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The ‘beast that ascends from the bottomless pit’ and the Two Witnesses/Prophets-Part1


The ‘beast that ascends from the bottomless pit’ and the Two Witnesses/Prophets–Part 1

“The holy city shall they tread underfoot forty and two months. And I will give power unto My two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days, clothed in sackcloth . . . And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascendeth out of the bottlomless 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 . . . . Read more

The 1335 Prophetic Days and the Critical Year 1843


Biblical Numerology: NUMBER SEVEN (No. 42)

The 1335 Prophetic Days and the Critical Year 1843


Verse 12 Blessed is he that waiteth, and cometh to the thousand three hundred and and five and thirty days. 13 But go thy way till the end be: for thou shalt rest, and stand in thy lot at the end of the days. Daniel 12: 12, 13, K.J.V.

From Daniel and the Revelation by Uriah Smith, pp. 330-332:

The 1335 Prophetic Days. – After the 1290 prophetic days which considered the interpretation of earlier, “still another prophetic period is here introduced, denoting 1335 days. Can we tell when this period begins and ends? The only clue we have to the solution of this questions is the fact that it is spoken of in immediate connection with the 1290 years, which began in 508 as shown [earlier]. Read more

PERGAMOS: The Church’s Age of Popularity  


Biblical Numerology: NUMBER SEVEN – Part 12  

PERGAMOS: The Church’s Age of Popularity  


   12 And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write: These things saith He which hath the sharp sword with two edges; 13  I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan’s seat is: and holdest fast My name, and hast not denied thy faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was My faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.”  Revelation 2: 12, 13, K.J.V.

Footnotes, An Exhaustive E. G. White Commentary on Revelation, Vol. 2, pp. 545, 546:

     “Pergamos.’  Or, Pergamumum. This city had been the capital of the Roman province of Asia for two centuries after its last king Attalus III, bequeathed it, together with the kingdom of Pergamum, to Rome in 133 B.C. (see p. 95). Since the early 3rd century B.C., the city of Pergamum had been a chief center of cultural and intellectual life of the Hellenistic period.  Although by John’s time Ephesus was beginning to supersede it as the leading city of Asia, Pergamum continued to retain much of its former importance. The two cities long contended for this honor. . . . . Read more