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THINGS WHICH MUST SHORTLY COME TO PASS:

AS REVEALED IN THE SEVEN-SEALED BOOK OF THE

SECRET COUNSELS OF GOD.

(Dan. ix. 27; Rev. i. 1; v. 1.)

COMPILED BY C. P. O.

" WATCHMAN! WHAT OF THE NIGHT?”

“THE MORNING COMETH:
AND ALSO THE NIGHT.” [preceding-i.e. the eve of the Day.]

Isa. xxi. 11, 12 (Matt. xiv. 25).

“THE NIGHT IS FAR SPENT,

THE DAY IS AT HAND :
LET US THEREFORE CAST OFF THE WORKS OF DARKNESS,
AND LET US PUT ON THE ARMOUR OF LIGHT."

· Rom. xiii. 12.

LONDON:
S. W. PARTRIDGE AND CO., 9, PATERNOSTER ROW.

1867.

101. f. 121

NELSON AND CO., PRINTERS, OXFORD ARMS PASSAGE, ST. PAUL'S,

LONDON.

SCRIPTURES

RELATING TO

THE SECOND ADVENT

OF

THE TRUE MESSIAH

OF THE JEWS

(Isa. iv. 25, 26),

AND

THE KING OF NATIONS

(Rev. xv. 3, margin);

ALMIGHTY IN HEAVEN AND ON EARTH

(Matt. xxviii. 18),

WHOSE WORKS ARE GREAT AND MARVELLOUS,

HIS WAYS JUST AND TRUE.

(Rev. xv.3.)

PREFACE.

The purpose of this humble attempt is to gather out from The Book given to us, what is there revealed directly bearing upon the Events of the Last Week of the Prophecy of Daniel, to be enacted during the latest phase of the Fourth Gentile Power, when the completed Image of Nebuchadnezzar's Vision stands upon its “ feet of iron and clay : "_that is, the Seven years during which the Jewish Nation becomes again the subject of the Divine dealing in a conspicuous and active manner :-Events which will concern the Gentile nations also, and will shake to the foundation every edifice of man's building in the spiritual, religious, moral, and political world, and utterly burn up the wood and hay and stubble; when the refined gold alone will remain, though trampled under foot, and will afterwards shine forth to the praise of The Refiner; and when many will be saved yet so as by fire,” having then to begin the works which shall “follow them," and to “lay up treasure in the heavens.” To those who in such momentous times fear to lean upon an “arm of flesh," and desire to be built upon The Rock of Which the Written Word testifies, the addition of more than the briefest words of reference, or comparison, or elucidation,—and these merely connecting the various parts of Scripture,—would be a hindrance; and would add to the book not value but an element of weakness. Hence its style is unavoidably somewhat abrupt.

These pages contain, therefore, little more than the very words of Scripture :--and the teaching of those Scriptures, as understood by

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