in their distinct order, or sphere of action in the enjoyment of their Eternal felicity
4th What are we to understand by the eyes & wings the beasts had?
A Their eyes are a representation of light and knowledge, that is they are full of knowledge & their wings are a representation of Power to move to act &c &c
5. What are we to understand by the four & twenty ?
A. We are to understand that these Elders whom John Saw, were Elders who had been faithful in the work of the ministry & were dead who belonged to the seven churches. & were then in the paradise of God.—
6th What are we to understand by the book which was seald on the back with seven seals which John saw?
A.— We are to understand that it contains the revealed will & mysteries & words of God. the hidden things of his Econemy, concerning this earth, during the [p. 81]