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Book of Revelation, we find it thus written : “ And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them; and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the Beast, neither his Image, neither had received his Mark upon their foreheads or in their hands : and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. But the rest of the dead lived not again till the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection. Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection : on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years." (xx. 4–6.) In these words we have first, a blessedness pronounced upon him who hath part in the first resurrection, and, secondly, a particular promise made to those who have been beheaded for the witness of Jesus and for the word of God, and which have not worshipped the Beast, neither his Image, neither have received his Mark upon their foreheads or in their hands : they are to live and reign with Christ a thousand years. The prophet Daniel would not worship the king of Babylon, but preferred to be cast into the den of lions ; neither would he worship the Golden Image which the king set up, though the refusal exposed him to the risk of being cast into a burning fiery furnace with Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. He would not worship the Babylonish Beast, nor the Image of Gold which was

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the boldness of his piety he is called " a man greatly beloved," (x. 11, 19.) and was rewarded with the special promise that he should “rest and stand in his lot at the end of the days.But this promise is not confined to him. All who have refused to worship the Beastthe Romish Beast-the modern Babylonish Beastand his Image, and to receive his mark in their right hand and in their foreheads, shall partake of the blessedness of Daniel. They shall“

They shall “rest and stand in their lot at the end of the days.They shall havepart in the first resurrection, and live and reign with Christ a thousand years." Upon them “ the second death hath no power,” but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thou

We believe that the termination of Daniel's period of 1335 years coincides with the commencement of the Millennium.

The number of the Beast, which all receive who belong to the Romish Church, is 666. But we shall show hereafter that the name of the Beast, written at full length, is, when counted, 2001. It consists of two parts, the respective numbers of which are 666 and 1335. The number 666 is common to all members of the Romish Church. The whole number 2001 is the number of the Pope and of all Romish Bishops.

But the number 2001 is not only the sum of the numbers mentioned by St. John and Daniel, 666 and 1335: it is also the sum of the numbers 741 and 1260. The year 741 is the mean year between the years 727 and 755, in which years respectively the Pope was “ the Eighthhead of Rome, and plucked Book of Revelation, we find it thus written : " And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them ; and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the Beast, neither his Image, neither had received his Mark upon their foreheads or in their hands : and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. But the rest of the dead lived not again till the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection. Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection : on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.” (xx. 4–6.) In these words we have first, a blessedness pronounced upon him who hath part in the first resurrection, and, secondly, a particular promise made to those who have been beheaded for the witness of Jesus and for the word of God, and which have not worshipped the Beast, neither his Image, neither have received his Mark upon their foreheads or in their hands : they are to live and reign with Christ a thousand years. The prophet Daniel would not worship the king of Babylon, but preferred to be cast into the den of lions ; neither would he worship the Golden Image which the king set up, though the refusal exposed him to the risk of being cast into a burning fiery furnace with Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. He would not worship the Babylonish Beast, nor the Image of Gold which was set up “ in the plain of Dura in the province of Babylon.” For his faithfulness to his God, and for sand years.

the boldness of his piety he is called “ a man greatly beloved,(x. 11, 19.) and was rewarded with the special promise that he should “ rest and stand in his lot at the end of the days.But this promise is not confined to him. All who have refused to worship the Beast-the Romish Beastthe modern Babylonish Beast--and his Image, and to receive his mark in their right hand and in their foreheads, shall partake of the blessedness of Daniel. They shall “rest and stand in their lot at the end of the days.They shall havepart in the first resurrection, and live and reign with Christ a thousand years." Upon them the second death hath no power," but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thou

We believe that the termination of Daniel's period of 1335 years coincides with the commencement of the Millennium.

The number of the Beast, which all receive who belong to the Romish Church, is 666. But we shall show hereafter that the name of the Beast, written at full length, is, when counted, 2001. It consists of two parts, the respective numbers of which are 666 and 1335. The number 666 is common to all members of the Romish Church. The whole number 2001 is the number of the Pope and of all Romish Bishops.

But the number 2001 is not only the sum of the numbers mentioned by St. John and Daniel, 666 and 1335: it is also the sum of the numbers 741 and 1260. The year 741 is the mean year between the years 727 and 755, in which years respectively the Pope was the Eighthhead of Rome, and plucked up the exarchate of Ravenna by the roots. And if we add 1260 years to the year 741, we are brought down to the year 2001.

We therefore believe that the year 2001 is the termination of the 1335 years of Daniel and the commencement of the Millennium. The " practisings” of the Pope will then come to an end. " The Lord will consume him with the spirit of his mouth, and destroy him with the brightness of his coming." (2 Thess. ii. 8.) “At that time shall Michael stand up, the Great Prince, which standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time : and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.(Dan. xii. 1.) Then shall the LORD go forth, and fight against those nations, as when he fought in the day of battle. And His feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shnll cleave in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south. And ye shall flee to the valley of the mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach unto Azal · yea, ye shall flee, like as ye fled from before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah : and the LORD my God shall come, and all the saints with thee.(Zech. xiv. 3–5.) And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse ; and He that sat upon him was called Faithful and

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