Posts tagged ‘70 sevens of daniel 9’

Does a Gap Exist Between 69th and 70th Weeks or Not?

Here’s the problem though. After Jesus died (and rose again), the city of Jerusalem and Temple were not destroyed until some 40 years later by the Romans (AD 70). If the second item above refers to the city of Jerusalem and the Temple physically being destroyed as we believe it does, then that event alone overshoots the whole thing by approximately 33 years! The third item above – there will be war and desolations until the end – also presents a problem. What does “until the end” mean? It clearly can only mean the end of man-led human history. In other words, the “end” is referring to Jesus’ 2nd coming. The old rabbinical sages believed there are only two ages. There is this age in which we live and the coming age of the Messiah.

Continue Reading March 20, 2015 at 7:32 AM

Jesus Explains End Times Protocol, Pt 6

It’s the same thing here. Gabriel is actually using a bit of a play on words. Daniel had just read from Jeremiah that the 70 years were nearly over and the Jews would be released from their bondage. Gabriel comes along to say essentially yes, you will physically be released, but your city (Jerusalem) will continue to be controlled by Gentiles, not for 70 years, but for 70 sevens of years. We know that this “sevens” must refer to years because the entire context of Daniel 9 is referencing years.

Continue Reading April 30, 2014 at 8:10 AM 1 comment


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