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AN EXPOSITION

OF CERTAIN SCRIPTURES

WITH REFERENCE TO

THE HISTORY AND END OF THE PAPACY; THE RESTOR.
ATION OF THE JEWS TO PALESTINE, THEIR RE-
PENTANCE AND ENLARGEMENT UNDER THE
REIGN OF THE SON OF DAVID; AND THE

NEW STATE IN THE MILLENNIUM

BY

REV. BENJAMIN HYCHARLES, D. D.

CHICAGO

FLEMING H. REVELL COMPANY

www New YORK,......
Publishers of Evangelical Literature

TORONTO

Copyright 1897, by
Fleming H. Revell Company

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PREFACE

It is with great hesitation that I present this little volume to the public. Any new work on Prophecy is viewed with suspicion. So many men who have written on this subject have had some hobby, some strange opinions to ventilate, or some secret and rather mysterious meanings to give to certain portions of God's Word, that the whole subject has been discredited before the reading public. People are afraid to open a new volume lest it should be trash of this description. Yet to the rev. erent student of the Word this ought to be the most attractive and profitable of all the topics discussed in the Bible. The Master Himself has taught us, Revelation 1:3, that “ blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand.” Here a special blessing is promised to students who shall not only read but keep those things which are revealed to man. Then surely it is the duty of every Christian not to neglect this line of sacred study. And because men have perverted this whole matter and published much that is meaningless and much that is misleading, it should not detract from any faithful effort to give the proper exposition. The false interpretation given to prophecy in general ought to convince us that there is an honest and truthful one, after which all should seek. This large class of Scripture was not given of God as an idle tale to be read if it suited the convenience of men, or to be passed by indifferently

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