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the instruction of the angel all their proper bearings, and prove it thus : —

1st. The seventy weeks or 490 years to the crucifixion of Christ, . . . . . . . . . . 490 From crucifixion to taking away daily abomination, 475 From taking away Pagan rites to the setting up abomination of desolation, . - - - From setting up Papal power (time, times, and a half) to the end of his civil reign, . . . . . 1260 From the taking away the Papal civil rule to the resurrection, . . . . . . . . . . . 45

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Now add these together, and you will have the whole 2300 years of Daniel's vision. Do you not, kind hearer, see by this mode, and by these last numbers given him, Daniel could learn every part and division of the whole history down to the time when he should stand in his lot? But now, for his instruction, we will suppose Daniel understood our mode of reckoning time ; he might have given it to us in this way: —“The 70 weeks, or 490 years, will be accomplished A. D.33. The pagan abomination will be taken away 475 years afterwards, which will be A. D. 508. The papal abomination will be set up 30 years after, A.D. 538, and will continue 1260 years, A. D. 1798. After this 45 years, I shall stand in my lot, and all that come forth to this resurrection will be blessed, A. D. 1843.” “Blessed is he that waiteth and cometh to the thousand three hundred and five and thirty days.” Rev. xx. 6. “Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection.” We are now prepared to give you the remainder of the angel's instruction to Daniel, beginning where we left off in our last lecture; and you will likewise now take notice that it is the last division, and what we now shall read to you must all take place in 45 years, between the years 1798 and 1843. So that you may, almost all of you, judge for yourselves, upon your own observations, whether these #. are SO or not. We therefore begin at the 40th verse of the 11th chapter of Daniel, “and at the time of the end” of the papal civil power. Now, another person has obtained this civil power: this was Bonaparte, the ruler of the French nation. This year of which we are now treating was the very year that the French destroyed the power of the pope, and Bonaparte began his extraordinary career in conquest and authority; and it was evident, by his success and fortune, that he was raised up by God himself for some great and special purpose; and through him, as an instrument, and by means of the French revolution, the shackles that had bound more than half of Europe in bigotry, superstition, and tyranny, were burst asunder, and the inquisition and Papacy lost their power and terror over the bodies and minds of men. At this time, then, our prophecy begins, and Bonaparte is the person designated by the pronouns he and him in the prophecy: “And, at the time of the end, shall the king of the south push at him; and the king of the north shall come against him like a whirlwind, with -chariots, and with horsemen, and with many ships.” This is a description of an alliance entered into by the Ring of Sardinia, Italy, and Spain, in the south, and Great Britain, in the north, for six years. England engaged, in this treaty, to pay the king of Sardinia 200,000l. per annum to furnish an army of horse and a large fleet. The command of the fleet was given to Lord Nelson. Various was the success of the allies in the south. Spain had to recede, and finally joined the French. The king of Sardinia had to leave his territories on the continent, and shut himself up in the island of Sardinia. The king of Naples fled to the island of Sicily, after making a vigorous push at the French, in November, 1798, and getting possession of Rome, while Lord Nelson took and destroyed the French fleet, near the mouth of the Nile, the same year. But the French soon retook Italy; and this broke up this league, and the French remained masters of almost all that belonged to the Western Empire of Rome, except Great Britain. “And he shall enter into the countries, and shall overflow, and pass over” was literally accomplished. “He shall enter also into the glorious land” (or land of delight, as it might have been translated.) This, I have no doubt, means Italy. Bonaparte fought some of his most brilliant battles in this delightsome country. The battle of Marengo was fought, if I mistake not, in June, 1800, after crossing the Alps, an impassable barrier between France and Italy, as it was supposed by his enemies, “And many countries shall be overthrown.” It is said that Bonaparte conquered three kingdoms at the battle of Marengo. “But these shall escape out of his hands, even Edom and Moab, and the chief of the children of Ammon.” Bonaparte, when he went into Egypt, calculated to march into the East Indies: he advanced into Syria, where, after gaining some advantages, he received a decisive check before St. John d'Acre, when he was obliged to raise the siege, and retreat back to Egypt with the shattered remains of his army. So the country once inhabited by the Edomites, Moabites, and Ammonites, “escaped out of his hands.” 42, “He shall stretch forth his hands also upon the countries; and the land of Egypt shall not escape.” “Hands” signifies power; and what country on the globe did not more or less feel the effects of Bonaparte's power P Egypt, surely, did not escape; for all Lower Egypt was conquered by his arms. 43, “But he shall have power over the treasures of gold, and of silver, and over all the precious things of Egypt.” Bonaparte, in his conquest of Egypt, levied contributions upon the inhabitants of the country sufficient to support and pay his troops, and brought away much with him. “And the Lybians and Ethiopians shall be at his steps.” When he first went into Egypt, he landed his army on the coast of what was to: called Lybia, and his last battle was fought in Upper Egypt — what the ancients called Ethiopia. So both of these places were at his steps, although neither of them was fairly conquered, as was Egypt. 44, “But tidings out of the east, and out of the north, shall trouble him.” This was what was at that time called the Holy ...Alliance. This was composed of most of the kings on the north and east of France, which finally proved the overthrow of the power of Bonaparte, and the restora tion of the Bourbons on the throne of France. The news of this alliance caused him much trouble, and also his immediate return to France. “Therefore he shall go forth with great fury to destroy and utterly to make away many.” This is a plain description of Bonaparte's campaign into Russia. He went forth with an army of 400,000 men, with fury, in order to break up the Holy Alliance. He did utterly destroy Moscow, and laid desolate the country through which he passed. He made away with more than 200,000 of his own army, besides the destruction of his enemies, say many thousands more. Such a destruction of life and property in one campaign was never known since the days of the Persians and the Greeks. 45, “And he shall plant the tabernacle of his palace between the seas in the glorious holy mountain,” (or mountain of delight.) This was literally fulfilled, in May 26, 1805, when Bonaparte was crowned king of Italy at Milan, – Italy lying between two seas. To “plant the tabernacle of his palace” would be to establish him as king. “Yet he shall come to his end, and none shall help him.” This closes the history of one of the most powerful monarchs—the most ambitious and fortunate of warriors, and a man of unbounded sway — that modern times had ever produced. He had destroyed, perhaps, more than 3,000,000 lives; he had dethroned more than one half of the kings of Europe; he had disposed of kingdoms at his will; all nations had been under the control of his decrees; he had commanded more than two millions of veteran soldiers; the treasures of the four quarters of the globe lay at his feet. “Yet he shall come to his end, and none shall help him.” How soon the tale of his end is told ! A breath, and his end is come ; a vapor, and he is gone. O God! the breath of kings is in thy hand; thy word goeth forth, and it is done; thy decree passeth, and it stands fast. “He shall come to his end, and none shall help him.” Where are those kings that courted his alliance? Where the twenty millions of French who idolized him as a god 2 Where are those two millions of veteran soldiers whose bodies had been used as ramparts to mount him to glory? Where are his five brethren who sat in the seat of kings by his power P Where is his mother, made a rich dowager by his munificence 2 Where, O where is the empress Maria Louisa, and the oung king of Italy P : “And none shall help him.” es, Bonaparte was by the British, after he had resigned himself into their hands, carried a prisoner to the island of St. Helena, in the Atlantic Ocean, where he died in exile. “He shall come to his end, and none shall help him.” By this history the kings of the earth may learn, that God can, with perfect ease, when the set time shall come, break them and their kingdoms to pieces, so that the wind may carry them away like chaft, that no place shall be found for them. I shall now examine the remainder of Gabriel's message, contained in Daniel xii. 1, “And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great Prince which standeth for the children of thy people.” Michael, in this passage, must mean Christ; he is the great Prince, and Prince of princes. The time here spoken of is when Bonaparte shall come to his end, and none to help him. This was in the latter part of the year A. D. 1815. There are two things for which Christ stands up for his people to accomplish; one is their faith, and the other their judgment. Jer. iii. 13. Now, it is evident he did not them stand up in judgment; therefore I shall choose the former, that he stood up to plead the cause of his people, to restrain backsliders, and to add to the church of God many who should be saved. And blessed be his holy name, he accomplished his purpose; for in the years 1816, 17, 18, more people were converted to the faith of Jesus than had been for thirty years before. Almost, and I know not but every town in these states was visited with a shower of mercy, and hundreds and thousands, yea, tens of thousands, were born into the invisible kingdom of the dear Redeemer, and their names recorded among the members of the church of the first born. This has lasted in a great measure for 20 years, and has spread over a large share of the Christian world; even the islands of the sea have lifted up their voices to God, and the wilderness has bloomed like the rose, and the heathen have seen of his salvation. The grace of God has distilled upon us like the

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