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sition it met with, 151-156. the great corruption of Christianity, 370. many prophecies relating to the prevailing of popery, 370, 413. the predictions represented in one view, 371. its tyranny and idolatry foretold, 371, 372. the blasphemy of popery in the pope's making himfelt equal and even superior to God, 373, 374. the power and riches of the popish clergy, 375. the pomp of their ceremonies and vestments, 375, 376, their policy, lies and frauds, 376. their pretended vifions and miracles, 376, 377. intimations of popery in the new Testament, 379, &c. not only foretold, but the place and persons, pointed out, 384. instances of this, 384-390. the time also signified, 393. when to arise and how long to prevail, 393-399. the tyrannical power often called Antichrist, 400. the corruptions of popery being fore

told, we are not to be surprised or offended, 413. Porphyry and Collins deny the genuinness of Daniel's pro

phecies, which are sufficiently vindicated, I. 400, 401.

their notions refuted, I. 465, 406, 467. Prophecy, a differtation on Noah's prophecy, I. 9-36.

the prophecies concerning Ishmael, 37–63. concerning Jacob and Esau, 64–84. Jacob's prophecies concerning his fons, particularly Judah, 85–113. Balaam's prophecies, 114-155. Moses's prophecy of a prophet like unto himself, 156-175. prophecies of Mofes concerning the Jews, 176—200. prophecies of other prophets concerning the Jews, 2014-205. the prophecies concerning Nineveh, 246–275. the prophecies concerning Babylon, 276-313. the prophecies concerning Tyre, 314-351. the prophecies concerning Egypt, 352-398. Nebuchadnezzar's dream of the great em

pires, 399-440. Daniel's vision of the same, 441-498. Prophecy, a differtation on Daniel's vision of the Ram and

He-goat, II. 1–82. Daniel's prophecy of the things noted in the scripture of truth, 83–151. the same subject continued, 152–218. our Saviour's prophecies relating to the destruction of Jerusalem, 220—262. the fame subject continued, 263-302. the fame subject continued, 303–337. the same subject continued, 338-358. St. Paul's prophecy of the Man of Sin, 359-425. St. Paul's prophecy of the apostary of the latter times, 426 472.


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Prophecy, a dissertation on the prophecies of the Revela

tion, 'III. Part I. from page 1--200. Part II. 201369. Prophecies relating to popery recapitulated, 370

414 Prophecies, one of the strongest proofs of Revelation, I. 1.

the consequence from believing prophecies to believing revelation, 3. the prophecy of Noah not to be understood of particular persons, but of whole nations, 14, 15. the gift of it not always confined to pious men, 114, 115. many prophecies have both a litteral and my

tical meaning, 137. Prophecies, why the Jewish church instructed by prophets,

and not the Christian, 220, 221. fome prophecies of Chrift concerning himself, and the destruction of Jerusa!em, 222, 223. a view of the prophecies now fulfilling in the world, III. 416—419. instances of prophecies

fulfilled, attestations of divine revelation, 441, 442. Prophecies, the great difference between them and the pa

gan oracles, II. 215, 216. Providence, confirmed by the completion of prophecies,

II. 218, 219. the many absurdities of denying a provi

dence, ibid. Ptolemy, the first of Egypt, a powerful king, II. 94. Ptolemy Philadelphus, the second king of Egypt, II. 95. ,

called the dowry giver, 97. his care of his daughter, 98. Ptolemy Philometor, the great calamities of his reign, Il.

138. the Alexandrians revolt from him, and proclaim his

brother king, 138, 139Ptolemy Philopator, defeats Antiochus, II. 105, 106. mur

ders his nearest relations, 107. consumes his days in feasting and lewdness, ibid. his vicious conduct and cruelty to the Jews, 106-109. dies of intemperance and de

bauchery, 109. Pythius, the richest subject in the world, II. 86. entertains Xerxes and offers to defray the charges of the war, 86, 87.

R. RAbanes, Maurus, in the ninth century, writes against

transubstantiation, III. 152, 153. Ram and He-goat, a differtation on that vision, II. 2 L why the Persian empire is represented by a ram, 27. the



exploits of the ram, 28. a goat properly a type of the
Grecian empire, 29, 30. the goat invades the ram with
great success, 33, 34, 35. the empire of the goat broken

to pieces, 47. what arose after it, ibid.
Reuben, Jacob's prophecy concerning that tribe, how

fulfilled, I. 90, 91.
Redemption, the first promise of that great bleffing, I. 9.

that promise may be called the first prophecy and opening

of Chriftianity, ibid.
Reformation, the first effort towards it by emperors and

bishops, III. 252-256. another by the Waldenses and
Albigenfes, 170, 258. a third by Luther and his fellow-

reformers, 260, 261.
Reinerius, the Dominican, his remarkable character of

the Waldenses, III. 174, 175.
Revelation, the prophecies a strong proof of it, I. 1, 3.

the evidence drawn from prophecy a growing evidence,
6, 7. the objections made to the book of Revelation by some
learned men, III. 3, 4. difficult to explain, yet not
to be defpifed or neglected, 5, 6. the right method of
interpreting it, 7, 8. what helps requisite, 8, 9, the
three chief interpreters of this book, 9. the scope and
design of it given to St. John at Patmos in Nero's reign,
10-17. his first vision and description of Jesus Chrift,
13, 19. the dedication to the seven churches of Asia, 11,
12. its folemn preface to fhew the great authority of the
divine revealer, ibid. the place, the time, and manner of
the first vision, 12-19. the seven epistles to the seven
churches, 19--27. the vision of the throne fet in heaven,
42-45. of that of the book fealed with seven seals, 46,
50. that the Son of God was only found worthy to open
the seals, 46-49. the visions of the six seals considered,
50-73. the seventh seal opened, 82. it comprehends
more events than the former feals, 83. the seven trum-
peis, 83-200. vifion of the great red dragon, 204-
218. of the ten horned beast, 219--232. of the two
horned beast, 232-248. the feven vials, 269-286.
the fall of spiritual Babylon or Rome, 285–328. the
millennium, 328.----343. the general resurrection and

judgment, and new heaven and earth, 347, &c.
Roman empire, compared to a terrible beast without a
name, I. 451, 452, 454, this beast had ten horns, 458.


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these ten horns or kingdoms where to be fought, 460,

the opinion of authors about them, 460. &c. Rome, that church a furprising mystery of iniquity, III. 1.

its herefies and schisms of long continuance, 2. the power of the pope of Rome foretold in scripture, 3. when Rome was governed by the Exarch of Ravenna, 95. resembles Egypt in her punishment as well as in her crimes, 274. her fall compared to Babylon, 285. her ftate and condition, 286. the character of the great whore of Babylon more proper to modern than ancient Rome, 288, 289. her fitting upon a scarlet-coloured beast with feven heads and ten horns, 289, 290. her ornament, 290-292. her inchanting cup, 292. her inscription upon her forehead, 293–296. her being drunk with the blood of the faints, 296, 297. what fignified by the feven heads and ten horns, 300, 301. 304, 305. the prophecies relating to the church of Rome the most effential part of the Revelation, 370. its corruptions and innovations foretold, 372-378. her clergy like the fcribes and pharisees in several instances, 380-384. their usurped power foretold, and the place and persons pointed out, 370, 384-393. the time of its power foretold, 393. its destruction will certainly come, 400-414.


SALADIN, proclamed sultan in Egypt, II. 329., be

fieges and takes Jerusalem, ibid. 330. compels the Christians there to redeem their lives, 330. Saracens, descended from Ishmael, I. 39, 53.

as locusts overspread the earth, III. 98. when they made their

greatest conquests, 109. See Arabians. Sardis, the capital of Lydia, III. 36. at present in ruins,

ibid. in a deplorable state as to religion, 37. Savonarola, his zealous, preaching and writing against the

vices of the Roman clergy, III. 194. endures imprison

ment, tortures and death with constancy, 195.
Sawtree, a parish priest, first burnt for heresy in England,

III. 187, 188.
Scopas, his great success in Coele-Syria and Palestine, II.

113. is afterwards forced to surrender to Antiochus,


Scotus Johannes, writes upon the Eucharift by the com-

mand of the emperor, III. 154. his opinion against the
doctrine of transubstantiation, ibid. invited to England

by king Alfred, and preferred, ibid.
Scriptures, the fulfilment of the prophecies a convincing

argument of their divinity, I. 310, 311. friendly, to
liberty, 312, 313. and the love of our country, II. 81.

Seals, the book sealed with seven seals, III. 48, 49. the Son

of God only found worthy to open it, 49. the seven
seals signify so many periods of prophecy, ibid. the first
memorable for conqueft, 50. its commencement and
continuance, 52–56. the third seal for what charac-
terized, 56. the fourth seal for what distinguished, 60.
the fifth real remarkable for the tenth general perfecu-
tion, 66, 67, 68. the fixth seal for great changes and
revolutions, 69, 70. its continuance from Constantine
to Theodosius, 81, the seventh seal distinguished by the
sounding of seven trumpets, 82, 83. feals foretold the
ftate of the Roman empire before it became Christian,

Seleucidæ and Lagidæ, not the fourth kingdom mentioned

in Daniel, I. 417, 418, 453, 458.,
Seleucia, renders Babylon desolate, I, 299. is called Ba-

bylon by several authors, ibid.
Seleucus, the first of Syria a most potent king, II. 942

Seleucus Ceraunus, bis short and inglorious reign, II. 102,

Seleucus Callinicus, his sons and their pompous appellations,

II. 102, 103
Seleucus Philopator, succeeds his father Antiochus, II. 125.

a raiser of taxes all his days, ibid. fends his treasurer .
to commit facrilege in the temple of Jerusalem, 126. is

destroyed by him, 127.
Septimius Severus, a juft and provident emperor, III. 57.

Shalmaneser, carried the ten tribes into captivity, I. 248.
Shaw (Dr.) his account of the Arabians, I. 54, 55. of

Palestine, 228, 229. 230. of Tyre, 348, 349.
Shem and Japheth, their good behaviour upon their father's
drunkenness, I. 11. the blessings promised upon them


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