THE LAST SEVEN YEARS UNDER THE LAW OF MOSES
Matthew 24:3 (Skip's Lighthouse Version - SLV) - "And as Jesus sat upon the Mount of Olives, the disciples came unto Him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign of Your return, and of the end of the age?"
[Note: Christ's return and the end of the age occur at the same time (Rev. 19:11-21). Christ's disciples were still under the Age of the Law which according to Daniel 9:24-27, will not end until after the last seven years of it, known as the Tribulation. According to verse 27, the last "week of years" will be divided into two halves. The second half is known as the Great Tribulation (Mt. 24:21), and it will begin when the Antichrist commits the abomination of desolation.]
THE ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION
Matthew 24:15-21 (SLV) - "When you therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place (whosoever reads this, let him understand): then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains: let him which is on the housetop not come down to take anything out of his house: neither let him which is in the field return back to take his clothes. And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days! But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the Sabbath day (evidence Jesus was speaking about Jews experiencing this event): for then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be."
Daniel 9:27 (SLV) - "And Antichrist shall confirm the covenant with many for seven years: and in the midst of the "week of years," he shall cause the sacrifice and the sacrifices to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until its completion, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate."
[Note: See also Dan. 11:31 and 12:11.]
Revelation 13:4-6 (SLV) - "And they worshipped Satan which gave power unto the Antichrist: and they worshipped the Antichrist, saying, Who is like unto the him? Who is able to make war with him? And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months. And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven."
THE END OF THE AGE AND CHRIST'S SECOND COMING
Matthew 24:29-30 (KJV) - "Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: and then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory."