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Pamphlet 5045 KC Daniel 20-1

The false messiah is going to come sweep most Christians
right off their feet and spiritually seduce them
with his lies and deceits and cause them to fall before him and worship him...
thus taking away the daily sacrifice.

In the third and last year of the reign of king Belshazzar, Daniel saw a vision concerning the king of fierce countenance who would come with awesome power and "destroy the mighty and holy people", his people, the true house of Israel.

That understanding disturbed him greatly so he began plowing in his Father's Word and learned in the great Book of Jeremiah that the period of time concerning the desolations of Jerusalem was to be seventy years, an additional seventeen years from the time he came to that understanding.

Therefore because he so loved his nation and his people, he set his face unto the LORD God to offer prayers and give supplication before Him because of the sins of his people.

And while he was yet speaking and praying he was paid a visit by one of the four archangels who stand before the Lord, even Gabriel whose name means "man of God".

When those angels swing into action at the time of end, even that time when the archangel Michael stands up and casts Satan and his angels out of heaven (Rev. 12:7-9), then "there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time... (Dan. 12:1)."

Daniel 9:20
And whiles 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 for the holy mountain of my God;
[21] Yea, whiles I was speaking in prayer, even the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the beginning, being caused to fly swiftly, touched me about the time of the evening oblation.
The archangel Gabriel who appeared just before the first advent also appears before the second advent and blows (heralds) the 7th Trump at Christ's return.

Notice that Daniel was not even finished with his prayer when this man of God came to him and touched him towards the "end of the day", about the time of the evening oblation.

[22] And he informed me, and talked with me, and said, O Daniel, I am now come forth to give thee skill and understanding.
Our Father hears the prayers of those who love and serve Him by seeking after His knowledge and wisdom for the purpose of helping others.
[23]At the beginning of thy supplications the commandment came forth, and I am come to shew thee; for thou art greatly beloved: therefore understand the matter, and consider the vision.
At the instant Daniel began his prayer (back in verse 4) God heard him and gave the commandment to Gabriel to go forth and give him skill and understanding.

Gabriel let Daniel know that he was greatly beloved by our Father and you can imagine how that must have made Daniel feel.

Gabriel then instructed Daniel to consider (think about) and understand the vision.

Remember that Daniel, this beloved one of God, already knows about the 70 years of captivity.

Now he's going to be given information concerning another time frame or period of 70, however, the length of this period of time will be "Seventy Sevens" or 70 weeks of years, years being the subject of Daniel's prayer.

[24] Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.
The seventy weeks are determined on the people and on the holy city of Jerusalem.

That is why you want to always keep your eyes upon the holy city, for it is the focal point of endtime prophecy.

Let's segment this verse and consider what happens at the end of 70 weeks, knowing that 69 weeks have passed.

That which has been determined by our Father at His appointed time is...

to finish the transgression, and...
This happens when Jesus Christ returns at the sound of the 7th Trump and puts a stop to the transgression of desolation.
to make an end of sins, and...
This hasn't happen yet either, has it?
to make reconciliation for iniquity, and...
This is the "day of vengeance" spoken of by Isaiah in the second half of Isa. 61:2.

This occurs when Christ returns to the Valley of Jehoshaphat (Yahveh Judges) as per Joel chapter 3.

to bring in everlasting righteousness, and...
This happens when the King of righteous comes and sets up His kingdom that shall never be destroyed.
to seal up  the vision and prophecy, and...
To "seal up the vision and prophecy" is to make an end of, to fulfill all the prophecies that Jesus Christ foretold us of in Mat. 24, Mark 13, and Luke 21.

The fulfilling happens in and unto the final generation of the fig tree!

Matthew 24:34 "Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled."

to anoint the most Holy.
The phrase "the most Holy" is never used of a person but rather of the "holy of holies".

So to "anoint the holy of Holies" simply means to cleanse the sanctuary.

The seventy weeks continues until the end when the sanctuary is cleansed.

You may recall that the cleansing also takes place at the end of the 2300 days.

Nevertheless, it is obvious that these events have not yet happened and so are yet future.

Has God not put an end to the transgression of desolation!

Sin has not been done away with!

And the visions and the prophecies have not all been fulfilled.

How long then is "Seventy Sevens"?

70 x 7 = 490 years, which is the total length of time of this prophecy.

Keep that in mind as we read the next verse.

[25] Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times.
The decree, issued by king Cyrus, to restore and rebuild Jerusalem went forth in 454 B.C., the twentieth year of Artaxerxes.

So we have 7 weeks, which is 7 x 7 or 49 years (from 454 B.C. to 405 B.C.) plus 62 weeks, which is 62 x 7 or 434 years (from 405 B.C. to 29 A.D., the crucifixion).

That gives us a total of 69 weeks, which is 69 x 7 or 483 years.

However, since the "total time" of this prophecy is 490 years, we are short one week.

That's right!

There is yet one week yet to be fulfilled go before all the events in verse 24 are "sealed up".

Note: Most chronologies are off a period of 110 years due to the errant calculations of the years of reign of the kings.

For example we read "in the third year of the reign of king Belshazzar" back in chapter 8 verse 1 by which it is assumed he reigned 3 years, but in fact he reigned for just over 2 years.

If you have access to a Companion Bible, appendixes 50 and 90 will give you the corrected chronologies.

Let's continue. (Isn't this fascinating?)

Now notice that the events in the next verse happen AFTER the 483 years, which is AFTER the crucifixion.

They happen at the time of the end during Daniel's 70th week!

[26] And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary; and the end thereof shall be with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined.
There is a definite article in the manuscripts marking the "after threescore and two weeks" as the period of time just mentioned in verse 25, i.e. after the 483 years.

Christ was "cut off", crucified, and that was He Himself who died on the cross.

But there comes a time when He is cut off "but not for Himself", i.e. the daily sacrifice shall be cut off from the hearts and the minds of the people.

Christ was crucified and rejected and He did not usher in the kingdom for which He came but rather the kingdom became in abeyance for a period (John 1:11).

So we have a gap from the 69th week until the 70th week when Messiah is cut off.

That will be during the last week of this flesh age during the latter part of which the desolator will come and do his thing, which is to destroy wonderfully (with wonders) and destroy with peace the souls of men and women, spiritually speaking, and cause the daily sacrifice to be taken away, i.e. the Messiah to be cut off from the people.

Also, the people of the prince (little "p"), are the people of the "little horn" who help spread his abominations.

The end thereof, or "his own end come", is the end of the desolator which again looks to the end of the last seven years when there shall be "a flood".

However, the flood will not be of water but rather a flood of lies and deceit which brings about the great apostasy, the great falling away, the great seduction of those who do not have the seal of God in their foreheads.

We read in Revelation, an overview of the Book of Daniel, about this flood of lies and deception which spews forth from the mouth of the dragon, that old serpent, the little horn, the king of fierce countenance, etc. He comes after the "woman" who is symbolic of God's people, Christians who are to wait for Him and be His virgin bride when He returns.

Rev. 12:15-16
And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.
The false messiah is going to come sweep most Christians right off their feet and spiritually seduce them with his lies and deceits and cause them to fall before him and worship him... thus taking away the daily sacrifice.

"But woe to them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days (Mark 13:24)."

You "see", the first woman taken in the field in Matthew 24:39-40 is "taken" in this flood and seduced.

"And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

[40] Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left."

It is those who remain behind and endure unto the end of the desolation that shall be saved.

Here is your documentation from the voice of Jesus Christ.

You can either hear and believe what He has to say or believe men's books and movies.

Matthew 24:13
But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
endure, hupomeno, hoop-om-en'-o, Greek 5278; from Greek 5259 (hupo) and Greek 3306 (meno); to stay under (behind), i.e. remain; figurative to undergo, i.e. bear (trials), have fortitude, persevere :- abide, endure, (take) patient (-ly), suffer, tarry behind.
Here then is what the angel Gabriel says that the desolator, who is the little horn, the king of fierce countenance, the instead-of-Jesus, the "he" in the next verse, will do during that last week, the 70th week of Daniel which completes the 490 years.
Daniel 9:27
And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.
This is for the time of the end when the "action" continues in connection with Daniel's people and city, i.e. the true house of Israel and the city of Jerusalem, which is again is why Jerusalem is the focal point for us to "watch" concerning Bible prophecy in these last days.

This 27th verse of Daniel chapter 9 is the verse Jesus Christ referred to in Matthew 24 and Mark 13 when He said that the abomination of desolation spoken of by Daniel the prophet would come stand in the holy place... and as Paul declares in 2 Thes. 2, show himself (to the world) that he is God.

This abomination continues "even until the consummation, and determined shall be poured upon the desolate" which means until the very end when God pours out His wrath and puts an end to the transgression.

In summary then, we learned that the little horn shall come in the last days and "confirm the covenant with many" for that 70th week, which is to bring forth the first beast of Revelation 13 to be worshipped, and strengthen that confederacy of many peoples and nations and tongues, i.e. the New World Order.

confirm, gabar, gaw-bar', Hebrew 1396; a primitive root; to be strong; by implication to prevail, act insolently :- exceed, confirm, be great, be mighty, prevail, put to more [strength], strengthen, be stronger, be valiant.

covenant, beriyth, ber-eeth', Hebrew 1285; from Hebrew 1262 (barah) (in the sense of cutting [like Hebrew 1254 (bara')]); a compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh) :- confederacy, [con-]feder[-ate], covenant, league.

Then in the midst of the last and 70th week, the second beast of Revelation 13:11, the desolator, appears defacto with the two horns of a lamb, which means he appears as the Lamb of God, the two horns (symbolic of power) being that of King of kings and Lord of lords.

He comes and stands in the holy place and causes the daily sacrifice to cease.


By claiming that he is God!

By showing great signs and wonders and deceiving people through his flood of lies into worshipping him as the true Christ.

Remember, Jesus Christ is our daily sacrifice, the one with whom we commune, but if you as a Christian allow Satan to deceive you into worshipping him, then the daily sacrifice for you has been taken away.

It is that simple!

Remember it is written that this shall be a time of trouble such as never was since the world began, no, nor ever shall be.

It is the time when the supernatural comes to this earth and mingles with flesh man.

The good news is though, that Jesus Christ shortened the duration of time when the abomination of desolation stands defacto in the holy place.

Let's go to the Sermon on the Mount where He explains the 7 seals and 7 trumps, which are the events that occur in the generation just prior to His return, and document that He has shortened the time.

Mark 13:14-23
But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea flee to the mountains:
The pronoun "it" should properly be translated "he" for we already know from Daniel that the abomination of desolation being spoken of is an entity, the little horn, the king of fierce countenance, the desolator.

Note: Dr. Moffat has "where it ought not" translated correctly "where he ought not".

Jesus Christ has told us that when we see this abominable one come stand in the holy place, then get out of Dodge because there is nothing whatsoever there for you as a child and a servant of the living God.

[15] And let him that is on the housetop not go down into the house, neither enter therein, to take any thing out of his house:
When the watchmen on the housetop see the appearance of Satan, the little horn, standing in the holy place, they shall know that the time has come for the desolations to take place.

So make sure you stay away from that place and have nothing whatsoever to do with what is going on there.

There certainly is nothing in his house that you are going to need.

He and his lords are going to have a big spiritual wedding feast in his house and gather as many wives and concubines unto him as he can.

[16] And let him that is in the field not turn back again for to take up his garment.
You won't need a change of clothing.

You keep the wedding garment on that you already have, which is the same as the gospel armor Paul speaks of in Ephesians chapter six.

[17] But woe to them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!
Jesus Christ is teaching us here on a spiritual level.

Throughout God's Word adultery and harlotry are used to symbolize spiritual fornication and spiritual seduction... which is idolatry.

The apostle Paul also drew the analogy between the physical seduction of mother Eve who lost her virginity to that low life serpent (Satan) in the garden of Eden, and the spiritual seduction of virgins (Christians) in these last days who are to remain chaste and wait patiently until the true bridegroom comes!

2 Cor. 11:2-3
For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.

[3] But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.

So in Mark 13:17 Christ is not talking about those who are pregnant in the natural (physical) sense.

He is talking about those who do not remain spiritual virgins but are rather impregnated with the lies and deceit of Satan, the spurious Messiah, when he arrives claiming that he is Christ!

You "see", when Jesus Christ returns to take up His virgin bride and discovers that she is already pregnant or nursing a baby of her own, that is where the WOE comes in because He will not be too happy with her!

Would you?

Therefore do not be the first woman "taken" in the field... because she is taken and seduced and loses her virginity to the old serpent who comes before the true bridegroom.

Mark 13:18
And pray ye that your flight be not in the winter.
The word "winter" can mean both a "storm or tempest" or the "winter season".

Either way, make sure that you are not caught up in the storm, Satan's powerful spiritual tempest, and taken in by his lies and deception, which is another way of saying make sure you are not harvested out of season.

[19] For in those days shall be affliction, such as was not from the beginning of the creation which God created unto this time, neither shall be.
Though it will be a time of peace and prosperity, it shall be a time of (spiritual) trouble such as never was since there was a nation, no, nor ever shall be.

Remember what we read in Dan. 8:25 concerning the desolation that many shall be destroyed by PEACE.

In other words, they will believe that Jesus Christ has returned and will turn to the desolator, the spurious messiah, and worship him.

[20] And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh should be saved: but for the elect's sake, whom he hath chosen, he hath shortened the days.
The flood of lies and deception will be so awesome, that unless the Lord allowed time beforehand for God's elect to teach His Word and warn people of the coming desolation by the false messiah and his angels at the sound of the 6th Trump, there would be no one (flesh) able to endure the spiritual onslaught to the end of the 70th week!

Matthew 24:13 "But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved."

This shortening of the defacto reign of antichrist coincides with the extended time allotted for the sealing of the servants of God in Rev. 7:3 "Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads."

You "see", only those with the seal of God in their foreheads, which is to have knowledge and wisdom from His Word locked in their minds, shall not be harmed by Satan, the desolator, and his locust army.

Rev. 9:4 "And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads."

By the way, we find in this same 9th chapter that the time of the locust army is a period of "five months" giving us the length of time Christ shortened the days to: Rev. 9:5 "And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months: and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man."

[21] And then if any man shall say to you, Lo, here is Christ; or, lo, He is there; believe Him not:
If someone tells you, i.e. if you hear, that Jesus Christ has returned and is standing in Jerusalem, don't you believe it!

Contrary to the any-moment rapture theory being espoused by most churches, Jesus Christ has warned us that the false messiah is coming FIRST to take the woman in the field, to spiritually seduce all those who do not have the seal of God in their foreheads.

[22] For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect.
"False Christs" is singular in the Greek (#5580, pseudochristos), and means "a spurious Messiah :- false Christ".

In other words, Jesus Christ has just told us the false messiah, who is the little horn, the king of fierce countenance, the abominable desolator, is coming with his angels to deceive and seduce the whole world, including the woman (church)!

In fact, he and his angels will be that good and convincing that if it were possible, which in the Greek means that it is not possible, he could deceive even the elect.

[23] But take ye heed: behold, I have foretold you all things.
It's all written in His Word.

All we have to do is read it with understanding and believe what He says regardless of what the traditions of men might teach!

Jesus added a little something extra in Matthew's account concerning hearing the claim that Christ has returned.

Matthew 24:26
Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, He is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not.
Go not forth!

Don't you go down to his house!

You get away and stay away from the place of abomination.

(Remember, the world will believe Jesus Christ has returned and now God is with us.)

Jesus then adds this real simple statement to let you know that if you "hear" someone say Christ has returned, pay no attention to it because He hasn't.

There will be no doubt whatsoever when Jesus Christ returns for this is how it shall be:Matthew 24:27-28 For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

When the true Christ returns, all you will see is a brilliant flash of light, just like lightning from one end of the sky to the other, and you will be instantly changed into your spiritual body!

It is written and so shall it be!

"In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed (1 Cor. 15:52)".

Even the (spiritually) dead shall be raised to their incorruptible (spiritual) bodies.

In other words, the flesh age is over at the sound of the 7th Trump and as it is written, the brightness of His coming shall be so intense that even the sun will be darkened (paled into insignificance) and the stars and moon shall not give their light.

[28] For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together.
The vultures, i.e. Satan's angelic host, are going to gather as many "carcases" to the holy place, the gathering place, as they can.

Those "carcases" are spiritually dead Christians who do not have God's Word sealed in their minds.

See that you remain steadfast are not "taken up" and "seduced" by these unclean birds.

Jesus Christ just told us in Mark 13:22 that they are coming to seduce people and wed them to the false messiah who they will tell you is standing in the holy place.

What a time to live!

This is the most exciting time in the history of mankind to be alive because we are privileged to see all the events Christ foretold us of come to pass in our generation, the generation of the fig tree, the generation of the Baby Boomers.

Mark 13:30 "Verily I say unto you, that this generation shall not pass, till all these things be done."

In our next study, Daniel is going to see a "war" take place on the Tigris River at this very same time of the year!


It really is happening in our generation!

Live Link to- The Book of Daniel Table of Contents
It is important that YOU Read it all!

Jesus said, "the book of Daniel was where one could go read and gain understanding"

Jesus Christ told us in Matthew 24 and Mark 13 when He sat upon the Mount of Olives and gave His disciples the seven seals concerning the knowledge and the events that would transpire during the final generation of the fig tree, that the book of Daniel was where one could go read and gain understanding concerning the abomination of desolation, that abominable desolator (antichrist) who would come stand in the holy place claiming to be God.
The book of Daniel is the Apocalypse of the Old Testament
and a sister book to the Apocalypse of the New Testament,
the book of Revelation.

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We pray that with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, you accomplish both.

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