The Error of Historicism?
In this chapter we’re going to continue in our topic of the day year interpretation. Let’s jump right in with Daniel chapter 9 and we have the 70 weeks prophecy. What does that have to do with the day year interpretation? Well let’s go back to Daniel’s time here: Daniel is living during what is called the 70 years desolation period. Daniel was carried away captive as a teenager, as a very young man, by Babylon from Israel when the Babylonians first came in before the desolation of the nation and the city the first time. Daniel is now getting toward the end of the 70 Years Desolation, he’s a very old man, probably older than I am right now, he gets a visitation from an Angel and we can read about that starting at Daniel 9:23.
At the beginning of thy supplications the commandment came forth, and I am come to shew thee; for thou art greatly beloved: therefore understand the matter, and consider the vision. Continue reading Part Two – In Defense of the Historical Method of Interpretation.