Presentation on theme: "1. Created by Clarence Larkin The Old Testament Valley The viewpoint of the Prophets Our View Point We see the Mountain Peaks & Valleys from the side,"— Presentation transcript:
Created by Clarence Larkin The Old Testament Valley The viewpoint of the Prophets Our View Point We see the Mountain Peaks & Valleys from the side, And so we can separate the 1 st & 2 nd Coming Prophecies What the prophets saw Birth of Christ Descent of Holy Spirit The coming of The Sun of Righteousness (Malachi 4) Calvary The Valley Of the Church (The prophets did not see this) Pentecost Joel 2:28-29 Antichrist Dan. 7:19-27 Olivet The Millennial Valley The New Earth Isa. 53:1-12 The “Mountain Peaks” of Prophecy 3
The Great Parenthesis The Church-Age Gap The scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written. “The Spirit of the Lord is on me; because He has anointed me to preach good news unto the poor, He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to release the oppressed, To proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor,…” The Tribulation.....and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn: Isaiah 61:1-2 and Luke 4:
“And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people; Your sons and daughters will prophecy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions. Even on the servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days….....and I will show wonders in the heavens and on the earth, blood, and fire, and billows of smoke. The sun will be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord.” Joel 2: The Great Parenthesis The Church-Age Gap The Tribulation 6
“.....and the government will be on his shoulder; and He will be called Wonderful, Counselor, the Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. “Of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end, He will reign on David throne, and over his Kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and forever.” Isaiah 9:6-7 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: The Great Parenthesis The Church-Age Gap The Millennium 7 Tribulation
“.....And he will proclaim peace unto the nations. His rule will extend from sea to sea, and from the river to the ends of the earth.” Zech. 9:9-10 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout, daughter of Jerusalem! See, your King comes to you; righteous and having salvation, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey The Great Parenthesis The Church-Age Gap The Millennium 8 Tribulation
7 Daniel’s 70 Weeks Babylonian Captivity Captivity begins606 B.C. Jerusalem destroyed586 B.C. Many transported to Babylon Captivity ends536 B.C. 70 Years Daniel reading Jeremiah538 B.C.
8 Daniel’s 70 Weeks Its 4 sections 1.7 weeks - 49 years Rebuilding streets & walls 2.62 weeks years Messiah will be “cut off.” 3.½ week – 3½ years First half of the Tribulation Antichrist makes 7-year treaty with Israel. 4.½ week – 3½ years Last half of the Tribulation Antichrist breaks treaty Israel persecuted
9 Daniel’s 70 Weeks Gap between 69 th & 70 th weeks 1.It is set apart from the other 69, and more attention given to the 70 th week 2.Between the 69 & 70 th week are two events. 3.Verse 24 says 6 things must happen before the end of the 70 th week. To finish the transgression To make an end of sins To finish reconciliation for iniquity To bring in everlasting righteousness To seal up the vision and prophecy To anoint the most holy place 4.Matthew alludes to a gap in Daniel’s prophecy.
The Great Parenthesis The Church-Age Gap 7 Weeks + 62 Weeks = 483 Years. From the order to rebuild the city until the Crucifixion The Tribulation The 70 th Week Daniel 9: