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A GENERAL AND CONNECTED

VIEW

\ OF

THE PROPHECIES,

RELATIVE TO

THE CONVERSION, RESTORATION, UNION, AND FUTURE GLORY

OF THE HOUSES OF

JUDAH AND ISRAEL;

THE PROGRESS, AND FINAL OVERTHROW,

, OF

r

THE ANTICHRISTIAN CONFEDERACY

IN THE LAND OF PALESTINE;
AND THE ULTIMATE GENERAL DIFFUSION OF

CHRISTIANITY.

BY THE REV. GEORGE STANLEY FABER, B. D.

VICAR OF STOCKTON-UPON-TEES.

BOSTON:

PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM ANDREWS.
T. B. WAIT & CO. PRINTERS.

1809.

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HON. AND BIGHT REVEREND FATHER IN GOD,

SHUTE BARRINGTON, LL.D.

V

-^^ LORD BISHOP Of DURHAM?

MY LORD,

j-, To complete the plan of my Dissertation on

(the 1260 years, there was wanting, a general and connected view of the various prophecies which treat of the 'wonderful events about to take place at the expiration of * \ that period. Prevalent as the powers of darkness may «^ be during their allotted season, they are destined to 2 be at length destroyed. Their destruction will syn6 chronize with the restoration of the Jews, and will usher in that glorious state of things so frequently and \ so exultingly described by the ancient prophets. The "fx lost ten tribes will be united with the tribe of Judah; ^ and the blessings of pure Christianity will be very generally diffused throughout the world. Such, we are led from holy Scripture to believe, will be the magnificent close of the great period of 1260 years. Without presuming to inquire too curiously into * the state of the millennian Church and the nature of the Messiah's earthly reign, it is not difficult to con;h ceive, how materially the face of society would be *jr changed, and how wonderfully the general condition ^ of mankind would be meliorated, were the Gospel

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