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Dispensationalists woefully misunderstand the covenant’s confirming in Daniel 9:27. This verse reads: “And he will make a firm covenant with the many for one week, but in the middle of the week he will put a stop to sacrifice and grain offering; and on the wing of abominations will come one who makes desolate, even […]

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Dispensationalism incorporates a gap or parenthesis between the sixty-ninth and seventieth weeks. This gap spans the entire Church Age from the Triumphal Entry to the rapture. [1] The dispensational arguments for a gap of undetermined length between the sixty-ninth and seventieth weeks are not convincing. Let us consider a few of their leading arguments in […]

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As we work our way through Daniel’s prophecy of the Seventy Weeks, we come now to the main point of debate with dispensationalists. When is the seventieth week, and what is its point?The Messiah now experiences something “after the sixty-two weeks” (Da 9:26), which follow the preceding “seven weeks” (v 25). This will occur, then, […]

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Despite its popularity, Daniel 9:24–27 is little understood by most populist prophetic “experts.” And because of those “experts” misleading their enthusiastic followers, too many within the evangelical church today totally misunderstand what the Seventy Weeks prophecy is all about. In our last study, I noted that dispensationalist writers see Daniel 9:24 as pointing to issues […]

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Daniel 9:24 introduces the prophecy of the Seventy Weeks. This prophecy is greatly loved in certainly eschatological circles. But it is little understood. A major reason for the confusion is that too many leap over the first verse of the prophecy and set about trying to install gaps in the more exciting part in verses […]

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If you study Daniel’s prophecy of Seventy Weeks, you need to consider not only the prophecy’s structure (covenantal redemption) and chronological value (weeks of years), as per our previous posts, but also the starting point for the beginning of the weeks. When do the Seventy Weeks begin? This will determine when they end. They begin […]

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Daniel’s famous prophecy in Daniel 9:24–27 is structured according to seven “weeks.” But as is often the case in biblical prophecy, symbolism is at work here in this chronological indicator. But what does these “weeks” symbolize? The seventy weeks represent a period of seventy times seven years, or 490 years. We may justify the notion […]

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