It has been long held that the abomination of desolation is the Sunday law enforcement. But now there is new light that it is not Sunday law enforcement but the whole system of falsehood. What do you think about this? Can it be?
To tell the truth Andrew I did newer see the Abomination of Desolation as Sunday law enforcement. I always thought the term referred to Antichrist. Sure enough, as we know somewhere tied up with the term there will eventually be a Sunday law. And as we look at the Prophetic landscape we can see it is on the verge of being enforced. Sadly some well-meaning saints have perhaps made more out of the term than what it really means.
Paul tells us a major religious figure will arise at the time of the end.
"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 (the pope) be revealed, the son of perdition. Who opposeth exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God." 2 Thessalonians 2: 3-4.
It is an indisputable fact of history that the papacy brought into the Christian church the very same practices of paganism for which ancient Jerusalem was destroyed.
The Entailed is; false Christ, wars and rumors of wars, nations against nations, false prophets, iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.
The abomination that makes desolate is the Sunday worship but when are we supposed to head for the mountains?? When the Abomination of Desolation stands where it ought not.
Yes brother Andrew if is the Sunday Law.
time will tell when to head to the mountain.
Yes the Abomination of Desolation is The Sunday Law Enforcement. The only question I used to have was what part of the Sunday Law Enforcement shall we be concerned with indicating to head to the mountains. Well as I see it it is in stages. The stage is set and not fully realized yet. It begins with Boycott can't buy or sell and progresses to Death Decree. Both of which are the Mark of the Beast and both indicate time to go to the mountains for safety where God will provide bread and water.
Any further thoughts on this one...?
Could it maybe even start with just a law that says you can't work on Sunday?
Not working on Sunday is a part to the Sunday Law Enforcement. Yes and there will probably be fines and imprisonment even for working on Sunday.
Yes Benicio! Christ cannot return until the Son of Perdition is revealed, and he walks into the newly built temple (the third temple yet to be built) and sits and declares himself as being God. That is why the early Christians thought Christ could return soon because there was a standing second temple in Jerusalem wherein the Antichrist could appear. But that temple was destroyed in 70 AD. The Temple Institute in Jerusalem has preparations to built the actual third temple, not to be confused with the Millennial Temple in Ezekiel 40-48.
Indeed when you pluck out a verse here and there to suit your paradigm you can end up with doctrines that are not in keeping with God's word. But what could you expect from someone who thinks the mark of the beast is a computer chip.
abominations are sins in Gods sight so I think so
Mt. 24:15 When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)
24:16 Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains:
24:17 Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his house:
24:18 Neither let him which is in the field return back to take his clothes.
24:19 And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!
24:20 But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the sabbath day:
24:21 For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.
24:22 And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.
Also Mark 13:14
Abomination = unclean. This is Rome, which is like an unclean animal.
Lev. 11:42 Whatsoever goeth upon the belly, and whatsoever goeth upon [all] four, or whatsoever hath more feet among all creeping things that creep upon the earth, them ye shall not eat; for they [are] an abomination.
Lev. 18:22 Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it [is] abomination.
Peter saw a cloth with unclean animals, which represented gentiles. These are Romans. They have false gods, which are also said to be an abomination.
Desolation, means they cause to be desolate. The Romans are the legs of Iron in Daniels statue, as iron crushes everything.
So, it's when the Roman armies are surrounding Jerusalem.
The verse is quoted in chapter 1 of The Great Controversy.