John Fletcher Darby Papers, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

John Corrill, “Brief History,” Manuscript, circa 1838–1839

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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[pages 1–19 missing] in faith. much more might be quoted but I will pass to the next topic
Chapter 7
Chap 6th. <​7th.​>
The gathering. Prophets quoted. Power of God to be manifested in the fulfilment of prophecy. Many to be called and sent of God. Conclusions.
The work of the gathering. On searching the scriptures, I found that much was said on this subject, though it was little noticed generally. The 37th of Ezekiel, speaks very clearly; but it is too lengthy to quote here. Suffice it to say, that it promises to gather the Israelites from every place where they have been scattered, and that they and their children and their children’s children shall inherit the land of Israel forever. Isa 2. 2, 3 and Mic[a]h 4. 1, 2. make similar <​promises.​> Isa. 11. 11–16. also speaks of the same, to-gether with the promise of working great miracles for their safe return, such as drying the tongue of the Egyptian sea, and smiting the river (Nile) in the seven streams thereof, and casting up a highway as it was to Israel in the days that he came up out of the land of Egypt. Now When, how, where and by whom shall this great work be accomplished, unless God calls, qualifies, and send forth men endowed with power to do it: for the house of Israel is scattered to all parts of the earth, and who shall know who they are, and where to find them, and how to gather them unless God reveals it to and send them for that purpose. But this he has promised to do; for Jeremiah says that [p. 20]
[pages 1–19 missing] in faith. much more might be quoted but I will pass to the next topic
Chapter 7
Chap 7th.
The gathering. Prophets quoted. Power of God to be manifested in the fulfilment of prophecy. Many to be called and sent of God. Conclusions.
The work of the gathering. On searching the scriptures, I found that much was said on this subject, though it was little noticed generally. The 37th of Ezekiel, speaks very clearly; but it is too lengthy to quote here. Suffice it to say, that it promises to gather the Israelites from every place where they have been scattered, and that they and their children and their children’s children shall inherit the land of Israel forever. Isa 2. 2, 3 and Micah 4. 1, 2. make similar promises. Isa. 11. 11–16. also speaks of the same, to-gether with the promise of working great miracles for their safe return, such as drying the tongue of the Egyptian sea, and smiting the river (Nile) in the seven streams thereof, and casting up a highway as it was to Israel in the days that he came up out of the land of Egypt. Now When, how, where and by whom shall this great work be accomplished, unless God calls, qualifies, and send forth men endowed with power to do it: for the house of Israel is scattered to all parts of the earth, and who shall know who they are, and where to find them, and how to gather them unless God reveals it to and send them for that purpose. But this he has promised to do; for Jeremiah says that [p. 20]
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