Revelation 11:3-13; The Two Witnesses; Power given, they shall prophesy a Thousand two hundred and threescore days; The Two Candlesticks, the Two Olive trees standing before the God of the Earth; Fire proceeds out of their mouth; Power to shut Heaven, Power over waters, Power to smite the earth with all plagues; The Two Witnesses slain; The time of their rising; The ascension of the Witnesses into heaven; The Earthquake; Thus, when God’s work and witnesses revive, the devil’s work and witnesses fall before Him. A.D. 95

The Two Witnesses. A. D. 95. Revelation 11:3-13 3 And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days, clothed in sackcloth.   4 These are the two olive trees, and the two candlesticks standing before the God of the earth.   5 And if any man will hurt them, fire proceedeth out of their mouth, and devoureth their enemies: and if any man will hurt them, he must in Continue Reading

Revelation 11:1-2; The Measuring of the Temple; The Altar; The Worshippers too must be measured; The Court which is without the Temple measure it not; God will have a temple and an altar in the world, till the end of time; The Holy City, the visible church, is very much trampled upon in the world, for a limited time, and she shall be delivered out of all her troubles. A.D. 95

R E V E L A T I O N. CHAPTER 11 In this chapter we have an account, I. Of the measuring--reed given to the apostle, to take the dimensions of the temple, ver. 1, 2. II. Of the two witnesses of God, ver. 3-13. III. Of the sounding of the seventh trumpet, and what followed upon it, ver. 14, &c. The Measuring of the Temple. A. D. 95. Revelation 11:1-2 1 And there was given me a reed like unto a rod: and Continue Reading

Revelation 10:8-11; The Little Book: The Voice from Heaven; A strict charge given to the apostle, which was, That he should go and take the Little Book out of the hands of the mighty angel, that he should eat the Book: It becomes the servants of God to digest in their own souls the messages they bring to others in His Name, it becomes them to deliver every message with which they are charged, whether pleasing or unpleasing to men. A.D. 95

The Little Book. A. D. 95. Revelation 10:8-11 8 And the voice which I heard from heaven spake unto me again, and said, Go and take the little book which is open in the hand of the angel which standeth upon the sea and upon the earth.   9 And I went unto the angel, and said unto him, Give me the little book. And he said unto me, Take it, and eat it up; and it shall make thy belly bitter, but it shall be in thy mouth sweet Continue Reading

Revelation 10:1-7; The Seven Thunders; A Mighty Angel came down from Heaven, Clothed with a Cloud, A Rainbow was upon his head: His face was as the sun, His feet were as pillars of fire; He set his right foot upon the sea and his left foot upon the earth, to show the absolute power and dominion he had over the world; And he held in his hand a little book opened; He lifted up his hand to heaven, and swore by Him that liveth for ever; That there shall be time no longer; the Mystery of God should be finished. A.D. 95

R E V E L A T I O N. CHAPTER 10 This chapter is an introduction to the latter part of the prophecies of this book. Whether what is contained between this and the sounding of the seventh trumpet (ch. xi. 15) be a distinct prophecy from the other, or only a more general account of some of the principal things included in the other, is disputed by our curious enquirers into these abstruse writings. However, here we have, I. A remarkable Continue Reading

Revelation 9:13-21; The Seventh Trumpet; The Sixth Angel sounded the Trumpet; A Voice was heard from the horns of the Golden Altar; The Four angels that had been bound in the great river Euphrates were now loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, to slay a third part of men; The army of the horsemen were two hundred thousand thousand; Two-Thirds not killed by these plagues repented not. A.D. 95

The Seventh Trumpet. A. D. 95. Revelation 9:13-21 13 And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God,   14 Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the four angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates.   15 And the four angels were loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, for to slay the third part of Continue Reading

Revelation 9:1-12; The Seven Trumpets: The Fifth Trumpet Sounded; A Star falls from heaven; Key to the Bottomless Pit; Locusts given Power; The Seal of God on their foreheads remain unharmed; Torment for Five Months; A King, the angel of the Bottomless Pit, whose name in Hebrew is ‘Abaddon’, in Greek ‘Apollyon’. One woe is part, and, behold, there come two woes more hereafter. A.D. 95

R E V E L A T I O N. CHAPTER 9 In this chapter we have an account of the sounding of the fifth and sixth trumpets, the appearances that attended them, and the events that were to follow; the fifth trumpet (ver. 1-12), the sixth, ver. 13, &c.. The Seven Trumpets. A. D. 95. Revelation 9:1-12 1 And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of Continue Reading

Revelation 8:7-13; The Seven Trumpets; The Seven Angels; Four Angels sounded their trumpets; An angel flying in the midst of heaven, as in haste, and coming on an awful errand: The message was a denunciation of further and greater woe and misery than the world had hitherto endured; God gives warning to men of His judgments before He sends them; He sounds an alarm by the written word, by ministers, by men’s own consciences, and by the signs of the times; so that, if a people be surprised, it is their own fault. A.D. 95

The Seven Trumpets. A. D. 95. Revelation 8:7-13 7 The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth: and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.   8 And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea: and the third part of the sea became blood;   9 And the third part of the Continue Reading

Revelation 8:1-6; The Seven Trumpets; The Seventh Seal Opened: Silence in Heaven for the space of half a hour; The Seven Angels given Seven Trumpets; The Golden Censer offered with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar: The prayers of the saints come up before God in a cloud of incense; no prayer, thus recommended, was ever denied audience or acceptance. A.D. 95

R E V E L A T I O N. CHAPTER 8 We have already seen what occurred upon opening six of the seals; we now come to the opening of the seventh, which introduced the sounding of the seven trumpets; and a direful scene now opens. Most expositors agree that the seven seals represent the interval between the apostle's time and the reign of Constantine, but that the seven trumpets are designed to represent the rise of antichrist, some time after Continue Reading

Revelation 7:13-17; The Visions of Heaven: Honour and Happiness of the Saints; An account given to the apostle concerning that noble army of martyrs who stood before the throne of God in white robes; The way to heaven lies through many tribulations; but tribulation, how great soever, shall not separate us from the love of God; and God will wipe away all tears from their eyes. A.D. 95

Honour and Happiness of the Saints. A. D. 95. Revelation 7:13-17 13 And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they?   14 And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.   15 Therefore are they before the throne of Continue Reading

Revelation 7:1-12; The Vision of Heaven; The Four Angels standing on the Four Corners of the Earth, the Four Winds constrained; The Seal of the Living God: Twelve Thousand from each of the Twelve Tribes Sealed; Multitudes from all Nations stood before the Throne; The Song of the Angels. A.D. 95

R E V E L A T I O N. CHAPTER 7 The things contained in this chapter came in after the opening of the six seals, which foretold great calamities in the world; and before the sound of the seven trumpets, which gave notice of great corruptions arising in the church: between these comes in this comfortable chapter, which secures the graces and comforts of the people of God in times of common calamity. We have, I. An account of the restraint Continue Reading