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DISPENSATIONALISM AND DANIEL’S GAP (Part 2)

PMT 2013-031 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. I am continuing a critique of dispensationalism’s gap theory for Daniel’s Seventy Weeks prophecy. In my last posting I presented four of their arguments with my rebuttals. I will continue now with the fifth and final dispensational argument. Fifth, the order within the prophecy: “In the record of …

DISPENSATIONALISM AND DANIEL’S “GAP” (Part 1)

PMT 2013-030 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. Dispensationalism interposes this gap or parenthesis between the sixty-ninth and the seventieth weeks; it spans the entire Church Age from the Triumphal Entry to the Rapture.1 The dispensational arguments for a gap of undetermined length between the sixty-ninth and seventieth weeks are not convincing. Let us consider the …

DISPENSATIONALISM AND DANIEL’S 70th WEEK

PMT 2013-029 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. This is part 5 of an ongoing series examining Daniel’s prophecy regarding the Seventy Weeks determined for Israel. In this article I will begin focus on the first of  three fundamental errors in the dispensational approach to Daniel’s seventy weeks. These errors involve: (1) The proper understanding of …

POSTMILLENNIALISM AND DANIEL’S 70th WEEK

PMT 2013-028 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. This is part four of a series on Daniel’s Seventy Weeks (Dan 9:24-27). We are now focusing on what Daniel says about what Israel will experience “after the sixty-two weeks” (Dan. 9:26) that follow the “seven weeks” (Dan 9:25). This is to occur, then, after the sixty-ninth week. …

WHAT IS THE GOAL OF DANIEL 9:24?

PMT 2013-027 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. In studying Daniel’s Seventy Weeks prophecy, it is important that we carefully consider Daniel 9:24. This verse provides the ultimate goal of the prophecy: “Seventy weeks are determined for your people and for your holy city, to finish the transgression, to make an end of sins, to make …

WHEN DO DANIEL’S WEEKS BEGIN?

PMT 2013-026 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. An initial problem faces the interpreter of Daniel’s Seventy Weeks prophecy. We must determine the identity of the “command” in Daniel 9:25: “Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the command to restore and build Jerusalem. . . .” Decrees to Consider At first we …

STRUCTURE AND CHRONOLOGY OF DANIEL’S 70 WEEKS

PMT 2013-025 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. Daniel’s seventy weeks prophecy in Dan 9:24-27 is a famous and intriguing passage of Scripture. It’s eschatological character and time-frame provide important information for biblical eschatology. Unfortunately, this is a difficult passage to interpret, though it is thought by the majority of laymen to be quite simple. I …