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Badby; p. 188. Sir John Oldcastle; p. 188. 189. in Bohemia John Hufs and Jerome of Prague; p. 189, 190. Opinions of the Bohemians or Huffices; p. 290.--194. Jerome Savonarola'; p. 194, 195. In the fixteenth century the Reformation; p. 1950 196. Hence an anfwer to the popish question, Where was your re

ligion before Luther? p. 197: Ver. 15. 16, 17, * 18 : a fummary account of the seventh trumpet

and the third woe, the particulars will be inlarged

upon hereafter ; p. 197, 198, 199. Conclusion V of the first part; p. 199, 200. CÍ DISSERTATION XXV.



p. 2015-369. The right division of the Revelation into two parts; p: 201.

This latter part an inlargement and illustration of the former ; p. 201, 202. Ver. 19. of the eleventh chapter should have been made ver. 1. of the twelfth chapter;

p. 202, 203, 204. CHAP. XII. ver. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6: the church per

fecuted by the great red dragon: p. 204---209. The church represented as a mother bearing children unto Chrift; 2: 205. The great red dragon the Heathen Roman empire; p. 206, 207. His jealousy of the church from the beginning ; p. 207. But yet the church brought many children unto Christ, and in time such as were promoted to the empire ; p. 208.;, Conftantine particularly, who ruled all nations with á rod of iron ; p. 208, 209. The woman's flight into the wildernes here anticipated, cometh



in properly afterwards ; p. 209. Ver.' 7.-12 : the war in heaven represents the contests between the Heathen and Christian religions; p. 209--214. The Christian prevails over the heathen religion;'p. 211. Constantine himself and the Chriftians of his time describe his conquests under the fame image; p. 212, 213. Still new woes, tho' but for a short time, threatened to the inhabiters of the earth; p. 214. Ver. 13---17. The dragon deposed still persecutes the church ; p. 214---219. Attempts to restore the Pagan, and ruin the Christian religion; p. 215. The church now under the protection of the empire ; p. 216. Her fight afterwards into the wilderness ; p. 215, 217. Inundations of barbarous nations excited to overwhelm the Christian religion ; 'p. 217, 218. But on the contrary the Heathen conquerors submit to the religion of the conquered Christians; p. 218: · Another method of perse*cuting the church'; p. 218. CHAP. XIII. ver. I-10;' the description of the

ten-horned beast fucceffor to the great red dragon; p. 219---232. Allz' both papists and proteitants, agree that the beast represents the Roman empire;

Shown to be not Pagan but Christian, not imperial but papal Rome; p. 221, 222, 223. How fucceffor to the great red dragon ; p. 224. How one of his heads was as it were wounded to death, and his deadly wound was

healed; p. 224, 225. The world in submitting 9.) to the religion of the beast did in effect submit

again to the religion of the dragon; p. 226. . The beast perfectly like the little horn in Da

niel; p. 226, 227. A general account of his : blasphemies and exploits, and how long to pre

vail and prosper; p. 227, 228. A particular account of his blafphemies; p. 228, 229.


p. 221.


making war with the saints, and overcoming them, and so establishing his authority; p. 229, 230, 231. An admonition to

An admonition to engage attention ; p. 231. Something added by way of confolation to the church; p. 232. Ver. 11-18: the description of the two-horned beast; p. 232--249. The ten-horned beast, the Roman state in general, the two-horned beast the Roman clergy in particular ; p. 234. His rise, and power, and authority ; p. 234, 235, 236. His pretended miracles ; p. 236, 237. His making an image to the beast; p. 238. What this image of the beast is; p. 238, 239, 240. His interdicts and excommunications; p. 241---244.

The number of the beast explained; p. 244---249. CHAP. XIV. ver. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; the state of the true

church in opposition to that of the beast; p. 249 ---252. Ver. 6, 7: the first principal effort towards a reformation in the public opposition of emperors and bishops to the worship of faints and images in the eighth and ninth centuries ; p. 252---256. Ver. 8: another effort by the Waldenses and Albigenses, who pronounced the church of Rome to be the apocalyptic Babylon, and denounced her destruction ; p. 256, 257, 258. Ver. 9---13: the third effort by Martin Luther and his fellow reformers, who protested against all the corruptions of the church of Rome, as destructive of falvation; p. 258---261. A folemn declaration from heaven to comfort them ; p. 261. How the dead were blefled from henceforth; p. 262---265. Ver. 14---20: represent the judgments of God upon the followers and adherents of the beast under the figures, first of harvest, then of vintage; p. 265, 266. These judgments yet to be fulfilled; p. 267,



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CHAP. XV. a preparatory vision to the pouring out

of the seven vials; p. 268—274. These leven last plagues belong to the seventh and last trumpet,' or the third and last woe-trumpet, and confequently are not yet fulfilled; p. 270, 271, 272.

Seven angels appointed to pour out the feven vials; p. 272, 273, 274. CHAP. XVI. ver. 1: the commission to pour out

the seven vials, which are so many fteps of the ruin of the Roman church, as the trumpets were of the ruin of the Roman empire ; P. 274. Rome resembles Egypt in her punishments as well as in her crimes; p. 274. Ver. 2 : the first vial or plague; p. 275. Ver. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7: the second and third vials or plagues ; P: 275, 276, 277. Ver. 8, 9: the fourth vial or plague; p. 277, 278. Ver, 1o, u: the fifth vial or plague; p. 279. Ver. 12, 13, 14, 15, 16: the sixth vial or plague; p. 279-282. Ver. 17, 18, 19, 20, 21: the seventh and lait vial or

plague; p. 282-285. CHAP. XVII. Having seen how Rome resembles

Egypt in her plagues, we shall now fee her fall compared to Babylon ; p. 285. Ver. 1-6: an account premiled of her state and condition p. 286, &c. St. John called upon to see the condemnation and execution of the great whore, P. 287.

This character more proper to modern than ancient Rome; p. 288, 289. Her sitting upon a scarlet-colored beast with seven heads and ten horns; p. 289, 290. Her ornaments of purple and scarlet color, with gold, and precious stone, and pearls; p. 290, 291, 292. ller inchanting cup; p. 292. Her inscription upon her forehead; p. 293---296. Her being drunken with the blood of the saints; p. 296, 297. VOL. III.



Ver. 7---18: the angel explains the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carried ner; p. 297, &c. A general account of the beast and his threefold state; p. 299, 300.

The seven heads are explained primarily to signify the seven mountains on which Rome is situated; p. 300, 301. Also to signify seven forms of government; p. 301. What the five fallen; p. 301, 302.

What the sixth; p. 332. What the seventh or eighth ; p. 303, 304. The ten horns explained to signify ten kings or kingdoms; p. 305. Their giving their power and ftrength unto the beast; p. 306. The extensiveness of the power and dominion of Rome; p. 307, The same kings, who helped to raise her, to pull her down; p. 308. The woman explained to

signify the great city, or Rome; p. 309, 310. CHAP. XVIII. ver. ]---8: a description of the

fall and destruction of spiritual Babylon; p. 310, &c. To become the habitation of devils and foul spirits; p. 312.

A warning to forsake her communion; p. 313. To be utterly burnt with fire; p. 313, 314. Ver. 9---20: the consequences of her fall, the lamentations of fome, and rejoicings of others; p. 314---317. Ver. 21---24: her utter defolation foretold; p. 317

---320. CHAP. XIX. ver. I---10: the church exhorted to

praise God for his judgments upon her; p. 320, 321.

Her smoke to rise up for ever and ever; p. 322. God also to be praised for the happy Itate of the reformed church in this period; p. 323. St. John prohibited to woríhip the angel; p. 324. Ver. 11---21; the victory and triumph of Christ over the beast and the false prophet; P. 324---328.


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