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Meanings of the Number 1260 in Revelation

4/06

“And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for twelve hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.” (Revelation 11:3)

The two witnesses in chapter 11 of Revelation represent all saints of the world who have testified for the Lord during the Millennial Jubilee.

The phrase “clothed in sackcloth” points to the sign of repentance and request for mercy from God. Was it not because the citizens of Nineveh “covered themselves with sackcloth and sat on the ashes” after they heard Jonah’s message, that they received mercy from God who indeed spared the whole city from being destroyed?

As for the number 1260 in “twelve hundred and sixty days” we can see the following result after applying to it one of the dividing principles in Theomatics:

1260 –> 1...

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Meanings of 1290 and 1335 Days in Book of Daniel Chapter 12

2/28

“From the time that the regular sacrifice is abolished and the abomination of desolation is set up, there will be 1290 days. How blessed is he who keeps waiting and attains to the 1335 days!” (Daniel 12:11-12)

Here we see two numbers: 1290 and 1335.

Utilizing one of the dividing principles in Theomatics, we have:

1290 –> 1 + 2 + 9 + 0 = 12
1335 –> 1 + 3 + 3 + 5 = 12

Thus we see that, for numbers 1290 and 1335 the results after being divided up and then summed together are the same, both are 12. Number 12 is another number representing power and perfection. No matter whether our goal is to be cleansed of “the abomination” or to become a “blessed” person, we have to be ushered into a perfection and God is able to usher us in.

To investigate further, we will see that the numb...

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How are seven churches in Revelation divided into two groups?

3/03

“He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, I will…” (Revelation 2:7, 11, 17)

“He who overcomes will… He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.” (Revelation 2:26-29, 3:5-6, 12-13, 21-22)

Among all seven churches in Revelation chapters 2 and 3, every one of them has a promise from God in the end for those who have overcome.

However, these promises are patterned together differently among two groups of churches.

For churches of Ephesus, Smyrna and Pergamum, the pattern is this: the phrase “what the Spirit says to the churches” goes the first; the promises for those who have overcome are made the last.

For churches of Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia and Laodicea, however, the patten is completely reve...

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What does the white horse in Revelation 6 stand for?

3/28

I looked, and behold, a white horse, and he who sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer. (Revelation 6:2)

As the first seal is broken, he who sits on a white horse symbolizes all followers of Christ throughout the ages who have already conquered.

The “bow” in his hand – its Greek root derives from a verb which means “to produce, to labor.” In other words, this person who rides on a white horse, like a pregnant woman going through labor pains before delivery, is preparing to receive a new life from God.

The phrase “he went out conquering and to conquer” refers to the saints who were willing to follow Christ in conquering together with the Lord during the Millennial Jubilee...

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Why does the Lord so detest the deeds of those “neither cold nor hot”?

3/23 (What Is the Lukewarm Symptom?)

“I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot; I wish that you were cold or hot. So because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of My mouth.” (Revelation 3:15-16)

Why does the Lord so detest the deeds of those “neither cold nor hot”, to a point that He wants to spit them out of His mouth?

We all know that when water is heated to its boiling point, vapor like someone’s “breath” is seen ascending up. Similarly when water is cooled to a point of becoming ice, white smoke like “breath” is also seen coming from the ice.

A man lives by the air he breathes. The Bible often calls this breath “spirit.”

Jesus goes right to the heart of the matter by saying: “It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits...

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Panoramic view of the whole book of Revelation

3/02

And he carried me away in the Spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me the holy city, Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God. (Revelation 21:10)

The key to the book of Revelation is that we must stand on top of a mountain to look at things in a panoramic and continued fashion: from far to near, from ancient to today.

Simply speaking, what the entire book of Revelation talks about is like a long ram’s horn, consisting of the horn’s main body, tail and tip. These three sections correspond respectively to these terms that we have mentioned earlier: the Millennial Jubilee, the End Stage and the End Point.

In particular, the seven churches in chapters 2 and 3, the seven seals in chapter 6, the two witnesses in chapter 11, the woman in chapter 12 and things in chapter 14 ar...

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Dividing Truths in Revelation: Day 1 Message

3/01

I, John, your brother and fellow partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance which are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus. (Revelation 1:9)

John was on the island of “Patmos” when he saw visions out of heaven and received revelations from God. “Patmos” means “my killing” in Greek.

This can be said as the central theme for the entire book of Revelation. God will use His way of “my killing” to terminate and get rid of everything that comes from the old life of Adam so that the life of the Lord could reign in His saints.

Like the book of Daniel, Revelation has been read by many as a prophetic book. These people are often on a “wild-goose chase,” hoping to uncover mysteries concerning the future.

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