, Bethlehem, in the land of Judea. fas foretold. It was foretold that heshould appear in an humblr-. 8tauj.--iie despised and rejected of men, a man of sorrow and acquainted with grief--that he should preach his gospel to the poor and heal the diseases of the people--that the lame should leup as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing! The circumstances of his death were foretold--that he should be numbered with transgressors--that his murderers should part his garments and cast lots for his vesture--that they should give him gall and vinegar to drink, and pierce his side, tho' not a bone of him should be broken--that tho' lie should make his grave with the wicked, yet more

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