Messiah and the Seventy Weeks (Daniel 9:20-27) - 1/31/21
D. Daniel's Prophecy of the Messiah and the Seventy Weeks (9:20-27)
1. Godly Prayer and Gracious Provision (vv. 20-23)
2. Glorious Providence and Gracious Purposes (v. 24)
a. Providence Announced
b. Purposed to be Accomplished:
(1) Related to Israel's Sin...
-Finish the Transgression.
-Make an end of sins.
-Make reconciliation for iniquity.
(2) Related to Righteousness
-To bring in everlasting Righteousness
-To seal up the vision and prophecy
-To anoint the Most Holy
3. Great Prophecies and a Gaping Parenthesis (vv. 25-27)
70 Weeks of years = 490 years
a. Period One - 49 years (v. 25)
b. Period Two - 434 years (v. 26)
c. Period Three - 7 years (v. 27)
d. Period of Grace - Unknown years from the Cross to the Coming of Christ