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How close is the Seven Year Tribulation?

Discussion in 'Eschatology & Prophecy Forum' started by Joshua David, May 30, 2011.

How close are we to the seven year tribulation?

  1. The seven year tribulation will happen within the next 10 years.

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  2. The seven year Tribulation could happen within the next 50 years but will probably not happen within

    14.5%
  3. The seven year Tribulation has already started

    18.4%
  4. The seven year Tribulation will happen, but I don't think it will happen in the next 50 years.

    7.9%
  5. I don't believe in the seven year tribulation.

    31.6%
  1. Joshua David

    Joshua David New Member

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    I was just curious to know what people thought as to how close we were to the seven year tribulation? I just wanted to say, I didn't really want to turn this thread into a does a seven year tribulation exist vs does not exist thread. If you don't believe in it, great, vote you don't believe in it and move on, or start another thread on why you don't believe in it.

    Joshua David
     
  2. Kingdomfashionz

    Kingdomfashionz New Member

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    I don't understand why we are always try to predict events. why we don't focus on be ready and getting others ready for Christ return
     
  3. Comm.Arnold

    Comm.Arnold New Member

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    I do believe it has already started and that it is much different than people try and interpret from revelation or some of the movies that have been made, it is a good time.
     
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    kdmomma New Member

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    We're not in the Tribulation yet because we are still here.
     
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    Joshua is not trying to set dates, my friend, and neither am I.

    I'm 90 years of age and know my soul will go to heaven when my body dies but I do not know if I will be part of the rapture, or of the resurrection, so I obey Jesus's instruction to pray always I will be accounted worthy to escape all the things that shall come to pass, during the tribulation period and the wrath of God, and to stand before the Son of man, Luke 21:36.

    If I should die before the time of the rapture it will be my hope I will be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, Luke 20:35.

    I also hope all who read this post will pray the same prayer and have the same hope.

    God Bless you. Charlie
     
  6. revturmoil

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    Why did God use prophecy in His Word?

    Why do people complain about those of us who try to understand it?
     
  7. rockytopva

    rockytopva Well-Known Member Encounter Team

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    According to my timeline... (My take of Revelations) This all can't get started until...

    [sup]2[/sup]That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand.

    [sup]3[/sup]Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;- 2 Thessalonians 2:2, 3


    The son of perdition will set up a great computer called "The Beast" that will store everyone's financial records. Without the mark of the beast (which will probably be like a bar code) no man will be able to buy or sell


    [sup]16[/sup]And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:

    [sup]17[/sup]And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

    [sup]18[/sup]Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six. - Revelation 13: 16, 17, 18


    With this new IPv6 they are going to have 340 Undecillion's of usable addresses (Help with large numbers)... It would not surprise me if the beast attempts to tag we humans with a IPv6 address.


    But I think that we are at least 10 years from the system set up in which I have voted accordingly.
     
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    I don't think He goes by your timeline either.

     
  9. rockytopva

    rockytopva Well-Known Member Encounter Team

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    Nobody has exact timelines! In which... We all do one another a favor by separating opinion from truth.!


    [sup]35[/sup]Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away. [sup]36[/sup]But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.

    [sup]37[/sup]But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. - Matthew 24: 33-37




    Again! To repeat myself... Nobody has exact timelines! As students of scripture and of history we cannot help but to wonder... But when its all said and done we are all speculating!


     
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    You really need to discover what the verse means. Again! I repeat, you really need to discover what the verse means.

     
  11. rockytopva

    rockytopva Well-Known Member Encounter Team

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    The anti-Christs reign will last 3 1/2 years...

    And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months. - Revelation 13:5

    In which.... That is 1/2 of tribulation... How say ye that we are in tribulation when the anti-Christ has yet to make his appearance? How can the Anti-Christ make his appearance when there is yet no way for him to take hold of the worlds currencies? I say... We are many years away from the reality of having the world under one great computer that will keep up with everyone's worth! Many years indeed!
     
  12. revturmoil

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    The man of sin will not impose a world currency and there will not be a computer that keeps track of our finances.

    The kingdom of the man of sin will be limited to a ten nation empire.

    You, as well as the others, need to do a word study on the word ALL, whole, and every.
     
  13. rockytopva

    rockytopva Well-Known Member Encounter Team

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    ...And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him- Revelation 13:8

    ...And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth - Revelation 13:14

    And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority. - Revelation 13:2

    Notice that these are the four that were mentioned in Daniel 7

    [sup]3[/sup]And four great beasts came up from the sea, diverse one from another.

    [sup]4[/sup]The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings: I beheld till the wings thereof were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made stand upon the feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it.

    [sup]5[/sup]And behold another beast, a second, like to a bear, and it raised up itself on one side, and it had three ribs in the mouth of it between the teeth of it: and they said thus unto it, Arise, devour much flesh.- Daniel 7: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    [sup]6[/sup]After this I beheld, and lo another, like a leopard, which had upon the back of it four wings of a fowl; the beast had also four heads; and dominion was given to it.

    [sup]7[/sup]After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it: and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns.


    The Lion with Eagles wings - Democracies - Also the first horseman

    The bear with 3 ribs - Communism - The Red Horseman

    The leopard - - Islam - The Black Horseman

    The Fourth beast - The Anti-Christ - The Pale Horseman

    Notice that the beast is the head... The beast will indeed take over the worlds currencies as the scripture said... That no man... Will be able to buy or sell... Revelation 13:17
     
  14. revturmoil

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    Like I said. You and the others need to do a word study on the word all!

    And maybe one on the words earth and world.

    http://www.blueletterbible.org/lang/lexicon/lexicon.cfm?Strongs=G3956&t=KJV
     
  15. rockytopva

    rockytopva Well-Known Member Encounter Team

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    We are many years of even seeing this in the 10 nations... Referencing Daniels image... It had two legs of iron... One representing the eastern Roman Empire (Constantinople) the other the western Roman Empire (Rome). Of these legs were 10 toes... Five from the Western empire... Five from the Eastern empire... Which will make up the ten nations where the Anti-Christ will arise... Even those 10 nations are a long way from dissolving currency and going with the computer mark!
     
  16. revturmoil

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    If you believe that the toes mingled with iron and clay are Roman. Then explain to me how the word 'mixed' can denote a Roman when the word is the Aramaic word 'arab' and denotes an Arabian!

    http://www.bluelette...ngs=H6151&t=KJV

    You are also attributing the mark (buying and selling) to the first beast of Rev. 13 when it is attributed to the second 'two horned' beast.

    I've asked a dozen times for anyone to post one verse of end time prophecy that implicates Rome in the last days.

    Not one has yet been posted.

    Daniel also indicates that the evil one will emerge from the Grecian Empire...NOT ROME!
     
  17. rockytopva

    rockytopva Well-Known Member Encounter Team

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    Of the times and the seasons I go with Isaac Newton (My take on the ages)... Who Said...

    "So then the time times & half a time are 42 months or 1260 days or three years & an half, reckoning twelve months to a year & 30 days to a month as was done in the Calendar of the primitive year. And the days of short lived Beasts being put for the years of lived kingdoms, the period of 1260 days, if dated from the complete conquest of the three kings A.C. 800, will end A.C. 2060.” – Isaac Newton

    As Charlemagne was crowned king on December 25, 800 by Pope Leo the III so the day of Christ's coming will be on Christmas Day, 2060. If the rapture of the saints (1 Thessalonians 4:16-17) occurs seven years before the time of Christ’s coming the date of the rapture 12.25 2053. However… Isaac Newton notes…

    “It may end later, but I see no reason for its ending sooner. This I mention not to assert when the time of the end shall be, but to put a stop to the rash conjectures of fancifull men who are frequently predicting the time of the end, & by doing so bring the sacred prophesies into discredit as often as their predictions fail. Christ comes as a thief in the night, & it is not for us to know the times & seasons which God hath put into his own breast." –Isaac Newton
     
  18. revturmoil

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    So why the sudden change in direction. I thought we were discussung the the mark, (one world currency) and the dimensions of the kingdom of the beast!
     
  19. rockytopva

    rockytopva Well-Known Member Encounter Team

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    Please present me a timeline like the one I presented so I can analyze...

    http://www.christianityboard.com/topic/14071-the-pre-trib-rapture/
     
  20. revturmoil

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    Why are you so bent on a timeline. The discussion is how close are we to the tribulation. I responded to some of your beliefs and you continually divert the discussion. And you haven't answered any of my questions.

    You being a pretribber creates a host of problems. One big one is that if you are still here, regardless of world conditions, that means in your view we cannot be in tribulation.

    Pretribulationism is one blunder built upon another blunder and one fabrication built upon another fabrication.

    I'm not going to present to you a timeline. How about just confronting the issues I've already raised.

    Now you're off into pretribulationism.
     
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