GOD’S ORIGINAL TIME
“In this special writing let us touch on prophetic signs and time cycles that the Lord gives throughout the Scriptures. God gave Ezekiel a sign in Ezek. 4: 1-6. He told him to lie on his left side for 390 days, and then change positions and lie on his right side for 40 days! – This would make a combined total of 430 days. And we read in verse 6 that the Lord told the prophet that each day would represent 1 year! – We know also that Israel went into captivity in Babylon for 70 years. – If we subtract this, it leaves 360 years. Now here is where we take our time cycle. In Lev. 26:24, 28, the Lord says I will chastise thee 7 times more for your sins. – And we know that even after the return that they did not live according to what He spoke to them! Then the remaining 360 years is to be multiplied by 7, and we have a total of 2,520 years. – Some believe this time began to run out when Israel became a nation again (1946-48). Others believe it was when they got the old city Jerusalem back in 1967. Other prophetic cycles seem to tell us it is running out in a transition period!”
Thirty is the Jewish age of maturity. Therefore we know that Jesus entered His ministry to Israel at 30 years of age! – Therefore if we take the cycle from 1967 when they regained the city of the king (Jerusalem), the times for Israel should run out anytime within a 30 year period from the latter date. Also 30 is a messianic number. . . Jesus said, Jerusalem would be trodden down by the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles were fulfilled! (Luke 21:24) – “Take note of this, 50 is the number of Jewish restoration or Jubilee. And some believe that it would end sometime within these dates that we spoke about! – If this were to be so then the translation of the church will have taken place before the Jubilee or the messianic number has taken its course!” – “The Bible describes there are other periods of 7 times in prophetic cycles, and they all crossed in the later 80’s and 90’s as even our Pyramid book describes. So also we know that the generation that saw Israel become a nation, will see the return of the Lord Jesus Christ!” (Matt. 24:34) – We would like to add some valuable information to this from part of Scroll #111. . .
God’s Original Time Versus Man’s Calendar Time – “Lets find out where we are at ‘in time.’ We will first go back to the beginning and trace this through so that we can be as accurate as possible in allowing divine inspiration to guide us! First, it is necessary to understand God’s perfect year of 360 days, or the prophetic year. And it makes the perfect calendar measurement! – It can be divided 1 through 20 etc. But, in contrast, man’s calendar year of 365 ¼ days can’t be divided by any number, and is probably the poorest kind of measurement that can be conceived. In fact this odd solar year is one of the factors that have historic and prophetic records in confusion!”
In Prophetic Reckoning the Lord Uses These Terms – “Time, and times, and half a time. (Rev. 12:14), the 42 months of Rev. 11:2 and the 1260 days of Rev. 11:3 – all relate to the use of a year of 360 days (360 days x 3 ½) equals 1260 days! – But this does not correspond to man’s calendar for you cannot get man’s calendar of 365 ¼ days into 1260 days (3 ½ prophetic years).” When Did God Use the 360-Day Calendar? – “According to the Scriptures the actual length of the year before the flood was 360 days. A Bible dictionary states a year of 360 days was used in the days of Noah!”
Prophetic Time – Then Where Are We At In God’s Time In Our Age? – “According to God’s ancient time of 360 days per year, the 6,000 years since the time of Adam’s fall has already run out! . . . So right now we are living in a transition period of borrowed time! A time of mercy! – It is what I believe is the actual tarrying time that we are now living in when the sleeping period occurred! (Matt. 25:1-10) Concerning the wise and foolish virgin lull!” – Now all that’s left is the “outpouring rain” and the midnight cry and the Church is translated! – “So we see God is adhering to the Gentile calendar of 365 ¼ days for just a little longer! – You see Satan knows God’s original 360 day per year, and he would have known about the Translation; but that 6,000-year period has run out, and Satan and his people are left in confusion as to the exact time . . . because God is continuing with the Gentile’s time in this ‘tarrying time.’ (Matt. 25:5-10) – And the Bible says that God will again shorten the days! (Matt. 24:22) – But the Lord is revealing the season of His coming to His elect!” –
“We know that it is very close. For a real truth we know that right after the Translation that God Himself states that He will use only the 360-day a year prophetic time! – Not only is this recorded in the book of Rev., chapters 11 and 12, but the 70 weeks of Daniel are composed in prophetic years of 360 days per year! – And the final or 70th week will be fulfilled at the end of the age!” – “It’s fulfillment dates from the confirming of a seven-year covenant by the anti-Christ with Daniel’s people, the Jews (Dan. 9:27; Isa. 28:15-18). – In the midst of the week of seven years (or after the first 3 ½ years), the Beast will break his covenant and set up the Abomination of Desolation!” (Dan. 9:27) – “The Abomination of Desolation marks the beginning of the Great Tribulation (Matt. 24:15-21). – The Great Tribulation ‘a time, and times, and half a time’ (Rev. 12:14), or 42 months (Rev. 13:5), or 1260 days (Rev. 12:6). – These measures of time reveal that the 3 ½ years of the Tribulation are years of 360 days each – 3 ½ x 360 =1260.”
The 6,000 Years – During this tarrying time the events that I have written about will definitely take place. But only God knows the exact time of the Translation! We are only on borrowed transition time now! – And by the evidence around us we know time is short! . . .
We see chaos and crises, wars and rumors of wars, exploding population, famines, crime, violence, moral corruption, weapons that can annihilate the human race! All this witnesses to us that the hour is late! These facts alone indicate the rise of the anti-Christ is near, and that the Battle of Armageddon will occur. Remember the Translation takes place 3 ½ to 7 years earlier than the Battle of Armageddon! –
According to Rev. chap. 12, it leads us to believe 3 ½ years before! . . . In other words, some real wise words are: during this time of harvest time! . . . Let us work quickly to bring in the crop of souls that God has preordained for us to get!”
“We know that the elect will know the nearness of the season of His coming. God Himself has set dates! – The flood He gave 120 years forecast!” (Gen. 6:3) – He set a date for Israel to come out of Egypt. – He set a termination date for Israel’s captivity in Babylon! – He set a destruction date for Sodom! – He set a date for the death and resurrection of the Messiah! Forecast 483 years! (Dan. 9:25, 26) – He set a date for the destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem! – Therefore we will know, not the exact date nor hour, but the season of His coming! – And it is very close!
In God’s abundant love and blessings,