Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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therefore they are left without excuse & their sins are upon their own heads He that seeketh me early shall find me & shall not be forsaken Therefore tarry ye & labor dilligently that you may be perfected in your ministry to go forth among the gentiles for the last time as many as the mouth of the Lord shall name to bind up the law & seal up the testimony & to prepare the saints for the hour of Judgment which is to come that their souls may escape the wrath of God the desolation of abomination which a waiteth the wicked both in this world & in the world to come Verily I say unto you let those who are <not> the first Elders continue in the vineyard untill the mouth of the Lord shall call them for their time is not yet come their garments are not clean from the blood of this generation Abide ye in the Liberty wherewith ye are made free entangle not yourselves in sin but let your hands be clean untill the Lord come for not many days hence & the earth shall tremble & reel to & fro as a drunken man & the Sun shall hide his face & shall refues to give light & the moon shall be bathed in blood & the stars shall become exceeding angry & shall cast themselves down as a fig that falleth from off a fig tree & after your testimony cometh wrath & indignation upon the people for after your testimony cometh the testimony of earthquakes that shall cause groanings in the midst of her & men shall fall upon the ground & shall not be able to stand & also cometh the testimony of the voice of thunderings & the voice of lightnings & the voice of tempests & the voice of <the> waves of the Sea heaving themselves beyond their bounds & all things shall be in commotion & surely mens hearts shall fail them for fear shall come upon them all people & angels shall fly through the midst of heaven crying with a loud voice sounding the trump of God saying prepare ye prepare ye O inhabitants of the earth for the Judgments of our God is come Behold & lo the bridegroom cometh go ye out to meet him And immediateely there shall appear a great sign in heaven & all people shall see it together
And another angel shall sound his trump saying that great church the mother of abominations that made all nations drink of the wine wine of the wrath of its fornication that pursecuteth the Saints of God [p. 163]
therefore they are left without excuse & their sins are upon their own heads He that seeketh me early shall find me & shall not be forsaken Therefore tarry ye & labor dilligently that you may be perfected in your ministry to go forth among the gentiles for the last time as many as the mouth of the Lord shall name to bind up the law & seal up the testimony & to prepare the saints for the hour of Judgment which is to come that their souls may escape the wrath of God the desolation of abomination which a waiteth the wicked both in this world & in the world to come Verily I say unto you let those who are not the first Elders continue in the vineyard untill the mouth of the Lord shall call them for their time is not yet come their garments are not clean from the blood of this generation Abide ye in the Liberty wherewith ye are made free entangle not yourselves in sin but let your hands be clean untill the Lord come for not many days hence & the earth shall tremble & reel to & fro as a drunken man & the Sun shall hide his face & shall refues to give light & the moon shall be bathed in blood & the stars shall become exceeding angry & shall cast themselves down as a fig that falleth from off a fig tree & after your testimony cometh wrath & indignation upon the people for after your testimony cometh the testimony of earthquakes that shall cause groanings in the midst of her & men shall fall upon the ground & shall not be able to stand & also cometh the testimony of the voice of thunderings & the voice of lightnings & the voice of tempests & the voice of the waves of the Sea heaving themselves beyond their bounds & all things shall be in commotion & surely mens hearts shall fail them for fear shall come upon all people & angels shall fly through the midst of heaven crying with a loud voice sounding the trump of God saying prepare ye prepare ye O inhabitants of the earth for the Judgment of our God is come Behold & lo the bridegroom cometh go ye out to meet him And immediateely there shall appear a great sign in heaven & all people shall see it together
And another angel shall sound his trump saying that great church the mother of abomination that made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of its fornication that pursecuteth the Saints of [p. 163]
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