The Second Advent; Or, the Glorious Epiphany of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009 - 444 Seiten
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1822. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER II. THE SECOND SERIES OF THE PROPHECIES OF ISAIAH, FROM THE FORTIETH CHAPTER TO THE FORTYEIGHTH INCLUSIVE. INTRODUCTION. We now enter upon a train of prophecies, most beautiful and most important, which all admit to relate, as to their ultimate objects, to Christ and his kingdom. Some, with Vitringa, apply the language--which will indeed with difficulty bear any other application--immediately to these great objects; others, with Bishop Lowth, suppose an allusion throughout to the restoration from the Babylonian captivity; considering that restoration as a type, or mystical allegory, of future spiritual mercies. These spiritual mercies have been too generally understood, both by those who consider them as immediately referred to, and by those who suppose them remotely alluded to under the guise of allegory, respecting the 1 " Binas deprehendi bypo-Hieron. Cyrill. Theod. Procop. et theses, quas docti viri in prophetia Lyranus quoque; ad quos eousque exponenda scctantur. Altera eain accedunt Judsei, ut ipsi quoque directfc refert ad regnuin Mess'iE." hanc prophetiam nostram, et ple--" Altera ad statum Ecclesise rasque sequentes ad tempora Mes Judaicac, liberamla: ex exilio Baby-sise referunt, et plane asserant, lonico."--" Priori sententia e pleri-scrmonem hie verti ad Ecclesiam que subscrihunt interpretes Chris-Judaicam afflictam ut se habet in tiani; veteres certe omnes, Euseb. present! exilio."--Vitbinga. present privileges and enjoyments of the faithful under the Gospel. Privileges and enjoyments great indeed, and, in the anticipation of Christian hope, all that prophecy has predicted; but still in themselves by no means agreeing with the plain language of prophecy: or, if a type and allegory be admitted, most unmeet to fulfil such type, most un...