What will be, will be according to God’s eternal plan. He rules the world.
Today’s reading: Revelation 9-12.
John was shown an earthly temple and told the Gentiles would trample it for forty two months. This period of three and a half years hearkens back to the vision of Daniel, who was told that there would be a period of distress for God’s people such as never had been since the beginning of time. This Great Tribulation would begin at the half-way point of a seven-year treaty made with “the ruler who will come.”
He will confirm a covenant with many for one ‘seven.’ In the middle of the ‘seven’ he will put an end to sacrifice and offering. And at the temple he will set up an abomination that causes desolation, until the end that is decreed is poured out on him.” Daniel 9:27
“The ruler who will come” breaks the treaty, desecrates the Jewish temple, and initiates the Great Tribulation. Daniel was told…
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