DANIEL’S GOAL AND CHRIST’S WORK
Despite its popularity, Daniel 9:24–27 is little understood by most populist prophetic “experts.” And because of those “experts” misleading their enthusiastic followers, too many within the evangelical church today totally misunderstand what the Seventy Weeks prophecy is all about.
In our last study, I noted that dispensationalist writers see Daniel 9:24 as pointing to issues regarding Israel at sometime in our future. Whereas most other evangelicals recognize that it is highlighting first-century events surrounding Christ’s earthly work. But now I must show why that is the case.
Be aware that the six infinitival phrases in verse 24 are actually three couplets. Each couplet has parallel parts the mutually reinforce each other. Now let’s consider those three couplets.