be able to bear his presence in a world of
glory. And to God and the Lamb be glory, and honor, and dominion forever and
Nothing could be more pleasing to the Saint, upon the order of the
kingdom of the Lord, than the light which burst upon the world, through the
foregoing vision. Every
law, every , every promise, every truth, and every point, touching the
destiny of man, from Genesis to Revelation, where the purity of either remains unsullied
from the wisdom of men, goes to shew the perfection of the theory, and witnesses
the fact that that document is a transcript from the Records of the eternal world.
The sublimity of the ideas; the purity of the language; the scope for action; the
continued duration for completion, in order that the heirs of salvation, may
confess the Lord and bow the knee; The rewards for faithfulnes & the
punishments for sins, are so much beyond the narrow mindedness of men, that every
honest man is constrained to exclaim; It
About the first of march, in connection with the translation of
the scriptures, I received the following explanation of the Revelations of
What is the sea
of glass spoken of by John, 4th. chapter, and 6th.
verse of the Revelation?
It is the earth in its sanctified, immor tal and eternal state.
What are we to understand by the four beasts spoken of by John in the
4th. chapter, and 6th. verse of Revelation?
They are figurative expressions, used by the Revelator, John, in
describing heaven, the paradise of God, the happiness of men, and of beasts, and
of creeping things, and of the fowls of the air; that which is spiritual being in the