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And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince who stands for the children of your people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time your people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.
And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.
(Daniel 12: 1-2)
This section completes the prophecies of Daniel 11. The events of Daniel 12: 1 follow after Daniel 11: 45. Remember, Chapter divisions were added later, so this section completes the events of the previous chapter.
This prophecy and the seven trumpets are the two hardest prophecies. Daniel did not understand it. God hid its meaning and would only reveal it at the end of time.

"At That Time". What time? There are two possibilities.

  1. Beginning of War. Daniel 11: 40. It could refer to the end of time that starts with a war between the Kings of the north and south. This is any time after 2001. The time of distress starts at the beginning of this war and ends with the Second Coming.
  2. End of War. Daniel 11: 45. The time of distress starts at the end of the war, after the tabernacle is built in Israel, and continues to the Second Coming. The outcome of the war precipitates disaster.

Michael The Great Prince. In another lesson we show that Michael is Jesus Christ and He is also the prince of Israel according to Daniel 10: 21. The act of standing up could mean that Jesus Christ makes a decisive act at the end of time, at the beginning of the time of trouble. This must be the beginning of the latter rain.
Shepherd Stands Up. And He will arise and shepherd His flock in the strength of the LORD, in the majesty of the name of the LORD His God and they will remain, because at that time He will be great to the ends of the earth. (Micah 5: 4)
Micah also prophecies about the Shepherd who stands up when His name is great to the ends of the earth. He stands up just before enemies attack the land.

Time Of Trouble.
Event Daniel 12 Matthew 24 Mark 13 Luke 21 Fulfilled
First Tribulation 1260 years First Tribulation Times of the Gentiles 538-1798
End Time The Time of the End After 1798
War Wars and Rumors of Wars 2 world wars
Disasters - Great Earthquake Lisbon (1755)
Astronomical Signs - • Sun darkened (1780) • Moon (No light, Blood Moon) • Stars fall (1833)
Second Tribulation Michael stands up. Time of trouble All tribes will mourn -Distress in the world, Seas roaring. Terrors.
Great signs from heaven
Climate changes (1990's). 2001
Powers in heaven shaken ?
Sign A Sign of His Coming ?
Second Coming People delivered Second Coming Second Coming
Resurrection Resurrection Angels with a great trumpet Angels gather the elect Second Coming Resurrection
This prophecy is expanded by Jesus.
Then He continued by saying to them, "Nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be great earthquakes, and in various places plagues and famines; and there will be terrors and great signs from heaven.
There will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth dismay among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves, men fainting from fear and the expectation of the things which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.
(Luke 21: 10-11, 25-26)
In these prophecies we find the following structure of events.

Such As Never Was. The problems must be more devastating than any other previous cycle. The reason is that it must compel modern, atheistic, scientific or rational minded men to revert to forced religion. All these factors could be a part of the dynamics.

Have we seen any emerging patterns related to this after the end of the war? Yes. And as bad as it seems, it is going to get worse because the disasters from the atmospheric heavens will switch to disasters from outer space.
Since 1995, natural disasters increased. Europe began to receive floods, winds and other weather phenomenon that were virtually unknown. The events appear to have escalated again in 2004.

The Beginning of Sorrow. And you shall hear of wars and rumors of wars, see that you are not troubled for all this things must happen, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom; and there shall be famines and pestilence and earthquakes in many places. All these things are the beginning of sorrow. (Matthew 24: 6-8)
One major rumor of war is an impending war with Iran. Jesus refers to this time of trouble as the beginning of sorrow.

National Apostasy and National Ruin.
1798 1929 1981 European Union 1993 1995 American 2000 2001 2004 2005 ... Persecution
Church falls Healed Babylon Sunday laws Disasters increase Supports religion National Ruin
Time of the End Time of trouble
The European Union apostasy was followed by the increase in natural disasters in that region. The American national apostasy in financially supporting religions was followed by a series of events that can be described as the beginning of our national ruin. This apostasy will continue to include Sunday laws, then forced worship, then persecution. With each cycle of apostasy, the national ruin will get worse.

Written In The Book. In another lesson we show that this is the Book of Life.

Resurrection. Daniel 12 seems to collapse two resurrections that span one thousand years into one sentence.

The Wise Ones.
And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.
Many will be purged, purified and refined, but the wicked will act wickedly, and none of the wicked will understand, but those who have insight will understand.
(Daniel 12: 3, 10)
The Bible predicts that at the end time knowledge will increase and the sealed book of Daniel will be understood by the wise ones. This reminds us of the time Daniel interpreted the vision of the king. None of the astrologers understood, but God instructed Daniel. He will do the same thing at the end of time. He will give wisdom and knowledge.
As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and intelligence in every branch of literature and wisdom; Daniel even understood all kinds of visions and dreams. (Daniel 1: 17)

Knowledge Increases
Daniel to Christ (600 years)
Sundial (700), coins (650), cast iron (512) catapult (400), Archimedes screw (210), glass blowing (100)
100 AD to 1399 (1300 years)
Paper, stirrups (300), horse collar (475), Plow (600), horse shoes (770), saddle (365).
Arabic Numerals (810), gunpowder (1000), water powered mills (1060), wind mill (1180), compass, eyeglasses (1286), mirror (1291), mechanical clock (1335)
1400-1799 (400 years)
Guns, printing press (1450) Guttenberg bible (1456), pencil (1565), toilet (1500s), Adding machine (1642), microscope (1674), telescope (1608), sewing machine (1755), battery (1790), bifocal glasses (1760), vaccination (1796)
1800-1843 (40 years)
Battery (1800), clothes dryer (1800), refrigerator (05), Morse code (40), fax machine (1843)
Holy Spirit Spiritual
Prophecies of Daniel unsealed. The first angel's message reminds the world about creation as the theory of evolution emerges.
1844-1899 (50 years)
First telegraph message (1844), anesthesia (1846), safety pin (1849), dishwasher (1850), lawnmower, elevator (1852), steel (1856), can opener (1858), machine gun (1861), typewriter (1864), dynamite (1867), keyboard (1868)
Light In 1875 the director of the patent office resigned saying "there is nothing else to invent".
Electronics Discoveries
Electric light (78), radio waves, AC electricity (88), fossil fuel, germs, pasteurization
Electronics Consumer Products
Telephone (1876), recorded sound (1877), aspirin (1877), first telephone switchboard (1877), light bulb (1879), Film (1884), motion pictures (1893), Internal combustion engine (1885), camera (1888), automobile (1889), matches (1889), zipper (1893), corn flakes (1894), wireless telegraph (1895)
After 1900 (100 years)
Medical Health and Medicine
Insulin (21), penicillin (29), polio vaccine, smart pill, medical devices, diagnostic equipment, DNA analysis, contact lenses. Food packing, food storage
Electronics Consumer Products
Assembly line mass production, Plastic (1907), Credit cards (20's), Crayons (1903), ballpoint pen (35), sliced bread (28), flashlight (1910), hair dryer, refrigerator (11), vacuum cleaner, washing machine, velcro, traffic light, television, silly putty (1946), smoke alarm, nylon stockings (1938), microwave oven (45), disposable diapers (46)
Radio transmission (01), Broadcast radio (1920), television broadcast (1936), color television (50), FM radio, communication satellites (58), HDTV
Railroads, zeppelin (1900), air plane (1903), jet engine (37), radar (38), skylab (73), space shuttle (81)
Electronics Computer, Networking
ENIAC computer (1945), mouse (64), Arpanet (69), Internet (73), Personal Computer (1976), modem (1977), world wide web (1991) DVD (1995)
Other Other
Genetic engineering (74), Laser (60), solar battery (54), CAT Scan (75), fiberoptics, Nuclear technology (1942), atom bomb (45), Hubble telescope, space station, moon landing, mars landing, ICBM, wireless technology, genetic engineering (73)
Knowledge Increases.

Message Sealed. "But you, Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book until the time of the end; many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall increase. (Daniel 12: 4)

"until the time of the end". Here we are told in no uncertain terms that Daniel's message would be sealed or concealed until the time of the end.
"and knowledge shall be increased" . At that time, the prophet tells us that knowledge would increase and people would again understand its contents. We learned in Daniel 8 that the time of the end stretches to the year 1844. Using simple logic, we now know that the book of Daniel therefore must have begun to be understood around the year 1844.

» Eating From The Tree of Knowledge.
Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil Tree of Life
Abomination Tree Knowledge
of Evil
Cross Holy Spirit Knowledge
of Good
Fruit Alive Tree of Life
It seems that since Eve prematurely ate the fruit that all we learned was the knowledge of evil and not good. Satan appears to be the spirit that bore bad fruit, while the Holy Spirit bears good fruit.
After Jesus Christ came to remove the reproach from the name of God, we have had access to the knowledge of Good. At the end of time, God is sending more knowledge from the tree of knowledge. We are now mature enough to eat from the tree. We are to pick its good fruit. When we bear the mature fruit of the Spirit we will have access to the Tree of Life.

» Modern Science In The Bible.
We believe that as a part of this fulfillment, God has given us information in 2008 which shows that the Mishkan (portable temple) is a mathematical model of modern science including the Periodic Table of chemistry and a unified model of particle physics. Scientists have not yet unified these theories as of 2011 and that makes the Bible model superior to all theories of particle physics. This knowledge was sealed until the strategic time when it could be revealed while particle physics theories are still in their infancy. The fact that it is being revealed before the accurate model of physics is determined should compel scientists to pay attention so that they can understand what they are seeing in their experiments.
It was revealed after science had formulated most of their theories, promoted evolution, ridiculed the Bible as an unscientific book of myths and fables and answered every evidence of foreknowledge in the Bible as texts written after the event. Since their discoveries were made after 1860 and since the knowledge of the Mishkan can be documented in 3500 year old ancient texts and the first printed Bible, then they cannot resort to their former dismissive arguments.

The Time Of The End.
How can we recognize this period? All the evidence points to the time after 1798.

The Sealing.
"Then I, Daniel, looked; and there stood two others, one on this riverbank and the other on that riverbank. And the one said to the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, "How long shall the fulfillment of these wonders be?"
"Then I heard the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand to heaven, and swore by Him who lives forever, that it shall be for a time, times, and half a time; and when the power of the holy people has been completely shattered, all these things shall be finished." (Daniel 12: 5-7)
Here we have a picture of the throne of God.

The Book of Daniel ends in a special ceremony in which we learn that the persecuting power would be given "a time, times and half a time" or 1260 years before it is stopped. Then his book would be unsealed after that time.

The Book is Sealed. I heard but I did not understand; so I said "My Lord, what will be the outcome of these events?" He said, "Go your way, Daniel for these words are concealed and sealed up until the end time". (Daniel 12: 8-9)
This part of the prophecies would be understood in the future. God would give wisdom and knowledge in the end when He unseals the prophecy.

Three Time Prophecies.
These are the prophecies that are confusing. In this lesson we will explain how they are related. In the next lesson we will give the interpretation when we discuss the unsealing of the prophecies.
"Then I heard the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand to heaven, and swore by Him who lives forever, that it shall be for a time, times, and half a time; and when the power of the holy people has been completely shattered, all these things shall be finished."
"... from the time that the continual burnt offering is taken away, and the abomination that makes desolate is set up, there shall be a thousand two hundred and ninety days. Blessed is he who waits and comes to the thousand three hundred and thirty five days. "
(Daniel 12: 7, 11, 12)
These time periods are based on Daniel 11: 31 which is a list of events. The order is given in Daniel 12 as an enlargement of this verse.

However, verse 11 is ambiguous. It mentions two events, the removal of the continual and setting up the abomination. The two events could mark the beginning of the 1290 days or mark both ends. This is illustrated in the table above.
However, because of the nature of the offense and how the final curse is administered, we know that the desolation occurs at the end. The third illustration is more accurate.
The Time Pattern
Apostasy 1335 days (44.5 months) Blessing
1290 days (43 months)Wait
45 days
(1½ Months)
1 Continual removed 1260 days
42 Months
3½ years

Shatters Power of the Holy People idol Abomination of Desolation Desolation
2 Continual
idol Abomination of Desolation Desolation Shatters Power of the Holy People
3 Continual
idol Abomination set up Shattering Shattering completed Desolation Desolation
Apostasy ContinualAbomination Shattering the RighteousDesolation of the Wicked Blessing

The abomination occurs from the beginning at the time it destroys the true worship and is allowed to shatter the holy people for 1260 days. It begins to rule because it removes the continual, or true worship. In the end, it will be punished by a desolation or destruction of the sanctuary. This is either the false sanctuary or the true sanctuary that has been abandoned by disobedient worshippers. Their destruction also causes the end of the shattering.

To understand these prophecies we need to understand the events that define their duration.

Time Interpretation. We need to examine one more issue before we attempt to interpret the prophecy. There are two competing theories about the interpretation of the time. I will introduce a third.

  1. Prophetic Time. The time periods should be interpreted the same way as the rest of all the other time prophecies. These periods use the year for day principle. This is consistent with all other interpretations and it makes sense.
  2. Real Time. These times should be interpreted as real time. One example is that the time given to Nebuchadnezzar was seven times. That was seven real years. Here we learn another principle. Since the human life span is about seventy years old, any prophecy about a particular person must occur in real time.
  3. Both. Both are correct. We also learned that the seven year prophecy of Nebuchadnezzar occurred in both prophetic and real time. As you will see in a later argument about Revelation 10: 11, at the unsealing we are told to "prophecy again". In other words, "repeat the prophecy".
    There is evidence that the prophecies will be repeated because the events of the first fall of Babylon mirrors the issues and events of the second fall. One occurs in prophetic time. The other occurs in real time since it is a message to the final generation.
    How is this possible?
    God acts in a specific pattern according to the legal terms of the covenant. His action is also triggered by a specific pattern of actions by humans. So, the continued apostasy of the church triggers the curse and the wrath of God.
    First Fulfillment Papacy Healed Second Fulfillment
    1260 years Papacy Falls 1260 Days ? Babylon Falls
    Prophetic Time Real Time

    The one danger in this interpretation is that if we can identify the event that begins the prophecy it may lead to date setting. The bible seems to suggest that we will not know the day or the hour but we should know that it is near.

The Interpretation
Several events mimic this pattern of time and events. We are not suggesting that these are fulfillment because the real fulfillment is at the time of the end. We are simply demonstrating the time patterns are also in earlier desolations.

The Destruction Of Jerusalem And The Temple And The Christ
Using the same time ratio, substitute each month for a year and the pattern appears. The destruction of the second temple occurred because of the ultimate abomination. The people rejected and killed God. Remarkably, this destruction occurred 42 years after Jesus became the lamb of God. The blessed event could be the end of the war in 73 AD after the siege of Masada.

The events happened according to the same time scale of the prophecy. And, when the final destruction came, this little cycle of time was repeated between 66 and 70 AD. The little cycle of time was also repeated at the beginning when Christ began His ministry. So three sets of events follow this pattern.

  1. The Ministry of Christ. He came to complete the covenant with them and was killed after three and a half years.
    The Early Church
    1335 days Gospel goes to the Gentiles
    1290 days45 days?
    Crucifixion 31 AD 1260 days Preaching Stoning of Stephen 34 AD
  2. The Desolation of Israel. After rejecting the covenant Messiah, their desolation came 40 years after this rejection and 42 years after His baptism.
    The Desolation of Israel
    1335 days (44.5 months / years) 72 AD
    1290 days (43 months / years)45 days
    1.5 months / years
    Jesus is Baptized
    (27 AD)
    star 1260 days
    (42 months / years)
    Destruction of
    Jerusalem in 70 AD
    The Ministry of Christ
    1335 days Pentecost (Shavu'ot)
    1290 days45 days
    Jesus is Baptized (27 AD) star 1260 days ministry Last Supper Jesus is Crucified
    star 3.5 days
    Pentecost was actually 49 days after the resurrection. But the feast of unleavened bread ended 45 days before. This may be when he became High Priest in heaven at the holy convocation on 21 Nisan 31 AD.
    The early church
    The Siege of Jerusalem
    1335 days Blessing
    1290 days45 days
    Siege begins in 66 AD star 1260 days Siege Destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD
    Notice that the desolation of Jerusalem is preceded by a three and a half year siege. This is not a coincidence.
    star Wheel within a Wheel. This pattern within a pattern reminds us of Ezekiel's vision of the throne of God.
    At least five sets of events over this time mimic this pattern of time and events.
  3. The Siege of Jerusalem. The desolation ended with the three and a half year period between 66 and 70 AD. I do not have enough detail information about this time period. But except for the escape of the Christians there is nothing blessed about the days after the desolation.
    The destruction of Jerusalem and the people also follows two other important time periods.

The First Fall Of The Papacy (The Beast Is Wounded)
2300 years
457 BC 1335 years Sanctuary Cleansed
1290 years45 years
Papacy rises to power
508 AD
1260 years of Persecution
538 AD
The French Revolution (3.5 years)
1335 days Rome falls
1290 days45 days
Churches closed (1794) 1260 days
Reign of Terror.
Atheism and secularism
1798 AD
The 2300 days (Daniel 8: 14) began in 457 BC and ended in 1844. Within that time period are other time prophecies.
  • 2300 days time prophecy ends in 1844
  • 1335 days begins in 508 AD and ends in 1843. During this time the last three rivals to papal succession in the west were being eliminated (Vandals, Heruli and Ostrogoths)
  • 1290 days begins in 508 AD and ends in 1798. In 508, Clovis defeats the Visigoths who believed in Arianism and a religious monopoly under the Papacy began in Europe. The French and German tribes were given to the papacy. Clovis vows to fight for the establishment of the papacy.
  • 1260 days begins in 538 AD and ends in 1798. This period is mentioned many times in prophecy as the time of persecution of the church. It begins when the last of three rivals to the throne of the old Roman empire are defeated.
    Using his best general Belisarius, Justinian defeats the Vandals (534) and the Ostrogoths (538) so that the Pope could finally occupy Rome as the head of the Western empire.
  • Desolation. It is interesting to note that the desolation that occurred at the fall of the papacy, was over a 3.5 year period during the French Revolution. The 1260 year prophecy ended with a 1260 day desolation. So the abomination of desolation was itself desolated by another abomination. Atheism and secularism would ruin the church in the next centuries.

    The French Revolution.
    • 1789 - It began July 14. Nationalization of Church property (August 14). Declaration of the Rights of Man.
    • 1793 - November 10. The Festival of Reason in Notre Dame.
    Religion Banned for about 3.5 Years
    » 1793 - November 22. Roman Catholicism banned and churches closed. Bibles burned.
    Robespierre reports on the principles of political morality, declaring that the revolutionary government is based on both virtue and terror
    "... virtue without which terror is evil, terror without which virtue is powerless"
    • 1794 - The Great Terror (February 5). Mass executions. 250,000 - 500,000 million killed.
    • 1794 - June 8. The Festival of the Supreme Being. Robespierre starts the cult of the supreme being.
    • 1794 - September 18. State no longer pays expenses and salaries of the church.
    • 1795 - February 21. Freedom of worship and separation of church and state is official.
    » 1797 - August 24. Repeal of laws against the clergy.
    • 1798 - February 10. France captures Rome and declared a republic on Febutary 15. Pope flees.
    • 1798 - February 20. Pope imprisoned and taken to Siena then to Florence. He dies August 29, 1799.
    • 1798 - July 1. French land in Egypt. Battle of the Nile (August 1).

The Second Fall Of The Papacy (Babylon The Great Is Desolated)
Shevat 1
Shevat 1: Abomination1335 days Tishri 15
Second Coming
1290 days (Abomination of Desolation)Elul 1
45 days
Church - State Union
Religious laws
1260 days Persecution
Cannot buy or sell
Abomination of Desolation 1-2 2-4 (Seven Last Plagues) 456 7Rescue
Continual Removed. Secular enforcement of religion. The church uses the state to force the world into idolatry.
Persecution. Mark of the Beast persecution
Shatters the Holy People. The economic boycott and the persecution destitutes the church.
Abomination of Desolation. God destroys the beast and the false prophet. Babylon falls.
45 Days. Some of the Plagues. Plagues 5 to 7 occur in the last 15 days.
Following the pattern, there should also be a last intense 3.5 day period at the end of the sixth plague.
Blessed Event. The Second Coming ends the suffering.
In our next lesson we will show that these time tables are based on the feasts and the laws on planting and reaping.

The Fulfillment
So which interpretation is correct?
It is not an accident that all the interpretations appear to follow the same events and time patterns.
Christ clearly referred to Daniel 11: 31 as having a fulfillment in the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD. However, it was not an accident that He blended that fulfillment with the events at the end of time. The prophecy would have a double meaning and would be fulfilled both times! So eventually, the generation that sees the siege of Jerusalem will see the Second Coming.
However, if we see Daniel 12: 11-12 as an enlargement of Daniel 11: 31, then several points make the prophecies of Daniel 12 point to details at the end of time.

The Repetition Of The Fulfillment
So, this is what I am saying, these prophecies in Daniel 11: 31- 45 and Daniel 12 are fulfilled more than once. Each time it is fulfilled it prophesies the same event - the fall of the church-state union. And it would take guidance from God at the end of time to understand this. What is the evidence of multiple fulfillments?

The Time and Event Pattern
Abomination set up Time of Trouble Desolation and Deliverance
Daniel 11: 31-39 Daniel 11: 40-45 Daniel 12
Nation Continual Removed Apostasy Persecution
days / years
War in Palestine Signs in the Skies Jerusalem Surrounded Abomination of Desolation Judgment Delivered?
1 Israel Falls Jesus Rejected Christ Church Rome Sun, moon, stars Jerusalem Surrounded (66 AD) Jerusalem destroyed (70 AD) Jews Exiled No.
Church disappointed

Prophesy again
2 Papacy Falls (1798) Priests replace Christ Idolatry, Apostasy 1260 years (530-1798) Napoleon in Palestine Papacy Wounded (1798) Judgment (1844) (Righteous)
Papacy Healed (1798-1929)
3 Babylon Falls Idol worship Antichrist Mark of the Beast
1260 days?
Iraq and USA (1991-) Sun, moon, stars Jerusalem Surrounded (Verse 45) Satan, Babylon and Papacy Falls Seven last plagues (Wicked) Yes.
Second Coming, Resurrection
4 Gog and Magog Satan loosed Deceives the wicked Final Judgment No sun or moon New Jerusalem Surrounded Hell fire Yes.
New Creation

The prophecy repeated from Daniel 11: 31 to Daniel 12 is structured into three sets of events

The End Time Prophets
"But as for you, go your way to the end, then you shall rest and rise again for your allotted portion at the end of the age." (Daniel 12: 13)
After a period when his visions will be obscure, Daniel will become very important at the end of time. What does Daniel add that John does not?
The message of several prophets will become important at the end of time because our situation is similar to what they have experienced. And their victory strategy will help us to win our battles.

  1. Moses. He led the people from the land of sin and slavery to the promised land. At the end, a final warning will prepare the world for the promised land of the New Jerusalem. Like the third angel's message, he warns the people to avoid the plagues and he persuades Israel to accept the Mark of God so that death passes over them.

  2. Elijah. There will be a message that turns the world back to God. Back from idolatry to true worship. Evil will become so powerful, that it will be able to duplicate the miracle of fire from Heaven that was used the first time. But the Elijah message will overcome this deception through the fire of the Holy Spirit in the Latter Rain.

  3. Daniel. He became a prophet after the exile. He was a vegetarian. He represents those on whom the Spirit of God will be poured out after Babylon the Great has come. The prophecies of Daniel will become very important at the end of time. This could be from two perspectives.
  4. Jeremiah. He was the prophet before the destruction by Babylon. He was also sent to Babylon. His experience was the same as the people who would unseal the book of Daniel. Because they would give the first message about Babylon and the coming of judgment and suffer ridicule. Jeremiah 15: 15-21 and Jeremiah 20: 7-18.
  5. Ezekiel. His experience is duplicated in Revelation 10-11 and 13, 16, 18.

The Message Of The Prophets

So, if Babylon has already fallen, why will it fall again? We find the same pattern in the first exodus and after the Third Coming. The enemy who has been judged rises up to stop the exodus and recapture the people but instead they are killed.

Angel 1 Fallen Fallen Angel 2 Come Out Mark of the Beast Persecution Angel 3 Plagues Promised Land
Enemy Falls Israel Leaves Enemy Rises Again God Rescues Israel goes Home
Egypt Falls Exodus Pharaoh rises again and Pursues Red Sea Canaan
Papacy Wounded Reformation Papacy rises and persecutes Second Coming Heaven
Satan Falls Second Coming Satan attacks after the Second Resurrection Hell Fire New Jerusalem

The purpose of the message of the prophets is to guide Israel as they are leaving Babylon. The message of the three angels is an exodus message out of Babylon the Great.

Several prophets shall "return" in the last days. Their message will function in the global Israel just as they did in old Israel. The striking difference between the Jews in Old Babylon and our situation is that we are no longer exiled to Babylon after 1844. We had been trapped for 1260 years and were set free in that judgment when Babylon was found guilty. Babylon fell because of the judgment in 1844 and the rest of her devastation is coming in the Seven Last Plagues. Therefore, the church that is trapped in Babylon by the idolatry and immorality that they have learned need to get out and go home because God liberated them in 1844. Moses (Jesus Christ) is coming to take them home.

The Final Exodus of Israel
Babylon Fell in 1798 Babylon will receive her punishment
Jeremiah, Ezekiel 1844 Daniel Elijah Moses, Ezekiel
Ate the Book Tested and
Prophet to the people in Babylon.
Prophecy unsealed
Message against Idolatry.
Leave Babylon and Return to God
Leave Egypt.
Avoid the plagues.
Get the Mark of God.
Studied and Ate a Book First Angel's Message Second Angel's Message Third Angel's Message
Studied Daniel Disappointed Remnant as prophets in Babylon try to call the other captives out of Babylon

Time Days Months Years
2300 2300 76 and 2/3 6 and 1/3
1335 1335 44½ 3.75
1290 1290 43 3.6
1260 1260 42

Repeat Repetition and Enlargement
This is the ultimate repetition of a prophecy. The cycle within a cycle of the time prophecies. The actions of God present themselves like a wheel within a wheel. Repeating themselves in cyclical patterns.
The ministry of Christ was a positive cycle of this pattern as God fulfilled the covenant. The forty five years between the fall of the Papacy and 1844 could also hold a similar positive pattern as God fulfills the next scheduled covenant feast event since the Passover crucifixion, the covenant Yom Kippur.
2300 Years
Liberty begins.
French monarchy overthrown.
People freed.
The Advent Awakening
1335 periods (44½ years) Blessing

Sanctuary Cleansed
1290 periods (43 years) 45 periods (1½ years)
Miller preaches
People wait for the Second Coming
1260 periods
Daniel unsealed

Dr. Joseph Wolfe (1800)
Manuel Lacunza
William Miller (1816)
Children of Norway, Sweden, Denmark
Signs of the Times
Published (1840)
The Millerite Movement
1335 days Blessing.
Visions and dreams begin.

Understood Heavenly Sanctuary
1290 daysWait
45 days
Signs of the Times Published (1840) 1260 days
William Miller Preaches
Great Disappointment 1844
The dates are fuzzy and the historical details are hard to find in some of these movements. So the best that I can determine is that around these times certain events happened that fit the characteristics that mark the end points of the time periods.

The Last Revolution
All the revolutions had certain things in common. Economic turmoil, the creation of a national enemy, manipulation of the public and an irresponsible media that is not independent of the government and the desire to create a new man made religion with a human as a god-like savior. They were all launched by a triggering event. Sometimes these were initiated by the power that was trying to take control. At other times they took advantage of an opportunity to initiate their plans.
Previous revolutions seemed to be disorganized and spurred on by events that seem to be out of control. However, the final revolution seems to involve a high degree of preparation that will ensure the survival of certain powers.
Characteristic French Revolution The Nazi The Last Revolution
Triggering Event Storming the Bastille Burning the Reichstag September 11, 2001
Economic Turmoil Inflation, taxes and economic pressure on the public leads to economic collapse
>Natural disasters Hail. Summer 1788 to Winter 1789.
Caused bad harvests.
- Time of trouble. Hurricanes
December 26, 2004 earthquake
>War Debt American Revolution. 7 years war World War 1 Middle East Wars
Government Secretive, removes opposition. Starts a new world order with no civil liberties or due process
>New Laws Declaration of the Rights of Man Nuremberg, Protective Custody Patriot Act, Corpus Juris
>Security Committee of Public Safety Gestapo, SS Homeland Security, NSS
>Trials Reign of terror Ghettos, concentration camps Military tribunals
>Youth Education Get direct control of youth education. Find fault with old curriculum School Voucher
>Execution Method Guillotine Gas chambers and ovens Everything
>Enemies Church and monarchy Jews Remnant
>Economic Slavery abolished. High prices Slavery, theft, high prices Cannot buy or sell
>Symbols, titles Obsessed with removing old symbols and marking the enemy and using these symbols as tests
>Civil Liberties Terminate civil liberties under the claim of protecting the people Done
Religion There is an attempt to destroy all or part of Christianity and replace it with a man made religion
>Human god Robespierre Hitler The Pope
>Exterminate Christianity Christianity, Judaism Protestants
>New Religion Nature, Reason, atheism Arian nation Catholicism
Media The Press functions as the propaganda machine of the government to influence the public
>Structure Free press Government controlled Owner controlled
>Incitement Murder, spying Hatred Murder, intimidation
>Slogan Enemies of the Revolution Enemies of the Third Reich Enemies of the church, state
Public The government and media collaborate to manipulate our emotions, causing fear and violence
>Fear and pride Rumors, starvation plots National pride Terrorism, God
>Spying Report suspicious activity on neighbors and friends TIPS (August 2002).
Domestic Spying (200?)
>Mob rule Riots and murder Exploitation, harassment Murder
Self-Destruction All fell apart because of fear among the conspirators that led to executions and foreign invasion
>Mutiny and Death Robespierre and Danton guillotined Hitler suicide Revelation 17: 16-17.
Mutiny and cannibalism
>Foreign invasion British and Turks Allies Second Coming

Done We are in the middle of the final revolution and we do not recognize it!
We only need to identify our final targets and apply our new laws to them. This is why final movements will be rapid.
The media has sold these systems to us as public safety and welfare and for our best interest. The victors in this war are carefully controlling those elements that caused the other revolutions to go out of control.

Echoes. The reign of Nero could easily be described in the same pattern.
The second inaugural speech of George Bush on January 20, 2005 talked about a new policy to help all people achieve their freedom.
We are led, by events and common sense, to one conclusion: The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world.

So it is the policy of the United States to seek and support the growth of democratic movements and institutions in every nation and culture, with the ultimate goal of ending tyranny in our world.

All who live in tyranny and hopelessness can know: The United States will not ignore your oppression, or excuse your oppressors. When you stand for your liberty, we will stand with you.
It would have been a lovely speech if this had been their altruistic goal from the beginning. In the civil war, the north pretended that abolition of slavery was their noble goal.
This is a total deviation from his policy in 2000 of leaving nations alone to solve their own problems. He criticized the Clinton administration for being too involved in the Middle East and other places. In this speech he echoes the revolutionary goals of the "convention" at their formation. After Danton declared that the revolution was against "all kings", On November 19, 1792 the Convention declared their willingness to help all subjected people achieve their liberty. Our revolution is now against "all terrorism" and our new policy is to help all people achieve liberty. It is leaving the nation as bankrupt as France.

The policy also heads the country into the direction of prophecy. The policemen of the world, working to enforce the goals of the church. Noble goals that will go just as terribly wrong as the goals of Robespierre and the Convention. No wonder the repetition of the prophecy compares our times to the French Revolution! This time the losers in the French revolution (the state and the church) have taken steps to ensure that they will be the victors. But it will not happen. And we will pay a terrible price before we realize this. By March 16, 2006, they openly referred to a policy of preemptive strikes. That is a first for this nation.

Reversals (Back To Babylon, Rome And The French Revolution).
Our society seems to be reverting back to the times of Babylon, Rome and the French Revolution. The evils of the French Revolution and the events of the times appear to be returning in the final revolution. The great accomplishments of the French Revolution are being reversed in this last revolution. This is probably because the victors of this revolution see these attributes as the cause of their earlier downfall.
Church and State. Separation of church and state is being eroded. This will lead to the loss of freedom of religion.
New Laws. Patriot Act, Corpus Juris and other laws are reversing the liberties in the Declaration of the Rights of Man.
Free Press. Our western "free press" has been bought by media conglomerates who have a particular agenda.
Slavery. Slavery will somehow return. Corporate misbehavior is protected. Oil companies condoned slavery in 2004.
Wealth. The feudal system was abandoned. Now the gap between rich and poor is widening through deliberate attempts to reward the wealthy, raid the pockets of the poor and deliberately place them in debt. Eminent domain laws threaten individual property rights in favor of wealthy investors. Whoever can make the most money gets to take the property.
Less Freedom. We have less personal freedoms. After hurricane Katrina, we have learned that we cannot put our faith in any earthly government.
Lowered Expectations. August 14, 2005. We are told to expect less democracy, more religious control and less rights for women in Iraq.
Piracy. November 2005. Pirates from Somalia are boarding passenger vessels or holding cargo vessels for ransom.
French Revolution 2. October 27 - November 2005. Weeks of rioting Muslim youth in France. Unemployed youths riot (2006)
Fed to Lions. Americans tortured Iraqi by threatening them with lions! (Nightline. October 14, 2005)
War Debt. Under president Bush, we have borrowed more money from foreign governments than all the previous 42 presidents combined! This is a definite precursor to the global economic collapse in Revelation 18. It starts in the United States and spreads to the world.
In Babylon Forever! After the war began people emphatically stated that "we will be in and out quickly, we have no desire to stay". Now, in September 2007, we see that President Bush intends to stay long term, as much as 50 years! They have completed the embassy fortress on the banks of the Tigris river.
Ottoman Empire (Turkey). It is trying to rise again.

Study to show yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.   2 Timothy 2: 15 Time: 70 minutes
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Copyright     Updated : May 19, 2004. October 12, 2005. September 2007
Author: Laverna Patterson. Editor: Patterson (January 2008)