Millennialism In Israel Analysis

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In that view, the church replaces — or as they would say — “fulfills” — Israel. There is no further national program for Israel nor is there a future earthly kingdom lasting for 1000 years with Christ ruling from Jerusalem. This millennial (which means 1000 years) view is called Amillennialism (meaning: no literal millennium). I reject that view in favor of what’s called Premillennialism which basically says that Christ will return before the millennium to set up His 1000-year kingdom on earth. I’ll leave it there. Confusing, huh? Don’t worry. No quiz.

Daniel’s 70 weeks lay out God’s plan for the nation, Israel (see Daniel 9:24-27). According to most scholars within both theological camps, the Messiah (Jesus) is cut off (crucified) after the
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22The overflowing forces will be flooded away before him and shattered, and also the prince of the covenant. 23After an alliance is made with him he will practice deception, and he will go up and gain power with a small force of people. 24In a time of tranquility he will enter the richest parts of the realm, and he will accomplish what his fathers never did, nor his ancestors; he will distribute plunder, booty and possessions among them, and he will devise his schemes against strongholds, but only for a …show more content…
As already stated, Antiochus is one of the clearest types of Antichrist in the Bible. The Abomination of Desolation he committed is clearly both an event that happened in the 2nd century B.C. as well as a future event that will happen half-way through the tribulation period of Daniel’s 70th week. Types in the Bible can be either events or people in the Old Testament that fulfil a type of its future anti-type. The historical type will share various qualities with its future anti-type. These qualities can be in the form of an event or personal characteristic. Typology is useful in prophetic study because many of the very same events that have already taken place may likely happen in some form again involving the type’s anti-type. Jesus is the most common anti-type found in the Bible because most types in the Old Testament point towards Him. But there are also types pointing to other things like the Antichrist. The Sabbath Day — the day of rest in the Old Testament — is a type pointing to the ultimate day of rest, the

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