Are We Prepared? 1 of 20• The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. Martin Luther King
Are We Prepared? 2 of 20• A man who wont die for something is not fit to live. Martin Luther King
Daniels Prophecy – Daniel 2:31- 45 3 of 201 Babylon Ruled by King Nebuchadnezzar 1st Temple totally destroyed in 586BC Had been built in 957BC by King Solomon Jews taken into captivity Prophecy Jeremiah 25:9-12
Daniels Prophecy – Daniel 2:31- 45 4 of 202 Medo-Persian Empire Ruled by Cyrus the great conquered Babylon in 539 BC
Daniels Prophecy – Daniel 2:31- 45 5 of 203 Greek Empire Ruled by Alexander the great conquered Persia in 331 BC
Daniels Prophecy – Daniel 2:31- 45 6 of 204 Roman Empire Ruled by Augustus Caesar the 1st Emperor conquered Babylon in 539 BC2nd Temple totally destroyed in 70AD by the Romans. Had been built in 515BC Jews banned from Jerusalem God’s Warning 1 Kings 9:1-9 Jesus’ Prophecy Matthew 24:2
Daniels Prophecy – Daniel 2:31- 45 7 of 205 Eastern & Western EmpiresDark & Middle Ages, The Church Rise of other Religions including the Muslim Faith in 700AD Jews scattered for centuries 1 Kings 11:6-13 The Temple replaced by the Dome on the Rock (7th century conquest of Jerusalem by the Muslims)
Daniels Prophecy – Daniel 2:31- 45 8 of 20 IndustrialisationKnowledge begins to increase – Dan 12:4 World War I – Austria Hungary,Germany, Turkey World War II – Japan, Germany, ItalyJews being scattered around the world Begin to return to Palestine At the end of the 19th Century
Daniels Prophecy – Daniel 2:31- 45 9 of 206 Israel created in 1948 Zionists in charge, Jews return European Union created by Treaty of Rome, 25 March, 1957The Case for a New Israel (Zionists) Joel 2:15-32 / 3:1-2 Zechariah 1:14-17 Vs Orthodox Jews 1 Kings 11:31-37
10 of 20 Case of The Third Temple• Jacob’s Ladder: Genesis 28:12-22 – The Holy Temple is the gateway to heaven for every human being, where he is summoned to approach God.• Amos’ vision of restoration: Amos 9:11• The Antichrist: 2 Thessalonians 2:3-4 – …he takes his seat in the temple of God, proclaiming himself to be God
Daniels Prophecy – Daniel 2:31- 45 11 of 20 6 Day War – 1967 Temple Mount reclaimed East Jerusalem including The Temple Mount Unified with Jerusalem in 1980 Pesach (Passover) Shavuot (Pentecost) Sukkot (Tabernacles)http://blog.bibleplaces.com/2006_10_01_archive.html
Feasts -> Appointment 12 of 20In Leviticus 23:2, the word “feast” is used which is the Hebrew word moed, as it is written, "Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, concerning the feasts [moed] of the Lord....“The word moed means "an appointment, a fixed time or season, a cycle or year, an assembly, an appointed time, a set time or exact time.
Feasts -> Appointment 13 of 20God’s Feasts suggests that:God has ordained a "set time or exact time or an appointed time" when He has an appointment with humanity to fulfill certain events.Jesus came to earth at the exact time ordained by God (Galatians 4:2,4)God has an exact time or set appointment when, in the future, He will judge the world (Acts 17:31).
Passover 14 Summer 14 of 20Unleavened Bread 15 PentecostFirst Fruits 17 Spring Autumn Trumpets Atonement Winter TabernaclesNisan is the Spring (1st) month on theHebrew Calendar Tisrei is the Autumn month
15 of 20 Autumn FeastsSun, Moon darken – Matthew 24:29, Joel 2:31-32; Amos 8:9; then……Trumpets – 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17; Matthew 24:31 – Jesus Returns and Gathers His SaintsAtonement – Revelation 19:11-21 – God deals with those who oppose HimTabernacles – Revelation 20:1-5 – God Rests (Sabbath – 1000 years)