Our present position on the chart of time, as revealed in the Word of God

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byJames Brodie

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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. 1870. Excerpt: ... THE PROSPECTS OF BRITAIN. When we read of judgments on the Earth and on the Sea, we naturally ask, Is Britain to be included among those that are doomed to suffer To this inquiry prophecy does not give a distinct and definite reply. On the one hand, we find various reasons that lead us to fear that it must be reckoned among them. It formed part of the empire of ancient Rome; for many ages it submitted to the Papal yoke, and continued until very lately to countenance and support the Romish religion. It has ever been, and continues to be, an active and influential member of the European commonwealth of nations. It has spent a fearful amount of blood and treasure in upholding the balance of power both in the East and in the West of Europe--that is, in maintaining those governments which are denounced in prophecy as Antichristian, and against which the judgments of the latter day are to be sent. We have been confederate with those who have apostatised from the faith, and have reason therefore to fear that we shall share in their doom. On the other hand, there are circumstances that lead U3 to hope that we may be permitted to escape; for though Britain did for many ages acknowledge the authority of the Pope, it now stands foremost in the rank of Protestant kingdoms; and though it has far too largely countenanced the Romish religion by grants of money, it openly and strenuously opposes its persecuting spirit. Britain is, moreover, the land of Gospel ordinances, of Bibles, and of missions; there is therefore ground for hoping that it may be the Zoar of the latter day, and find mercy in the season of reckoning. In this state of uncertainty, when the fear of condemnation and the hope of escape are so equally balanced, and when the signs of the times concur with th...

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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. 1870. Excerpt: ... THE PROSPECTS OF BRITAIN. When we read of judgments on the Earth and on the Sea, we naturally ask, Is Britain to be included a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217526667

ISBN - 13:9780217526661

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