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taken separately, are not fingular,

Of adminicular proofs from coincidence in style,

How different predictions are proved to be parallel to one

another,

ib.

95

ib.

CH A P.

IV.

The predictions concerning the Melfiah confidered according

to the order of time in which the events happened.

SECT. I. Of the Messiah's life, death, and exaltation.

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Of the forerunner of the Messiah, If. xl.

Malachi iii. and iv.

Of the time of the Messiah's coming, Gen. xlix.

Haggai ii.

Daniel ix, 24.

Of the place of his birth,

Of his being born of a virgin, If. vii. viii, ix.

Of the family of which he was to descend,

Of his manner of life,

Of his miracles, Is. xxxv.

Of his sufferings, and the many predictions of them,

Of the number of events forctold in these predictions,

Of the several steps of his exaltation,

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135

SECT.

150. r.

Of

Of the book of Daniel,

175

That Daniel's prophecies extend to the time called the time

of the end,

ib.

Characters of the little horn, in chap. vii. from the time

of its rise,

179

Proofs that the fourth beast represents the Roman em-

pire,

180

Proofs that the time of the rise of its ten horns is the time

of its downfall and division,

That the little horn is not one individual, but a succellion

of rulers,

182

Another part of the little horn's character, his seat in the
weltern part of the empire,

ib.

Of his being the horn that had eyes, and a mouth speak.

ing great things,

183

Of his being little as to secular power, and of the greatness
ascribed to him in other respects,

ib.
Of his opposition to true religion, his rising after the true

religion had been established, his promoting apostały,

&c.

Of the extent of his power through the western empire,

(not through the eastern),

Of his duration. – Dan, vii. and xii. compared. Con-

firmations from the prophetic style in calculations. -

Though the beginning of the calculations in Daniel is
obscure, the extent is so far clear, that it is evident it

muit not be applied to natural, but prophetic days, 190

Of the cause of obscurity as to the beginning of the calcu-

lations,

192

Of various arguments against the opinion that applies

them to natural years, — from the prophetic stylc, (as

in Daniel ix.); from the proofs that the emblems do

not denote individuals, but successions ; - from the

scope and extent of the predictions ; and from the le-

veral parts of the description of the little horn, 193

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The conversion of the empire implied, in Rev. xvii, 10.
II.

219 Of the second complex character, from the nature and extent of power,

220 Little secular power proved,

ib. Great power in matters of religion,

221 These things not applicable to the Pagan empire, Third character, the means of acquiring power, singularity of it,

223 Fourth character, relating to the crimes; of which seve

ral branches; such as, reviving an image of the old superftition, and healing its deadly wound,

225 Apoftasy,

226 Proving the mother and source of such things,

227 Particular enormities against God, his tabernacle, them that dwell in heaven, and the souls of men,

229 Arguments from John's admiration,

230 From the proper subject of prophecy, future events, ib. Remark on subservient descriptions of things pait and present,

231 Properties of the prophecies of John,

ib. Fifth character, the beast's duration,

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The prediétions considered in the order of time in wbich they

were delivered.

Sect. I. Of predictions in the books of Mofes and Job. Of the first promise, Gen. iii. 14.

236 of prophecies in the books of Mofes, relating to the en

lightening of the Gentiles; particularly Deut, xxxii. 21. Gen. ix. 25. &c. and the four promises to the pa

triarchs, that in their feed the nations thould be blessed, 242 Proofs that these promises relate to one particular feed.

A comparison of them with the first promite, Gen. iii. 14. Gen. xlix. Gen. xxvii. 29.; Balaam's prophecy, Numb. xxiv.

244 Balaam's prophecy considered more particularly

246 Proofs of the true interpretation of the promises to the

patriarchs, and of Balaam's prophecy, from the Ilraelilith history,

251 Facts concerning Christ, &c. foretold in the books of Moses, numerous,

252 Gospel-doctrines in the books of Moses, and in Joshua, Of what Moses says of Melchizedek,

263 Of

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