The purpose of this article is to offer a scriptural and credible alternative to the prevailing theories and we would do well to start by noticing how the Abomination of Desolation is 'telescoped' through more than one fulfillment. Therefore, when Bible commentators describe Antiochus Epiphenes and the sacrifice of swine on a Jewish altar as the 'abomination' (167 BC, Dan 11:31) they are quite right insofar as a precursor is concerned but it was not the final one. The latter part of the
Updated Jan 9th 2011 at 08:15 AM by Cyberseeker
A re-appraisal of the Abomination of Desolation
“So when you see the abomination of desolation spoken of by the prophet Daniel, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand), then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.” (Matthew 24:15-16)
Best efforts notwithstanding, the reader has not understood at all when it comes to the ‘Abomination of Desolation.’ The popular end-time scenario depicts an idol standing in a Jewish temple thus desecrating it, however
Updated Dec 26th 2010 at 09:48 PM by Cyberseeker
by Truthinlove on Wednesday, July 7, 2010
I'm not going to comment too much on these verses, as they speak for themselves. Scripture supports the traditional pre-wrath rapture view. For more commentary you can read my other blog on the rapture.
Compare these Scriptures.....
The well-known rapture passage
1 Thess. 4:15 - 5:2 "For this we say to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain until
Recently, I have been thinking about the eschatological implications of Death, Time, and Immortality. Three global dialectics came to the fore, and I provide them below for our collective consideration:
1) DEATH, TIME, and MORTALITY go together.
How do we know this? Well, here's what Paul wrote on it (which I'm sure we all know already):
23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ
There seems to be much eschatological investigation in our time which excludes routinely any notion that many of the 1st-century Christians experienced these things:
"persecution", "punishment", "imprisonment" and "death"
from the hands of those who are influenced by the beast/false prophet/dragon conglomerate of the Book of Revelation.
Let us observe the following scriptures from the Apostle