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Daniel 9:19

Daniel 9:19

Daniel realised that the time was fast approaching when God’s promise to the children on Israel - to free them from their 70-year captivity in Babylon and to return them to their homeland in Israel, was fast approaching. He did not simply sit down and wait for Jeremiah’s prophecy to be fulfilled– Daniel was proactive in seeking the Lord in prayer and intercession for his people. Daniel set about the task of pleading with the Lord, to forgive the sins of read more...

Daniel 9:20

Daniel 9:20

Daniel was a man of prayer who studied the Scriptures and took God at His word. He knew that his people, Israel were in captivity in Babylon.. because of their gross sin, idolatrous apostasy and ongoing unbelief.. but Daniel trusted God, studied His word and maintained a godly prayer-life.

It was one day, as he was reading the book of Jeremiah the prophet.. that Daniel discovered that the Babylonian captivity was only to last 70 read more...

Daniel 9:24

Daniel 9:24

Daniel's 70 “weeks' is considered to be the backbone of Bible prophecy, and was given to this greatly beloved man of prayer following 21 day of godly intercession and deep repentance on behalf His people Israel, and their holy city-Jerusalem. And God in His grace laid out a 490-year historical road-map, tracing the future destiny of His chosen, people - Israel, and their final restoration as 'My people - My inheritance'.

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Daniel 9:25

Daniel 9:25

Daniel was given vital information, relating to the advent of Christ, as Israel’s prophesied Crown-Prince. He was appointed to save His people from their sin, to set up His kingdom of heaven on earth, and to sit on David throne. The angel, Gabriel informed Daniel that the coming Messiah would install God’s promised kingdom on earth, after a period of 70 ‘weeks-of-years’ (i.e.490 years), and the trigger, to set this heavenly ‘clock’ in motion, would be read more...

Daniel 9:27

Daniel 9:27

The 'week' mentioned in this verse, is a 'week'-of-'years'. As Daniel explains, this is the last week in a 70-week period - (i.e. the final 7-years in a 490-year timespan). We read in verse 24, Seventy weeks are determined upon the people of Israel and the holy city of Jerusalem, to finish transgression, to end sin, to be reconciled with God and to bring in everlasting righteousness.

It unveils, with read more...