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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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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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