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FINDING YOUR SPIRIT

Every believer in Christ MUST KNOW WHERE his/her spirit is located.

The Bible says unless we are born OF THE SPIRIT, we cannot enter God's Kingdom (John 3:5).

It's in our spirit that Jesus LIVES by His Spirit (1 Corinthians 6:17).

The Bible COMMANDS US to "walk in the spirit" (Galatians 5:16):

The Bible COMMANDS US to "LIVE in the spirit" (Romans 8:2; Galatians 5:25; Philippians 3:3):

HOW can we LIVE IN something whose location we don't know and can't even find?

HOW can we LIVE IN something that we TOTALLY IGNORE?

... That we can't even detect and to which, consequently, we CAN'T PAY ANY ATTENTION?

I've taught often on where the human spirit is located:

According to Daniel 7:15, it's in "the MIDST of" our bodies.

According to Jesus it's in our belly or "innermost being" (John 7:38-39)

This is all true and biblical.

However, the Bible mentions another part of the human anatomy WHERE THE SPIRIT IS ALSO LOCATED and WHICH IS ALSO IN "the MIDST of our bodies":

Every time I teach on it, I make a mental note to include THE KIDNEYS, and then forget to do so!

Duh.

The King James Version of the Bible usually renders the Hebrew Kilyah and the Greek nephrous "reins", while other translations use the words "mind", "inward parts", or "conscience", but both words literally mean "kidneys".

That's why a doctor who specializes in treatment of kidneys and kidney disease is called nephrologist.

When Jesus says in Revelation 2:23: "...and all the churches shall know that I am He who searches the minds (nephrous) and hearts (kardias)", He's literally saying He searches the hearts and kidneys!

Similarly, when David says in Psalm 16:7:

"I will bless the LORD, who has given me counsel: my heart (kilyah) also instructs me in the night seasons".

He literally says "MY KIDNEYS also instruct me in the night".

There are a number of other Scriptures that use the word "kidneys" in similar fashion referring (figuratively) to a person's deepest inward parts:

Job 16:13; 19:27; Psalms 7:9; 26:2; 73:21; 139:13; Proverbs 23:16; Isaiah 11:5; Jeremiah 11:20; 12:2; 17:10; 20:12; Lamentations 3:13.

What's even more interesting: Most of these verses speak of the "heart" and the "kidneys" as DISTINCT AND SEPARATE PARTS of our SPIRITS (innermost being).

Oh, dear God... I just realized as I typed this that the "kidneys" are what Romans 8:27 refers to as "THE MIND OF the spirit". It's the part of the human spirit THAT THINKS.

I've used that mind FOR YEARS when I wanted to communicate with God (other than in unknown tongues) and NOT ALLOW satan to intercept my part of the discussion.

The Holy Spirit has even prompted me, at times, TO SWITCH from the natural mind (in my head) to the spirit's mind (in my midst) and, now I know more specifically, in the kidney area!

Don't give me that strange look... These things are in the Bible, and have been there for THOUSANDS of years.

It's too bad that YOUR RELIGION never mentions them.

Besides the testimony of Scripture, those who EXPERIENCE Christ on a regular basis, KNOW INSTINCTIVELY that it is so:

It's from the kidney area that we experience that thrilling sense of "elevation", when we commune intimately with Christ, almost as though we're floating or suspended effortlessly in mid-air.

So, the spirit is located in our stomachs, but also in our entire MIDDLE SECTION, all the way around, into our kidney area.

Since true worshipers worship God IN SPIRIT (John 4:23-24), next time your worship Jesus do so from the MIDDLE of your body, from the stomach AND... don't forget, FROM THE KIDNEYS!

 

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2018: YEAR OF THE RAPTURE

 

 

                    IN   A   NUTSHELL

Updated 12/28/17

In Daniel 9:25, God tells Daniel, thru Gabriel, that FROM the WORD to return and build Jerusalem TO Messiah Prince there would be TWO PERIODS: one of 7 weeks (7 shemitta cycles adding up to 49 years) another of 62 weeks (shemitta cycles adding up to 434 years).
THE REASON the 69 weeks are divided into
TWO periods is that there will be TWO COMINGS OF Messiah Prince.

In Daniel 9:26 He indicates that the 434 year period [62 weeks] was already fulfilled in Jesus’ First Coming, when He died and rose.

That still leaves the 49-year (7-shemitta) period to be fulfilled.

There have only been TWO decrees to return and build Jerusalem: the first took place in 445 B.C. and the second took place on April 1, 1969.

If we count 7 shemitta cycles of 49 years FROM the first shemitta cycle after 1969 (when the SECOND DECREE was given), the SECOND COMING of Christ must take place in the year 2021.

The Rapture MUST occur approximately 3 years PRIOR TO the end of the tribulation, which would be in spring 2018. For a more detailed explanation, read below:
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DANIEL'S 70 WEEKS

 


DANIEL PROPHECY TIMELINE:

 

SECOND COMING 2021


NOTICE: We provide the best, most up-to-

date information available concerning

eschatological events.  However, we are

human, therefore, NOT INFALLIBLE.  God

Himself told Daniel that certain DETAILS

would remained "SEALED" UNTIL  "the time

of the end", then KNOWLEDGE of such

things would increase (Daniel 12:4, 9).

The closer we get to "the end" the clearer

we'll see.  The MAIN message remains the

same.  However, we may from time to time

adjust the dates slightly and incorporate

certain "refinements", as the Spirit

UNSEALS more Truth.  Thank you.

This is a series of messages that will reveal, step-by-

step, when the Second Coming of our Lord will take

place. If you want to understand the BIBLICAL

REASONS, I suggest you follow them, and not miss a

single one. It will all tie together in the end.

JUBILEE

 

The Jubilee [Yovel] is part of the Hebrew Holiness

Code which appears in Leviticus, chapters 17-26.

 

While most Messianic Jews and Christians today see

the prophetic significance of the Feasts mentioned in

Leviticus 23, little if anything is said about the

prophetic significance of the Yovel.

 

The original Hebrew text did NOT contain chapter

divisions, verse numbers, or even punctuation marks.

Those were added much later, at the discretion of

translators.

 

Hence, Leviticus was not divided into chapters 23,

24, 25, etc. It was all one long, continuous text.

 

Consequently, if we ascribe prophetic significance

to the Feasts in Leviticus 23, the heretofore

neglected Jubilee, mentioned in Leviticus chapter

25, must ALSO have prophetic significance.

 

The Jubilee year would be counted from the time Israel

[all 12 tribes] had entered the Promised Land [Leviticus

25:2].

 

Because the 12 tribes are not presently in the land,

Israel has not observed the laws of Jubilee for many

centuries.

 

Maimonides correctly taught that it would be the

Messiah who would restore the Jubilee [Isaiah 61:1,2;

Luke 4:18,19].

 

The Jubilee was the year following 7 cycles of

Sabbatical years [shmita], or 49 years. Hence, every

50th year was Jubilee.

 

The biblical requirements for Jubilee were/are:

 

1. The land must lie fallow.

 

2. Compulsory return of all property to the original

owners, or their heirs.

 

3. All loans [debts] in Israel were cancelled.

 

4. Slaves were set free.

 

5. The ram's horn [shofar] would be blown on Yom

Kippur of the 49th year, preceding the Jubilee

(50th) year, proclaiming liberty throughout the

land.

 

So, what is the prophetic significance of Jubilee?

 

As we shall see in the coming days, Messiah will

restore the Jubilee in His Second Coming.

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HISTORY OF JERUSALEM


Prophecy gurus repeat ad nauseam that Israel is

"God's prophetic time clock". They are wrong. His

prophetic time clock is Jerusalem.

 

Eschatology is inextricably linked to what happens

in and to Jerusalem [Jeremiah 3:17; Daniel 9:24-27;

Joel chapter 2; Zechariah chapters 12-14; Luke 21:24].

 

In the 70 weeks prophecy given to Daniel, God

predicted Jerusalem would be rebuilt, destroyed

again, and rebuilt again.

 

Scripture must ALWAYS be taken IN CONTEXT.

Modern Jerusalem didn't even exist when that

prophecy was given. So it doesn't figure into the

equation.

 

The Jerusalem that existed when the prophecy was

given, in the 6th century B.C., is mostly what is

known today as "the Jewish Quarter". It's also

called "Zion" in the Scriptures.

God's on record saying He loves THAT

PARTICULAR PORTION OF ISRAEL, more than any

other part thereof [Psalms 87:2-6].

 

It was pretty much shaped like a square and consisted

of the lower part of Mount Moriah, where the temples

once stood, and the hill of Zion, directly west from

there.

 

The rest of what we call Jerusalem, even the rest of

the Old City, came much later.

 

As foretold in Daniel 9:27 and Matthew 24:2,

Jerusalem was completely destroyed in 70 A.D.

 

It was leveled to the ground. Not one stone was left

upon another, just as Jesus predicted [Luke 19:41-

44].

 

Sixty years later, in 130 A.D., Roman Emperor Hadrian,

felt "sympathetic" toward Jews -- some of which had

managed to return and were living there in deplorable

conditions -- and decided to rebuild the city.

 

However, Hadrian didn't understand the Bible, or

Judaism at all: he decided to build a PAGAN city and

even CHANGED ITS NAME to Aelia Capitolina. Talk

about "gentile trampling"!

 

Adding insult to injury, he proposed building a temple

to Jupiter at the site of the first and second temples.

 

To top it all off, he forbade circumcision which he

viewed as "mutilation".

 

This resulted in the Second Jewish Revolt, led by self-

professed "messiah" Bar Kochba, and caused a

permanent rift between Jewish believers in the real

Messiah, Jesus of Nazareth, and Jews who believed in

the false messiah Bar Kochba.

 

That rift remains to this very day.

 

After that revolt ended, Jews were banned from living

in, or even visiting Jerusalem, except on Tisha B'av

which marks the anniversary of the destruction of both

the first and second temples.

 

Most of what is known today as the Old City, with the

notable exception of the Jewish Quarter, was built

by Hadrian.

 

There are some structures, mostly churches, chapels,

or mosques, that were added later by Emperor

Constantine, Crusaders, and the Ottoman Empire.

There are also a few buildings that were built by

European nations in the 18th, 19th and 20th century.

 

The present walls were built by Suleiman the

Magnificent in the 16th century A.D. They extend much

further north than in Daniel's Jerusalem, and leave out

the southern portion thereof.

 

None of the above was part of 6th century B.C.

 

Jerusalem. Consequently, none of it qualifies as

"restoring and building" Jerusalem, in the biblical

context of the 70 weeks.

 

Hadrian built a pagan city, and changed the name,

which in God's eyes is an abomination.

 

The rest didn't build the city at all, just added a few

structures here and there.

 

The Jewish Quarter, which is prophetic Jerusalem,

was destroyed in 1948 during the Arab-Israeli

conflict.

 

It remained desolate until Jews recovered East

Jerusalem, 19 years later, during the 6-Day War.

 

Its reconstruction began in June 1969,

in the aftermath of the Six-Day War, after

evacuating all Arabs, and today some 2,300 Jewish

families reside there.

 

All this was prophesied in the Scriptures.

 

It behooves all Christians to KNOW Jerusalem's

history. It's IMPOSSIBLE to understand the end

times without it.


EXCUSES, EXCUSES

 

The prophecy of the 70 weeks, given in Daniel 9:24-27

is the single most important, most accurate, TIMELINE

in history.

 

It is so precise that people really need to be

pathologically biased in order to misunderstand it.

 

It's so awesomely fulfilled in Jesus Christ that

unbelieving critics have made the false claim that it

wasn't written by Daniel, but by an anonymous author,

at a much later date, AFTER Jesus appeared, died

and rose from the dead.

 

Only problem with their false theory is that, in the

second century B.C., when the Hebrew Bible was

translated into koine Greek, the same Book of Daniel

we have in our Bibles today, in its entirety

(including the 70 weeks prophecy), was included in

the Septuagint. THAT is undisputed.

 

Better luck next time.

 

Jews offer a different excuse. They claim [falsely, of

course] that the "anointed prince" [mashiach nagid] is

Cyrus, king of Persia.

 

While it's true that God refers to Cyrus in Isaiah 45:1

as His "anointed", there are a couple of problems with

that view:

 

The prophecy states that "Messiah Prince" [mashiach

nagid] was cut off [killed] after 62 sabbatical "weeks",

which is 434 years. Unless they want to argue that

Cyrus lived 500 years, it doesn't hold water.

 

In their blindness, they say this refers to two anointed

princes, Cyrus, who issued the decree to rebuild THE

TEMPLE 7 weeks (49 years) after the Babylonian

captivity [that claim is HIGHLY debatable], and that the

second prince who died after 62 weeks [434 years] is

Alexander Jannaeus, a cruel king of Judea during the

Hasmonean dynasty.

 

That's RIDICULOUS.

 

To think that God would send Gabriel to deliver a

special message about that is absurd.

 

It also contradicts the text, which says the command

is to rebuild THE CITY, NOT the temple.

 

It also says that the 49 years come AFTER that decree,

NOT BEFORE.

 

These facts alone COMPLETELY DEBUNK, and RIP

their theory to shreds.

 

There are two princes mentioned in this passage

"Messiah Prince" [Jesus] and "the prince that shall

come" [Titus] who would destroy the city and temple,

period.

 

If the Jews' perspective were true, you need THREE

PRINCES: Cyrus, Alexander Jannaeus, and Titus.

 

Moreover, in the previous verse [Daniel 9:24] Gabriel

specifies that the 70 weeks are to "put an end to sin",

and bring in EVERLASTING RIGHTEOUSNESS.

 

Are they EVEN REMOTELY suggesting that Cyrus's

decree and Alexander Jannaeus's death accomplished

THAT?

 

Get real!

 

Their last desperate pretext is that the Hebrew definite

article ha, referring to the Messiah does not appear in

the text.

 

That in no way indicates that Jesus wasn't and isn't the

fulfillment of this prophecy.

 

The definite article doesn't appear in verse 26 either,

where it refers to Titus as another prince that would

come. Does that mean Titus wasn't a specific prince

than came and destroyed the city and the temple,

in 70 A.D., precisely as predicted?

 

Take off the blinders, Jewish friends!

 

Even Maimonides admitted that this prophecy was

about the Messiah.

 

In context, IT COULDN'T BE ANYONE ELSE.

 

NO ONE ELSE can bring EVERLASTING

RIGHTEOUSNESS.

 

NO ONE ELSE can put an end to sin.

 

NO ONE ELSE can seal the vision and prophecy.

 

And, NO ONE ELSE can put an end to the

desolations [plural] of Jerusalem [Daniel 9:2].

 

Gabriel told Daniel there would be 70 sabbatical weeks

(shemittas) in which:

 

Jerusalem would be rebuilt. It was.

 

Messiah would appear. He did.

 

Messiah would be killed. He was.

 

Messiah would confirm the covenant. He did.

 

Then another prince would come who'd destroy [yet

again] the city and the temple. It happened.

 

The temple site would remain desolate UNTIL "the

time of the end". It has!

 

This was prophecy when Gabriel told Daniel.

 

These things are now HISTORY.

                     
        

YEAR OF THE RAPTURE

 

According to the Word of God, the Rapture should

happen sometime IN THE VERY NEAR FUTURE.

 

There are two timelines regarding the return of Jesus:

the first is the "70 weeks" given in Daniel 9:24-27. The

second is Luke 21:24-36. Both timelines concern

Jerusalem.

 

In the latter, Jesus states that Jerusalem will fall to

Gentiles, and will be continuously trampled by

Gentiles, UNTIL the "times of the Gentiles" are fulfilled.

 

AFTER their "times" are fulfilled, there will be signs in

the sun moon and stars, distress of nations with

perplexity, the seas and waves reverberating, men

dying of terror, the powers of heaven shaken.

 

And then shall THEY see the Son of Man coming in a

cloud with power and great glory.

 

In verse 32 Jesus adds that THIS GENERATION, (in

context, the generation after Jerusalem is recovered by

Jews, and is no longer trampled by Gentiles) WILL

NOT PASS AWAY without ALL THESE THINGS

happening.

 

We are that generation, without a doubt.

 

Jerusalem returned to the Jews on June 7, 1967

during the Six-Day War, AS JESUS PREDICTED.

 

This happened after 2,030 years of continuous Gentile

trampling, just as Jesus predicted.

 

Since this happened 50 years ago (as of 6/7/17), and a

biblical generation is 40 years or slightly over, we

KNOW His return MUST BE very, very, very near.

 

But that still doesn't tell us the year.

 

The next three messages will.

                       TIMES OF GENTILES

            Romans, Persians, Byzantines, Armenians, Turks, Crusaders,

                 Mamelukes, Ottoman Empire, the British, Jordan
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                                70 A.D.                                   1,930 YEARS                                       6/7/1967

Temple Destroyed                                                                   Jerusalem
                                                                                                 Liberated


PROPHETIC MATH

The 70 weeks of Daniel chapter 9 give us the timeline

for Jesus' First and Second Comings.

 

Verse 25 says "from the commandment to restore

and build Jerusalem to Moschiach Nagid [Messiah

Prince] there will be 7 weeks, and 62 weeks".

With the benefit of hindsight we know, beyond any

doubt, they were sabbatical "weeks" (shemittas) of 7

years each.

 

He said there would be two periods from the

commandment to restore and build Jerusalem to

Messiah Prince: one would be 7 shemitta weeks of 49

years, the other would be 62 shemitta weeks of 434

years, totaling 69 weeks or 483 years.

 

The first decree to restore and build Jerusalem was

given by Artaxerxes Longimanus of Persia in the 20th

year of his reign, which was March of 445 B.C.

[Nehemiah 2:1].

From that time, there would be 69 (7+62) sabbatical

weeks [shemittas, of 7 years each] until Messiah would

appear.

 

69 sabbatical weeks = 483 years.

483 years from 445 B.C. takes us to 33 A.D (38 A.D.

minus 5 "surplus" years)

(Since Jewish religious hierarchy took off 5 years from

the B.C. calendar ON PURPOSE in a desperate

attempt to confuse the time of Jesus' birth and ministry

and make it APPEAR as though He did not fulfill this

marvelous prophecy).  Keep reading for more details.

 

The autumn of 33 A.D. is when Jesus the Messiah

began His public ministry [Luke 3:1,21] in PRECISE

fulfillment of this prophecy. 

 

He died and rose from the dead 3 years later in

the spring of 37 A.D.

 

Daniel 9:26 specifies that it's AFTER the final 62-week

period of this prophecy that Messiah would be

killed.

 

Therefore, the 62-week portion of the 69 weeks has

been completely fulfilled, since Jesus already died,

rose, and won't be dying any more (Romans 6:9).

 

That still leaves the first 7 weeks of the timeline.

Although the 7 WEEKS are INCLUDED IN the

countdown to Jesus' FIRST COMING which

culminated in His death and Resurrection, Daniel

9:26 goes out of its way to tell us it's AFTER the 62

week portion that Messiah's death would occur. 

 

Therefore, there's likewise A SIGNIFICANT EVENT

(His SECOND COMING) THAT MUST HAPPEN

AFTER the 7-week period. 

 

The 70 weeks, in fact, MUST END WITH His Second

Coming (Daniel 9:24).

 

Messiah Prince would confirm the covenant by dying

for our sins AFTER the final 62-week period of the 69

weeks, "in the middle of" the (70th) week (Daniel 9:27).

 

That happened, right on cue, 3 years later, RIGHT

IN THE MIDDLE OF THE 70TH WEEK, on Passover,

Aviv 15, 37 A.D., when Jesus was crucified, then

resurrected.

 

So, this part of the timeline, which pointed to Jesus

First Coming, already took place exactly as predicted.

 

IN THE MIDDLE of the 70th week [Daniel 9:27], at 69

weeks, Jesus died and rose, THEREBY CONFIRMING

the eternal Abrahamic-Davidic covenant (Galatians

3:17).

 

That leaves HALF A WEEK (3 years) of the 70

weeks, still in our "future", which will be the last

3 years of tribulation, and the reign of Antichrist.

 

The last 3 years of the tribulation will complete the

70th week, which MUST END WITH THE SECOND

COMING.

 

SECOND COMING

 

Because the last half of Daniel's 70th week begins with

the reign of Antichrist and ends with the return of

Christ, the 70 weeks timeline IS NOT COMPLETE --

and CANNOT END WITHOUT -- the Second

Coming of Jesus.

 

It stands to reason, therefore, that if Gabriel gave

Daniel the exact year of His First Coming, he'd also

give him the exact year of His Second Coming.

 

He did. It's been in the Bible for 2,500 years.

 

Praise Jesus for evermore!

 

Why are the 69 weeks that led to the first appearance

of Messiah divided into TWO sections?

 

Why divide them into TWO periods of 7 weeks and

62 weeks, respectively? Why not simply say "69

weeks"?

 

For years I've read and heard all the SPECULATION

about how the 7 weeks [49 years] marked the time it

took Nehemiah to rebuild the city.

 

Baloney! There's no historical evidence of that

anywhere.

 

The temple had already been rebuilt, and it took them

only 52 days to rebuild the wall (Nehemiah 6:15).

 

WHY would it take all those years to rebuild the TINY,

TINY city INSIDE those walls? 

Even if Israeli builders had all suffered from acute

rheumatoid arthritis, it wouldn't have taken

ANYWHERE CLOSE TO 49 years: 1-3 years TOPS.

Matter of fact, Nehemiah 13:6 clearly says that 12

years later Nehemiah HAD ALREADY RETURNED TO

Artaxerxes in Susa, and by then Jerusalem had been

rebuilt, repopulated, and Nehemiah had been governor

SEVERAL years.  So, this Scripture PROVES that

there's NO WAY the 49 years can be the time it took to

rebuild Jerusalem.

 

To be fair, God did tell Daniel these things would be

"sealed" UNTIL the time of the end. In other words,

they wouldn't be understood UNTIL OUR TIME.

 

The other conjectural view is that 49 years is the time

that elapsed between the commandment by Cyrus to

rebuild THE TEMPLE (not the city) in 535 B.C. and the

decree of Artaxerxes to rebuild THE CITY in 445 B.C.

 

There are two problems with that theory:

 

1) There's NO WAY to get 49 years between those two

dates, which are 90 years apart. And

 

2) the 70 weeks prophecy doesn't mention any

 decree to rebuild the temple,

 

ONLY to rebuild THE CITY.

 

So what's the answer?

 

The reason there's a division of TWO distinct time

periods in the "69 weeks" is that there will be TWO

COMINGS OF MESSIAH PRINCE.

 

Keeping in mind that the original Hebrew text

contained no paragraphs and no punctuation

marks, but was all one long, CONTINUOUS text:

"FROM the word [dabar] to return [lehashiv] and build

Jerusalem TO Messiah Prince SHALL BE 7 weeks"... 

 

For this prophecy to be true, THERE MUST BE a 7-

shemitta week (49 year) period from an order to

restore and build Jerusalem to Messiah Prince

 

There's NO WAY OF GETTING AROUND that.

There have been only TWO DECREES IN HISTORY

to "return and rebuild" Jerusalem.

 

The first was Artaxerxes' decree in 445 B.C., mentioned

above.

 

The second decree came on April 1, 1969 shortly

after the Jews recovered Jerusalem in the Six-Day

war, after 1,930 years on UNINTERRUPTED Gentile

trampling.

On April 1, 1969 (14 Aviv 5729, Passover Eve) the

Knesset voted to restore and rebuild Jerusalem, i.e.,

"bring the Jewish Quarter to life again", which led

to the ACTUAL RECONSTRUCTION of the Quarter. 

 

The Knesset act created the Company for the

Reconstruction and Development of the Jewish

Quarter of Jerusalem", a/k/a Jewish Quarter

Development Company.

 

The JQDC is also in charge of ALL building projects in

the Old City.

 

What we presently call "the Jewish Quarter", plus

the Southern part of Mt. Moriah, is the Jerusalem

that EXISTED at the time that prophecy was given.

 

It's the Jerusalem Daniel knew as a youth, before

being deported to Babylon, the one he loved and was

interceding for when he received the message from

Gabriel.

 

Other portions of the Old City were added much later.

 

The second temple, which occupied Southern

Mount Moriah, had ALREADY been rebuilt by 516

B.C.

 

Therefore, the ONLY "Jerusalem", EXISTING AT

THAT TIME (5th century B.C.), that remained in need

to be rebuilt is what we presently know as the

"Jewish Quarter".

 

Hence, it's the "Jerusalem" to which the 70 weeks

prophecy applies.

 

The Jewish Quarter was decimated during the 1948

Arab-Israeli War. Jews were besieged, evicted en

masse, denied access, their property confiscated,

their synagogues desecrated, their homes turned to

rubble.

 

The Jordanian commander who led the operation

boasted to his superiors "For the first time in 1,000

years, NOT A SINGLE JEW REMAINS in the Jewish

Quarter. Not a single building remains intact. This

makes the Jews' return here IMPOSSIBLE".

 

Guess again, Bubba.

 

The reason there's a division in the "69 weeks" is

that it reveals the timing of both the First and

Second Comings of our Lord. Praise His lovely

Name!

 

God always reveals THE END from the beginning.

 

Daniel 9:26 is careful to point out that it's after the last

62-week portion, during His First Coming, that Messiah

would be killed.

 

If the 62-week portion led to His first coming, the 7-

week portion MUST lead us to His Second Coming.

 

The question is when did the first shemitta begin

following the order given in 1969 to "return and build"?  

 

7 shemitta weeks (49 years) is the time that will

transpire from the first shemitta year following  the

SECOND decree to rebuild Jerusalem (1969) to His

SECOND coming.

 

Shemittas are 7-year cycles that begin and end on

Sukkot (Deuteronomy 31:10),Therefore, the

possibilities for the fulfillment of this awesome

prophecy ARE FINITE:

If the first shemitta after the “word” was given ran from

1970-71,  then FIRST SEVEN is 77-78, SECOND

SEVEN  84-85, THIRD SEVEN  91-92, FOURTH

SEVEN  98-99, FIFTH SEVEN 2005-2006, SIXTH

SEVEN 2012-2013, AND SEVENTH SEVEN 2019-

2020.

If the first shemitta ran from 1970-71, the Second

Coming would be in 2019 and the Rapture would have

occurred 3 years earlier, in the spring (Aviv) of 2016.

If the first shemitta ran from 1971-72 then ADD A YEAR

to the previous “sevens”, and Jesus would return on

Sukkot 2020 and we’d be raptured in spring of NEXT

year (2017), and so on:

Shemitta             Rapture       Second Coming

1970-71               2016                      2019

1971-72               2017                      2020

1972-73               2018                      2021

1973-74               2019                      2022

1974-75               2020                      2023

1975-76               2021                      2024

1976-77               2022                      2025

1977-78               2023                      2026

They take us to 2021-22, which is when Jesus'

Second Coming will take place.
                       
                        
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The area in GREEN is the Jerusalem that existed
             in Daniel's time, BEFORE the Babylonian exile.
 


REBUILDING JERUSALEM

 

The Knesset vote to "restore and rebuild Jerusalem"

came on Passover Eve, 4/1/69.

 

However the actual COMMAND [dabar, word] to

RETURN and build came in June 1967.

Within days of recovering Jerusalem, as early as June

19, 1967, Arabs were being evicted from the Jewish

Quarter and rubble was being removed to clear the

streets and provide access.

Within days, basic living conditions (water, sewage,

electricity, broken windows, and doors) were being

restored and Jews were MOVING IN.

The "word" had been given, from the top, to "RETURN

AND BUILD".

 

Prime Minister Levi Eshkol's government, with the

backing of the Knesset, extended Israeli law,

jurisdiction, and administration to the eastern part of

Jerusalem, including the Rova, on June 27, 1967.


By October 10, 1967 - Plans for the reconstruction of

the Jewish quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem had

been presented to Mayor Teddy Kollek and to the

Jerusalem Planning Board.

 

These are documented, historical FACTS.

 

The work was supervised by a team of Jewish

architects, in coordination with a team of archeologists,

so as not to disturb any valuable archeological

evidence.

Before actual construction could begin, what was left

of decimated structures had to be bulldozed, and all

the ensuing debris, plus the existing rubble, had to be

cleared.

 

They also had to decide which sites were "safe" to

build on, and which sites would be designated for

archeological digs.

 

So, THE WORD to "return and build" was given in

1967, while the Knesset vote approving

MAJOR reconstruction began in 1969.

Whether we count from 1967 or from 1969 the first first

shemitta year following these decrees will be the same,

since shemittas take place every 7 years.

 

7 shemitta cycles from 1969 take us to  2021-2022,

when Jesus' Second Coming takes place, at the

Battle of Armageddon.

 

When Armageddon is over, the Judgment of Nations

will be completed, the tribulation will officially end,and

the TRUMPET SHALL SOUND (7th trumpet in

Revelation, Revelation 10:6,7; 11:15) proclaiming the

Lord's Jubilee, which is the 50th year (2021-2022).

 

According to Leviticus chapter 25, Jews were to count

7 sabbatical weeks of 49 years (the EXACT

terminology used in Daniel 9:25) and then the 50th

year would be the Year of Jubilee, when LIBERTY

would be proclaimed throughout the land, everyone

returned to his property, ALL debt was cancelled, even

slaves were set free.

 

It matches PERFECTLY with the 70 weeks

chronology:

Jesus, our Jubilee, will return 7 shemitta cycles or

weeks (49 years) after the FIRST SHEMITTA

following the 1969 order to rebuild Jerusalem,

defeat Antichrist, save all Israel, restore the 12

tribes to their former possessions in Eretz Israel

and proclaim liberty not only in the Holy Land, but

throughout ALL the earth.

 

We know that Jesus' ministry began on a shemitta

year, and ENDED with His Crucifixion, Resurrection

and Ascension in the "middle of" a shemitta cycle

(Daniel 9:25,27).

 

The countdown, therefore, begins with the first

shemitta cycle AFTER the 1969 order to return and

build.

 
The tribulation begins IN THE MIDDLE OF that

shemitta cycle, 3 years PRIOR TO the END OF the

last shemitta (70th week). 

There's a 7-year period that PRECEDES the

Millennium.  Contrary to conventional teaching, that 7

year period is NOT all tribulation. The first 3 years

consist of "birthpangs", described by Jesus in Matthew

24:4-8, followed by, and ENDING WITH, the 3-year

tribulation (Daniel 12:7). 

The Antichrist must begin his reign 42-months PRIOR

TO the Second Coming (Daniel 7:25; Revelation

13:5).  

 

This means the Rapture SHOULD (underline

"SHOULD") take place in spring 2018.

Little did Jordanians know, back in 1948, when they

destroyed the Jewish Quarter, thinking their act would

prevent Jews from ever returning, that THEY WERE

PAVING THE WAY FOR THE FULFILLMENT of this

GREAT prophecy.

 

Is God amazing, or what?

 

Little did the Israelis know when they recovered the

Old City in 1967, or the Knesset when they voted on

April 1, 1969, or when major reconstruction began in

June 1969, that they were fulfilling Daniel's 70 weeks

prophecy and paving the way for the return of Him,

whom they rejected.

Jeremiah predicted this portion of Jerusalem would be

rebuilt and never again destroyed [Jeremiah 31:38-

40].

 

This rebuilding project was also foretold is Psalms

102:16: "when the Lord shall BUILD UP Zion, He

shall appear in His glory". 

 

A gazillion "Amens".

 

Come, Lord Jesus!!! 
 
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  Jewish Quarter, 1948                        Jewish Quarter Today

 MESSAGE  TO  STONE  THROWERS


Before
you fire off some stupid email calling me “false prophet” or asking “WHAT IF the Rapture doesn’t happen in this time period"?  DO US BOTH A FAVOR, and TAKE A DEEP BREATH.


A. I have NEVER called myself “prophet”. NEVER!!! 


B. This ISN’T some whimsical prediction. It’s NOT my opinion, it’s NOT speculation. This teaching is SOLIDLY based on the INFALLIBLE, Holy Word of God.


You’re WASTING YOUR TIME
asking me, hypothetically, to “consider” OTHER “possible” scenarios.  There are NONE.


God CANNOT lie.  And I WILL
NOT consider anything THAT CONTRADICTS His Holy, inerrant Word.


C. If you THINK this teaching is SCRIPTURALLY INCORRECT, you’re more than welcome to debunk it with the Scriptures.


If you can provide SOLID BIBLE PROOF that it’s in error, I will IMMEDIATELY change it, repent, and ISSUE A PUBLIC APOLOGY. 


ANYTHING
short of SOLID BIBLE PROOF is an exercise in futility on your part.


D. I’m
NOT INTERESTED IN YOUR OPINION; I’m ONLY interested in WHAT GOD SAIDHere’s your chance:  PUT UP or SHUT UP.                     

 



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