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The City Of The Antichrist
The ministry of the Messiah's "two witnesses" (see The Prophets: The Two Witnesses) will be completed in Jerusalem, on the day that they will be martyred there by "the beast" i.e. "the beast ... shall overcome them, and kill them ... where also our Lord was crucified."
"11:3 And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days, clothed in sackcloth [see also Could Christ Return Tonight?]. 11:4 These are the two olive trees, and the two candlesticks standing before the God of the earth. 11:5 And if any man will hurt them, fire proceedeth out of their mouth, and devoureth their enemies: and if any man will hurt them, he must in this manner be killed. 11:6 These have power to shut heaven, that it rain not in the days of their prophecy: and have power over waters to turn them to blood, and to smite the earth with all plagues, as often as they will.
"He shall plant the tabernacles of his palace between the seas in the glorious holy mountain; yet he shall come to his end"
Also in Jerusalem at that time, the "beast," who will be the "antichrist," will commit the "abomination of desolation" (see Abomination of Desolation - Where?). The prophet Daniel was given to see that "king of the north," a great military leader, who will have at his command a great religious leader (interestingly, Daniel uses the term "tabernacle" for the antichrist's dwelling there; the "abomination of desolation" is very likely to occur in a Tabernacle - see Raiders Of The Lost Ark and God's Tent). The apostle John was given to see and record their prophetic end, when they will, also from Jerusalem, attempt to fight Jesus Christ on the day of His return, shortly after the martyrdom of the two witnesses i.e. "19:19 And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army. 19:20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone" (Revelation 19:19-20 KJV).
The prophecy of the one who "shall place the abomination that maketh desolate," as given to Daniel (see also The Prophets: Daniel):
"11:31 And arms shall stand on his part, and they shall pollute the sanctuary of strength, and shall take away the daily sacrifice, and they shall place the abomination that maketh desolate. 11:32 And such as do wickedly against the covenant shall he corrupt by flatteries: but the people that do know their God shall be strong, and do exploits.
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