A Christian's survey of all the primary events and periods of the world; from the commencement of history to the conclusion of prophecy
John Murray, 1824 - 234 pages
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able ANCIENT HISTORY appear Assyria authority birth of Christ body called century character chief Christian Church commencement common concerning considered dignity distinct distinguished divided divine divisions dominion earth Eastern Edition EIGHTH elevation EMPEROR epocha established Europe expectation experience extinction faith fall figure final former four FOURTH FRANCE FRENCH EMPIRE future Greek head of Roman heathen Holy human Imperial importance interesting Italy Jewish Jews judgment king kingdom knowledge LAST EMPIRE laws learned length light live Lord manner means ment MESSIAH mind MODERN HISTORY MONARCHY nations nature object observation origin PAPAL pass past period Persian person predicted present PRIMARY principal profane history PROPHECY prophetical reason relation RELIGIOUS represented respect rise ROMAN EMPIRE Rome sacred history SECULAR SEVEN succession things THIRD tion true truth universal Volumes whole
Page 215 - But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Page 81 - All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the LORD : and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee.
Page 233 - And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.
Page 225 - When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me; Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.
Page 82 - I the Lord have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles; to open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
Page 81 - And again Esaias saith, There shall be a root of Jesse, and he that shall rise to reign over the Gentiles ; in him shall the Gentiles trust.
Page 81 - Behold my servant, whom I uphold ; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth ; I have put my spirit upon him : he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.
Page 113 - But there is a point of depression, as well as of exaltation, from which human affairs naturally return in a contrary direction, and beyond which they seldom pass either in their advancement or decline.
Page 183 - Dan. vii. 13, 14. Which shall be eminently fulfilled after the ruin of Antichrist, which is especially the time of Christ's kingdom. And the same is the time when " the kingdom and dominion, and greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the Most High God ;" as verse 27, in the same chapter.
Page 190 - He gave this and the Prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosities by enabling them to foreknow things, but that after they were fulfilled they might be interpreted by the event, and his own Providence, not the Interpreters, be then manifested thereby to the world.