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The Two Distinct Periods of Tribulation in The Last Half of the Seventieth Week

Many fail to see that there are two distinct periods of tribulation in the second half of the seventieth week. The first is great tribulation upon the elect and Israel by the Beast and his followers. The second is tribulation from God upon the unbelieving Beast worshipers. The passages below emphasize this fact.

2Th 1:6  Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;

2Th 1:7  And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels,

2Th 1:8  In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:

2Th 1:9  Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;

2Th 1:10  When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day.

When Jesus returns, the great tribulation, that time of trouble that Daniel spoke of (Dan 12:1) will be cut short (Matt 24:22). It is at that time that He will resurrect the dead in Christ (Dan 12:1-2, Rev 20:4-6, 1Cor 15:23, 51-52) and send the angels to catch up those who are alive and remain together with them, into the clouds (Rev 1:7), to be with Him (1Thes 4:15-17; Matt 24:31). It is after we are safely at the Father's house (John 14:3), before the throne of God (Rev 7:9-17) that His wrath begins to be poured out (Rev 8, 9, 16-19) suddenly (1Thes 5:2-3) on the very same day (Luke 17:26-30).

It can be shown that there are two periods of tribulation which make up the second half of the week, the last 3½ years prior to Christ's literal, physical, millennial reign, upon the throne of David in Jerusalem.

The explicit statements of the Scriptures below make it clear that there are two distinct unparalleled periods of tribulation in the second half of the week.

When does the great tribulation begin? In the middle of the week

Mat 24:15  When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)

Dan 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.

Mat 24:21  For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.

What comes after the great tribulation? The cosmic sign spoken of by Joel which is the precursor to Christ's return.

Mat 24:29  Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:

Mat 24:30  And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.

Mat 24:31  And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.                          

Joe 2:31  The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and the terrible day of the LORD come.

Isa 13:6  Howl ye; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty.

Isa 13:7  Therefore shall all hands be faint, and every man's heart shall melt:

Isa 13:8  And they shall be afraid: pangs and sorrows shall take hold of them; they shall be in pain as a woman that travaileth: they shall be amazed one at another; their faces shall be as flames.

Isa 13:9  Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, cruel both with wrath and fierce anger, to lay the land desolate: and he shall destroy the sinners thereof out of it.

Isa 13:10  For the stars of heaven and the constellations thereof shall not give their light: the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.

Isa 13:11  And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.

Rev 6:12  And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;

Rev 6:13  And the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.

Rev 6:14  And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places.

Rev 6:15  And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains;

Rev 6:16  And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:

Rev 6:17  For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?

Isa 2:12  For the day of the LORD of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty, and upon every one that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low:

Isa 2:17  And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be made low: and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.

Isa 2:19  And they shall go into the holes of the rocks, and into the caves of the earth, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth.

Isa 2:20  In that day a man shall cast his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made each one for himself to worship, to the moles and to the bats;

Isa 2:21  To go into the clefts of the rocks, and into the tops of the ragged rocks, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth.

 

“If these passages describe the cosmic sign of Joel 2:31, and they do, then it is an indisputable

fact that the day of the Lord cannot begin until the great tribulation is over.” Pastor Conley

 

God's wrath, at the beginning of the day of the Lord, doesn't begin until the elect (all believers in Jesus Christ) are removed from the earth, after the great tribulation.

God’s tribulation upon the unbelieving, Beast worshipers, who will persecute the church and Israel in the great tribulation, is referenced in Rev 3:10. The persecuted saints are said to be kept from the hour of temptation, that is, removed from the sphere of God’s, day of the Lord, wrath.

Rev 3:10  Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.

When considering this verse, it is very important to understand the focus of the trial in context. It is that which will allow you to rightly understand what the notable hour of temptation is. Here, the focus is said to be upon the earth dwellers, “them that dwell upon the earth.” “The earth dwellers” is a technical term throughout the eschatological portions of the New Testament. The term is the combination of two Greek words (ghay and katoikeo). It always refers to those dwelling on the earth that worship the Beast and receive his mark (even in Rev 12:12). 

Jesus says concerning the Day of the LORD:

Luk 21:35  For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth.

Note: Paul clearly teaches that the Day of the LORD will not overtake the watching believer as a thief.

1Th 5:4  But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.

1Th 5:5  Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness. 

So “them that dwell on the face of the whole earth” excludes the watching saints.

John records concerning the two witnesses:

Rev 11:7  And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them. ...

Rev 11:10  And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth.

Note: The earth-dwellers here rejoice at the death of God’s two witnesses, which no believer would do.

Again, John uses this technical term concerning those who are deceived by the false prophet:

Rev 13:14  And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live. 

Note: The earth-dwellers here are deceived by the False Prophet into worshiping the Beast and receiving his mark, but Jesus said that it was not possible for the “very elect” to be deceived (Matt. 24:24).

Eleven verses in the book of Revelation contain this technical term for those who worship the beast and receive his mark.

Recognizing that the focus of the temptation is upon the earth dwellers, we know that it refers to God's fierce wrath at the beginning of the day of the Lord and not Satan's wrath (Rev 12:12) upon the elect and Israel in the great tribulation.

What verses show that the great tribulation is the persecution of the elect and Israel?

The persecution of Israel can readily be seen in many passages. The most spoken of today is likely Jer. 30:7 where the term “Jacob’s trouble” appears. Dan 12:1 can also rightly be speaking of the believing remnant of Israel. Jesus’ instruction in the Olivet Discourse (Matt 24, 25) has a decidedly Jewish flavor which must include the Jews. However, we must remember it is only believers who listen to the Master’s voice. Rev 12, decidedly shows us that Satan persecutes both the Israelites and believers in Jesus Christ when he is cast from Heaven to the earth in the middle of the week.

There are many references to Christians being persecuted in the great tribulation. Rev 6:9-11 describes those martyred souls under the alter in Heaven crying out for vengeance, that would have to wait, until the rest of their brethren and fellowservants should be killed as they were. The innumerable multitude in Rev 7:9-17 are said to have come out of great tribulation and have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. They are saved by the blood of the Lamb just like we are. The saints are said to overcome the wrath of Satan “by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony and loved not their lives unto death” (Rev 12:11). When the dragon cannot get to the woman hid and fed in the wilderness he goes after "the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ."(Rev 12:17) "Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake." (Mat 24:9)  The deliverance is to be for those whose names are in the book (Dan 12:1). He will come the second time without sin unto salvation (Heb 9:28). Jesus said that those that endured to the end shall be saved, and the context was the great tribulation. Again and again, we see deliverance or salvation in a physical sense for those who are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord (1Th 4:16-).

All praise, honour, and glory be unto the Lord Jesus Christ.

 

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Hi Steve;  An A for effort, a B for Biblical accuracy. 

You miss out the next prophesied event; the Sixth Seal; Lord's Day of wrath against the nations. A literal one day disaster by fire that will destroy the attackers of Israel. We can all see this attack coming; Iran has its missiles and nukes for only this purpose. Their Islamic allies are all well stocked with rockets and weapons. The result of this attack is well described in Psalms 83, Micah 4:11-12, Isaiah 63:1-6, Ezekiel 30:1-5, +

This dramatic event will change the world and commence the end times as prophesied. 

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On 3/1/2018 at 12:19 PM, Steve Conley said:

 

Many fail to see that there are two distinct periods of tribulation in the second half of the seventieth week. The first is great tribulation upon the elect and Israel by the Beast and his followers. The second is tribulation from God upon the unbelieving Beast worshipers. The passages below emphasize this fact.

 

The time of great tribulation for believers takes place during the opening few months of the 42 month war against the saints.  Its that time when the mark and the image are first introduced and everyone is deciding whether or not to worship it.  Many will be martyred. 

The remainder of the 42 month will not be "great" tribulation.  The war against believers will continue until the 42 months is finished but not with the same intensity.  What makes the "great tribulation" great is it's intensity.  The "great tribulation" is cut short because the intensity of persecution is diminished.  The 42 months will not change in duration.  It will also be the time when God pours out the plagues of the seventh seal for those who persist in worshiping the man of sin.

So, the 42 month war against the saints, and the plagues, take place in what Daniel describes as a time of great distress, which also lasts 42 months.  Notice how it's described:

  • And there will be a time of distress such as never occurred since there was a nation until that time.  Daniel 12:1b

This time of distress will affect the entire world, and everyone in it.  There will be one time of distress, as Jesus stated.

  • For then there will be a great tribulation, such as has not occurred since the beginning of the world until now, nor ever will.  Matthew 24:21

Both passages speak of the same 42 month time of distress.

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6 hours ago, Last Daze said:

The time of great tribulation for believers takes place during the opening few months of the 42 month war against the saints.  Its that time when the mark and the image are first introduced and everyone is deciding whether or not to worship it.  Many will be martyred. 

The remainder of the 42 month will not be "great" tribulation.  The war against believers will continue until the 42 months is finished but not with the same intensity.  What makes the "great tribulation" great is it's intensity.  The "great tribulation" is cut short because the intensity of persecution is diminished. 

About these two distincts periods of 42 months or three years and half each period, I remember that who give us a true revelation and a good understanding is our Lord JESUS, as is written in Rev.1:v.1: 1 - The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto Him, to shew unto His servants things which must shortly come to pass;...


JESUS shows us what will happen in these two distincts periods of tribulation, as is written in Revelation 13:v.1-18 


As you said above, "The time of great tribulation for believers takes place during the opening few months of the 42 months war against the saints.  Its that time when the mark and the image are first introduced and everyone is deciding whether or not to worship it.  Many will be martyred".  

 

Yes, you are right.  What you say is confirmed by our Lord JESUS in Revelation 13: 5-9. It refers to the first period of 42 months (verse 5): 1260 days.   
5 And there was given unto him (unto the Beast) a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months. (42 months)
6 And he opened his MOUTH in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme His name, and His tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.  (Rev. 16:v.13 gives us more details of this Beast)
7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints (this Beast will persecute the believers), and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.
8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him (except the true believers), whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
9 If any man have an ear, let him hear.

 

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The 42 months will not change in duration.  It will also be the time when God pours out the plagues of the seventh seal for those who persist in worshiping the man of sin.

So, the 42 month war against the saints, and the plagues, take place in what Daniel describes as a time of great distress, which also lasts 42 months.  Notice how it's described:

  • And there will be a time of distress such as never occurred since there was a nation until that time.  Daniel 12:1b

This time of distress will affect the entire world, and everyone in it.  There will be one time of distress, as Jesus stated.

  • For then there will be a great tribulation, such as has not occurred since the beginning of the world until now, nor ever will.  Matthew 24:21

Both passages speak of the same 42 month time of distress.

 

It seems to me you mean the second period of 42 months, or 1260 days, am I right? Through Revelation 13:11-18, our Lord JESUS shows us another Beast that comes up out of the earth. He will rule the world, he will rule with the support of the first Beast. This Beast of the 2nd period of 42 months (1260 days) is a man very very different of the first Beast.  He has two horns like a Lamb (a dissimulated Lamb, an imposter), but speak as a Dragon (verse 11). With relation the blasphemer first Beast, this man (this Beast) has 7 heads and 10 horns, as is written in the verse 1. Yes, both are very very different one another.


God revealed this satanic Antichrist's Empire to the Nebuchadnezar, king of Babylon. Danaiel 2:41-44


41 And whereas thou sawest the feet and toes (here 10 toes, in Rev.13:v.1, are 10 horns), part of potters' clay, and part of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; but there shall be in it of the strength of the iron, forasmuch as thou sawest the iron mixed with miry clay.
42 And as the toes (detail: 10 toes) of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken.
43 And whereas thou sawest iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mingle themselves with the seed of men: but they shall not cleave one to another, even as iron is not mixed with clay.


Summing up, there will be two satanic Beasts and two satanic universal governments, each ruler will rule for a period of 1260 days.


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44 And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.
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Please, people of God, the believers must be focused in the follow detail, as is written Daniel 12:


verse 6 - How long shall it be to the end of these wonders?
verse 7 - And I heard the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto heaven, and sware by Him that liveth for ever that it shall be for a time, times, and an half; and when he shall have accomplished to scatter the power of the holy people, all these things shall be finished.


verse 10 - Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.


verse 11 - And from the time that the daily sacrifice shall be taken away, and the abomination that maketh desolate set up (here is the end of the Dispensation of Grace, the New Testament, the sacrifice of JESUS on the cross will be taken away, there is salvation no more), there shall be a thousand two hundred and ninety days (1290 days), i.e. 30 days after the END of the second period of 1.260 days. The question is: How will be the whole earth, yea, how will Earth be in this 30 days interval? How will be the believers in this short interval of 30 days?   


verse 12 - Blessed is he that waiteth, and cometh to the thousand three hundred and five and thirty days. Yea, 1.335 days, i.e. 45 days after the END of the 2nd period of 1.260 days. Why is blessed he who waiteth, and cometh to the 1335 days? It because it is in the day 1335 that will be the meeting of Jesus with His Church.
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verse 13 - But go thou thy way till the end be: for thou shalt rest, and stand in thy lot at the end of the days.

 

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11 hours ago, Oseas Ramos de Siqueira said:

Summing up, there will be two satanic Beasts and two satanic universal governments, each ruler will rule for a period of 1260 days.

I don't expect there to be a future seven-year anything.  I only see one time reference which encompasses the others, and that is the 1335 days of Daniel 12.  I see that time frame as:

  • 30 Days - Begins with the Abomination of Desolation.  It's the time when the deceived are receiving the mark and building the image of the beast.
  • 1260 Days - Begins when image worship becomes mandatory.  This is the time of the 42 month war against the saints, the 1260 days of the two witnesses, the 1260 days of Israel's protection.  It ends with the death of the two witnesses which also brings the plagues to an end.
  • 4 Days - the two witnesses lie in the street of Jerusalem and are resurrected and taken up midway through the fourth day.
  • 40 Days - The armies gather for Armageddon.  Those who repented of the mark and image are having the sincerity of their repentance tested.
  • 1 Day - The day of the Lord when Jesus returns and those who are His are made immortal.
11 hours ago, Oseas Ramos de Siqueira said:

verse 12 - Blessed is he that waiteth, and cometh to the thousand three hundred and five and thirty days. Yea, 1.335 days, i.e. 45 days after the END of the 2nd period of 1.260 days. Why is blessed he who waiteth, and cometh to the 1335 days? It because it is in the day 1335 that will be the meeting of Jesus with His Church.

Completely agree with the 1335th day.

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On 01/03/2018 at 3:19 PM, Steve Conley said:

When does the great tribulation begin? In the middle of the week

Mat 24:15  When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)

Dan 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.

Mat 24:21  For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.

 

Steve Conley asked: When does the great tribulation begin? 

Steve Conley anwered: In the middle of the week    ----->  In my view, Steve give us a 100% correct answer. Daniel 9:v.27 quoted by Steve confirms it. As was very well remembered by Steve, JESUS warned his people, saying: Mat.24:15 "When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)"  In my view, the holy place belongs to JESUS exclusively.

 

But, I  would like to add one more question: What is the abomination of desolation in the holy place?

In my view, the answer is in 2 Thes. 2:2-3

3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for that Day shall not come, except there come a falling away FIRST, and that MAN OF SIN be revealed, the SON of perdition; (Another question: Who is the MAN of sin, the SON of perdition?) 

4 Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God (in Jerusalem), shewing himself that he is God.  (JESUS spoke of this MAN to the Jews: (John 5:v.43-44)  43 I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not: if another (AN IMPOSTER, AN USURPER) shall come in his own name, him ye will receive. 44 How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God only?)

In my view, the MAN of sin, that is the SON of perdition, is the second Beast (Rev.13:v.11-18) 11 And I beheld another Beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a Lamb (a disguised Lamb, an imposter) and he spake as a dragon. 

The MAN of sin, that is the SON of perdition, must manifest himself very soon, but will be enthroned in the holy place as being a messiah in the midst of the week, he will be the ruler of the world in the second period of 1.260 days. He he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease (here is the end of the Dispensation of Grace, the New Testament, established by the sacrifice of JESUS on the cross, the sacrifice and the oblation will cease, the sacrifice of JESUS on the cross will be taken away, there is salvation no more, there will not be more salvation by no manner of means) and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation (end of the second period of 1260 days), and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.

Daniel 12:11 - And from the time that the daily sacrifice shall be taken away, and the abomination that maketh desolate set up, there shall be a thousand two hundred and ninety days.  1290 days, 30 days after the end of the second period.  (How will be the earth in these 30 days? How will be the believers in Christ JESUS in these specific last 30 days?) 

Daniel 12:v.12 - Blessed is he that waiteth, and cometh to the thousand three hundred and five and thirty days. Yea, 1.335 days, i.e. 45 days after the END of the 2nd 1.260 days. Why is blessed he who waiteth, and cometh to the 1335 days? It because it is in the day 1335 that will be the meeting of Jesus with His Church. 

 

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10 hours ago, Last Daze said:

I don't expect there to be a future seven-year anything.  I only see one time reference which encompasses the others, and that is the 1335 days of Daniel 12.  I see that time frame as:

  • 30 Days - Begins with the Abomination of Desolation.  It's the time when the deceived are receiving the mark and building the image of the beast.
  • 1260 Days - Begins when image worship becomes mandatory.  This is the time of the 42 month war against the saints, the 1260 days of the two witnesses, the 1260 days of Israel's protection.  It ends with the death of the two witnesses which also brings the plagues to an end.
  • 4 Days - the two witnesses lie in the street of Jerusalem and are resurrected and taken up midway through the fourth day.
  • 40 Days - The armies gather for Armageddon.  Those who repented of the mark and image are having the sincerity of their repentance tested.
  • 1 Day - The day of the Lord when Jesus returns and those who are His are made immortal.

Completely agree with the 1335th day.

The Great Tribulation is at door. Be ready.

Based in the Word of God, the source of the truth, on God's six days of creation and one day of rest (a total of seven days) plus the Scriptures that teach that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years (Psalm 90:4; II Pet. 3:8; Heb. 4:4) so MAN KIND will go through six God days of 1,000 years each (a total of 6,000 years) plus a Millennium of 1,000 years rest (now a total of 7,000 years).
In accord biblical Chronology, we can number our days, beginning in Genesis chapter 5, as follow::

Adam lived …...................................................130 yrs and begat Seth
Seth lived  .......................................................105 yrs  and begat Enosh; 
Enosh lived ..................................................... 90 yrs  and begat Kenan; 
Kenan lived.......................................................70 yrs  and begat Mahalalel; 
Mahalalel lived ................................................65 yrs  and begat Jared; 
Jared lived .......................................................162 yrs  and begat Enoch; 
Enoch lived .......................................................65 yrs  and begat Methuselah; 
Methuselah lived.............................................187 yrs  and begat Lamech; 
Lamech lived ...................................................182 yrs and begat Noah; 
From Noah´s birth until the Flood................600 yrs.
Total of yrs from Adam to the Flood    =   1,656 yrs.

I work with the Word of God. Notice that the table above is proved by the Word of God, it is not of human theories or human speculations. Let us study the times until our days not by human theories and speculations, but by the Word of God. So, see the table below:

PERIODS OF BIBLICAL TIMES ---------------------- DURATION
I - From Adam until the Flood------------------------1,656 years 
II - From the Flood until Abraham---------------------. 427  years
III - From Abraham until Exodus----------------------. 430  years
IV - From Exodus until king Saul ---------------------- 396  years
V - From Saul until the fall of Jerusalem -----------------508  years
VI - From the fall of Jerusalem until Jesus ---------------. 587  years
Thus, from Adam until the 1st coming of Jesus ---------- 4,004  years
From Jesus until our days (Christian Calendar)----------- 2,018 years
Total from Adam until our days ---------------------- 6,022 years

Jesus came in the fourth Day of God's creation or around 4.000 years after creation of Adam. From JESUS (fourth Day) until our days, have passed more two Days of the seven Days of God's creation, totalizing 6 complete Days or six millenniums, or around 6.000 years, more precisely 6.018 years, conform Christian Calendar pointing 2.018 years. We are living in the beginning of the first century of the seventh and last millennium, or seventh and last Day of God's creation, that is the Great Sabbath, the millennium of Christ, that is the Millennium of Truth, and the Day of the Lord, and the Day of Judgment, the Judgment Seat of Christ, and the Day of Vengeance. The world of Devil is already Judged, and Condemned to eternal perdition, and now, in this seventh and last millennium, will be punished with severe punishments, yes, there will be punishment, only and only punishment, in this last Day, the Day of the Lord JESUS, King of the kings and LORD of the lords.

 

God Father already entered in His rest, as He had planned in the beginning of His works, but He is not sleeping, of course, and JESUS has already assumed the government of the Universe. JESUS is now sat on His Throne, the throne of Judgment, the Judgment Seat of Christ, to Judge all nations, taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not His gospel, who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of His power.

 

The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of His Christ; and He shall reign for ever and ever. (Rev.11:15)


In the last days it shall come to pass, that the mountain of the house of the Lord will be established in the top of the mountains, and it will be exalted above the hills; and people will flow unto it. And many nations will come, and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of His ways, and we will walk in His paths: for the law shall go forth of Zion, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.


The kingdom of God comes not with observation, neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you. From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.

And there was war in heaven (heaven(s) is not the physical space of the Universe-(sky), but celestial place(s) in Christ or Dispensations Eph.1:v.3) : Michael and his angels fights against the red Dragon; and the Dragon fights and his angels, but cannot prevail; neither their place will be found any more in heaven. And they, Michael and his messengers, will overcome the red Dragon and his messengers by the blood of the Lamb, yea, by the blood of JESUS, and by the word of the testimony of them; and they will not love their lives unto the death. (Rev.12:11)

Ephesians 1:v.3-4&9-11 - 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: 4 According as He hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love:
9 Having made known unto us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He hath purposed in Himself: 10 That in the Dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in Him: 11 In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of Him who worketh all things after the counsel of His own will.

And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of His Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night. Rev.12:v.10
 

 

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12 hours ago, Oseas Ramos de Siqueira said:

The Great Tribulation is at door. Be ready.

Based in the Word of God, the source of the truth, on God's six days of creation and one day of rest (a total of seven days) plus the Scriptures that teach that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years (Psalm 90:4; II Pet. 3:8; Heb. 4:4) so MAN KIND will go through six God days of 1,000 years each (a total of 6,000 years) plus a Millennium of 1,000 years rest (now a total of 7,000 years).
In accord biblical Chronology, we can number our days, beginning in Genesis chapter 5, as follow::

The Millennial-Day theory is interesting to consider.  We had a topic on it a while back.  Here's a link to it.

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      What is evident to me is the terminology, the wrath of God. Pay attention to the words being used and upon whom they are directed. Romans 1:18 can be taken as a somewhat broad spectrum statement.
      An example of this broad spectrum idea – I know a man who came to church for a time and did all the appropriate things. He came down front, cried his eyes out, made sorrowful and repentant statements. Why he even got baptized in a swimming pool as a symbol of this new and changed life he wanted to live. That didn't last long. Does he belong to God and is therefore not going to be subject to this wrath because he is part of the church. I do not know, because any fruit he produces is rotten and stinks before it falls off the tree. This pattern has been going on for years.
      Ephesians 2:3 NASB Among them we too all formerly lived in the lusts of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.
      The Apostle Paul taught that we were formerly children of wrath, and no longer subject to the “wrath of God.”
      1 Thessalonians 1:10 NASB 10) and to wait for His Son from heaven, whom He raised from the dead, that is Jesus, who rescues us from the wrath to come.
      1 Thessalonians 1:10 is one of the most specific examples that Paul gave us. Since we are in Christ, Jesus has rescued us from the wrath that is to come.
      1 Thessalonians 5:9 NASB 9) For God has not destined us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
      Many think that we deserve punishment. Well, that might have been true, but as followers of Christ, we are of those who have agreed to and accepted His salvation. You see, you need to have a firm grasp on what Jesus did. I am continually trying to remind people that all sins were forgiven – past, present, and future. Then what are people being punished for? Look at what Colossians 3:5-6 tells us,
      Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry. 6) For it is because of these things that the wrath of God will come upon the sons of disobedience, NASB
      Simply put, you either follow Jesus, or you follow the god of this world, Satan. He will go to an eternal punishment, as will all those who choose to follow him. This punishment, as many want to believe, is not the end-all statement, as God is a merciful God beyond everything else; ask Jonah. And that is why we have the sheep and goats of Matthew 25. Take the time to study that.
      Revelation 6:14-17 NASB 14) The sky was split apart like a scroll when it is rolled up, and every mountain and island were moved out of their places. 15) Then the kings of the earth and the great men and the commanders and the rich and the strong and every slave and free man hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains; 16) and they *said to the mountains and to the rocks, "Fall on us and hide us from the presence of Him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb; 17) for the great day of their wrath has come, and who is able to stand?"
      There are three things I want you to see here. Verse 15 gives us a description of some of the people affected by what is happening: kings of the earth; great men; commanders; the rich and strong, and every slave and free man. No one upon the earth is left unscathed by what is coming.
      In verse 16 we see them crying out to be hid from the presence of “Him who sits on the throne, AND from the wrath of the Lamb. This lamb is Jesus Christ. Since I used an example from the Revelation, let me point something out to you. This entire book is a Revelation of Jesus Christ. Even the rich, in this scenario, understood that God played a hand in this, and at the same time, they are acknowledging Jesus. It's all about Jesus.
      And the last thing, although I have already intimated it, is that this wrath is coming from God/Jesus.
      Since we are going to be like Bereans, a people who had enough sense to verify that what Paul was teaching was right, what then do we use as a basis for what is true? Keep in mind, that the Bereans did not have Bibles, they had some scrolls. Those scrolls were so valued that only a limited number of priests could handle them, and so the Torah and Tanakh were read aloud. This idea of scrolls changes the whole idea of Bible study. The Bereans had no New Testament, it was being spoken in their ears by Paul and lived out right in front of them. I, on the other hand, have over thirty translations of the Bible on my computer, and over forty commentaries that I can glean from. I have no excuses.
      The answer to the question is The Word of God. Now, since we know that there are errors across translations, is it wise to merely open the NIV for example, read it, and then say, “this is how that is supposed to be understood!” NO, because, as I said, there are errors. (Do not for a moment think that these errors are on God's part, as God's wisdom has been substantiated by His ability to get His message across plainly to those who choose to pursue this wisdom.)
      So, what am I saying to you? Be open but alert; trust the Holy Spirit to guide you; judge everything against the word of God, and, remove yourself, if you can, from false teachers. They will corrupt you with the simplest of things, such as David conquering Goliath when David was only four foot tall. That is not even close to the terminology used in the descriptions of David. King Saul, who knew David well for David was his ARMOR bearer, called him a youth. But what does that mean? Are these things critical to the story? NO, but if you are willing to build false images about the nature and character of David, what else will a false teacher do with God and His word.
      I can tell you what some will do, for I have experienced this first hand. These false teachers send everyone that comes to the Great White throne judgment to hell. There is nothing about that scenario that definitively points to that happening; these same teachers refuse to see that Matthew 25 and the story of the sheep and the goats, is just another picture of the Great White Throne. In other words, they will twist the gospel so tightly that in time, you will not be able to understand what is true.

       

       

       
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