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INGATHERING OF THE ANTICHRISTIAN VINTAGE TO THE
GREAT WINE-PRESS OF THE WRATH OF GOD.
xiv, 17—19. And another angel came out of the temple which is in heaven, he also having a sharp sickle. And another angel came out from the altar, which had power over fire; and cried with a loud voice to him that had the sharp sickle, saying, Thrust in thy sharp sickle, and gather the clusters of the vine of the earth, for her grapes are fully ripe. And the angel thrust in his sickle into the earth, and gathered the vine of the earth, and cast it into the great wine-press of the wrath of God.
Time—the day 2400.
THE FINAL WARNING TO THE WORLD, AND TO THE CHURCH. THE GATHERING TO ARMAGEDDON.
xvi, 15, 16. Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame. And he gathered them together into a place, called in the Hebrew tongue, Armageddon.
TIME_The day 2400.
MESSIAH'S VICTORY OVER THE ANTICHRISTIAN CON
xvii, 14. These, shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them ; for he is Lord of Lords, and King of Kings, and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.
TIME—the day 2400.
MESSIAH COMING FORTH FROM HEAVEN TO TREAD THE WINE-PRESS, AND TO SMITE THE NATIONS.
11 xix, -16. And I saw heaven opened, and behold! a white horse, and be that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge, and make war. His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns, and he had a name written that no man knew but he himself. And he was clothed in a vesture dipped in blood ; and his name is called THE WORD OF GOD. And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean. And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations; and he shall rule them with a rod of iron. And he treadeth the wine-press of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. And he bath on his vesture and on his thigh a name writtenKING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.
TIME-the day 2400.
THE OPENED BOOK.
And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud; and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire. And he set his right foot upon
the sea, and his left foot on the earth, and cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roareth: and when he had cried, seven thunders uttered their voices. And when the seven thunders had uttered their voices, I was about to write. And I heard a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Seal up those things, which the seven thunders uttered, and write them not. And the angel which I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth, lifted up his hand to heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever and
ever, who created heaven, and the things that therein are, and the earth, and the things that therein are, ad the sea, and the things which are therein, that there should be time no longer; but in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound
the mystery of God should be finished; as he hath declared to his servants the prophets..... And he had in his right hand a little book, open........ And the voice which I heard from heaven, spake unto me again, and said, Go, and take the little book, which is open in the hand of the angel, which standeth upon the sea and upon the earth. And I went unto the angel, and said unto him, Give me the little book. And he said unto me, Take it, and eat it up; and it shall make thy belly bitter, but it shall be in thy mouth sweet as honey. And I took the little book out of the angel's hand, and ate it up; and it was in my mouth sweet as boney, and as soon as I had eaten it, my belly was bitter.
And he said, thou must prophesy again, before many peoples, and nations, and tongues, and kings. TIME—the day 2400.
THE ORDERED MEASURE
MESSIAH AT JERUSALEM.
xi, 1, 2, And there was given unto me a reed, like unto a rod; and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the Temple of God, and the altar, and them which worship therein. But the court, which is without the temple, leave out, and measure it not, for it is given unto the Gentiles.
TIME—the day 2400.
MESSIAH ON MOUNT SION, WITH THE 144000 SEALED
xiv, 1. And I looked, and lo! the Lamb stood on the Mount Sion: and with him a hundred and forty and four thousand, having his Father's name written in their foreheads.
TIME—the day 2400.
And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come, and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the Great God; that ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on them, and the flesh of all, both free and bond, both small and great. And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their