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REFLECTIONS ON THE PROPHECIES
FULFILLED BY LATE EVENTS AND NOW FULBILLINty
SCOURGE OF POPERY
I if PREPARATION FOR THE
ENDING OF THE INDIGNATION,
CONVERSION AND RESTORATION
IN TWO VOLUMES.
By the Rev. W. ETTRICK, M. A.
ATE FELLOW OF UNIVERSITY COLLEGE. OXFORD.
'• O Israeli who is like unto thee, O people, taved by the
"The Broker is come up before them: they hove broken up,
PRINTSD TOR TBE AUTHOR Br J. GRAB AM,
TO THE HONOURABLE
WILLIAM WILBERFORCE, Esq.
MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR THE
COUNTY OF YORK,
THE ILLUSTRIOUS ADVOCATE OF VIRTUE
AND VITAL CHRISTIANITY,
AND THE AMIABLE FRIEND OF HUMAN NATURE,
IS, WITH THE GREATEST RESPECT,
BY HIS MOST OBEDIENT
SOME months ago having met with an account of a society professedly instituted for the ConVersion Of The Jews, I was induced to give a particular attention to the prophecies on that subject, having myself always entertained an idea, that the time for the realizing of that glorious hope is yet premature ;* and moreover, that the conversion and restoration of that people, "terrible from their beginning hitherto/'f is a work in which God will have no need of converting societies, nor will admit of any participation in it with the arm of flesh. + The judicial blindness upon Israel is declared by the prophets, and our Saviour himself, and the apostles, to be the immediate work of God, and an afflictive judgment, which was to lie heavy upon them for a great length of time, even "till the fulness of the gentiles should answering nevertheless, all the while,
. * DaD. xii, 7,11, 12. f Isai- xviii.
.1 Isai. iix. 16 ; Ixiii. 3<