Monday, March 22, 2010

Why The Rapture May Occur 2014 - 2016

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Updated 6/17/13

If somebody asked me when do you think the rapture will occur? I would reply; "I do not know for sure, but the most probable dates I see are 2014-16." Here is why I believe that, as explained in Chapter 12 of The Coming Epiphany.

Chapter 12
 
When?
 
That is the question everyone wants the answer to; when will the rapture occur? Are you ready for the answer? I do not know, but I do know the rapture will occur in the time period between the midpoint of the 70th week and the Second Coming. Are there any events that we can look for that might let us know that we are getting near the midpoint and thus entering into the period of time in which the rapture could occur? Yes, there are several events that we can look for.
 
WWIII
We have talked about the purpose of WWIII, to destroy the old world order and usher in the new world order and the antichrist, thus the beginning of WWIII (Seal 2) would be a definite indication that we are nearing the period of time in which the rapture could occur. Can we assign a possible start date for WWIII? Yes. Remember what former Illuminati satanist, Doc Marquis said, “once World War III begins the antichrist will arise on the world scene in 13 weeks (91 days).” From our chronology discussions above we determined that the antichrist would most likely perform the Abomination of Desolation 1200 days after the beginning of the 70th Week. 1200 days minus 91 days (inclusive) leaves us with 1110 days (inclusive). Remember 1110 is a number associated with the dollar bill—1776 = 1110 + 666. Is this a clue that WWIII will start 1110 days after the beginning of the 70th week and that the antichrist, #666, will arrive on the scene 91 days later? I am not sure, but I see day 1110 as a most probable last date that WWIII could begin.[1] But I also realize that WWIII could start before day 1110, and maybe day 1110 will involve some other prophetically important event, such as the signing of the peace treaty. Here is a chart listing the possible start dates of the 70th Week and their respective day 1110 dates.
If this scenario plays out then after the 91 day period the antichrist will arise bringing peace to the world, and then on day 1200 he will perform the Abomination of Desolation. He will then take over the world on day 1260 and rule from Jerusalem. Then a short time after that the false peace that he brought to the world breaks down, WWIII is reignited eventually culminating in the Day of the Lord and the rapture. Thus WWIII will be a definitive sign that we are nearing the time of the rapture.
 
The Two Witnesses
Another event that will let us know that we are nearing the time of the rapture regards the two witnesses. The two witnesses, discussed earlier in this book, have an important role to play in the end times and the span of their ministry provides us with another end times chronological parameter. Their ministry is described in Rev 11:3-15.
And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days, clothed in sackcloth. These are the two olive trees, and the two candlesticks standing before the God of the earth. And if any man will hurt them, fire proceedeth out of their mouth, and devoureth their enemies: and if any man will hurt them, he must in this manner be killed. These have power to shut heaven, that it rain not in the days of their prophecy: and have power over waters to turn them to blood, and to smite the earth with all plagues, as often as they will. 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. And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified. And they of the people and kindreds and tongues and nations shall see their dead bodies three days and an half, and shall not suffer their dead bodies to be put in graves. 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. And after three days and an half the Spirit of life from God entered into them, and they stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon them which saw them. And they heard a great voice from heaven saying unto them, Come up hither. And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud; and their enemies beheld them. And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven. The second woe is past; and, behold, the third woe cometh quickly. And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.
Many over the years have debated their identity. My study of scripture has led me to believe that they may be Elijah and the apostle John, though I am not dogmatic about that.  Elijah is the prophet who is to return to earth before the Lord returns (Mal 4:5,6), and John was told that he was to prophesy again (Rev 10:11). These two witnesses, whoever they are, will prophesy and proclaim God’s message of salvation and repentance to the world from Jerusalem. They will also have power, like Moses before Pharaoh, to inflict the world with many judgments.
The timing of their ministry has also been debated. However if you look to the end of Revelation 11, you will notice that right after the witnesses die and are resurrected, the second woe is past. The three woes are the last three trumpet judgments. Thus, their work on earth ends between the 6th and 7th trumpet judgment near the end of the 70th Week. This would place the start of their ministry near the midpoint.
 Jewish tradition places the return of Elijah to occur during a Passover Seder.[2] So if that tradition has merit and Elijah is one of the two witnesses then their 1,260-day ministry may start on the feast of Passover after the Abomination of Desolation near the midpoint and continue for 1260 days. Thus the event of the appearance of the Two Witnesses will be another definite sign that the time period in which the rapture is to occur is near.
We have identified two definite events that let us know that the time period in which the rapture will occur is near, WWIII and the appearance of the Two Witnesses. Is there any prophetic data that may specifically point to the years or years in which this time period may occur? Yes, I believe there is.
The Star of David Planetary Alignments
An event that may be pointing us to when this time period may be near is the 13th Star of David alignment. I believe God in His infinite wisdom, power, and grace has placed celestial sign markers in the heavens that point to and correspond to significant prophetic events. An example of this is the famous star of Bethlehem—a celestial sign to the world of the birth of Christ. (For a fascinating and thorough explanation of this celestial event I recommend viewing the DVD, The Star of Bethlehem by Frederick Larson)
Celestial researcher Luis Vega has documented a special alignment of the planets that he calls the Star of David planetary alignment. It occurs when certain planets form a geometric configuration of “2 interlocking triangles that have 6 equidistant points within a 360 degree circle. One triangle is facing up & the other facing down in a 2-dimensional aspect ratio.”
Mr. Vega has identified that 12 of these alignments have occurred since 1990 and a 13th will begin on July 22, 2013, and another will not occur for at least 100 years. He has also identified that the last 12 have had significant “troublous” events occur after their appearance. I would highly recommend reading his research and viewing his diagrams at these links.
As a result of his studies he made the following conclusions;
The Star of David alignments appear to have definite numerical patterns with corresponding symmetry to other Star of David alignments & with Total Lunar Eclipses. There are 13 Star of David planetary alignments that occur since 1990. The 13th Star of David alignment will be the ‘last one’ leading up to the Tetrad of 2014-2015. Like the Total Solar Eclipses on the 1st of Av that occurred in 2008, 2009 & 2010 that starting the ‘countdown’ to the 7 year Solar-Lunar pattern, it appears that this same principle or ‘astronomical law’ is also at work with the Star of David alignment pattern leading to some sort of a cosmic countdown.
Perhaps it is like a celestial drum-roll that could be corresponding to the ‘labor pains’ that Jesus Christ warned about would characterize the Last Days before His Return. According to a generic description of a woman’s labor pains, the contractions become more intense & closer together in terms of frequency. It just so happens that the Star of David alignment pattern in the Heavens likewise has an increase in frequency leading up to singular one right before the Tetrad of 2014-15. This is assuming that the Tetrad of 2014-15 is when the LORD will focus back on national Israel & could very well be within the Tribulation Period as prophesized in Daniel 9.
Perhaps the Rapture of the Bride of Christ might possibly be connected to such a unique pattern of the Star of David alignments from 1990 to 2013; they do appear to be a plausible ‘Signs’. Maybe they are signaling something prophetic that is to be ‘birthed’. Perhaps we are entering into a time where there will be a ‘birthing’ of multiple prophetic events in these Last Days. Will the Rapture be one of them?
Those are some interesting conclusions and thoughts; as already mentioned and documented in his article, he believes these Star of David alignments signal troublous times, have a “birth pang” connection, and that the 13th will have significant prophetic implications. Thus the 13th alignment beginning on 7/22/13 may be a very important prophetic time marker. With those ideas in mind let’s consider some other pieces of prophetic data.
2014/2015 Lunar and Solar Eclipses
In 2014 and 2015 there will be 4 blood moon total lunar eclipses all falling on feast days.
1.           Passover, April 15, 2014
2.           Tabernacles October 8, 2014
3.           Passover, April 4, 2015
4.           Tabernacles, September 28, 2015

What is significant about this?  A tetrad of lunar eclipses on feast days has only occurred two times in the last 500 years; 1949/50, and 1967/68. During each of those tetrads of total eclipses Israel was at war.
Though Israel was declared an independent state sixty years ago in 1948, the war with its neighbors began after its first day and lasted for a year. Therefore, the first lunar eclipse of 1949 occurred during this war for the establishment of Israel. The next tetrad began on Passover 1967, which was just six weeks before the Six-Day-War. Therefore, these two significant wars of Israel were covered by each tetrad period.[3]
The time before those tetrads of eclipses on feast days was in 1493/4. In 1492 the Jews were kicked out of Spain. Another interesting fact is that all of these tetrads occurred in Hebrew “pregnant years” or years with 13 months. These facts lead us to wonder if the upcoming tetrad is a sign from God that something significant will occur in 2014/15 in regards to Israel? Will they be involved in another major war at that time, possibly even the end times war with the antichrist, when Israel is surrounded by armies and has to flee into the wilderness?
And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is nigh. Then let them which are in Judaea flee to the mountains; and let them which are in the midst of it depart out; and let not them that are in the countries enter thereinto. (Luke 21:20-21)
This is something to ponder and watch for. There is something else involving eclipses that is of significance around this time. There are two solar eclipses that align on significant dates.
1.            Adar 29/Nisan 1 (Beginning of the religious calendar): March 20-21, 2015 Total eclipse
2.            Rosh Hashanah: September 14, 2015 | September 13, 2015 Partial eclipse

You have the religious year beginning with the total solar eclipse, two weeks later a total lunar eclipse on Passover, and then the civil year beginning with the solar eclipse followed two weeks later by another total blood red moon on the Feast of Succoth all in 2015.[4]
Again, what do all these celestial occurrences mean? Are they signs for us from God that this will be the time when Jews and Christians will be persecuted? Are these eclipses related in some way to the rapture? We will have to wait and see, but if the time of the first lunar eclipse on Passover April 15, 2014 is near the time when Israel is to be at war with the antichrist, that would imply April 2014 to be near the midpoint of the 70th Week, which would further imply a 2017 Second Coming.
The Great Pyramid
It is believed by many that the Great Pyramid complex at Giza in its design contains time markers or date ciphers pointing to the First and Second coming of the Lord. There are two scriptures that are the basis for this conjecture.
In that day shall there be an altar to the Lord in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar at the border thereof to the Lord. And it shall be for a sign and for a witness unto the Lord of hosts in the land of Egypt: for they shall cry unto the Lord because of the oppressors, and he shall send them a saviour, and a great one, and he shall deliver them. Isaiah 19: 19,20
Which hast set signs and wonders in the land of Egypt, even unto this day… Jeremiah 32:20a
Prophecy researcher Daniel Matson has made some startling discoveries regarding the date ciphers of the Great Pyramid complex at Giza. In Chapter 16 of his book, Signs of the End he states;
What is important is that there is valuable information that must be passed along that is a striking discovery concerning the Great Pyramid complex at Giza and its marking both advents of Christ. It is a discovery that is in line with the Bible, history, and the magnificence of the pyramids. It highlights the time in precise astronomical alignments. It is a discovery that fits the themes woven into the Bible concerning the coming King and it further supports the scenario developed in this book. It would appear this is another clue building the case for Christ’s return in 2017.
 Thus his research has led him to believe that the Great Pyramid complex at Giza astronomically aligned with the First coming of the Lord, and he believes it will also at His Second Coming, and the alignment points to Rosh Hashanah 2017. What leads the author to this conclusion?
The basic idea is that the pyramid complex is a map of the heavens of a point in time when Christ the King returns with his armies. The pyramids show what is to be at meridian (Al Nitak in Orion), and also the causeways heading east from the pyramids show the importance of the rising sun or other items rising in the east. That the Sphinx also looks to the east is a factor as well. The point though was to see when there was a candidate for an alignment of Rosh Hashanah and the meridian alignment of Orion at dawn...Therefore, at dawn the morning before the Feast of Trumpets 2017, Al Nitak is precisely at meridian…
Let us not forget the all-important Christ angle to see where it might come into significance. At the moment Al Nitak is at meridian, Leo is in the east, but more importantly its star known as Regulus (the King) is precisely at the inclination of the Christ angle. Therefore, the Christ angle not only bisected Bethlehem at Christ’s birth, but it also bisects Regulus at this possible time of his Second Coming. The year 2017 is the first year from present that Rosh Hashanah comes immediately after September 20th—the time Al Nitak hits meridian precisely at dawn, and also when Regulus hits the Christ angle…
In analyzing the positioning of the stars, moon, and sun at the time of September 20, 2017, there was also another alignment. Venus will be in conjunction with Regulus at this time. So at this moment Venus the “Morning Star” will be aligned with the “King Star”, precisely at the Christ angle…
The ascending and descending passageways of the Great Pyramid share the common Christ angle, but one is actually the prime of the other. Looking at the computer model of the sky when Regulus and Venus are at the Christ angle just prior to dawn, there is again something suspicious. Below the horizon is Jupiter--referred to as the planet of the Messiah by the Jews…At the dawn of Rosh Hashanah 2017, Jupiter is at the precise Christ angle in the opposite scenario as the day before. Jupiter is below the horizon at 26.3 degrees…
So as there are opposite Christ angles, it would appear that the pyramid is a map of this event.  Jupiter is the suffering Messiah at the descending angle, whereas the “morning star” and glorious king are on the ascending angle.  Therefore, the Great Pyramid would be a map of this time when Rosh Hashanah coincides with the dawn meridian of Al Nitak and the positioning of Christ’s representative planets at the Christ angle.  What are the odds?  It would probably be safe to say that this is practically the only time these alignments could occur in our era… (Used by permission of author. I would highly recommend reading the entire chapter, which is available at this link http://2010rapture.org/signsoftheend/giza.html)
As already mentioned these many significant alignments lead him to believe that the First Coming was marked by the celestial alignment of the Great Pyramid, and that the Second Coming will be marked by the celestial alignments on Rosh Hashanah in 2017. Is this why the pyramids were built, and have withstood throughout time? Are they a “sign and witness” of the First and Second Coming of the Lord?  If they are, then they have profound prophetic significance, especially in light of the Revelation 12 sign of the woman clothed with the sun.
The Woman Clothed with the Sun
In Revelation 12 I believe that we are given a very important sign regarding the coming of the Lord
12:1 And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars: 2 And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.
Here I believe we see a symbolic picture of the nation of Israel—the woman—and the coming of the Christ child. I believe this symbolism appeared as a sign in the skies over Jerusalem in the alignment of the stars on Rosh Hashanah 9/11/3 BC, which is the most likely birth date of Jesus. (Note: Click on the following link to see the images of the celestial alignments I will be referring to in this section; LookUp for Your Redemption Draweth Nigh.) On that day the constellation Virgo was “clothed with the sun,” and the moon was under her feet. Above her head 3 planets—Mercury, Venus, and Jupiter—were in alignment with the star Regulus in Leo, Regulus was also in conjunction with Jupiter. This Regulus/Jupiter conjunction is what David Larson, mentioned above, believes is the famed Star of Bethlehem. The 9 stars of Leo and the 3 planets aligning with Regulus make the crown of 12 stars.
Before we discuss this sign further we need to consider the Biblical meanings of the planets and Regulus. Some were mentioned above, but here is a summary of their meanings which are based on their Hebrew names.
Mercury: Lord Jesus Christ in the First Advent as the Savior
Venus: The Morning Star, the symbol of the Christ in His Second Advent
Mars: Symbolizes the Blood of Christ in His substitutionary spiritual death on the Cross
Jupiter: King Planet, planet of the Messiah
Saturn: symbolizes the Lord Jesus Christ as God of the Covenants
Uranus: The Mediator planet, which has an axis that points East and West, symbolizes the Lord Jesus Christ as the Mediator and High Priest.
Neptune: The Redeemer planet symbolizes the Lord Jesus Christ as the One who redeemed mankind with His blood from the slave market of sin.
With those ideas in mind let’s reconsider the celestial alignment of Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, and the star Regulus in Leo on 9/11/3 BC. This alignment in light of their Biblical meanings suggests the First Coming of Jesus as the Savior (Mercury), the future Second Coming of Christ (Venus), and the coming of the King of Kings, the Messiah (Jupiter in conjunction with Regulus). So on that day I believe the Rev. 12 sign was fulfilled and the heavens declared the birth of the Messiah. I also believe this Rev. 12 celestial sign at His birth establishes the fact that celestial alignments can be important prophetic time markers.
Now let’s examine the skies around the time that the Great Pyramid complex points to, Rosh Hashanah in 2017. On 9/20/17 Rosh Hashanah; Virgo is clothed with the Sun, the Moon is not under her feet but is in close conjunction with the sun, and there is an alignment of Jupiter, the Moon, Mercury, Mars, Venus, and Regulus, with Venus in conjunction with Regulus. In light of their meanings here we see the King/Messiah (Jupiter) with the woman—Israel (Virgo), the First Advent of the Lord (Mercury), His right to return as King because of His shed blood on the cross (Mars), which also alludes to His vesture dipped in blood as described in His Second Coming in Rev. 19:13, and the Morning Star Jesus at His Second Coming becoming King (Venus in conjunction with Regulus.)  Do not forget that on this day there are important alignments with the Giza Pyramid complex as discussed above. In light of the celestial alignments on this day and their meanings I believe this alignment is another piece of prophetic data pointing to a possible 2017 Second Coming.
Three days after this alignment on 9/23/17, Virgo is “clothed with the sun,” the moon is now under her feet, and above her head are 3 planets—Mercury, Mars, and Venus, which are in alignment with the star Regulus in Leo. The 9 stars of Leo and the 3 aligning planets make the crown of 12 stars. Thus this alignment meets the criteria of the Rev. 12 sign and is similar to the 3 BC alignment, but as mentioned above the meaning of the alignments at this date points to His Second Coming. Interestingly enough this alignment occurs the day after Rosh Hashanah on the day of Shabbat Shuvah—the Sabbath of Return.[5] Thus I believe the Revelation 12 celestial alignment on this day is another piece of prophetic data pointing to a possible 2017 Second Coming.
So there we have it, the sign of Revelation 12 in the sky above Jerusalem on special days, of which in their alignments and their meanings point to the First and Second Coming of Christ; the first pointing to the birth of the King of Kings, and the Second pointing to the bright and morning star—Jesus—becoming the King over the earth, which I also believe is alluded to in Revelation 22.
16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star. 17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.
Thus I believe these celestial alignments in 2017 have major prophetic implications of which we will discuss more in detail after the next piece of data.
Rabbi Judah Ben Samuel Prophecy
The following is the write up of a prophecy made by Rabbi Judah Ben Samuel that I believe is significant in regards to answering the question when, and may point to a possible year of the Second Coming. The original article appeared in Israel Today, March 2008[6]
In 1217 the Jewish Rabbi Judah Ben Samuel prophesied that the Ottoman Turks would rule over the holy city of Jerusalem for eight Jubilees. A Jubilee is a period of 50 years according to Leviticus 25:8-13. Eight Jubilees would then be 400 years. Sure enough, 300 years later in 1517 the Ottoman Turks seized control of the city of Jerusalem and ruled over it for the next 400 years. They were finally driven out of the city and the holy land in 1917 by the Allied forces under the command of General George Allenby. The Rabbi's prophecy about the 400 years was fulfilled exactly to the year.
The Rabbi had also prophesied that during the ninth Jubilee Jerusalem would be a "no-man's land." This is exactly what happened from 1917 to 1967, due to the fact that the holy land was placed under British Mandate in 1917 by the League of Nations and literally "belonged" to no nation. Even after Israel's war of independence in 1948-49 Jerusalem was still divided by a strip of land running right through the heart of the city, with Jordan controlling the eastern part of the city and Israel controlling the western part of the city. That strip of land was considered and even called "no-man's land" by both the Israelis and the Jordanians. Anyone even stepping into that strip would be shot down. I lived during that period of time and well remember the reports in the newspapers and shown on TV about the division of Jerusalem. It was not until the Six Day War in 1967 when the entire west bank of the holy land was conquered by the Israeli army that the whole city of Jerusalem passed back into the possession of Israel. So once again the prophecy made by the Rabbi 750 years previously was fulfilled to the letter.
But that is still not the end of the matter. The Rabbi also prophesied that during the 10th Jubilee Jerusalem would be under the control of the Jews and the Messianic "end times" would begin. The 10th Jubilee began in 1967 and will be concluded in 2017.[7]
Let's consider the data;
Jubilees 1-8 (1517 to 1917): Turks will rule.
Jubilee 9 (1917 to 1967): Jerusalem a “no man’s land.”
Jubilee 10 (1967 to 2017): Jerusalem under Jewish control, Messianic end times will begin.
Jubilee 11: Begins at Yom Kippur 9/30/17.
Jubilees 1-8, and 9 were fulfilled as his prophecy stated. His prophecy also states “during the 10th Jubilee Jerusalem would be under the control of the Jews and the Messianic "end times" would begin.” Therefore if the prophecy is to be trusted, then the Messianic “end times” would have to start within the time of the 10th jubilee, before the 11th Jubilee starts at Yom Kippur on 9/30/17. Thus if the Messianic “end times” refers to the Second Coming—His return to earth at the Feast of Trumpets—then the prophecy implies the Second Coming will be no later than 2017.
The Most Probable Scenario
Let’s see if we can integrate all of the data discussed in this chapter into a “most probable scenario.” Here is a synopsis of some of the data and their associated dates.
7/22/13: 13th Star of David planetary alignment—beginning/birthing of troublous times.
2014-2015: Tetrad of lunar eclipses on feast days—associated with Israel at war and or under persecution.
9/21/17: Pyramid alignments—associated with First and Second Coming of Jesus.
9/20-23/17: Rev. 12 Sign of the Woman clothed with the sun—associated with First and Second Comings of Jesus.
9/30/17: Rabbi Judah Ben Samuel prophecy—beginning of Messianic end times before Day of Atonement in 2017.
With this data in mind, and noting its important prophetic implications for Rosh Hashanah in 2017, I can foresee three possible scenarios based on that date;
1. The 70th week began on 10/29/10, the rapture will occur in the time period of 2014-2016, with the Second Coming on 10/21/17.
2. The Rapture will occur on 10/21/17, with the Second Coming 2018-2020 necessitating a 2011-2013 start of the 70th week.
3. The 70th Week will begin on 10/21/17 with the Second Coming in 2024.
Let’s consider each scenario from a scriptural point of view; in regards to scenario #2, it would suggest knowing the day of the rapture, which I believe would violate the principle of scripture of no one knowing the day and hour. In regards to scenario #3, realizing that there is a strong case that the Second Coming will most likely align with a fall feast, if the 70th week started on 10/21/17 adding 2520 days would bring you to 9/14/24 which is not a fall feast, thus contradicting that parameter.
Thus it appears that the most probable scenario is #1, which places the start of the 70th week on 10/29/10, the rapture 2014-16, and the Second Coming at Rosh Hashanah in 2017—this is a theory, not a prediction.
Confirmations
On 10/27/10 I believed that I received a sign regarding the end times. I was in my car in a Church parking lot crying out to God about our country and the destruction I saw coming to our land, especially what I believed would happen to Phoenix. When I started my car I immediately noticed the odometer, it read 77755.5. At the time I felt this was a sign from God concerning the timing of this event. I wrote about this occurrence in the post; TheNext Big Event; Phoenix Confirmations.

Since then I have thought and prayed about the meaning of the numbers, I think I may now know what the numbers mean.  I saw the numbers on 10/27/10 at about 8 PM EST, In Jerusalem it would have been in the early hours of 10/28/10. At sunset on that same day in Jerusalem, 10/29/10 would begin. That is the day identified in the most probable scenario as the start of the 70th Week. I now believe that is what the 777 may have been referring to—the beginning of the 70th Week on 10/29/10.
If the 70th Week began on 10/29/10 then the most probable date for WWIII, of which the destruction of Phoenix may be a part, is day 1110, which will be on 11/11/13. I believe that is what the 55.5 was referring to; since it had a .5 in it I think it was an indication it was only half the number, and should be multiplied by 2, 55.5 x 2 = 111.0.
Here is another possible confirmation; on the dollar bill there are many 111s or multiples there of, which I wrote about in The Dollar Code. I also believe the date 2/22/10 is encoded on the dollar bill, and wrote the following about what happened on that date;
On 2/22/10; At 11:00 EST gold was at $1111/oz. At 1:11 PM EST the Dow was down 11.11. points, which was a drop of .11%. I believe that those occurrences were beyond chance and may have been a sign or signal of future events regarding the United States. http://endtimesforecaster.blogspot.com/2010/03/322-healthcare-and-dollar-code.html
All of those 11s, 111s, and 1111s may be pointing to day 1110, which our most probable scenario identifies as 11/11/13.
Are these occurrences confirmations of the “most probable scenario,” that has the 70th week beginning on 10/29/10 and the Second Coming in 2017? I do not know for sure, but if this were the case, in light of all the prophecy data we have examined in this book, I can foresee the following occurring; on or shortly after 7/22/13 the world will enter into severe “troublous times” culminating in the 91 day period that will most likely begin no later than 11/11/13. In this 91 day period the first 4 seals will be opened, and the antichrist will be born—brought onto the world scene. The Abomination of Desolation would occur on day 1200 (February 9, 2014). The two witnesses would start their ministry on Passover on day 1233 (March 14, 2014). The antichrist would begin to rule the world on day 1260 (April 10, 2014). He will then start persecuting Jews and Christians (Seal 5) as signaled by the Tetrad of eclipses beginning in April of 2014. Between ½ and 2½ years later Seal 6 will be opened, the rapture will occur, and God’s wrath will be poured out upon the world. The 2 witnesses would end their ministry and the bowl judgments would begin on day 2490 (August 22, 2017), they would rise from the dead 3 days later. The rule of the antichrist will end at Armageddon on day 2520 (September 21, 2017). The Millennium would start on day 2535 (October 6, 2017) the Feast of Booths.[8] Of course these days are plus or minus a day due to Hebrew date reckoning. Here is a chart summarizing the data, again this is just a hypothesis, the Second Coming may not be in 2017.
How about the rapture? We know that the rapture will occur after the midpoint, when the antichrist begins to rule, and after the opening of the sixth seal, and most likely in alignment with the Feast of Trumpets[9]. In that time frame, there are four occurrences of the Feast of Trumpets. We can probably eliminate the last occurrence because the trumpet and bowl judgments, which take place after the rapture, will take at least one year to be fulfilled. So with these facts in mind we can conjecture that the rapture would most likely occur at the Feast of Trumpets, 1/2 to 2 1/2 years after the Abomination of Desolation. If the Abomination of Desolation were on 2/9/14, and Armageddon on 9/21/17, then we could theorize three possible dates for the rapture to occur; September 25, 2014, September 14, 2015, and October 3, 2016, which are the dates for the Feast of Trumpets 1/2 to 2 1/2 years after the Abomination of Desolation. Again this is just an example of how the dates would work out if the Second Coming will occur in 2017.
In regards to these possible dates we know that Christ told us that He would shorten the length of time of the great tribulation, which starts after the Abomination of Desolation and ends at the rapture.
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:) Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains…But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the sabbath day: For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be. And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect’s sake those days shall be shortened. (Matt 24:15-22)
So Christ, for the sake of His church, will shorten the days of the great tribulation that will come upon the world after the antichrist takes power. This fact leads us to conclude that the rapture could occur closer to the Abomination of Desolation than to Armageddon. Another verse in scripture which tells us that the great tribulation will be shortened is “But when they persecute you in this city, flee ye into another: for verily I say unto you, Ye shall not have gone over the cities of Israel, till the Son of man be come.” (Mt 10:23) This verse is in reference to the persecution during the great tribulation and again indicates that it will be shortened. These facts may enable us to eliminate the last of the three remaining dates, let’s pray that it is the first, maranatha!
Thus, once we see the seals opened and the antichrist arise to take over the world, we would then look for the rapture to most likely align with the Feast of Trumpets ½ to 1 ½ years later. If 2017 is the year of the Second Coming, then I believe that September 25, 2014, and September 14, 2015 would be the dates to look for.
Some may object to this reasoning saying that it is “date setting.” First off I am not setting a date; I do not know when the rapture will occur. What I am saying is that we can know a general time frame within the 70th Week for the rapture. When the 70th Week begins, and if the rapture will occur in alignment with the Feast of Trumpets, then we can know possible dates for it to occur. Just as one could know the general time frame for the Feast of Trumpets, but not the exact day, so I believe that we also can ascertain from scripture a general time frame for the rapture, but not the exact day. Jesus Himself told us that the day would not overtake the saved as a thief, only the unsaved, indicating to me that the righteous will know the general time.
For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape. But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. (1 Thess. 5:2-4.)
Again, the 2014 - 2016 possible Feast of trumpets rapture dates are just an example of how the dates would be calculated if the Second Coming will be in 2017 and the 70th Week began in 2010. The same rules would apply to whatever year in the future that the 70th Week would actually begin. I have put all of this date information into a diagram, which may help you to conceptualize this chronological data; “The 70th Week of Daniel.”
So let’s get back to the original question; when will the rapture occur? I do not know the exact year, but I do know the rapture will occur sometime between the midpoint of the 70th week and the Second Coming. Will the rapture occur 2014–16 with the Second Coming in 2017, as the prophetic data and the “most probable scenario” seems to imply? As the saying goes; time will tell, look for WWIII (Seal 2), which will most likely be the definitive sign that we are about to enter into the time period of the great tribulation in which the rapture will occur. “And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.” Luke 21:28.
Here is something else to consider; if the 2017 hypothesis is correct and WWIII and the other seals will be opened in 2013, are you ready? Are you spiritually, mentally, and physically prepared for the end times? That is what we will discuss in the next chapter—being prepared.


[1] The absolute latest that WWIII could start would be the midpoint.
[2] “The fourth cup is poured, including a cup set aside for the prophet Elijah, who is supposed to herald the Messiah, and is supposed to come on Pesach to do this.” http://www.jewfaq.org/holidaya.htm
[5] Shabbat Shuvah or Shabbat T'shuvah ("Sabbath [of] Return" שבת שובה or "Sabbath [of] Repentance" שבת תשובה) refers to the Shabbat that occurs during the Ten Days of Repentance, but is between (i.e. not including): the two consecutive Days of Rosh Hashanah; and the Day of Yom Kippur. The name Shabbat Shuvah comes from the first word of the Haftarah that is read on that day, Hosea 14:2-10, and literally means "Return!" It is alternately known as Shabbat T'shuvah owing to its being one of the Aseret Y'may T'shuvah (Ten Day of Repentance). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_Shabbat#Shabbat_Shuvah
[8] Robert Van Kampen in his book The Sign places the end of the 70th Week to be 75 days before the beginning of the Millennium. If His timing is correct then the 70th Week would begin 60 days earlier than the dates I have listed above. The abomination of desolation would be on day 1260 but would still be on the dates listed above.
[9] Even though I believe that the rapture will most likely align with Rosh Hashanah, I am not dogmatic about this. Some believe that the rapture could align with the feast of Pentecost or Tabernacles because they are both feasts associated with gathering of a harvest. It is also possible that the rapture may not align with any of the feasts.
 

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  1. I am a'gasp reading profound writings by men & women in our time when yielding one's vessel as honor to God moved by His Holy Spirit to cry loud and to spare not To WARN the MASSES of people who so need the LORD. I'm perplexed cause I need so much help from OUR LORD but my 14 year old son & me are in our study in REVELATION the 11 chapter in regards to the two witnesses and as i write everything down what i believe God is showing me...the other day july 19, 2011 @ exact time on clock was 1:10 am i awoke from this dream i stooped down to write, so crystal these big bold numbers 01111---i just have no idea but coming across this information is helping me connect some dots. Right now i'm trying to tell people JESUS is coming sooner than later and this WWIII seems to be upon the world and peering it in your writings next to this number have me convinced God is telling me something. May the LORD bless you in your obedience in the hard truths you relate and the generousity in offering of your labors of God's knowledge, cause one thing i know in my soul time is so short and people just blow you off even christians because their material things are so luxurious and not a thought to the WARS & WEATHER that JESUS so plainly said would be the TIME to LOOK FOR HIM . I so very much desire to read a copy of your "The Coming Epiphany"

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  2. I personally believe that the covenant signed between Israel and many nations was the ENPI. It was signed during feast week Oct.22, 2006 and took effect Jan.1, 2007. I also believe that if you read scripture it does not say anything about this being a peace treaty. It says that it will be a covenant with many that will strengthen another covnant which this one did. The man who take credit for both of these covenants is Javier Solana of Spain. He was high representive of the European Union at the time and he will be back at the appropiate time I believe. I do agree that the rapture will happen at or immediately after the sixth seal. Please research this covenant. I think you will see that it fits in the prophetic scheme of things.

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  3. Brenda

    THX for your comment. I have investigated the ENPI that took effect 1/1/2007. If it was the 7 year covenant then at 3.5 years into it we would have seen the arising of the antichrist and the abomination of desolation. So we should have seen them in the summer of 2010. That did not occur so the ENPI cannot be the 7 year covenant.

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  4. Hi. Good job.
    Jesus gave us the key, "Thy kingdom come, on earth as it is heaven".
    Planets in constellations are a constant and predictable. And you can make great stories out of them. They also repeat themselves (give or take) so an event in the past becomes an event in the future.
    The image with the iron and clay feet from Daniel is the eclipse on 1 August 2008. Mars is iron, Saturn is clay, Venus is bronze. The moon is silver and the sun is gold. The sun is next to Leo's head.
    Then in August 2009 we have the tree (Gemini) with bronze and iron ties (again Mars and Venus either side). The sun is in Leo. In fact all of Daniel's prophecies are in Leo. He hammers home his story of being stuck in the lion's den.
    Then there are the four beasts. (A kingdom, by the way, is a point in time, usually connected to an eclipse. A head in a crown is the moon (the floating head we see in the night sky) in a crown, the sun. A crown is a year. A head is a lunar month. A horn is 1/lunar month in days. It is a temporal kingdom, if you like in the kingdom of heaven.)
    The four beasts take us through 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, each in Leo.

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  5. And that is when Daniel drops the news when talking about his night visions (ie we look at the night sky) that it takes 10 horns and a little one to move from Leo to Ophiuchus the man. That's not how long it takes now. Supposedly. Daniel's lunar month when the fourth beast is seen is closer to 31 days.
    Our lunar month is 29.5 days. Revelation John's lunar month is 29.16 days.

    The moon is slowing down?

    Then there is the final prophecy with the goat and the ram. On 7 September 2014, the moon will be only 358,000 km from the earth and in Capricorn. We are told that the goat's single horn (the moon is usually only in Capricorn for a single horn) is prominent. The moon will shoot across the sky, shoot off the ecliptic and take 2300 days to calm down. It will slow down as the new horns grow to the north, south, east and west.

    If you look at the star chart on 7 Sep you see Saturn and Mars in Libra being judged. These are the Beast and the Second Beast on the mountain. Libra is the furnace, the purifying fire.

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  6. So where does the beast fit in? He was born six years after the freeing of Jerusalem in 1967, on the sixth day of Cancer (sea), in a coastal town which means "Sea of the Crows", on the sixth day of the summer solstice. In 2010 that date was the sixth full moon of the year.
    The beast received his power 10 crowns, 6 and a bit heads, 10 horns after the beginning of the millennium (1 Jan 2010 Central European (Patmos) time. )

    That is the 7th July 2010.

    If you check the stars on that date, Venus is in the mouth of Leo, Camelopardalis (head of a camel, body of a leopard) lines up with Lynx and points to Mars, then Ursa Major (the Bear)'s feet align with Saturn. The sun is in Gemini and Draco's (Dragon) tail points towards it, hence giving the Beast his seat and authority.
    The moon is in crescent, looking like a big horn, and it is in Aries, the ram, the beast with one horn bigger than the other in Daniel, next to the canal (Pisces in the Euphrates).

    We had a warning in 2005 with the London bombings: 3 tubes + 1 bus is typical of prophecies with four. They follow a 3 + 1 rule just like the men in Daniel's furnace with the fourth stranger. There were 56 deaths = 7 x 4 x 2.

    Check that the sidereal time of the full moon on 26 June includes 6h6m6s. We are supposed to "count up" the 6s. If you want a calculation, a circle of area 666 has a diameter of 29.12 which is the orbit of the moon. It is also recorded as 616 which is almost exactly a diameter of 28. But that might have been too obvious.

    The mark of the beast is the moon. He has it tattooed on his chest along with 666, 10 horns and 10 crowns.
    Oh, 26 June is as far from Christmas as you can get.

    "On Earth as it is in Heaven."
    The blasphemous names are the names of the planets who are named after the old non-Christian gods.

    The Beast doesn't get any power until the Second Beast does his bit, which is why you've not heard of him yet. Don't worry, he is around. He's in London (UK), hence all the lions. The Canal is the Thames. George slew the dragon. If you want a kingdom to tie into the prophecies, here you are. Think British.
    Babylon: London means "the homestead of Lon", ie a small/baby town called Lon. Lon is almost Lion.

    John named the Beast in Revelations: "Let him hear!"... Jesus changed his main disciple's name... They mean the same thing. Check it out.

    The UK's crest is the lion and the unicorn (a goat with one horn).
    Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense: Evil be to him who thinks evil, is the motto. It is a warning to the Beast who is British.

    God is so great that all languages, cultures and history are His.

    "Heaven as it is on Earth"...

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  7. The Beast loses his power 42 lunar months after 7 July 2010. That is either 28 Nov 2013 (7th day of Sagittarius, 7 x 4, 28 days before Christmas) if you use the slower moon.
    42 months <> 1260 days. Otherwise why use a different noun? John was Greek. He didn't care about the Jewish calendar. He was a scientist delivering an encoded life's work to his "kingdom", his family during a time it would have been read by the Romans and potentially destroyed.

    If you use John's moon to calculate 42 months the Beast loses his power on 11 November which is Armistice.
    (The power of 11/11: 1111 in Chinese means Death; we use 11/11 11:00 in the UK to remember the dead and predict them at the same time.)

    This is why the Mayans gave up on their calendar. With the moon going out of kilter, they couldn't do another cycle. There was no predictability. And nobody can predict past this point in time, hence it is the end of days. It's a void beyond the 2020s. In fact even now it is close to impossible to make any predictions/interpretations and why we must have faith in God and the prophets.

    So, there you go. I don't expect you to believe a word of what I have written. And I don't expect you to match up the positions of the planets with the prophecies. Even if I tell you to read the Homeric Hymns which give all the properties of the planets you will recognise in an instant when reading Revelations (John was Greek after all), you will dismiss it.

    All I have to say is that for some reason we have forgotten to look up to find God anymore. If you want to go to heaven, at least work out which direction it is in.

    God bless.

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  8. THX for your info. I am also convinced that many earthly events have signs in the heavens--like the "star of Bethlehem" at the time of the birth of Christ.

    And yes I believe that we will most likely see many celestial events aligning with prophecy events.

    THX again for your input.

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    1. Guys according to news reports Pan Starrs will be "visible" in March. Do you know who Pan was?

      "The worship of Lucifer, in the form of Pan, was a theme through all of Aleister Crowley’s writings. Virtually all of Rock-n-Roll music recognizes Aleister Crowley as the spiritual headwaters from which the lyrics and the antics flow."

      We have a lot of events coming up in March. Obama will be in Israel on the 20th 5 days before passover, when Jesus made his triumphant entry to Jerusalem it was 5 days before the passover.

      3/22/2013 is coming up. 3/22=66 2+0+1+3=6 so in a way you could say that is a significant occult date.

      The pope stepped down and a new one should be decided upon in march.

      According to 119 Ministries, they say the last 42 months should start on 3/22/13 which refers to the scripture in Matthew 24:

      “But pray that your flight will not be in the winter, or on a Sabbath.21“For then there will be a great tribulation, such as has not occurred since the beginning of the world until now, nor ever will.

      March 22 is the day after winter and not a sabbath- just watch the video it is astounding.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PjhXeHPI2w

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    2. THX for the input and great info. Just minutes before reading your comment I read that Pan Starrs will be closest on 3/10. If you read the post about the antichrist birthing rituals you will see that I have identified 3/9 as a potential date, Hmm...

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  9. Jesus informs us on a monthly basis. You can read his words that are current with our times at www.JohnLeary.com
    I look forward to reading more of your findings, Thank you.

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  10. The argument goes as follows. Just as the wise men received two confirming signs of the star in the heavens for the baby Jesus, we have two confirming signs of when Jesus returns by the lunar tetrads 1949/50 when Israel became a nation May 14, 1948 and 1967/68 when Israel entered Jerusalem June 7, 1967. The Armistice treaty was signed 1949. These were not any normal Tetrads but they occurred on passover, tabernacles and again on passover and tabernacles. The 8th one since Christ will be 2014/15 and won't happen again till literally the year 2582/83. The probability calculation is as follows. Because there was only one century prior to the 20th century that had 2 feast Tetrads, the probability the Tetrad occurring twice in the 20th century was 1 in 19 centuries. And the probability one of the Tetrads would fall on one of those two key dates was 2/100 and the other landing on the other date was 1/99. This brings the total probability to ~ 1 in 100,00.

    The last seven of Daniel's prophecy (Dan. 9.24-27) has yet to be fulfilled which is 2,520 days (7 x 360) like the other 69 sevens were. From the declaration to rebuild the Temple Nisan 1, 444 BC (Neh. 2), the 2nd Temple would be built in troublous times over seven sets of seven (7 x 7 x 360 = 17,640 days) then after another 62 sevens the Messiah would be cut off. 7 x (7+62) x 360 = 173,880 days. There are exactly 173,880 days from March 3, Nisan 1, 444 BC to March 28, 33 AD (Gregorian). March 28 was Nisan 10, Monday, the 1st day of the 4 day inspection of the lamb when Jesus rode into Jerusalem. The 4 day inspection was March 28, 29, 30, 31. Jesus died on a lunar eclipse April 1, 33 AD, Friday, Passover, Nisan 14, April Fool's Day as Satan mocks Jesus. Hundreds of years prior we could predict the exact day Jesus would die on the cross. Amazing! Should we not be able to predict when Jesus steps down on the mount of olives to reign on earth for 1000 years with His overcomers over the nations? Certainly. We knew the day the baby Jesus would be born and when He would die on the cross. Likewise, for those who are discerning, they will know when He returns. Praise the Lord!

    Let us be careful though, because all those verses that talk about you can't know the day or the hour should be read in context. Sometimes they deal with the end of the world (not when Jesus returns), speaking to carnal Christians who can't discern, or prior to when Israel would be a nation again since Matt. 24.33 days we can "know" when Jesus returns even the very day "right at the door" (Matt. 24.33) only once Israel is a nation again (v.32). It was around this time we knew when the Tetrads would take place as well.

    So before the great and terrible day of the Lord (Joel 2.31, Acts 2.20, Rev. 6.12) would occur three events in specific order: great earthquake, unique solar eclipse and unique lunar eclipse. In 2010, there were 320,000 people who died in Haiti due to an earthquake. It was the second most deaths of any earthquake in history and the most per capita of 1 in 27 souls. In 2011 was the greatest financial loss of any earthquake in history in Japan, 4th greatest in magnitude and all 50+ nuclear power plants were shut down. Never in history have two earthquakes of such massive proportions ever occurred back to back, year over year like that. Profound! We can calculate this to be a probability of ~ 1 in 2010. "For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?" (Rev. 6.17) does follow verse 12.

    ...

    http://biblocality.com/forums/list.php?category/97-2015-to-2022

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  11. Prepare now -- time is at hand. There are only three prophecies that have not been filled and soon the Anti-Christ will make "its" presence known - There will be great physical and spiritual deceptions and many will be deceived. Study and pray and have faith for intellectual knowledge will be both useful and useless. Iran, Israel, Russia and China are keys to times of tribulation and "aliens" will reveal their presence and their interaction with the "Divine". We are in closing times, whether soon or a little later time -- but times as we know them are certainly closing in one us. What exciting and devestating times we are in....

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  12. Bro,

    the rapture will be the 1st March 2013

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    1. I wish it was, but scripture tells us that the rapture will not happen until after the Sixth Seal is opened. Seal 2-5 have to occur first. Thus at the earliest I see the rapture happening in the fall of 2013.

      Why do you think 3/1/13?

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    2. I have profetic pictures since 1995.
      The last one is the rapture.
      One of the pictures is a village like a heart,in the middle a church with a clock.The clock marks the 3 and the 12.
      I always think it marks 3 o´clock.
      The 15th January 2013 I WAS JUST IN FRONT THIS PICTURE,a hundred houses at the top of a hill forming a heart.I REMEMBERED THE PICTURE,THE CLOCK AND I THOUGHT THE PROFHECY WAS COMING.
      I asked to the Lord the explanation.
      The next day I knowed it:

      The clock is a countdown clock to the rapture(it marks days no minuts).
      I saw the houses forming a heart the day 15 just when the clock marked the day 15.When the clock will mark the day 60 ,the rapture will take place:

      the day 60 will be the 1st March 2013 if the 15th January 2013 was the day 15:

      31(January)+28(February+1(March)= day 60 .

      Bill,excuse me for my bad English,I´m Spanish.

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    3. Hey Bill,

      Matthew20:12:

      They worked only ONE HOUR(ONE HOUR OF DAYS LIKE JESÚS SAID ME LAST WEEK).

      ONE HOUR OF DAYS=60 DAYS =DAY 60 OF THIS YEAR=THE 1ST MARCH 2013.
      This is the key.

      God bless you bro.

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    4. Thank you for sharing that with us. I think it may be too early for the rapture yet--I believe we will have to see the WWIII, the antichrist, and abomination of desolation first.

      If the clock was at 3:00, could it mean the rapture at 12:00 thus there are 9 hours/months left or 9 x 60 days = 540 days left?

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    5. Be prepared the 1st March 2013,Jesus loves you,Bill.

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    6. Bill,

      you´ll can see the WWIII only if you´ll be left behind.

      First it´s the rapture and then The Great Tribulation.

      The middle-tribulation will be the 11st juny 2013,the day of the second coming.
      The end of the Great Tribulation will be the 21st September 2013,the Earth shall be deserted for a time(20 years).
      The Great tribulation will be short,near 7 months no 7 years,like people says(from 1st March to 21st September 2013).

      Your pronostic date is for the end of the Great Tribulation no for the rapture,Jesus said me all in 2011.

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    7. I am prepared to go an would be happy to see the rapture on 3/1/13 but I believe that scripture teaches that we will be rescued out of the Great tribulation by the rapture.

      Here is some of what I have written about that in The Coming Epiphany.

      What About Revelation 3:10?
      Some pre-trib adherents make further claims, citing Revelation 3:10 as evidence that God will not only keep the Christian from His wrath, but will also keep them from the hour of temptation—that is, the entire 70th Week: “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.” However, a careful examination of the Greek used in this passage actually shows that the passage supports the view that believes that the rapture will occur at the sixth seal.

      Robert Van Kampen, in The Rapture Question Answered Plain & Simple, has made a thorough analysis of this verse. Let us examine a few excerpts from that section.

      When the underlying Greek text is studied carefully, comparing Scripture with Scripture, we will discover that the “hour of testing” refers specifically to that time associated with antichrist’s persecution. . . . More importantly we will see that the Greek words underlying our English translations argue that this terrible time of testing cannot be the wrath of God, but must be the wrath of satan. . . . If the Greek word peirasmos, as used in the Revelation 3:10 passage, is compared to its use in other New Testament passages, we will see that the “hour of testing” cannot refer to the wrath of God but, quite the opposite, to the wrath of satan. . . . They all say the same thing: satan is the source of all peirazo, not God. Like the logical argument, the biblical argument from scripture demonstrates that the “hour of testing” in Rev. 3:10 cannot refer to the wrath of God but, by definition, must be the wrath of satan.[1]

      Another phrase in Revelation 3:10 that we need to consider is “will keep thee from.” The Greek phrase used here is tereo ek. Van Kampen has this to say about that phrase:

      Tereo ek, is used in conjunction, can only refer to guarding or protecting those who persevere while they are within the sphere of danger, and then bringing them safely out from the midst of that danger. Thus the meaning of the text is clear. Tereo ek should be translated, “a watchful protection within the sphere of danger, with a safe deliverance out from the midst of it.[2]

      Combining the analysis of the Greek into a translation of Revelation 3:10 yields a rendering that shows that the Christian will not be spared from the great tribulation, but will be rescued out of it:

      Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will rescue you out of the midst of the hour of satan’s temptation, the great tribulation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.

      So the analysis of the Greek in Revelation 3:10 does not support a pre-trib view, but supports a pre-wrath view of the rapture.

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    8. Bill,

      you are very clever but first it´s the rapture,for only the biggest followers of Jesus:people who have done all Jesus said,ALL THINGS HE SAID.
      THEN,IN THE MIDDLE-TRIBULATION,IT´S WHAT YOU SAID: the second coming of Jesus for the rest of Christians(not the Church,only real followers of Jesus).

      If you don´t believe in the rapture,it´s imposible that you´ll be saved the 1st March 2013.
      You must wait for the second coming ,the 11th Juny 2013,WHEN GOD WILL STOP THE WWIII......

      I´m unhappy because I want that you ´ll be saved the 1st March 2013,BUT IT´S YOUR CHOICE(if you don´t believe it ,it´s imposible for you).

      Sorry bro.

      God bless you.

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    9. Bill,

      sorry,I have bad news:

      The Pope will go to his bunker February 28th 12:00 p.m..
      The Vatican´s astronomers have seen a solar flare hiting Mercury the last January 22nd.
      Now ,Mercury is out of his orbit going straight for us.

      In March,life in Earth will be imposible.

      But Jesus will come for us THE 1ST MARCH 12:00 P.M..

      I´M VERY HAPPY BECAUSE JESUS HAVE SAID ME THAT NOW YOU WILL BELIEVE THE TRUTH.

      GOD BLESS YOU

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    10. If Mercury hit us it would destroy the Earth and no bunker would save anybody. The Bible tells us that will not occur. It is too early for the rapture the antichrist has not performed the Abomination of Desolation yet.

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    11. Bill,

      first: Mercury wouldn´t hit us because of magnetism.
      second:only true belivers will be saved, the rapture first and then the second coming.
      third:can we consider the Pope lying and going into his bunker the Abomination of Desolation?:

      billions of people dying while he is in his bunker.....

      I THINK THIS IS THE ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION.......

      God bless you,bro.


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    12. I agree with rapture first and then second coming. The Abomination of Desolation is when the antichrist desecrates the Holy place and claims himself to be God. I think the next Pope may be the one to unite the worlds religions--false prophet.

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    13. Hey Bill.

      Pope emeritus=benedict XVI IS THE 7TH AND THE 8TH KING OF REV.17.

      HE IS THE ANTICRIST.

      HE WILL RECEIVE HIS POWER FROM 10 KINGS FOR AN HOUR(G8+RUSSIA+CHINA) FOR FIGHT AGAINST THE CHRIST:

      HE IS THE ANTICHRIST.

      ONLY AFTER THE RAPTURE.
      GOD BLESS YOU,BRO

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    14. Bill,

      only a little mistake:it´s G8+China+Israel.

      I wish I can see you with the Lord...

      Bye,bye.

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    15. The rapture will not be tomorrow, the peace treaty and antichrist must come about first, then the mark and persecution of Jews and Christians, then rapture.

      I will be in heaven because I have been washed clean by the blood of Jesus and received the payment for my sins.

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    16. Bill,

      perhaps you didn´t understand my last post:

      Matthew 25:5:THE BRIDEGROOM WAS DELAYED.

      You understand now?

      I have the date,the real one, BUT NOW I CAN´T TELL IT.

      I ONLY CAN TELL YOU THE RAPTURE WILL TAKE PLACE SOON,VERY SOON......

      Now is like Matthew 25:1-13:people with oil and without oil.

      It´s my last post.
      See you in heaven.

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    17. The great falling away, the arising of the antichrist, the mark, the persecution of Jews and Christians, and the opening of the Sixth seal must all occur before the rapture. At the earliest I think it could be the the fall of 2013.

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    18. Bill,

      THE FALL WINTER OF 2013,it´s the only thing I can tell you,IT´S FASTER THAN YOU ARE THINKING
      NOW A MONTH IS AS A YEAR(DANIEL´S WEEK IS 7 MONTHS OF 28 DAYS : 11ST FEBRUARY - 22ND SEPTEMBER 2013)
      Now,Jesus is waiting for the day and hour.

      People with oil will fly,people without it will be left behind. JUST IN THIS MOMENT WILL START THE GREAT TRIBULATION(IT REALLY HAS STARTED THE 11ST FEBRUARY 2013 AT 11:00 A.M. WHEN THE POPE ANNOUNCED RESIGNATION).

      Understand this:

      OBAMA=ANTICHRIST,HE WILL VISIT JERUSALEM IN MARCH 2013
      BENEDICT XVI=FALSE PROPHET

      THE BEAST MARK= OBAMACARECHIP,IT WILL BEGIN THE 23TH MARCH 2013.

      Obama will start HIS WAR ON CHRISTMAS(THE WAR AGAINST TRUE CHRISTIANS AND TRUE JEWS WITH ALL THE REST OF G8+ISRAEL+CHINA)

      IT WILL START WHEN OBAMA WILL VISIT JERUSALEM ,THIS MARCH 2013( PEACE TREATY AND WORLD WAR III).

      IN THIS MOMENT,UNDERSTAND THIS: IN THIS MOMENT THE RAPTURE WILL BE JUST A MEMORY

      SECOND COMING 20/23TH JUNE 2013 IN THE MIDDLE OF THE GREAT TRIBULATION.

      21ST/22ND SEPTEMBER 2013 EXTINCTION....



      JESUS SAYS NOW:

      ``IF YOU DON´T BELIEVE ALL NOW,YOU NEVER DESERVE HEAVEN´´.

      MY NAME IS SALVADOR,IT MEANS SAVIOR,REDEEMER,RESCUER IN SPANISH.

      JESUS AND I LOVE YOU.

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    19. BILL,

      IF YOU READ THE BOOK OF MORMON YOU CAN UNDERTAND THAT JESUS WAS BORN THE 1ST NISAN,TODAY,AND HE HAS BEEN CRUCIFIED THE 4TH NISAN,SUNSET 15TH MARCH TO SUNSET 16TH MARCH 2013.


      THE GOD´S CALENDAR BEGAN THE 1ST NISAN.

      THE NEXT SATURDAY IS THE DAY.

      ¡DO YOU UNDERSTAND?

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    20. The Bible is the only authoritative source for doctrine. The Bible indicates that Jesus was crucified on Passover, which always occurs on Nisan 14.

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    21. IF YOU READ THE BOOK OF MORMON YOU CAN SEE THAT JESUS WAS BORN THE 1ST DAY OF THE YEAR AND WAS CRUCIFIED THE 4TH DAY OF THE YEAR,33 YEARS AFTER HIS BIRTH.

      IN GOD´S CALENDAR THE FIRST DAY OF THE YEAR WAS 1ST NISAN.
      THE 4TH DAY WAS THE 4TH NISAN.

      THIS YEAR 4TH NISAN IS SUNSET 15TH MARCH TO SUNSET 16TH MARCH.

      THEY ARE ONE OF THE 12 TRIBES OF ISRAEL.

      JESÚS WAS GONE TO THEM FOR THIS REASON.

      THE DOCTRINE IS THE DOCTRINE BUT THE TRUTH IS THE TRUTH.

      SOME OF THE DOCTRINE WAS CHANGED BY YEARS.....

      WE CAN´T KNOW FOR SURE THAT THE DOCTRINE IS 100% TRUE.

      WHEN SOMEONE TRANSLATES TO ANOTHER LANGUAGE,SOMETIMES HE CHANGES SOMETHING.

      NISAN 4-NISAN 14,ONLY ONE NUMBER CHANGES.............

      IT´S VERY EASY TO CHANGE BY MISTAKE.

      JEWELS HAVE CHANGED ,NOW THEY START THE YEAR THE 1ST TISHREI.

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    22. The Book of Mormon was given to Joseph Smith by the angel Moroni who is one of satan's fallen angels. Thus the book of Mormon is a satanic deception. The only Word of God is the Bible. the truth shall set you free.

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  13. the lord said that he would use who so ever he please. and i belive that God is using the ones that we think not of that would be used by him. that's why we are missing out on what the lord is realy saying to the church in this hour. God bless you and keep seeking God for all of the answers and he will release them to the ones that he know that he can trust with them. Be mindful of the church.

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    1. THX for your encoragement. May we all grow closer to the Lord every day.

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  14. The reason I don't expect the rapture in 2013 is because the timing would just be too wonderfully convenient and awesome for words. I would prefer it to be before April 15th. For some reason, it seems easier to believe in doom than deliverance. I hope you can tell me "I told you so."

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  15. It is possible that the rapture will be in 2013, but sorry to say not before April 15, so you will have to render unto caesar what is caesar's.

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  16. No one knows the time or the hour except the Father. Although the signs are all pointing to Maranatha!!! I can't wait.

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    1. anony if your read the word of god jesus said this in context of his father knowing only his father knows the day and hour the heavens and earth pass away not the rapture. jesus said you beloved shall know that it is at the door and we can desifer those things by the word.which jesus said when theses things are begining to happen then look up and know your redemption draw near even at the door . he told us to be like the five wise vergins wait for the bride groom always waiting and being pepaired for the bride groom to come open the door then when it shuts we will not be like the foolish vergin which ran out of oil. so the falisy that he said we will not know he is come is faulse hood and not valid. but what is is the we do not know when the end of the world will be only the father know s this. look it up you will see that this is a true saying.

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  17. I agree no one knows the day or hour. But since the rapture will not occur until after the 6th seal then it would have to fall between the midpoint and the end--the last 3.5 years.

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  18. we must be ready and tell the lost about Jesus. for those who need to pray this. Ask Jesus to change you and be the Lord* of your life. Say Jesus please forgive me. Be the Lord* of my life. Ask Jesus to save you from hell and to baptize you in the Holy Ghost and Fire and wash your sins clean by his blood. Then tell the most nearest person to you that you just gave your life to Jesus. Then after buy a bible then go to a local believer and ask how you would be able to help them in their time of need. Give your life meaning by doing the Fathers will. Always talk to Jesus and ask Jesus to help you remove all sin from your life. LOVE IN JESUS/YASHUA, Hope to see you there in heaven when your call comes up from the throne room of God IAM. Yours truly : )

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    1. AMEN, and one should find a Bible believing, Bible preaching church to attend.

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  19. God Bless you all- I too believe the rapture is soon in 2013. Pentecost or Feast of Trumpets or how about next week?! Works for me... Come Lord Jesus; Your will be done. ak

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    1. One of the signs that the rapture is imminent is the arising of the antichrist, so until we see that it cannot happen. So since we have passed 4/22/13 without seeing WWIII, I think that means 2014 at the earliest

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  20. PLEASE READ VIP!
    Most of revelation is happening in the spirit realm. It is being fulfilled in the spirit world. That's why Jesus said it would be like the days of Noah and Lot. the Christians, catholics are not aware of what's really going on in the spirit realm! Must watch and hear video on youtube titled, "Christ testimony of the churches around the world."

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    1. I agree that there is much going on in the spirit world, I pray that many would be awakened.

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  21. Theory only:
    September 6, 2013 = Rosh Hashanah
    From May 14, 1948 (Israel became nation) to May 14, 1988 = 40 years of final test for nation of Israel to repent
    May 14, 1988 is first day of 23 year tribulation
    May 14, 1988 to September 6, 2013 is 9245 days
    9245 days = 5x43x43
    43 is doubled to signify "it will surely pass
    43 is the number of judgment in bible.

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  22. The bible says "we are ALL appointed to die. There's only 2 witnesse that haven't died ENOCH &ELIJAH = two prophets.
    BOTH TAKEN OHT OF THIS WORLD.

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    1. Enoch and Elijah are candidates for the two witnesses, I also believe John may be a canidate.

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  23. Yes, i agree too. But as to we are all appointed to die responder, yes this is true except for a whole lot of born again, true believers that will never taste death! (1st Thess 4, 1st Cor 15) And we could be them if everything we are talking about comes to pass in our life time, and of course, we are appointed to this by God. I have prayed Luke 21:36 since 1989, after i understood Christians would indeed go through the great tribulation, and i might be one of them! I know you have probably prayed this too William, i encourage your readers to do this too. This is one prayer i think God will answer, as the context is only for those in 70 AD when Titus destroyed Jerusalem, and the 70th week believers, which could very well be us. I know i am a coward and need His strength, esp when the seals start to break, and it gets really dark. Thanks for helping us all to watch, and keep watching William, your ministry is not in vain! Great web site! Rev 14:12 :)

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    1. Thx for your encouraging words, yes we need to all watch, pray, and prepare.

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  24. Am sorry but I have to ask; but isn't the rapture going to occur before the tribulation and rule of the anti-christ where some of God's chosen people will be taken? Then after the tribulation, that's where God's final judgement will take place and the antichrist and the unholy being taken to the lake of fire. From the way I read it, it seems that you are saying the rapture will occur after the tribulation period. Apologies if I may misunderstood you.

    Oh, and may I ask... Does Eminem's Rapture 2014 tour have anything to do with the end times, I mean like is it a hint or something?

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    1. In 2 Thes Paul tells us that the revealing of the antichrist and the abomination of desolation must occur before the day of Christ/the rapture. the a of d occurs after the midpoint. Please download a FREE copy of The Coming Epiphany for a full explanation.

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    2. The Day of The Lord as mentioned in the KJV isn't a rapture...it's the time of YHWH's wrath and judgement... (Amos 5:18, Isaiah 2:12)

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    3. Yes it is a time of judgment but it is also the time that we are raptured. that is why it is a comfort to the believer as stated in 1 Thes 4&5

      For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:

      17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

      18 Wherefore comfort one another with these words.

      1. But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you.

      2 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.

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  25. The Age of Aries the Ram 1800 BC to Christ's birth. Thirty years after HIS birth later near HIS birthday HE quotes Isaiah 61 in Luke 4 in the synagogue in Nazareth. HE does not speak the word Vengeance from Isaiah 61 verse 2. No mention of Vengeance of God in Luke 4. Thereby no tribulation yet. The Age of Pisces the Fish begins with HIS words in Luke 4. On September 14 or 15, 2015 on Rosh ha Shanah, the Age of Pisces the Fish ends. One to several seven year cycles or Shmittahs later, Gods Vengeance begins. Who knows how many Shmittahs.

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  26. There will be no pre-trib or mid-trib rapture.
    There will be no rapture in 2014, in 2015 or in 2016.
    We don't have a new Temple in Jerusalem as yet.
    The Son of Perdition has not been revealed either.

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    1. The antichrist UFO man will appear after WW3, which is close to beginning, and could bring a temple down out of "heaven" with anti gravity technology

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  27. Perhaps is the time to warn you all that Gods ways are not our ways. I have tried warning many since 2000 that the rapture will not be when man says it is. Many have done the maths only to find themselves on earth the following year. My heart aches for them as I understand their longing to be with the Lord. For many they were sure it will be 2011. Then they changed it to 2012. Many went further to 2013. Now its 2014 or 2015. May I take you back to the word where it says that Babylon will be occupied before the end times. Babylon is 50% complete. Lets assume they complete her during the 7 year tribulation if we see the rapture in 2014. Does not make sense as she still needs to rise to prominence. Not enough time, unless we have agape between the rapture and the start of the 7 years.
    It is claimed that Jeremiah's prophecy concerning Babylon in chapters 50, 51 has not been fulfilled because the city of Babylon was to be left without inhabitants as the result of being overwhelmed by a horde of great nations from the north (50:1-10). Babylon did not cease immediately to have inhabitants when Cyrus captured the city in 539 B.C., hence, it is concluded that the prophecy remains to be fulfilled. In fact, there was no fighting when Babylon fell.And before Babylon can rule over anyone, it must first be built. And there is no tokenism in this massive project. This is being done on a scale that could scarcely be imagined. Every effort is being made to reproduce exactly what existed in the days of Nebuchadnezzar, including his very throne room! Nebuchadnezzar was no slouch when it comes to opulence, and the size of the room demonstrates this. Saddam Hussein has rebuilt it on the exact spot where Nebuchadnezzar directed his empire. What decisions, what acts of brutality were planned in this very throne room! It was here that Nebuchadnezzar consigned Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego to the fiery furnace. It was here that Daniel advised him of the meaning of his dream of the great image. The explanation given by Daniel reaches all the way to our time today. He spoke of four kingdoms that would arise consecutively, and which would all exist in the endtime. He spoke of a mighty rock that would crush all these kingdoms TOGETHER and AT THE SAME TIME (Dan 2:35). Daniel spoke of our day! The NWO is behind this.
    Then we have not seen a faint glimmer of the King of the North or the king of the South forming. Egypt is in a shambles.
    Yes, the rapture is our blessed hope but we must be realistic.
    Then finally the most important of all is this.
    Don’t let anyone deceive you in any way, for that day (what day)!!!!! will not come until the rebellion occurs and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the man doomed to destruction (2 Thes 2:3).
    The great apostasy is not yet seen in the land. Though it has begun through the emerging churches and the Charismatic joining forces with the catholics I believe it has to get so much worse. In fact many of you who wait for the soon return of the lord will give up and will go bak into the world. (Babylon)as you have grown weary. I long to be with Jesus but I have to occupy and be an overcomer. My bones ache because of the sin found in me and my heart longs to see the face of Jesus but first I have to share the good news with as many as I can before I get my rewards. There is work to do so pull up your sleeves and get back to work. Love you all in Christ Jesus.

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