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October 13, 2021 6:00 am
There's your timestamp is going to be to the consummation this abomination that is created in God's house by this this monster called the beast by God, which is say he's a monster he's just a destructive and harmful in every sense of the word, so the near fulfillment of that. Daniel 927 the Syrian king and tickets epiphanies but the final will be through this coming beast. This is cross reference radio with our pastor and teacher Rick Gaston. Rick is the pastor of Calvary Chapel Mechanicsville. Pastor Rick is currently teaching through the book of Mark, please stay with us after today's message to hear more information about cross reference radio. Specifically, you can get a free copy of this teaching. Mark 13 is the tax. Pastor Rick will be teaching from today and the title of this study is that third temple, the Caesar's of course when they came along they were in habit of putting their gods in the place of other people's gods and and eventually they put their own images alongside of their gods. They wanted to be recognized as divine but Antichrist when he defiles the third temple, he is going to put his image there and nobody else's.
And there's a lot more that's going to happen with this when he puts his image. There he will endow that image through his false prophet with life house that Donna is going to be genuine like what is what is going on his sidekick again that false prophet of his will give that image of Antichrist power to kill and to demand everyone to receive his mark which we know the code 66 and signal be afraid of that that number is nothing nothing for us to be afraid of something to identify and understand it. Don't get into superstition for us. The number 666 comes right before the number 667 and and pretty much as itů In the context of in time studies where we won't be here again to to see this all acted out but it will be considered a badge of allegiance to Antichrist. You will have to get this Marco you will be considered a traitor and a blasphemer to him those who refuse will be exterminated. Revelation 1315 he was granted power to give breath to the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak and cause as many as would not worship the image of the beast to be killed. This is trans-humanism and is already at work. There are scientists who are now becoming quickly not all of them, but many of them shaman in Frankenstein's. They going into our are areas of that that they need to stay out of the not going to trans-humanism essentially is the merger or robot and human using DNA and other parts of the human composition.
It is utopia through technology. This plan and they're starting to do it.
They're working on it is in all this artificial intelligence as to what where does it stop there's a factor in the spiritual features of this when John says he was granted power to give breath to the image of the beast. He is not joking. It is going to be literal is intricate merging of the human to robot that is saying we don't need God and we will make this a better place for ourselves and anybody that gets in the way this is so serious to us. We are so where were willing to have collateral damage. We are willing to kill people who will get in the way because the end will justify the means.
How humanism rolls anyway. The Lord's is spoken by Daniel the prophet, Jesus took the prophecies of Daniel literally got those pseudo-scholars. Other scholars is just not good scholars at all. Daniel could not have written the things he wrote and right after the events because it's too many details.
He could not follow.
That's what prophecy is.
Prophecy is the empty impossible made possible because of God. It is God telling the future predictive process prophecy is that when God says you will be judged.
If you have not the blood of the Lamb. That's predictive prophecy do with the guarantee spoken of by Daniel. Daniel 927 this is what Jesus is quoting so his Christ did they ask you a question and just like he took down his challenges he's lifting up his believers using Scripture. The Scripture is so important is so easy for a pastor to decide let's make the church an entertainment center for people or let's make it the place of God's word and try to go throughout anything that takes away from God's word and this is what Christ did, here comes the word Daniel nine verse 27 Daniel speaking God through him, then he shall confirm a covenant that he there is the antichrist, and he confirms a covenant, because he needs it. He has a need and is using the Jewish people to get it. He wants the money wants to support and when he comes to power. He'll break the deal that that's the bottom line and he shall confirm a covenant with many for one week, but in the middle of the week. Now that week is a seven year period. Don't have time to go to helping all this you can study Nehemiah is another book that is anyway but in the middle of the week he shall bring an end to sacrifice and offering. And on the wing of abominations shall be one who makes desolate, even until the consummation, which is determined, is poured out on the desolate so there's your timestamp. This is going to be to the consummation this abomination that is created in God's house by this this monster is called the beast by God, which is say he's a monster he's just the destructive and harmful in every sense of the work so the near fulfillment of that. Daniel 927 the Syrian king and tickets epiphanies what the final will be through this coming beast. Daniel 11 verse 31. This is centered on and tickets to and forces shall be mustered by him, and they shall defile the sanctuary fortress, then they shall take away the daily sacrifices, and place there the abomination of desolation. Again the near fulfillment and tickets epiphanies.
The fark is antichrist with something interesting in that Daniel 1131 as he refers to the sanctuary is a fortress when Titus came to take the temple down when that that first Jewish revolt and it was a big revolt went on almost 5 months.
Those Jews were fiercely turn the entire they took over the Antonio fortress of the Roman 10th Legion and which was right next to the temple and they fought to the death and it was brutal. If they turn the temple into a fortress is interesting enough, but half of Daniel's seven years. His week 3 1/2 years will as I mentioned be relatively peaceful because of that covenant that antichrist makes then he breaks that covenant and that he come for illegals full genocide towards that and after that so antichrist will claim to be God. In this third Jewish temple during the great tribulation. Jesus could not have been referring to the second Temple where they had just asked him about the stones that second that's the second Temple Lord. You see this magnificent structure the temple what you think that surreal rubber bells Temple Solomons, having been destroyed and then built but rebuilt by Zerubbabel. This is the temple that Jesus is making this statement about and when Rome destroys it. That's only a partial second Thessalonians chapter 2 temple still standing when Paul writes this.
Let no one deceive you by any means for that day will not come unless the falling away comes first, Edison great apostasy.
And that's the church that falling away is coming to and the man of sin is revealed, that's antichrist, the son of hell, the son of perdition, who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or that is worshiped because he's going to want to worship because he is Satan's is what Jesus Christ is to the father antichrist is to state this special creation saying that, of course, in a negative and sarcastic way about what's coming. He continues Paul does, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God to tolerate no other is going to believe this nonsense to see Satan wanted to be counted equal with God.
That's where all went south and that is going to be like father like son. You are like your father the devil in full bloom with the return of the Jews to occupy and rule the promised land. Today these things are in motion when Christ said it. He presupposed the destruction of this he couldn't tell teetotalers is a distant, was going away. Bob comes along and says with the knowledge is going away with this going to still be a temple for him to come in defile just like the Lord said, and from 70 A.D. to 1948 Israel had no promised land and still no temple.
Now there in the land since 1948 and still no temple. They were driven from the land.
65 years after that second Temple was destroyed by the Romans for 1900 years, no land, which is unprecedented. You won't meet and Edomite or a Philistine or Jebusite Google who says I'm a genocide.
We have no land.
The only people in history that have been displaced from their land and brought back in retaining their religion, their language and their identity is that you Israel. Nobody is a people suffered by them because they are Satan's primary and precious target well, Jesus is standing where it ought not be Matthew indicates the location as the Holy Pl. in Matthew say account parallel account. Matthew 24.
Therefore when you see Jesus speaking the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place.
Why doesn't Mark say that will march right into a different audience.
He's writing more to Gentiles, where's Matthew's writing to Jews and it be very close to their heart to hear him say this abomination is happening in our beloved holy place.
The only other time this phrase is used is in acts chapter 21 referring to the Jewish temples what I'm establishing here is that this phrase this clause standing where it ought not, is the Jewish Temple, the holy place, and when he says, standing is going to be an ongoing blasphemous act, not just a one time abomination of desolation. He's going to continue to do this because he hates the Jews that much. This temple will be reviewed, built in the future, and the daily sacrificial system will be reinstated and today today the Jews only worship really in synagogues and at the Western Wall. Excellent summary of what's going on, the Jews have been preparing though. For this third temple since 1967. Since that war. They took back to Jerusalem and they gave the temple mount to the Muslims to have custody of which they have to this day and that is a big factor of so much I'm going to say I don't look like were going to get past.
Verse 14,000 but to super prophetic word, but I hope I can make that worthwhile. Over 90 ritual items to be used in the temple worship and sacrifice the blood sacrifices as well as the incense offerings, etc. the grain offerings they have been remade by a group called the Temple Institute there in Jerusalem. They have a since 2008.
They have put together the high priest uniform as well as the other priest and the breastplate in the E flawed that the altars, the lampstands, they are ready to go. They just have no building but they have all the articles but there are some essentials that got to get in place before they do this one is probably the key is the ironic line that got to identify Jews who are from Ahrens line descendents from Aaron and Moses brother and their records a loss how they going to do this is enough gravesites and in Israel Asian gravesites and their still finding things, amazing things in Israel and there's still so much untouched going to get the some of that that they'll find a grave that will say something like you know a high priest of descendents of Aaron and Bill taken the finding of DNA and they'll be able to match that's going happen. That's why we get the hundred 44,000 is 12,000 from each tribe and is listed in the Revelation which tribes they're coming from because the technology will be there, so evil, will be using technology and so will righteous and that is just quite amazing and we see this happening today when DNA was you know codified put together okay. We understand DNA that was just as another step towards fulfillment of prophecy and and is more, I may leave out some stuff just not enough time, but they also have to have as I mentioned, the articles due to minister's priest and Levites as a plan to bring livestock bear and slaughter them at at the altar and offer them just as it was in the days of David and Moses, a red heifer have to find a red heifer that's critical to the purification process. They won't be able to open the temple up till they purify the Temple ounces Bill okay now this purified ceremonially and will they're working on that to and this this is probably even more important than the other two. The precise location of the holy of holies, where did the ark of the covenant sit there art that was a chest that had the word of God and of the tablets that Moses received from God the remade habit tablets because pulses he dropped the others okay through them down in anger is not dropping anyway.
God redid that incidentally when God gave them those tablets. They want tablets that Moses was able to carry both of them, which is symbolic. God's word is something we can carry. We can carry it up a mountain. If we are so order to and we can bring it back down without throwing it anyway. Moses I feel like is my body in many ways is to sympathize you know I've said this quite a few times when God called him, he said, can you get some how he hopes. I just love it is so human of the whole story. Anyway digs the precise location where did that art sit where was the holy of holies with hot only the high priest could go into the day of atonement, we have the people well. I have found some things that I'm not ready to share. But I'm going to share the that means I can share them. I just maybe don't know if I should have to. They are going to change possibly change my study nose 30 years of study knows if you could stack that up.
You have a tower everywhere. The temple is mentioned in the old and New Testament now is I wonder if there is the traditional location of the temple.
Now there are those archaeologists in Israel that considers this fringe thinking, but we got facts and almost all the ark archaeologists are abject atheists and they are not honest with each of them and they would look what they did with Jericho. You know, the Jericho's. This final will do exactly that many distant global thinking on the archaeologists truth and like it or not, but a very helpful very useful and done some wonderful things for us, but the traditional location. So here's the temple that once stood. Solomon's temple right now they think on what is now the temple mount with the dome of the rock is and just to the west of that temple of the loop is a wall that is believed to be the only real left over its retention wall for the earth the structure to keep it in and is believed to be what was part of the second Temple was you know that Wallace got different layers of stoner from different ages of different people adding different things you got things from Gerard's time, the Roman support rod.
The Muslims apply may have got these layers. There, but the Jews really believe this is the closest structure to where the temple stood that's why it is so important to them call the Wailing Wall the Jews today aren't even interested in entertaining, that it might not be there. New research has discovered that that entire Temple Mount was likely the Antonia fortress, not the temple. This again gasp time so the Romans had the 10th Legion there to keep the Jews in line. How many troops would you need in Jerusalem to keep choosing line illusions about 6000 men.
We know from Josephus and other historians that that Legion in Jerusalem was a city almost. It had granaries, bakeries, restaurants, brothels, it had to support the 6000+ troops and it took several thousand people to do it so it looks very conservative guess the Antonia fortress house conservative 10,000 people well if you go to the Jewish Museum injured in Israeli was Museum in Jerusalem.
They have a whole layout of Jerusalem to scale the temple in the Antonia fortress city of David, and this does the city sprawled out at the Kidron Valley that Valley of him knowing the terror trophy and get Ballinger got all is just wrong gasp. Again, we sophisticated know because that's what I'm saying is borderline blasphemous to the Jew that goes to the Western Wall, believing this was his temple bust out the back. A lot of this up and and I intend to do that so this huge fortress 36 acres snow just for talking about this now Sunday study and in our midweek on in Samuel. David just conquered Jerusalem went up and I discussed Mount Zion versus Mount Moriah, but Mike's research is now leaning more and more towards Zion, the city of David is where Mount Moriah is and not the traditional site of the Temple Mount.
I don't know if I've lost you but I'm all around Jerusalem myself right now you go to Jerusalem, you can't figure out where you are is such a complex city and the archaeological digs are astounding.
The construction I'm from a background of heavy construction.
They have enormous construction beneath the city were all the ruins are I got Windows, you can walk up to some and looked out. Okay I'm digressing.
Let's go back to so the traditional site of where the temple is may have actually been all the Roman fortress. The dome of the rock is there if you've ever seen a picture of the dome of the rock you have to say that is one ugly rock really is it not just because it's the Muslims and attacking them with the statement I am saying it's not up smooth Latin will now we got a problem because you see that supposed to be the threshing floor of a ruler who sold the temple mount where Mount Moriah is where Abraham was told to offer Isaac Melchizedek met Abraham not at the same time of those events. If that's the threshing floor is impossible. It's too lumpy, too many holes in craters and nobody could trash weed on that rock. It is not possible. Now we getting into a process of elimination. So then what is that rock the Pretoria of Pilate is very good candidate for this where the Romans inside the fortress of Antonia judged criminals standing on that rock John's gospel chapter 19 verse 13 when Pilate therefore heard that saying, he brought Jesus out and sat down in the judgment seat in a place that is called the pavement. The Greek word stone 65 foot diameter but in Hebrew get Botha.
What is that the knoll what is an old holders that rock is that's what the Jews called it that things are knoll it's just stone sister sticking up is an exact representation of what is going on there. Therefore, if this assumption is right that traditional ground for the temple and this is important why this is important because if the temple is going to get billed.
How you get the Muslims out of the way you want to build it where Solomon had his his temple say this is a big thing is some space of this it will be over this way little banana grades will negotiate the ad as possible, but not like the ability Revelation 11 dues is completely out of court for the Gentile and the building of the temple. Thanks for tuning into cross reference radio for this study in the book of Mark cross reference radio is the teaching ministry of Pastor Rick Gaston of Calvary Chapel Mechanicsville in Virginia to learn more information about this ministry.
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