October 23, 2016
“Can’t We Just Skip Daniel Chapter 11?” Pt. 2
Daniel 11:1-35 Prophecy to Daniel - History to us
Daniel 11:36-45 Prophecy to Daniel - Prophecy to us
1. Daniel 11:1-20 Alexander’s predecessors and successors – history
2. Daniel 11:21-35 Antiochus Epiphanes – history
He was a cruel, Jew-hating Syrian king who occupied Jerusalem ruling from 175-164 B.C.
On September 6, 171 B.C., he began his blasphemous actions against the Temple.
The supreme insult took place on December 15, 168 B.C., when he sacrificed a huge sow on the Jewish Temple altar.
In three days, he murdered 40,000 Jews.
On December 25, 165 (2300 days after September 6th; (see Dan. 8:9-14) some Jewish heroes called the Maccabees recaptured Jerusalem and the Syrian occupation ended.
Material is being read and discussed from a printed packet