The fact that we will have a global population of 7,777,777,777 during the same week when we are celebrating the death, burial and resurrection of the Passover Lamb is, to me, quite astounding.
In this breakout crazy 2020 year of eye-popping, breakout crazy end times events, let me add one more to our ever-growing list of end times excitement. The global population will reach exactly 7 billion, 777 million, 777 thousand, 777 souls on planet Earth sometime between the day that Jesus went to the cross, Wednesday, and the day He was risen from the dead, Sunday. Think about that. And it all started with the Passover, which for us this year begins Wednesday April 8th, which is also the day Jesus went to the cross. Wow.
“And it was the preparation of the passover, and about the sixth hour: and he saith unto the Jews, Behold your King! But they cried out, Away with him, away with him, crucify him. Pilate saith unto them, Shall I crucify your King? The chief priests answered, We have no king but Caesar.” John 19:14,15 (KJB)
The number 7 is featured prominently in prophecy and all through the book of Revelation we see seven churches, seven Spirits of God, seven golden candlesticks, seven stars, seven lamps of fire, seven seals, seven horns, seven angels, seven trumpets, seven thunders, seven angels, seven heads, seven crowns, seven last plagues, seven vials and seven mountains. That’s a boatload of sevens for the end times, and so is a global population of 7,777,777,777. The fact that it will happen during the same week where we are celebrating the death, burial and resurrection of the Passover Lamb is astounding.
- FUN FACT: A tremendous change occurred with the industrial revolution: whereas it had taken all of human history until around 1800 for world population to reach one billion, the second billion was achieved in only 130 years (1930), the third billion in 30 years (1960), the fourth billion in 14 years (1974), the fifth billion in only 13 years (1987), and the sixth billion in only 12 years (1999). The seventh billion, next week, will have taken only 11 years (2020).
You know where I’m going with this. What a great time for the Pretribulation Rapture of the Church! Not only do you have the this amazing and perfect number of souls alive on Earth at Passover when Jesus declared He was getting ready to “depart out of this world“, John 13:1, it is also in the Springtime when the Song of Solomon tells us the Rapture will take place. Now, when you realize that all of this will all be taking place as the entire world is on lockdown due to a global plague, the Rapture Ready Index should be ready to launch us directly up and into the Third Heaven!
No, I am not ‘predicting the Rapture’ for next week, but man if I was, next week would be my perfect choice. It ticks all the checkboxes. Here’s to hoping! For those of you arriving late to the party, no, Jesus did not go to the cross on ‘good Friday’ it was on a Wednesday, and here’s why:
The Bible Believer’s Guide To The Crucifixion Timeline
All over the world on Friday, April 10, Christians and Catholics will be observing Good Friday. The Catholic church teaches that Jesus went to the cross on a Friday and rose from the grave on a Sunday morning. It sounds right, and mostly everyone across the board accepts those days and that chronology. Only one problem. It’s completely wrong according to the biblical account of what happened.
“For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale’s belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. The men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because they repented at the preaching of Jonas; and, behold, a greater than Jonas is here.” Matthew 12:40,41 (KJB)
The Catholic teaching is based on 1 Corinthians 15:4 which says this:
“And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:” 1 Corinthians 15:4 (KJB)
They count Friday as one day, Saturday as the second day and Sunday as the third day. 3 days. Only it’s not 3 days, it’s barely a day and a half according to the Jewish calendar. Jesus did not rise on Sunday morning, the bible says that He already “was risen” by the time Sunday morning rolled around. Read it for yourself:
“Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.“ Mark 16:9 (KJB)
“In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.“ – Matthew 28:1,6 (KJB)
In all the gospel accounts, Jesus is already risen on Sunday morning. There is no account of His rising at that time, it has already happened. So if the Roman Catholic timeline is followed, you would have at the most 30 hours of elapsed time. Not even close enough to the “3 days and 3 nights” that Jesus Himself said would transpire.
A Quick Review Of The Timeline:
- Jesus crucified on the cross 9:00 A.M Wednesday morning
- Taken down off the cross at sundown
- Buried for 3 nights – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
- Passover, the high Sabbath day on Thursday
- Buried for 3 days – Thursday, Friday and Saturday
- The regular Saturday sabbath day
- Jesus rose from the grave Saturday night at 6:00 P.M. – the start of the first day of the week, Sunday
- Tomb is empty before the sun rises on Sunday when people start arriving
Now we have the fulfillment of Jesus’ prophecy to be ” in the heart of the earth” for “3 days and 3 nights”. The Roman Catholic ‘Good Friday’ timeline is short by nearly two full days, because they fail to see the two Sabbath days that occurred. They only see the one on Saturday. They also fail to understand the Jewish calendar and how their days were set up according to Genesis 1. When you realize that at 6:00 P.M. the current day ends and the new one starts, that changes just about everything. Please refer to our previous article on the crucifixion for the ‘rest of the story’.
So there you have it, I hope the article is a blessing to you as we get ready to observe the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth, the Passover Lamb who was slain from before the foundation of the world. There is only one way to end an article like this, with this:
That’s My King, Do You Know Him?
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