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THE PRESENT AGE OF THE WORLD. Fol. 487. Difficulties in chronology-Arise from the copies of the Pentateach and the Hebrew Bible-Mistakes in the genealogies of the Jews from Abraham-Obviated by the zeal of archbishop Usher, in obtaining the Samaritan pentateuch-State of the reckoning of each—The world rather older by one than the other-Mr. Faber's work on prophesy. THE IDEAS OF THE ANCIENT JEWS AND GENTILES. Fol. 491.
The judgment day, &c. &e. all Jewish terms-Most of the expressions in the New Testament taken from the same source The kingdom of Christ and of God bave the same meaning and refer to the second advent of Christ, The Jewish liturgy-Chaldee paraphrase, Talmud, the Jewish writers and their traditions, with the house of Elias confirm the same-The Jewish opinions, manifest from the questions by the disciples, particularly James and John-Peter calls it the times of refreshing and the restitution of all things—Confirmed by the writers of the ApocryphaThe opinion of the whole orthodox ancient Christian Church, by Justin Martin in his dialogue with Trypho the Jew-Enoch and the descendants of Noah held the same doctrines-Must have been handed down to their children after the food–Thus the heathen received it-Origen in his tract against Celsus mentions it-Se. veral instances from Heathen writers-So the whole system of Divine Revelation-Polycrates's Observations-Edward King's do.— The doctrine confirmed by Jolin–Extract from Warner on the common prayers.
CONCLUSION; OR, SHORT SUMMARY OF THE WHOLE. Fol. 513.
Conclusion from what has appeared-If it has been shewn that a revelation has been made, opening up the purposes of God for reconciling the world to himself-to which end different dispen. sations have been ordained-Fixed ages or eras established--At the end of the present a more glorious state of things foretoldBeginning with the second advent of the Messiah Edward King's observations-If certain duties are required, essential to our happiness-We have been warned of the rise of a government uncommon in all its parts--From the bottomless pit-- The slaying and resurrection of the witnesses And other signs of the times -Do not these call aloud on the servants of God to discern these
signs of the times. The children of God to share in these sufferings-Yet encouraged to hope-Awful address of St. Paul to the Thessalonians—The destruction coming on the world to be political as well as religious—Therefore, every character to consider -Address to friends of the Roman hierarchy-Mr. Mede on the the seventh trumpet-When this beast destroyed, the rest will soon follow-The great day of the battle of Armageddon-The great city divided into three parts—The cities of the nations fall -The beast and the kings of the earth make war against him who sat on the throne–The Old Testament bears witness to this awful period—Mr. Mede on the fourth and fifth vial—How far this prophesy has been fulfilled-Particulars of the destruction of Rome by John-Mystical Babylon to have her Euphrates—These facts sufficient to alarm European governments—Protestant nations also deeply concerned—These governments belong to the Heaven and earth of Papal Rome–They have the mark of the beast Slave trade-Observations of a pious writer-The United States of America have also reason to fear-Congress establishing their seal and flag—America has greatly departed from original principles-Address to her citizens-William Penn, a servant of Christ-Maryland settled by the persecuted—They also to answer for the slave trade- Antichrists in Americà—The latter times of the Roman government nearly accomplished They have the free use of Revelation—The witnesses of God with them in a living state-Blessed with political freedom-The ordinances of the Gospel – Public worship a most complete example of genuine freedom and equality-Mrs. Barbauld's elegant description of it, Are favoured with the Scriptures and Men of piety and learningProphesies now closing to a point-What prophesy is—Jerusalem trodden down of the Gentiles—State of the Jews The times of the Gentiles drawing to an end-Pretended philosophers laugh at these doctrines- Peter's admonition to them—The question of the second advent herein fully established-Porteus, bishop of London, his opinion-No pretensions to determine the time with precision further than it will not exceed the year 6000—Have no knowledge but from the Scriptures-Sufficient has appeared to assure us that many of the preliminary steps have taken placeThe Roman government the fourth kingdom-Jerome's assertionMr. Mede has put the question out of doubt-Rome has received her death wound_Extract from Sharpe's essays–Events to come on very fast till the seventh vial-Agree with bishop Newton relating to the unfulfilled prophesies- The doctrine of the Millenium, steers clear of extremes--Address of Christ to his people, the nations of Europe particularly interested in these events Calculated to rouse the friends of Zion, both Christian and Jew -The last deeply interested—Jonathan Ben Uzziel's opinion of the four kingdoms- The present generation no excuse for infidelity-Christ the prince of the kingdoms of this earth-Address to the Jews-Philo's character of the Messiah_Objections to Christ's personal appearance on earth, founded on metaphysical arguments, passed by as unworthy of notice - The objectors in the situation of Moses-Dr. Doddridge's comment on Matt. 19th ch. 28th v.- Whatever Almighty goodness has promised, Almighty power will effect-The union of the soul with a glorified body, the perfection of human nature-Kett's opinion on the sleep of the soul-Words of Scripture repeated
This work finished with a repetition of the 34th and 35th ch. of Isaiah-And Lowth's notes And a Psalm of David-Hymn by an unknown hand.