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==== ====The Truth About The Last Days, Antichrist, The Rapture, More.http://www.teachingfaith.com/content.cfm?id=304==== ====Allow me to introduce myself first. As hard as this may be to believe, this author is the full andpromised return of the Biblical prophet Daniel and a verified incarnate angel.Sounds incredibly hard to believe, doesnt it?First let us mention five fundamental flaws perpetuated by modern prophecy students, the majorityof whom are in the dispensational "futurist" camp, which believes substantial portions of the Bibleremain in our future, as opposed to the preterist camp, which believes it is all, or nearly all, fulfilled.If one carefully and honestly reads scriptures and studies correlating history, one arrives at adifferent picture than the popular "futurist" view.Here are three mistakes made by the dispensational view:1. Misinterpretation of the term "last days" strewn throughout the New Testament. We are not inthe "last days;" rather, that term referred to the last days of the Jewish nation in the time of theapostles, before A.D. 70 and the end of that particular age and their "world."2. Misinterpretation of fulfilled prophecy, interpreted as if it were unfulfilled prophecy, as in theOlivet Discourse and much of Biblical Daniel. Most of it has already come to pass!3. Misinterpretation of the final week, or seven years, of Daniels "seventy weeks." A mostunnatural and non-literal concept, promoted by many today, is the chopping off the last week ofthe 490-year prophecy, and sending it far into the distant future, which is where the incorrectconcept of a seven-year "great tribulation with an Antichrist" comes from. In fact, it was acontinuous stretch of time terminating around A.D. 33 with the so-called "tribulation" from 66 to 70A.D.4. Misunderstanding about the nature and timing of the coming of the Kingdom, and inability to seethe sameness between the Kingdom of God and the Kingdom of Heaven. It is not a mortalkingdom to be established by the Second Advent of the Messiah, but dually spiritual and heavenly,and is already here for those seeking it as suggested by the following verses:"The kingdom is NOT coming with things that can be seen, for in fact the Kingdom of God isWITHIN you."And,"My kingdom is NOT of this earth."
"The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is AT HAND: repent ye, and believe the gospel."(Mark 1:15)5. Ignoring or misinterpreting statements of imminence of given prophecies, which almost allrelated to the times before A.D. 70 during the generation from Christ to that time, such as Johnsbook of Revelation, with obvious time warnings that most overlook such as,"The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants what must SOONtake place." (Rev. 1:1)"Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those thingswhich are written therein: for the time is AT HAND." (Rev. 1:3)"...has sent his angel to show his servants what must SOON take place. And behold, I am comingSOON." (Rev. 22:6-7)"Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is NEAR." (Rev. 22:10)"Behold, I am coming SOON..." (Rev. 22:12)"And he saith unto me, seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: for the time is ATHAND." (Rev. 22:10)Now, after reading these obvious time statements, why havent the majority of biblical prophecystudents come to their senses? Since when does "soon" and "near" and "at hand" mean somtimetwo millennia later?The vast bulk of those prophecies in Daniel, Matthew 24, including Revelation, are now ancienthistory having already been fulfilled almost two millennia ago.This "preterist" or fulfillment concept is of course contrary to the falsities MOST Biblical prophecystudents, websites, books etc. are currently being taught or proclaiming, shockingly spoken withgreat authority and confidence - as though it were "fact" - largely based on opinion, blind faith andmisinterpretation.Do yourself a favor and do not waste your time looking for an "Antichrist," during some futureseven-year great tribulation with a rebuilt Jewish temple, or a Rapture.The above concepts have no basis in reality for our time, contrary to what is sensationallyespoused by many prophecy "experts." These books sell well and make millions for many who are"selling God" but it is misleading millions.Now, who is the Antichrist/beast/666 mentioned in Johns Revelation and Daniel 7? I can identifyhim for you! It was the Roman Emperor Nero of Rome, before A.D. 70.When you hear the term "last days" mentioned repeatedly throughout the New Testament it didNOT refer to our time, but rather to A.D. 70.
The ultimate END of the days are the times or "age" we are about to enter, also sometimes calledthe Day of the Lord.I first-handedly witnessed this great event by being physically transported by an angel into thedistant future, but this has little or nothing to do with Revelation, Daniels prophecies, or manyother of the concepts thrown around today in an obsessive orgy to locate a supposed "Antichrist"and set a date for a supposed "rapture" during a "seven-year great tribulation" coming in some far-off time.Now, the "Day of the Lord" is something this author has witnessed first-hand in a powerful visionwhere I was physically transported into the future by a massive angel, while awake, observing thelast 5-minutes of this incredible event.It was actually the merging of heaven and earth, or the ascension of the planet and all life on it intothe 5th dimension! No, I do NOT know when this will take place - no one does.If you wish to read all about this powerful event, it is all documented in the authors latest bookcalled The Final Book of Daniel which includes a lengthy discourse on how the vast bulk of Biblicalprophecy has already been fulfilled, and what may be for our times or future.Sorry to burst the bubble of "hope" so many Christians have, but Jesus is NOT returning assome political figure. Rather the so-called "second coming" really is about the coming of Christ-consciousness WITHIN the typical mortal who is willing to spiritually grow into it.I suggest having an open mind before passing judgment and actually read some of the authorswebsite here (Free).Daniel Elis free-to-read website and book: http://finalbookofdaniel.comArticle Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Daniel_Eli==== ====The Truth About The Last Days, Antichrist, The Rapture, More.