Treating history and events of the past as if they were written or spoken today or occurred today “gave way to the secular view of its [history] ceaseless evolution…and SECULARISM”
1 God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time PAST unto the fathers by the prophets,
2 Hath in THESE [THESE IS NOT THE FUTURE] LAST DAYS spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;
One cannot separate the first verse from the second. VERSE 1 STATES IN TIMES PAST SPAKE. IN VERSE TWO THESE MEANS WHAT IT SAYS: THESE. HAS spoken [not will be spoken] unto us [the Hebrews] in these last days. Last days, throughout the Bible, until the Bible began to change after slowly after the 1830s and seriously in the early 1900s, meant the LAST DAYS OF THE OLD COVENANT—the Jewish age of the law.