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u. An that thou | “These are the true sayings of God."* | miracles before him, with which he
edly come to pass. | him. And he said unto me, “See | mark of the beast, and them that
to have the testimony of Jesus : wor- | burning with brimstone. 21 And the Have the office of bearing testi- ship God : for the testimony of Jesus remnant were slain with the sword of mony to Jesus, us: is the spirit of prophecy.'''
him that sat upon the horse, which y The prophecies,
sword proceeded out of his mouth : sokich have been given to you, are
and all the fowls were filled with ou intended to The prophet's Fourth vision.- The Lord Jesus des
cends to battle and victory. bear testimony to
d The civil and ectheir flesh,
clesiastical power Jesus.
exercised so long 11 And I saw heaven opened, and
against Christ z Ch.3, 14.
The extinction of civil and religious laulesen 88 is fol. comes to an end, lowed by the decline of impiety and wickedness, A
and the kingdom sat upon him was called Faithful? and state of the world in which there is a great diffusion
of Messiah and True, and in righteousness he doth
of true religion, called 1000 years.
is established. judge and make war. 12 His eyes loo. AND I saw an angele come
See Is. xi. were as a flame of fire, and on his
A down from heaven, having
e Ch.1, 18. head were many crowns; and he had
the key of the bottomless pit and a
Ch. 12, 9. 2 Pe. but he himself. 13 And he was clothed
laid hold on the dragon, that old 2, 4, a Who is this with a vesture dipped in blood :a and that cometh froin
serpent, which is the Devil, and SaEdom with dyed his name is called The Word of God.”
tan, and bound him a thousand years, garments from
on 14 And the armies which were in heaBozrah? this
3 and cast him into the bottomless that is glorious ven followed him upon white horses, mit in his apparel,
| pit, and shut him up, and set a seal travelling in the
clothed in fine linen, white and clean. greatness of his | 15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp | nations no more, till the thousand
upon him, that he should deceive the strength? I that speak in righte- sword, that with it he should smite
years should be fulfilled : and after ousness, mighty the nations: and he shall rule them that he must be loosed a little season. bJno. 1, 1. 1 Jno.
with a rod of iron : and he treadeth 4 And I saw thrones, and they sat 1, 1. the winepress of the fierceness and
upon them, and judgment was given wrath of Almighty God. 16 And he
ne unto them : and I saw the souls of hath on his vesture and on his thigh a
them that were beheaded for the witname written, “KING OF KINGS,
ness of Jesus, and for the word of
God, and which had not worshipped
the beast, neither his image, neither and he cried with a loud voice, say- I had received his mark upon their C ......Speak unto ing to all the fowls that fly in the
foreheads, or in their hands; and
forehea every feathered
midst of heaven, “ Come and gather they lived and reigned with Christ a fowl, & to every beast of the field, yourselves together unto the supper thousand years.I
g ... Ye shall be Assemble your
5 But the rest of named the selves, & come; of the great God; 18 that ye may eat
the dead lived not again until the Priests of the gather your- the flesh of kings, and the flesh of thousand years were finished.
Lord: men shall selves on every
This call you the side to my sacri- captains, and the flesh of mighty is the first resurrection.
Ministers of cur
Blessed fice (or, slaugh
God: ye shall men, and the flesh of horses, and of and holy is he that hath part in the ter) that I do
eat the riches of sacrifice for you, them that sit on them, and the flesh
the Gentiles, &
first resurrection : on such the second even a great sa
in their glory crifice upon the at the of all men, both free and bond, both | death hath no power, but they shall |
shall ye boast mountains of Is- small and great. 19 And I saw the
yourselves. Is. rael, that ye may
be priests of God and of Christ, and 61, 6. 1 Pe. 2, 9. eat flesh and | beast, and the kings of the earth, shall reign with him a thousand years. drink blood.
and their armies, gathered together Ez. 39, 17.
to make war against him that sat on
An Apostasy unhappily shall take place.
his prison, 8and shall go out to de- / with them, and they shall be his
n The ransomed h. The nations of fourh quarters of the earth, Gog and with them, and be their God.” 4 And of the Lord'shal the whole earth, even the most dis | Magog, to gather them together to God shall wipe awav all tears from return, and come
to Zion with tant, as Gog.
battle : the number of whom is as the their eyes; and there shall be no See Ez.xxxviii.,
songs and everand 39, 1. sand of the sea. And they went up more death, neither sorrow, nor cry
lasting joy upon
their heads: on the breadth of the earth, and com- ing, neither shall there be any more they shall ob
tain joy & gladpassed the camp of the saints about, pain, for the former things are passed
ness, and sorr,w and the beloved city: and fire came away." "And he that sat upon the & sighing shall
flee away. Is. down from God out of heaven, and throne said, “Behold, I make all 35, 10. i ... I beheld even devoured them. 10 And the devil things new.” And he said unto me, o If any man be till the beast
in Christ, he is was slain, and that deceived them was cast into the “ Write : for these words are true
& new creature: his body de- lake of fire and brimstone, where the and faithful.” 6 And he said unto old things are stroyed, & given
passed away ; to the burning beast and the false prophet are, and me, “ It is done. I am Alpha and behold, all things flame. Da. 7, 11. shall be tormented day and night for Omega, the beginning and the end.
are become new.
2 Co, 5, 17. ever and ever.
I will give unto him that is athirst of
the fountain of the water of life freely. The Judgment.
7 He that overcometh shall inherit 'all. Or, these things. 11 And I saw a great white throne, I things; and I will be his God, and and him that sat on it, from whose he shall be my son. But the fearface the earth and the heaven fed ful, and unbelieving, and the abomi
away ; and there was found no place nable, and murderers, and whorek The day of the Lord will come
the for them. 12 And I saw the dead. | mongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, as a thief in the small and great, stand before God :and all liars, shall have their part in night; in the which the hea- and the books were opened : and an- | the lake which burneth with fire and vens shall pass
| other book was opened, which is the brimstone: which is the second death.” away with a great noise, and book of life: and the dead were judged the elements shall melt with
out of those things which were written The Christian church perfect and triumphant after fervent heat, the in the books, according to their works.
the renovation of all things. earth also, and the works that 13 And the sea gave up the dead which
9 And there came unto me one of are therein,shall
were in it; and death and "hell de- the seven angels which had the seven be burnt up. 2 Pe. 3, 10. livered up the dead which were in vials full of the seven last plagues, o Or, the grave. them :k* and they were judged every and talked with me, saying, “Come
man according to their works. 14 And hither, I will shew thee the bride, k* The grave con death and hell were cast into the the Lamb's wife.” tains the bodies:
10 And he carried the separate or | lake of fire. This is the second death. I me away in the spirit to a great and p ... Mount Sion, invisible state 15 And whosoever was not found writ- | high mountain, and shewed me that living God, the contains the souls of departed men. ten in the book of life was cast into great city, the holy Jerusalem, P des- heavenly, Jeru. the lake of fire.
salem. He.12,22 cending out of heaven from God,
9 ... The gates of 11 having the glory of God : and her 'the city shall be
after the names 1 ...I create new The New Creation. light was like unto a stone most pre
of the tribes of heavens and a AND I saw a new heaven and cious, even like a jasper stone, clear
Israel....and the new earth : and
name of the city the former shall A a new earth :' for the first as crystal ; 12 and had a wall great from that day not be remem
shall be (Jeho bered, nor come heaven and the first earth were passed and high, and had twelve gates, and
vah Shammik), into mind (Heb., away; and there was no more sea. at the gates twelve angels, and names The Lord is come upon the
2 And I John saw the holy city, New Is. 65,
Ez. 48, written thereon, which are the names
31, 35. 17. Jerusalem, coming down from God of the twelve tribes of the children of
r...Built upon the m ......I have es out of heaven, prepared as a bridem Israel :918 on the east three gates ; 1 foundation of the poused you to
apostles & proone húsband, adorned for her husband. 3 And I on the north three gates ; on the south phets, Jesus
Christ himself that may pre:heard a great voice out of heaven three gates ; and on the west three
being the chief
Shinist thens chaste virgin saying, “Behold, the tabernacle of gates. 14 And the wall of the city corner stone. to Christ. 2 Co.
Ep. 2, 20. 11, 2.
260. God is with men, and he will dwell | had twelve foundations, and in them |
to the sea, the
upon all that I shall shew thee
the names of the twelve apostles of the 22 And he shewed me a pure river
brought forth in
who se city, and the gates thereof, and the and of the Lamb. ? In the midst of waters shall be
healed. Ez. 17,8. wall thereof. 16 And the city lieth the street of it, and on either side of foursquare, and the length is as large the river, was there the tree of life, as the breadth : and he measured the which bare twelve manner of fruits, city with the reed, twelve thousand and yielded her fruit every month : furlongs. The length and the breadth and the leaves of the tree were for and the height of it are equal. 17 And the healing of the nations. 3 And 2 ...It shall bring he measured the wall thereof, an hun- | there shall be no more curse :a but forth new fruit
accoriling to his dred and forty and four cubits, ac- the throne of God and of the Lamb months, because
theirwators they cording to the measure of a man, shall be in it; and his servants shall
issued out of the 8 ...Behold, there that is, of the angel._18 And the serve him : 4 and they shall see his sanctunry: and was a man, i
the fruit thereof whoso *appear" | building of the wall of it was of jas- face; and his name shall be in their ance was like per: and the city was pure gold, like foreheads. 5 And there shall be no
leaf thereof for of brass, with a unto clear glass. 19 And the founda- night there; and they need no candle, medicine (or, for line of flax in
bruises and sorry, tions of the wall of the city were neither light of the sun; for the Lord his hand, and a
Is. 1, 6). Ez. 47, measuring reed garnished with all manner of precious God giveth them light; and they ...and he said... Set thine heart stones. The first foundation was jas
a... No more utter shall reign for ever and ever.
destruction, but per; the second, sapphire; the third, 1 6 And he said unto me, “ These Jerusalem shall
be safely inha... Ez. 40, 3, 4. a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald; sayings are faithful and true : and
bited (or, slull 20 the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sar- the Lord God of the holy prophets abide). Ze. 14, dius ; the seventh, chrysolite; the sent his angel to shew unto his sereighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the vants the things which must shortly tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, be done. Behold, I come quickly : a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst. blessed is he that keepeth the savings
21 And the twelve gates were twelve of the prophecy of this book.” 8 And The sun shall bo no more thy pearls; every several gate was of one I John saw these things, and heard light by day,
pearl : and the street of the city was them. And when I had heard and brightness shall pure gold, as it were transparent seen, I fell down to worship before the moon give light unto thee: 1 glass.—22 And I saw no temple there- | the feet of the angel which shewed but the Lord in : for the Lord God Almighty and me these things. Then saith he theo an everlast- | the Lamb are the temple of it. 23 And unto me, “ See thou do it not : for I ths oth the city had no need of the sun, nei- | am thy fellow-servant, and of thy ry. Is. 60, 19. ther of the moon, to shine in it: for brethren the prophets, and of them u The Gentiles the glory of God did lighten it, and which keep the sayings of this book : shall come to thy light, and kings the Lamb is the light thereof. - worship God.” 10 And he saith unto to the brightness
Sihtness 24 And the nations of them which are me, “ Seal not the sayings of the of thy rising. Is. 60, 3. saved shall walk in the light” of it: prophecy of this book : for the time l 'Danici, "shut up v I will extend and the kings of the earth do bring is at hand. 11 He that is unjust, let the worls, and
seal the book, a river, and the their glory and honour into it. 25 And him be unjust still : and he which glory of the Gen- the gates of it shall not be shut at all is filthy, let him be filthy still : and tiles like a flow
12, 4. ing stream....Is. by day: for there shall be no night he that is righteous, let him be right
Ic Behold, the 66, 12.
there. 26 And they shall bring the cous still: and he that is holy, let | Lord hath proSo shallye
claimed unto the know that I am
glory and honour of the nations into him be holy still. 12 And, behold, I end of the world, the Lord your it.” 27 And there shall in no wise come quickly; and my reward is with
Say ye to the God, dwelling in
daughter of Zi. Zion, my holy enter into it any thing that defileth, , me, to give every man according as on, Behold, thy mountain: then
| neither whatsoever worketh abomina- | his work shall be. 13 I am Alpha shall Jerusalem
eth; behold, His be holy, & there tion, or maketh a lie: but they which | and Omega, the beginning and the
reward is with shall no strani
Him, and His gers pass thro are written in the Lamb's book of end, the first and the last.
work (or, recomlife.<
14“ Blessed are they that do his pense). before Joel 3, 17.
peace to her like
even to the time of the end... Da.
her any more.
their trust in him Add thou notunto his words, lest he reprove thee,
commandments, that they may have | 186 For I testify unto every man
them that pat
soever loveth and maketh a lie. away from the words of the book of d Is. 11, 10. Ro. 16“ I Jesus have sent mine angel this prophecy, God shall take away thou be gong 15, 12.
to testify unto you these things in his part kout of the book of life, and 6. come a star out the churches. I am the root and the out of the holy city, and from the « Or, from the
tree of life. aandise offspringel of David, and the bright things which are written in this book.” out of Israel, and and morning star. 17 And the Spirit 20 He which testifieth these things corners of Moab, and the bride say, Come. And let saith, “Surely I come quickly. Aand destroy all him that heareth say, Come. And men. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.” Sheth. Nu. 24, let him that is athirst come. And 21 The grace of our Lord Jesus 17,
e .... There shall
whosoever will, let him take the wa- Christ be with you all. Amen. f Ch. 21, 6. Is. 35, 1. Jno.7, 37. 1 ter of life freely.
of Jacob, and a
shall smite the
the children of
1. Luke's introduction ..
iv. 18–22. i. 16-20.
ii. 13, 14.