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The wonders of prophecy : or, what are we to believe?

Author: John Urquhart
Publisher: Harrisburg, PA : Christian Publications, [1925?]
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Genre/Form: Prophecies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Urquhart
OCLC Number: 16006486
Description: x, 241 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Volume I --
1. A serious question --
Sometimes asked in despair --
Trials of early faith --
Ministerial difficulties --
The demand for an answer --
2. Can the question be answered? --
Certainty sometimes attained --
Bishop Newton and Marshal Wade --
The future completely hid from human view --
What is proved if the future has nevertheless been fully read? --
3. Predictions regarding Tyre and Sidon --
Illustration of the kind of evidence available: the stones and dust of Tyre to be laid in the sea --
We limit ourselves to prophecies fulfilled at and since the beginning of the Christian era --
Tyre to be built no more --
Sidon to continue but to suffer --
What if the two names had changed places? --
4. Predictions regarding Egypt --
Fate of Thebes --
Egypt's doom of decline --
The kingdom not to be extinguished --
Its degradation --
To have no native ruler 5. Predictions regarding Egypt (continued) --
Fate of Memphis --
The rivers and the canals of Egypt --
The verdure on the river banks --
The fisheries of Egypt --
Its remaining industries --
The desolation of the surrounding countries --
The desolation of Egypt itself --
The character of its masters --
Their nationality --
Their work --
Summary --
6. Idumea and the sea-coast of Palestine --
The commerce of Idumea to cease --
The race to become extinct --
The land to be a desolation --
The doom of the Philistines --
The remnant of the sea-coast to be destroyed --
The country to be desolate with its fruitfulness is to remain --
The present aspect of the land that purpose which it serves described in prophecy --
Predictions regarding Ascalon, Ekron, and Gaza 7. Judea and Babylon --
The cessation of the Jewish worship and the desolation of the Jewish sanctuaries --
The Israelites uprooted from the land --
Their enemies to dwell in it --
Its cities to be a waste and the land a desolation --
The duration of the desolation --
Judea to be a land of pilgrimages --
The doom of Bethel, of Samaria, of Capernum, and of Jerusalem --
Fate of Mount Moriah and of Zion --
The destruction of the temple and the continued oppression of Jerusalem --
Julian's attempt to defeat the prophecy --
Babylon: its desolation to be utter and lasting --
The process of its demolition described --
A burnt mountain --
To become the prey of many nations --
All that spoil her to be satisfied --
The awful desolation of Chaldea
Responsibility: by John Urquhart.

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