Brothers and sisters, I found this passage truly edifying and so I offer it to you. Revelation – the Apocalypse – is for the Church in every age, I believe – for Jew and Gentile.
For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
“The Holy Spirit, foreseeing, no doubt, that the Church of Rome would adulterate the truth by many ‘gross and grievous abominations’ (I use the words of the judicious Hooker); and that she would anathematize all who would not communicate with her, and denounce them as cut off from the body of Christ and from hope of everlasting salvation; foreseeing, also that Rome would exercise a wide and dominant sway for many generations, by boldly iterated assertions of Unity, Antiquity, Sanctity, and Universality; foreseeing also, that…
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