Vision Within a Vision

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Aside from the four main visions recorded in Daniel’s book, he makes additional prophecies that give more detailed accounts of what took place between the major events mentioned in the four initial visions.

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Vision Within a Vision

  1. 1. Daniel/Revelation for Beginners 5 Mike Mazzalongo
  2. 2. Same Kingdoms I.E. M.P. Empire Different Symbols • Chest of silver with 2 arms in dream. • Bear with Ribs in mouth in st vision. 1 • Ram with 2 horns in 2nd vision.
  3. 3. Same Kingdoms I.E. Greece Different Symbols • Belly with hips of brass in statue dream • Leopard with wings in st 1 vision. • He-Goat with horn in 2nd vision.
  4. 4. 8 Then   the male goat magnified himself exceedingly. But as soon as he was mighty, the large horn was broken; and in its place there came up four conspicuous horns toward the four winds of heaven. - Daniel 8:8
  5. 5. Prophecy Fulfillment ! A. Primary B. Secondary C. Final - Daniel's Lifetime - Future sometime - End of Time
  6. 6. "Little Horn" Prophecy ! Secondary - Antiochus Epiphanes - 170BC Final - Anti-Christ - end of World
  7. 7. 20 Now while I was speaking and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before the LORD my God in behalf of the holy mountain of my God - Daniel 9:20
  8. 8. 21 while I was still speaking in prayer, then the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision previously, came to me in my extreme weariness about the time of the evening offering. - Daniel 9:21
  9. 9. 22 He gave me instruction and talked with me and said, "O Daniel, I have now come forth to give you insight with understanding. - Daniel 9:22
  10. 10. 23 At   the beginning of your supplications the command was issued, and I have come to tell you, for you are highly esteemed; so give heed to the message and gain understanding of the vision. - Daniel 9:23
  11. 11. 24  "Seventy weeks have been decreed for your people and your holy city, to finish the transgression, to make an end of sin, to make atonement for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy and to anoint the most holy place. - Daniel 9:24
  12. 12. 25  So you are to know and discern that from the issuing of a decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until Messiah the Prince there will be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks; it will be built again, with plaza and moat, even in times of distress. - Daniel 9:25
  13. 13. 26  Then after the sixty-two weeks the Messiah will be cut off and have nothing, and the people of the prince who is to come will destroy the city and the sanctuary. And its end will come with a flood; even to the end there will be war; desolations are determined. - Daniel 9:26
  14. 14. 27 And he will make a firm covenant with the many for one week, but in the middle of the week he will put a stop to sacrifice and grain offering; and on the wing of abominations will come one who makes desolate, even until a complete destruction, one that is decreed, is poured out on the one who makes desolate." - Daniel 9:27
  15. 15. 70 Weeks Prophesy ! 7 an important number 70 weeks = 70 X 7 = 490 years Ezekiel 4:6
  16. 16. 70 weeks divided into 3 sections 1. 7 weeks = Daniel to temple 2. 62 weeks = Temple to Christ 3. 1 week = Christ to destruction to Jerusalem
  17. 17. 70 Weeks Prophesy Daniel Temple = 50yrs. (7wks of yrs = 49) Daniel Jesus = 500yrs. (62 wks = 434yrs.) Jesus Destruction of Jerusalem = 30 years (30AD - 70AD) - (1 week = Short Period)
  18. 18. Ch. 10 - Angels & Nations ! - Angel sent to give Daniel another vision. - Reveals angelic struggle over nations.
  19. 19. Ch. 11 - Kings of North & South ! - 4 Generals succeed Alexander - Ptolemy Soter - 324-264 B.C. - Syria dominates area - 201-165 B.C.
  20. 20. Ch. 11 - Kings of North & South - Antiochus Epiphanes appoints H.P. - Maccabean Revolt - 165-163 B.C. - Rome conquers Greece - 145 B.C. - Rome Controls Jerusalem - 63 B.C.
  21. 21. Ch. 12 - The Time of the End Daniel speaks of the struggle between the church & the fourth kingdom (Rome).
  22. 22. Different Viewpoints/Same Sequence th 4 - Rise & fall of kingdom (Rome) - Persecution of Christians - Perseverance of Christians - Defeat of Rome - Reward for Christians
  23. 23. Different Viewpoints/Same Sequence ! 7 weeks Time 62 weeks Times 1 week ½ time ! Same Ration - Same Sequence
  24. 24. Remember… •Four World powers and the church. •Same story - different symbols. •Same sequence of events as Ch. 2
  25. 25. Remember… ! •Prophecy concerned with sequence of events not just numbers and dates. •Sequence proven historically •Still awaiting Final Fulfillment. •We Win!

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