Read online or download a free book: Christ On The Throne Of Power And Antichrist: A Treatise On The Book Of Revelation, To St. John The Divine
Publisher: General Books LLC (15 Jan. 2012)
By: Fortune Charles Brown (Author)
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1885. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... i44.ooo. 133 chapter xiv. There now commences a new series of prophecies. The events are not to be considered as subsequent, to those of the last chapter, because in verse eight Babylon is spoken of as fallen. In the seventeenth chapter Babylon is connected with the beast: he is carrying her on his back. That makes the events of this chapter to be going on at the same time with those of the thirteenth: for, wherever the beast is, he must be considered as carrying that woman. She is one of the tools or instruments he uses for the seduction of the people. The warnings in the tenth and eleventh verses show the same thing, for why give warnings after the danger is passed? This chapter, therefore, and the last, represent the two sides of one great conflict--the good and the bad. Verse 1.--'And I looked and lo. a Lamb stood on Mt. Zion, and with Him a hundred and forty-four thousand having His Father's name written in their foreheads.' Mt. Zion implies something on the earth like the New Jerusalem or the temple of God in the eleventh chapter, where the outer courts were given to the Gentiles, while the inner sanctuary was filled with true worshippers. These are the faithful in the kingdom or the church of God. But the beast, also, and his followers are in the kingdom--that is, in the outer courts. But it is encouraging to find that, although he has 'power over all kindreds and tongues and nations,' chapter xiii. 7), he has not seduced all people. Here are a hundred and forty-four thousand. Vebses 2 And 3.--'And 1 heard a noise from heaven as the noise or many waters and as the noise of a great thunder, and I heard the noise of harpers harping on their harps. And they sung, as it were, a new song before the throne and before the four beasts and the elders. And no man c...
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