The Non-Preterist Historicalism of John Calvin and the Westminster Standards

                                                             8 Comm. on Dan. 7:9 & 7:13f & 7:22.

"'Judgment was given to the saints' — [even] at the commencement of the gospel era…. [But then,] domestic enemies arose…. [At that time,] the Kingdom of Christ never flourished in the world…. But God wished to propose this solace to His prophet [Daniel] — by showing him the future reputation of the Church and its elevation to some degree of honour after emerging from obscurity."