A Review and Defence of Mr. Mede's Exposition of the Four Forst Vials as Also an Attempt Made to Explain the Fifth and Sixth; With as Much of the PR

A Review and Defence of Mr. Mede's Exposition of the Four Forst Vials as Also an Attempt Made to Explain the Fifth and Sixth; With as Much of the PR

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1720 edition. Excerpt: ...Sun in the Antichristian World. Which is much more likely, than that it should mean the French King, as a Learned Author would have us think, f Because the Sun of late hath been made the Emblem of France: But Interpreters would be hard put to it, to find out the Meaning of such prophetic Types, if they had no other Rules to go by, than the Motto's and Devices of Princes, arbitrarily taken up to gratify their own Pride and Vanity. Now this Sun, tho' it was not quite pluck'd out of the Firmament in that Swedish War; yet if its Light was greatly eclips'd, its Power and Influence much diminish'd by it; I should think that was enough to warrant the Interpretation whieh Mr. tJMedc gives of this Plague. For the pouring out of a Vial, does not necessarily imply, the utter Destruction of that Subject on which it falls; as plainly appears from the Text itself; and is confcss'd by all, even the Opposers of Mr. JMede Hypothesis, but only So Mr. Waple interprets the Sun, of the Heathen Emperor, Chap. vi. ver. 12. and of the Reman Kingly Dignity, Chap, viii, ver. u. So also Dt.Welh on Chap. viii. ver. 11.. f Mr. Archdeacon Wilson % Commentary, p. 1 lg. only that it should bring great Damage and Detriment to it; and take away its Power to persecute and do Mischief. And the Hand of God is still the more remarkable in such Plagues, if they happen at such critical Junctures, when their Power is grown very formidable, and threatens the Ruin of God's true Church and People. Mow this was the Cafe of the Protestants in Germany (as Mr. Puffendorf shows) when the Swedish Monarch was excited to that great and necessary Enterprize, which rescu'd the Protestant Religion, then in the utmost Danger; and gave a considerable Turn to the Affairs of Europe in Favour of...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
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  • English
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  • 1236583221
  • 9781236583222