An Enquiry Into the Grounds on which the Prophetic Period of Daniel and St. John, Has Been Supposed to Consist of 1260 Years

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Hatchard And Son, 1826 - 85 pages

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Page 19 - After the number of the days in which ye searched the land, even forty days, each day for a year, shall ye bear your iniquities, even forty years, and ye shall know my breach of promise.
Page 26 - And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth.
Page 33 - And they heard a great voice from heaven saying unto them, Come up hither. And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud: and their enemies beheld them.
Page 19 - This shall be a sign to the house of Israel. Lie thou also upon thy left side, and lay the iniquity of the house of Israel upon it: according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon it thou shalt bear their iniquity. For I have laid upon thee the years of their iniquity, according to the number of the days, three hundred and ninety days : so shalt thou bear the iniquity of the house of Israel.
Page 68 - ANTICHKISTO [Serin, sup. Cantic. xxxiii.] It is true, by Antichrist, he seems not to mean the Pope, but, in general, an evil principle, which then domineered in the church. Yet he refers us to the famous passage in the first Epistle to the Thessalonians, ch. ii. And he tells us in his 56th epistle, that he had heard one Norbert, a man of exemplary piety, say, That Antichrist would be revealed in that age.
Page 69 - Vae generationi huic a fermento pharisaeorum, quod est hypocrisis, si tamen hypocrisis debet dici quae iam latere prae abundantia non valet, et prae impudentia non quaerit! Serpit hodie putida tabes per omne corpus Ecclesiae, et quo latius, eo desperatius, eoque periculosius quo interius. Nam si insurgeret apertus haereticus, mitteretur foras et aresceret; si violentus inimicus, absconderet se forsitan ab eo.
Page 68 - Ep. cxxv : which was, in other words, to call the pope, Antichrist. It is evident that St. Bernard applied the prophecies in the Revelation to the successor of St. Peter. I mention these things so particularly, to shew, what his sentiments...
Page 28 - ... shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them. And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified. And they of the people and kindreds and tongues and nations shall see their dead bodies three days and an half, and shall not suffer their dead bodies to be put in graves.
Page 59 - do you conceive this man, sitting on a lofty throne, glittering in purple clothing and in gold, what, I say, do you conceive him to be ? If he is destitute of charity, and is puflhd up by knowledge alone, he is Antichrist sitting in the temple of God, and showing himself that he is God.
Page 31 - Indeed most of the abuses, with regard to interpreting of Scripture, when traced up to their fountain head, will appear to have been owing to this, that some will fancy the plain and obvious sense unreasonable, or absurd, when it really is not ; and will thereupon obtrude their own surmises, conjectures, prejudices upon the word of God.

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