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Our Day in Bible Prophecy “We’re Living on Borrowed Time”
Introduction. A. Flight delay. B.Why does God “delay”? _____________ II Peter 3:8,9
“But, beloved, do not forget this one thing, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any
should perish but that all should come to repentance.”
I.Daniel’s Vision of Daniel Chapter 8. Chapter 8. A.Key question and answer: Daniel 8:13, 14.
“Then I heard a holy one speaking; and another holy one said to that certain one who was speaking, ‘How long will the vision be, concerning the daily sacrifices and transgression of desolation, the giving of both the sanctuary and the host to be trampled underfoot?’
And he said to me, ‘For two thousand three hundred days; then the sanctuary shall be cleansed.’”
B.This vision is for _________ ______________: ______________: Daniel 8:15-17. Daniel 8:15-17. the time of the end “Then it happened, when I, Daniel, had seen the vision and was seeking the meaning, that
suddenly there stood before me one having the appearance of a man. And I heard a man’s voice between the banks of the Ulai, who called, and said, ‘Gabriel, make this man understand the vision.’ So he came near where I stood, and when he came I was afraid and fell on my face; but he
said to me, ‘Understand, son of man, that the vision refers to the time of the end.’”
II.Interpretation of the Vision: Daniel Chapter 9. Daniel Chapter 9. A. Daniel’s prayer for his people: Daniel 9:3-19. B. The angel Gabriel is sent to explain the vision: Daniel 9:20-23.
“Now while I was speaking, praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before the LORD my God for the holy mountain of my God, yes, while I was speaking in prayer, the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the
beginning, being caused to fly swiftly, reached me about the time of the evening offering. And he informed me, and talked with me, and said, ‘O Daniel, I have now come forth to give you skill to understand. At the beginning of your supplications the command went out, and I have
come to tell you, for you are greatly beloved; therefore consider that matter, and understand the vision.’”
C.A principle of time prophecy interpretation: interpretation: _________ = _________ _________ = _________ one dayone year Numbers 14:34 “According to the number of the days in which you spied out the land, forty days, for each day
you shall bear your guilt one year, namely forty years, and you shall know My rejection.” See also Ezekiel 4:6.
D.The prophecy’s starting point: Daniel 9:24, 25. Daniel 9:24, 25. “Seventy weeks are determined for your people and for your holy city, to finish the transgression, to make an end of sins, to make reconciliation for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness,
to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the Most Holy. Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the command to restore and build Jerusalem until Messiah the Prince, there shall be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks;
the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublesome times.” 1.King Artaxerxes issued the decree allowing the Jews to return to their homeland to rebuild Jerusalem in _______. 457 B.C
2.70 weeks = __________ = ___________, ending in ___________, ending in ________ ________ 490 days 490 years 34 A.D.
E.Predictions concerning the Messiah, Jesus Christ. Messiah, Jesus Christ. 1. In 69 weeks, the Messiah is __________. anointed 2. 69 weeks = 483 days/years, added to 457 B.C. comes to ________ 27 A.D.
3.Jesus in anointed at His ________: Luke 3:21, 22. ________: Luke 3:21, 22. baptism “When all the people were baptized, it came to pass that Jesus also was baptized; and while He prayed, the heaven was opened. and the Holy Spirit descended in bodily form like a dove upon Him,
and a voice came from heaven which said, ‘You are My beloved Son; in You I am well pleased.’”
4.Messiah causes sacrifices to cease with His ___________ cease with His ___________ in the middle of the week: in the middle of the week: Daniel 9:27. Daniel 9:27. crucifixion
“Then He shall confirm a covenant with many for one week; but in the middle of the week He shall bring an end to sacrifice and offering.”
5.Adding 3 ½ years to 27 A.D. comes to _______ comes to _______ 31 A.D.
6.The Jews’ final rejection of Jesus Christ as Messiah is Jesus Christ as Messiah is signified 3 ½ years later with signified 3 ½ years later with the stoning of ________ in the stoning of ________ in 34 A.D. 34 A.D. Stephen
F.With 457 B.C. as its starting point, the 2300 year prophecy point, the 2300 year prophecy ends on October 22, 1844. ends on October 22, 1844.
III.The Meaning of This Prophecy. Prophecy. A. William Miller. 1.Believed this prophecy pointed to the _______ ________________. second coming of Jesus
2.Also confirmed by Manuel Lacunza in South America Lacunza in South America and Johann Bengel in Europe and Johann Bengel in Europe among others. among others.
3.Resulted in __________ _______________. _______________. The Great Disappointment
B. Judgment in heaven. 1.The sanctuary/temple services on earth symbolized what happens in heaven: Hebrews 8:1-2, 5.
“Now this is the main point of the things we are saying: We have such a High Priest, who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens, a Minister of the sanctuary and of the true tabernacle which the Lord erected, and not man...
who serve the copy and shadow of the heavenly things, as Moses was divinely instructed when he was about to make the tabernacle. For He said, ‘See that you make all things according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.’”
2.The Day of Atonement ritual: Leviticus 16:29-30. Leviticus 16:29-30. “This shall be a statute forever for you: in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall afflict your souls, and do no work at all, whether a native of your own country or a stranger who
dwells among you. For on that day the priest shall make atonement for you, to cleanse you, that you may be clean from all your sins before the LORD.
IV. Living on Borrowed Time. A. Why judgment? 1.___________________ ___________. Vindicate God’s character 2.Establish God’s _____ and ________. love justice