Sidebilder
PDF
ePub

DISSERTATION

CONCERNING THE

CHRONOLOGICAL NUMBERS,

RECORDED IN THE

PROPHECIES OF DANIEL,

AS COMPARED WITH

THOSE IN THE REVELATION OF ST. JOHN;

AND WITH REFERENCE ESPECIALLY TO

THE CRITICAL NATURE OF THE PRESENT TIME.

BEING THE

POSTSCRIPT TO A LETTER

ADDRESSED TO THE

RIGHT REV. THE LORD BISHOP OF LIMERICK.

BY THE

REV. PHILIP ALLWOOD, B.D.

FELLOW OF MAGDALENE COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE.

Come out of her, my people:
That ye be not partakers of her sins;
And that ye receive not of her plagues.
For her sins have reached unto Heaven;
And God hath remembered her iniquities.-Rev. xviii. 4, 5.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR J. G. & F. RIVINGTON,

ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD,
AND WATERLOO PLACE, PALL MALL.

1833.

LONDON: GILBERT AND RIVINGTON, PRINTERS,

ST. JOHN'S-SQUARE.

TO

THE RIGHT REVEREND FATHER IN GOD,

JOHN, 25

BY DIVINE PROVIDENCE,

LORD BISHOP OF LIMERICK, ARDFERT,

AND AGHADOE.

MY LORD, It is a circumstance truly remarkable, in the present advanced age of the world, when “ the signs of the times” are generally so prominent; and all things appear to be “ working together,” towards the accomplishment of some great and decisive change in the moral and political condition of mankind,—that those divinely-inspired trains of Prophecy, which we meet with in Daniel and St. John, (and some parts of which predict this very state of things as peculiar to this very period,) should seem, to the general apprehension, to be so far from increasing in clearness, in proportion to the lapse of time,-as to become overspread with

« ForrigeFortsett »