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" He gave this and the Prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosities by enabling them to foreknow things, but that after they were fulfilled they might be interpreted by the event, and his own Providence, not the Interpreters, be then... "
Twelve Sermons Introductory to the Study of the Prophecies - Page 68
by Richard Hurd - 1773
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The Prophetical Character and Inspiration of the Apocalypse Considered

George Pearson - Bible - 1835 - 408 pages
...He gave this and the prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosities by enabling them to foreknow things, but that, after they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event, and his own providence, not the interpreter's, be manifested thereby to the world. For the event of things...
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The Church of England magazine [afterw.] The Church of England and Lambeth ...

1836
...prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosities, by enabling them to foreknow all things; but that after they were fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event, and his own providence, not the interpreters, might be manifest thereby to the world." The portion of the...
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A compendium of rudiments in theology

John Bainbridge Smith - Theology, Doctrinal - 1836 - 607 pages
...enabling them to foreknow things, and thus to set up for prophets ; but that, in Sir Isaac Newton's words, after they were fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event; and that His own providence — (not the foresight of the interpreters) — might be thereby manifested...
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Help to the Reading of the Bible

Benjamin Elliott Nicholls - Bible - 1838 - 475 pages
...prophets. He gave this and the prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosity, by enabling them to foreknow things, but that, after they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event, and his own providence, not the interpreters, be then manifested thereby to the world." The following passages...
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Life of Sir Isaac Newton

David Brewster - 1838 - 323 pages
...relation which the Apocalypse has to the prophecies of Daniel, and of the subject of the prophecy itself. after they were fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event, and afford convincing arguments that the woild is governed by Providence. He considers that theie is so...
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The New-Church preacher, sermons by the ministers and preachers of the New ...

New Church preacher - 1839
...prophecies of the Old Testament not to gratify men's curiosity by enabling them to foreknow things, but after they were fulfilled they might be interpreted by the event, and his own providence, and not the interpreter be then manifested to the world." In addition to these...
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An exposition of the Epistle to the Church of Philadelphia

John Hayden (independent minister.) - 1841
...fie gave this, and the prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosities, by enabling them to foreknow things, but that after they were...fulfilled they might be interpreted by the event, and his own Providence, not the interpreters, be then manifested thereby to the world." prophecy," these...
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The Baptist Memorial and Monthly Chronicle, Volume 1

Baptists - 1842
...the Revelations,) and the prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosity by enabling them to foreknow things, but that after they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event, and God's own providence, (or foresight,) not the interpreter's, be then manifested to the world." This...
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Elements of Christian theology. With additional notes, and a ..., Volume 1

sir George Pretyman Tomline (bart, bp. of Winchester.) - 1843
...God gave these and the prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosity, by enabling them to foreknow things, but that after they were...fulfilled they might be interpreted by the event, and his own providence, not that of the interpreters, be then manifested thereby to the world." — " To...
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A new edition of the Analysis of the Revelation [from Dissertations on the ...

Thomas Newton (bp. of Bristol.) - 1845
...He gave this and the prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosities by enabling them to foreknow things, but that after they were...fulfilled they might be interpreted by the event, and his own providence, not the interpreters, be then manifested thereby to the world." If therefore we...
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