The assignment of a starting date to Daniel’s prophecy of the Seventy Weeks (see the previous sections) now allows us to calculate the future course of the prophecy precisely as Gabriel described it in Dan. 9:24-27. Using the combination of prophetic and historical information, we can say with certainty that the starting point for Daniel’s […]
The Beginning of the Seventy Weeks
According to Daniel 9:25, the beginning of Israel’s mandate, or the point at which the clock was to start ticking for the Seventy Weeks, would be at the issuing of a command to rebuild the ruins of the city of Jerusalem. The end of the Babylonian captivity and the subsequent return of the Jews’ to […]
The Seventy Weeks – The Greatest Prophecy in the Bible?
To fully comprehend what will happen to Israel at the end of the age, it is critically important to read and interpret an amazing prophecy from the book of Daniel. Without this one prophecy, God’s dealings with Israel as explained in the Bible could not be completely understood. In fact, if this prophecy was overlooked […]