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Overview of Daniel's 70th Week

Daniel 9: 24Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.25Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times.26And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary; and the end thereof shall be with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined.27And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abom…

Heresy

Acts 24: [14] But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and prophets: One of the hindrances to sound Bible study is the use of man's modern definitions for God's Biblical terms. The word "heresy" is a case in point. How most people use this word does not line up with how it is used in the Bible. Generally speaking, most Christians think that heresy is simply any belief and teaching that is false. But if that is what heresy really is it would mean that all of us are heretics to some extent because we are not infallible. We will never be 100% right about everything we believe until we are glorified. The Bible is infallible but because of our fallibility it is always possible for us to misinterpret the scripture- regardless of our sincerity. I think that the words "heresy" and "heretic" are used entirely too carelessly and freq…