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CONTENTS OF VOL. I.
The Second, Third, and Fourth Seals--War-Famine-
The Fifth Seal-Bloody Persecution-The Souls under the
Opening of the Sixth Seal-A Universal Shaking of the
System of Nature,
A Lull in the Storms of Judgment—The Mysterious Seal
ing of the 144,00),
CHAP. 7: 9–17.
The Heavenly Palm-bearers clothed in white-Who they
are- Whence they came,
THE SPIRIT IN WHICH THE SUBJECT IS TAKEN UP-THE PRE
FACE-THE SCOPE AND CONTENTS OF THE BOOK-WHAT
THE REVELATION OF CHRIST IS-JOHN IN THE DAY OF
THE LORD-THE DERIVATION OF THE APOCALYPSE-TAE
VALUE AND PRECIOUSNESS OF THIS
REV. CHAP. 1:1-3 (Revised Text).-The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to show unto his servants that which must come to pass speedily; and he signified [it] sending by his angel to his servant John ; who attested the word of God, and the testimony of Jesus Christ, what things soever he saw. Blessed be who readeth, and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and observe the things which are written in it: for the time [is] near.
a long time, to deliver a series of special discourses upon this remarkable portion of the Holy Scriptures; not from a conceit of superior wisdom or spiritual gifts ;—not with the vain ambition of making all mysteries plain,-nor yet out of mere curious desire to pry into the things of the future; but out of solemn reverence for all that God has caused to be written for our learning, with a view conscientiously to declare the whole counsel of