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Of the SCRIPTURE
Approaching Deliverance of
Proving, that the Papacy is the Antichristian King.
dom; and that that Kingdom is not far from its Ruin. That the present Persecution may end in Three years and half, after which the Destruction of Antichrift shall begin ; which shall be Finisht in the beginning of the next Age: and then the Kingdom of Christ shall upon Earth.
Cruise Written in French by M". PETER JURIEU, one of the
"present Ministers of the French Church at Rotterdam.
In two parts.
Faithfully Englished from the New French Edition, Corrected and Enlarged by almost a shird part, with the explication of the Visions of Daniel,
and the Revelation.
LONDON, Printed in the Year 1687.
they would please to read
this book attentively, and without prejudice ; especially from the middle of the second Part to the end ; they will find nothing there that can irtitáte 'em. I confess the hopes they conceive of a Kingdom of the Messiah, which shall be chiefly for them, is built upon express and unquestionable Prophecies; that even their Ierufàlem should be rebuilt and that
they shall be again gathered together in their ownLand. And if any thing be capable to recover them from their obstinacy, for the establishment of the Law of Moses, and against the Law of Chrift; this is certainly the most likely method, which we make use of, because it grants them almost all the Advantages which they expect.
Advice to all Christians ; concerning the
approaching End of the ANTICHRI-
HE Afflicted Church seeks for consor:
must search for it in what is future. The promises of God are either General,
or Perticular. The general Promises are such, as assure us in the general, that God will not cast off his children; that this Grace shall never forsake his Cburcle ; that he willbe with them to the end of the World, that though the mountains be overthrown, he will not depart from them. But afflicted persons would be glad of something more perticular: they would be willing to see , in some particular Promises, near about what Time they may expect the Period of their Calamities. Now the Promises and this insight into the future, is no where to be had but in the Prophecies. They dqubtless contain the promises. which respect the Deliverance of the Church; yea, they set forth the very Time, and the circumstances, of it. But as God hath caused the Prophecies to be written more for his own glory, than for our sakes, 'tis almost impossible to dive into the meaning of them till their accomplishment. And experience The depth teacheth us, that even after the things are come to
phecies, pass, we, do not well understand the Prophecies." which foretold'em. Insomuch, that it may be said, that God hath rather concealed Things in the Frophecies, than thereby revealed 'em. He hath
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