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Exposition of the Apocalypse ; Plan of the Apocalypse ; the

Seven Epistles and the Seven Seals.

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The Seventh Seal

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Practical Reflections on the Seals

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LECTURE X.

Introduction to the Prophecies concerning Babylon in the

Apocalypse.

Interpretation of the Prophecies in Chapters XIII. XIV. XVI.

XVII. XVIII. and XIX. of the Apocalypse

294

Serious and solemn nature of this subject

ib.

Argument urged on the ground of Charity

295

What true Charity is

297

How it will be best exercised in the present important question

296, 298

Earnest Appeal to all members of the Church of Rome

299

Condition of those who have fallen away to Rome

299, 300

Duties of Clergy and People, with respect to the Apocalypse,

especially in the present times

301, 302

Preliminary explanations :-

1. Concerning salvability in the Church of Rome . 302, 303

2. Concerning opposition to the Church of Rome 303, 304

I. Assertions of the most eminent Divines of the Church of

England concerning these Prophecies

305

Subsequent misuse of these Prophecies by other per-

305, 306

Consequent reaction

306

Inferences from these facts

307, 308

II. The Allegation considered :—that, if Rome is aimed at

in the Apocalypse, they who derive their Holy Orders

from Rome are involved in her condemnation 308, 309

III. Rome may be a Church, and yet Babylon

310, 311

IV. Civil connexions with Rome, their influence

311, 312

Instruction, Admonitions, and Practical Warnings, founded on

these Apocalyptic Prophecies :-

I. Vindications of the Church of England from the charge

of Schism

313, 319

False Unity ·

313

Duty of each particular Church, as shown in the Apo-

calypse

314

Application to England

314, 315

The Apocalypse an inspired Vindication of the Re-

formation and of the Church of England

315, 319

Why these Prophecies concerning Rome were written 315, 319

II. The Apocalypse leads us to hope that many members of

the Church of Rome may see and receive the truth;

but it forbids us to look for Union with the Church

of Rome

319-321

It makes us fear for her, and for others from her . 321, 322

Bishop Butler's warning concerning Rome

321

III. Endowment of Romanism, pleas for, considered 321-326

England's true policy and strength

325, 326

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