The Prophetic Faith of Our Fathers, vol. 2


CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO: Predictions of French Revolution and Papal Overthrow

The papal reaction of the seventeenth century was followed by the French Revolution of the eighteenth. For more than a century before the Revolution developed, a line of expositors of the Protestant Historical School not only had predicted from the prophecies of Daniel and the Apocalypse the approaching end of the 1260 years of the ecclesiastic supremacy of the Papacy, but had set forth France as the probable instrument, and infidelity as the possible means of the coming overthrow. When, therefore, the French Revolution broke forth in 1789, not only did new writers solemnly discourse on contemporary fulfilling prophecy, but various compilations of past statements were assembled and printed. Let us note them. PFF2 723.1