likewise all those grand events, which are afterward more
copiously detailed, and which are placed immediately be-
fore the commencement of the Millennium. p. 411.
I. The annunciation, IT IS DONE. p. 413.
II. The great earthquake. p. 414.
III. The storm of hail. p. 415.
IV. The final destruction of Babylon. p. 415.
V. The marriage of the Lamb. p. 415.
1. The question, as to the character of the Lamb's con-
sort, discussed negatively. p. 416.
2. The question, as to the character of the Lamb's con-
sort, discussed positively. p. 417.
VI. The battle of that great day of God Almighty. p. 420.
1. The country, which extends 1600 furlongs. p. 422.
2. The region of Armageddon. p. 423.
VII. The manifestation of Christ and his armies mounted on
white horses. p. 424.
1. The bare phraseology of the passage will not prove
this manifestation of Christ to be his literal second
advent. p. 426.
2. The theory of Mede and of those, who contend for
the occurrence of Christ's literal second advent, at
this precise chronological point of the Apocalypse;
that is to say, subsequent to the expiration of the
latter three times, and immediately before the com-
mencement of the Millennium. p. 428.
3. The whole of this theory rests ultimately upon the
gratuitous assumption: that ALL the texts, which
announce a future coming of Christ in glory, re-
late to one and the same event, namely the literal
second advent of the Lord; and, consequently,
that ALL texts, which contain any such annuncia-
tion, cannot be interpreted figuratively, but must
of very necessity be interpreted literally. p. 432.
4. Though no demonstration of their theory has been
attempted, so far as I can find, either by Mr. Mede
or by his followers: I shall myself, for the sake of