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Sennacherib's invasion of Interest felt on behalf of the

Judah

202 Jews

225

Tabular view of the above General indifference of the

events

204

ib.

The French Revolution 207 | Contents of the sixth vial.. 226
Quotation from Montgomery 208 Kings of the East

228

Infidelity

211 Daniel's King of the North 229

Louis XVI.

ib. The three unclean spirits .. 230

Joseph II.

213 Present revolutionary spirit 231

Bonaparte

215 | Armageddon.

232

His blasphemy and over Description of the greatPlain

throw, similar to those of of Megiddo

234

Sennacherib

Order of the fall of the three

Fourth reason, signs of the

unclean spirits

235

times

218 | Value of the study of Pro-

The present

infidelity of phecy

238

France

219 | Sealed number of the church 239

The increase of Popery

220 | Fifth reason

240

The wasting away of Turkey 221 Nebuchadnezzar'sgreat image 241

Russia

222 || Destruction of the present

Speech in the French Cham-

kingdoms

242

ber of Deputies

ib. Last great epoch

243

Religious Societies

224

Second application (Kingdom of Judah).

From the dethronement of the house of David (B. C. 677), and from

the destruction of the kingdom of Judah (B. C. 602), to the Mil-

lennium: 2520 years.

Distinction of the tribe of The Annunciation

258

Judah

247 || Other prophecies relating to

Grant of the sovereignty to Christ, as heir to the throne ib.

the House of David .... 248 | The incorruption of his body 261

Characters of the kings of His resurrection and ascen-

Judah

251

sion

262

Jehoiakim

252 His second coming

263

The last king

253 The thrones of Israel and

Difficulty of fixing correct Judah to be united again

epocha

254 into one

266

Genealogy of Christ, the legal The reign of Christ

267

heir to the throne

255 || Nebuchadnezzar's vision of

What David understood by the great tree

268

the terms of the above The Millennium

270

grant .

256

PERIOD VI.

From the edict of the seventh year of Artaxerxes (B. C. 457) to the

cleansing of the sanctuary : 2300 years.

The Prophecy

274

Fifth and sixth trumpets 279

General object of Daniel's Fall of Mohammedanism .. 280

visions

276 | The cleansing of the sanctuary 281

Mohammedan conquests

277

The new temple

282

Crusades

278 Ceremonial service

283

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Conversion of the Jews... 285 Persian edicts

289
Desolation of the primitive Ezra

290
Christian churches 286 Nehemiah

291

Importance of prophetical

The “ time of the end”.... 293

axioms

288

1260 years

PERIOD VII.

OR THE GREAT PERIOD OF 1260 YEARS.

From the giving of the saints into the hands of the Papal power

(A. D. 533) to the inchoative fall of that apostasy; and from the

formation of the ten Papul kingdoms (A.D. 583) to their destruction :

each.

Introductory remarks:Popery The third

299

has three distinct aspects

297

What the first and the second Remarks

ib.

aspects are.

ib.

First Aspect-First Prophecy.

The Prophecy

302 Edict of Justinian

Popery, as prophesied of by Edicts of Gratian and Valen-

St. Paul ...
304 tinian

325

Western apostasy
306 Edict of Phocas

327

Grandeur of ancient Rome 309 Meridian of Popery

329

Its Emperors

311 Darkness of the Middle Ages 330

Its downfall
312 || Arianism

332

Its division into ten kingdoms 313 The French Revolution.... 333

Their names

314 Double commencement of

Rise of Popery among them ib. Popery

335

Its blasphemy

315 Establishment of the Papal

Its persecutions .
317 nations

336

Time of its coutinuance 320 Its date

337

Its gradual rise

ib. Papal assumption of infalli-

Constantine
321 bility

339

Theodosius the Great 322 Gibbon's account of the reign

Valentinian III.
323 of Justinian

340

Justinian

ib.

First Aspect - Second Prophecy.

The Prophecy

346 || The Jews the Lord's witnesses 358

It relates to the Jews 347 || The rise of the Infiel power 360

Its bearing on other pro Its description in Rev. xvii. 361

phecies ...

349 || The seven heads of the Roman

Its introduction
350 empire

ib.

Professed object of this great Seventh or Infidel head 362

351 || Its fall

363

Persian kings.

352 || Expected eighth head 365

Xerxes

ib. || Its being “ of the seven

Alexander the Great
ib. explained

ib.

Egyptian and Syrian kings 353 | Seventh head, or first Infidel

Antiochus Epiphanes 355 head, applied to Napoleon 866

The Romans

ib. The principles of Infidelity ib.

Popish persecutions 357 | Character of Napoleon ... ib.

The Reformation

358 || Eighth head of short duration 368

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The present pause

369

377

Seventh trumpet

ib. || 1335 years

ib.

Battle of Armageddon 370 | Series of events to which

The deliverance of the Jews 371

they relate

ib.

Partial resurrection ...... ib. | The seven thunders

378

Unveiling of Prophecy 372 A place of safety provided

Signs of the times.

373 for the Church

380

Time of the end

374 | Second coming of Christ .. 381

Future persecution

376 || Preservation of the Jews 382

First AspectThird Prophecy.

The Prophecy

386 | Popery : its persecutions .. 387

Struggle between Christianity Its fall

388

and Paganism

ib. | The mystical Babylon ib.

Triumph of the former 387

Second Aspect.

Two Prophecies

390 || Its terrible nature and qua-

Remarks: First remark 391 lities

394

Second remark

392 The wounding to death of

The term Gentiles explained ib. one of its heads

ib.

Third remark

ib. || Its destruction

Application of above remarks 393 | Its blasphemies

ib.

The beast out of the sea The time of its existence 396

identified as the ten king Its persecutions

397

doms of the Roman Empire ib. || Its most extensive dominion ib.

Third Aspect.

The two Prophecies 400 || The three-years-and-a-half

The Lord's people form two persecution of our Lord's

distinct churches

401 two witnesses

407

Their depressed condition.. ib. This persecution by Infidels 408

Symbols of these two churches ib. Death of the two witnesses 409

Importance of these two Their great deliverance .. 411

churches in the eye of God 402 The Saviour's second coming 412

What is to be understood by Elijah a type of these wit-

their being two witnesses 403

413

The Waldenses and Albi A predicted revolution 414

genses

ib. The fall of Turkey

415

Their origin

ib. The correct date of that event 416

A church within the Popish Symbols of the true church 418

apostasy

404 Birth of the man child relates

The English church consists to the kingship of Christ ib.

of two witnesses

407 || The reign of Christ ...... 419

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