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CHAPTER V.

THE CONNEXION BETWEEN TYPE AND PROPHECY,-VARIOUS COMBINATIONS OF

THE ONE WITH THE OTHER, GIVING RISE TO WHAT HAS BEEN CALLED THE

DOUBLE SENSE OF PROPHECY."-The SUBJECT EXPLAINED IN ACCORDANCE

WITH THE PRINCIPLES ALREADY ADVANCED, FOLLOWED BY SOME REMARKS ON

THE VIEWS COMMONLY ENTERTAINED REGARDING IT,

99-134

A common character belonging to type and prophecy, 99.--A further con-

nexion between them arising from the frequent combination of the one

with the other, 100.--This combination exists in three different forms.

-1. When a typical transaction is historically described, and the de-

scription, as being that of a prophetical circumstance or event, comes

to possess a prophetical character, exemplified in Ps. Ixix. 9, xliv. 22,

Isa. xlix. 8, Ps. Ixxviii. 2, (note,) Hos. xi. 1, Ex. xii. 36, 101-105.—2.

When the essential truths and principles embodied in some typical

transaction are taken up and applied in an accompanying prediction,

which at once explains the type, and expressly delineates to the eye

of faith the coming reality, 105.-Illustrated first in the case of Han-

nah's song, as compared with the Virgin's, 106-108,—then in the 2d

Psalm, including an account of the institution of the kingly government

in Israel, why it was at first opposed by God, and afterwards employed

as the occasion and form of conveying some of the clearest predictions

concerning the Messiah, 109–114.-3. When a typical transaction still

future, was contemplated as present by the eye of the prophet, and was

conuected by him with a word of prophecy, which pre-supposed what

was typical, and carried forward the truths and principles embodied in

it to the concerns of Christ's kingdom, 115-122,-exemplified in 2 Sam.

vii., Ps. xlv., lxxii., and the latter portion of Isaiah’s prophecies.-Ob-

jections against the double sense, 122-128.–Chief fault in most, who

oppose the double sense, ascribing another and lower sense to many

predictions, which directly point to Christ, exemplified in Isaiah's pre-

diction of the birth of Immanuel, ch. vii.,

128-134

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164-169

CHAPTER I.

THE TRUTHS SYMBOLIZED AND TYPIFIED IN THE PATRIARCHAL RELIGION, COM-

PREHENDING SUCH ALSO AS WERE EMBODIED IN THE HISTORICAL TRANSAC-

TIONS CONNECTED WITH THE FALL.

SECTION FIRST.

THE TRUTHS EMBODIED IN THE HISTORICAL TRANSACTIONS CONNECTED WITH THE

FALL, BEING THOSE ON WHICH THE FIRST SYMBOLICAL RELIGION WAS BASED,

170—181

All typico-symbolical institutions necessarily subsequent to the fall, 170–

172.-But even then founded upon, and pre-suppose certain truths

brought out in the transactions connected with the fall.— These were,

1. The doctrine of human guilt and depravity, 172.—2. Of the holy

character of God, as loving righteousness and hating sin, 173.–Of sal-

vation by grace, 174.-Of the principle of headship,

175-181

SECTION SECOND.

THE TREE OF LIFE,

181-186

The original purpose of that tree, 181–182, -—what truths symbolized in

man's exclusion from it,

182-186

SECTION THIRD.

THE CHERUBIM AND THE FLAMING SWORD,

187_202

The flaming sword simply a weapon of desence to guard the way to the

tree of life, 187.-The cherubim different, ib.—Compound forms, and

variable, 187–188.–What denoted by their being called living creatures,

188,-by their never resting, 189.-What signified by their component

parts, by the ox, 190,-by the lion, 190,-by the eagle, 191,- by man,

191.-What indicated by their appearance in the garden of Eden,

pointing to something connected with this region of creation, yet with

that in a very different state from what it now is; in the earlier wor-

shippers with a paradise restored, in Abraham and his pious descend-

ants with an antitypical Canaan, to be entered on after the resurrec-

tion from the dead-hence the hope of the resurrection, and of a state

of blessedness beyond, inseparable from the patriarchal religion in all

the faithful, 264-270,—this confirmed by the sentiments of Jewish

doctors, and the difference pointed out between the hopes of patriarchs,

and those of heathens respecting an hereafter, 270-273,—also from

Scripture, 273–275.—The antitypical Canaan shown to be the renovated

earth, which a redeemed church shall receive as its purchased posses-

sion, when Christ comes in his glory,

275-290

APPENDIX.

ON THE BEARING WHICH THE RELATION THE FAMILY or ABRAHAM HELD

IN RESPECT TO THE EARTHLY INHERITANCE, HAS ON THE QUESTION OF

THE RESTORATION OF THE JEWS TO PALESTINE,

291-326

THE

TYPOLOGY OF SCRIPTURE

INVESTIGATED AND APPLIED.

PART I.

INQUIRY INTO THE PRINCIPLES OF TYPICAL INTERPRETATION, WITH

A VIEW TO THE DETERMINATION OF THE REAL NATURE AND DESIGN OF TYPES, AND HOW THEY ARE TO BE ASCERTAINED AND APPLIED.

CHAPTER I. THE PAST AND PRESENT STATE OF THEOLOGICAL OPINION REGARDING THE TYPES, EMBRACING A SHORT HISTORY AND EXAMINATION OP THE VIEWS WHICH HAVE BEEN SUCCESSIVELY ENTERTAINED ON THE SUBJECT, FROM THE FIRST AGES OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH TO THE PRESENT TIMES.

Few branches of theology have given rise to such variety of opinion among divines as that of types, and none, perhaps, has derived less benefit from the new lights and improved methods of investigation, which have been introduced into theological study. Even those who have been perfectly at one on the fundamental doctrines of the gospel, and the leading principles of scriptural interpretation, have yet differed widely, not only in their methods of explaining particular types, but also in what they allowed to possess this character, and the degree of importance they attached to it. Extreme opinions have undoubtedly been held on both sides, nor have they yet entirely disappeared from the church, although there can be little doubt, that the progress of opinion has been steadily tending for many years, both to lessen the amount, and to depreciate the value, of the typical matter of Old Testament scripture. VOL. I.-2

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