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henceforth. Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors, and their works do follow them. Rev. xiv. 13.

Rejoice over her, ye holy apostles and prophets, for God hath avenged you on her.-A voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both SMALL AND GREAT.-The marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready.-And to her was granted, &c. Rev. xviii. 20; xix. 5–8.

I saw thrones, and they sat on them.-And the souls of them that were beheaded for the WITNESS (uaptvplav) of Jesus, and for the word of Godand they lived and REIGNED with Christ, &c.—Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection, &c. Rev. xx. 4, 6. (A.B.)

And another book was opened which is the BOOK OF LIFE. Rev. xv. 12.

And he that is holy, let him be holy still. And behold I come quickly: and my REWARD is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.--I will show thee the bride, the Lamb's wife. And he showed me tlrat great city. Rev. xxii. 11, 12; xxi. 2, 9.

A CROWN of righteousness which the Lord, the righteous
JUDGE shall GIVE ME at that day; and not to me only, but
UNTO ALL THEM ALSO THAT LOVE HIS APPEARING. 2 Tim. iv. 8.

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And shouldest_DESTROY them which destroy (marg. corrupt)
THE EARTH. Rev. xi. 18.

And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, &c., said to the mountains, fall on us. For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand ? Rev. vi. 15–17.

-He gathered the vine of the earth, and cast it into the great wine-press of the wrath of God. And the wine-press was trodden without the city, and blood came out of the wine-press, even unto the horse bridles, by the space of 1600 furlongs. Rev. xiv. 19, 20.

And he gathered them—the kings of the earth, and of the whole world—to the battle of that great day of God Almighty. -And the cities of the nations fell.He hath judged the great whore which did CORRUPT THE EARTH.-And hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand. Rev. xvi.; xix. 2. (A.6.)

And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it He should smite the NATIONS.-- - These both (the beast and the false prophet) were cast alive into a lake of fire.' And the remnant (the rest) were slain—and all the fowls were filled with their flesh. Rev. xix. 15, 20, 21.

But the fearsul, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolators, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone : which is the second death. Rev. xxi. 8.

Whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire. Rev. xx. 15.

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G. (a) In the days the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall

begin to sound, the MYSTERY OF GOD SHALL BE FINISHED, as he hath declared unto his servants the prophets. x. 7. And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in the temple

the ark of his testament. Rev. xi. 19. (c) And upon the cloud sat like unto the Son of Man.-And

another angel came out of the temple which is in heaven, also

having a sharp sickle. Rev. xiv. 14, 17. (d) (And after that I looked, and behold the temple of the

tabernacle of the testimony in heaven was opened.- And no man was able to enter into the temple, till the seven plagues of the seven angels were fulfilled. xv. 5, 8.) And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, IT IS

DONE. Rev. xvi. 17. () -The testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy. And I

saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse, and He that sat on him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He

doth judge and make war. Rev. xix. 10, 11. (h) And he (one of the seven angels which had the seven vials

full of the seven last plagues) said, The Lord God of the holy prophets sent his angel to show unto his servants the things which must shortly be done.-Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book; for the time is at hand. Řev. xxii.

H. (a) And there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings (Bpóvra ),

and an earthquake, and great hail. Rev. xi. 19. (b) And I beheld when He had opened the Sixth Seal, and, lo,

there was a great earthquake. Rev. vi. 12. (d) And there were voices, and THUNDERS (Bpóvtal), and

LIGHTNINGS; and there was a great earthquake. and there fell upon men a GREAT HAIL out of heaven, &c. Rev. xvi.

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I. (a) And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our LORD AND OF his Christ; and He shall REIGN

for ever and ever (for ages of ages).--Thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast REIGNED. Rev. xi. 15, 17. (6) And all the angels stood round about the throne and fell

before the throne on their faces, and worshiped God, saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honor, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever

and ever --THE LAMB which is in the midst of THE THRONE. Rev.

vii. 11, 12, 17, (c) Another angel having the everlasting gospel to preach-to

every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people, saying, Fear God, and give glory to him, for the hour of his judgment is come, and worship him that made heaven and earth, &c. Rev. xiv. 6, 7.

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(d) And after these things, I heard a great voice of much people

in heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honor, and power, unto the Lord our God.--I heard-as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia : FOR THE Lord God OMNIPOTENT REIGNETH. —

—The marriage of THE LAMB is come. Rev. xix. 1, 6, 7.

He shall' RULE THE NATIONS with a rod of iron.—And he hath on his vesture, and on his thigh, a name written, KING

OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS. Rev. xix. 15, 16. (f) They lived and REIGNED WITH CHRIst a thousand years

(not days). Rev. xx. 4. (8) And I saw a great white THRONE, and him that sat on it.

Rev. xx. 11.

The nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it; and the kings of THE EARTH do bring their glory and honor into it. They shall bring the glory and honor of the nations into it.-The THRONE OF GOD AND OF THE LAMB shall

be in it. Rev. xxi. 24, 26; xxii, 3. (0) The LORD JESUS Christ shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and HIS KINGDOM. 2 Tim. iv. 1.

K. (a) And the four and twenty elders which sat before God on their seats, fell upon their faces and worshiped God, saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and

hast reigned. Rev. xi. 16, 17. (d) And the four and twenty elders--fell down and worshiped

God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen; Alleluia. And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, Rev. xix. 4, 5.

L. (a) We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which wast, and

art, and art to come; BECAUSE (ori) Thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned. Rev. xi. 17. (6) And all the angels-worshiped—God, saying, Amen: Bless

ing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honor, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Rev.

vii. 11, 12. (c) -Fear God, and give glory to him ; for (őri) the hour of

his judgment is come, and worship him, &c.—They sung the song of Moses, and the song of the Lamb.—Who shall not glorify thy name? FOR (ÓTL) all nations shall come and worship before thee; for (871) thị judgments are made manifest.

Rey. xvi. 6, 7; xv. 3, 4. (d) „Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honor, and power unto

the Lord our God; FOR (őri) true and righteous are his judgments : FOR (8r1) he hath judged, &c.- Let us give honor to

him: For the marriage of the Lamb is come. Rev. xix. 1, 2, 7. (h) The glory of God did lighten it.-The kings of the earth do

bring their glory and honor into it. Rev. xxi. 23, 24.

CHAPTER VI.

THE HARVEST OF THE EARTH, THE GATHERING OF THE CLUS

TERS OF THE VINE OF THE EARTH, THE TREADING OF THE WINE-PRESS, THE MARRIAGE SUPPER OF THE LAMB, ETC., ETC.

That in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God, he will render indignation and wrath, tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile; but glory, honor, and peace to every one that worketh good, to the Jew first, and also to the Gentile; and that the Lord Jesus Christ will judge the quick and the dead at his appearing, and his kingdom--are scriptures that have already been compared with some of the things which John saw, and which he recorded in the Book of Revelation. These positive truths, ascertained and understood only as revealed, are old things that have to be kept in view by every scribe that is instructed in the kingdom of God, while new things are added unto them from the divine treasures of the holy oracles, which alone can furnish and disclose them.

When a question was raised concerning circumcision, in the church at Antioch, where believers were first called Christians, an appeal was made from thence to the apostles and elders at Jerusalem. The “much-disputing," when that matter was considered there, was terminated, as the Apostle James thus spake, “Men and brethren, hearken unto me : Simeon hath declared how God at the first did visit the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name. And to this agree the words of the prophets; as it is written, After this I will return, and will build again the tabernacle of David, which is fallen down; and I will build again the ruins thereof, and I will set it up: that the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is called, saith the Lord, who doeth all these things. Known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world."} A controversy in the Church could then be settled by "the words of the prophets,” when the apostles and elders at Jerusalem were the judges. How these words of the apostle as of the prophets concerning the Lord's taking out of the Gentiles a people for his name ; his return after this, and his building again the tabernacle of David, which is fallen down; his building again the ruins thereof, and his setting it up, that the residue of men may seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles upon whom his name is called, as saith the Lord, who doeth all these things -agree with the words of John (the last of prophets as the last of apostles), in the Book of the Revelation of Jesus Christ, may be read in his records of a great multitude, which no man could number, out of all nations, as he saw them stand before the throne and before the Lamband as all of them, whether Jews or Gentiles, had his Father's name in their foreheads; of the New Jerusalem which he saw coming down from God out of heaven ; of the nations of them that are saved that shall walk in the light of it; and of the Lord's own testimonies, Behold, I come quickly -I am the root and offspring of David; the bright and the morning star. Would men but believe them, and not virtually deem themselves wiser than him who spake by their mouth, the words of the prophets and the apostles would ever be seen to agree ; for they are the words of Him who is alike the Lord God of them both.

That known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world, shall, as the Divine record bears, be seen, and confessed, and felt by all, when the time comes of which it is written—The mystery of God shall be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets; ihy judgments are made manifest; God hath put it into their hearts (the ten kings) to fulfill his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until THE WORDS OF GOD shall be fulfilled (finished). What these words are we have farther to see, as in them is told the judgment of the Jew first and also of the Gentile-of the quick, and also of the dead. Here our easy and only task to show how these words agree, might be deemed an unquestionable, even as it is an incontrovertible truth. But it is the Lord who put the question, to which his own Revelation, as well as other scriptures, supply an answer, When the Son of man cometh shall he

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