Signs of the End

A Discovery of Biblical Timelines

Signs of the End

A Discovery of Biblical Timelines

“But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that this day should overtake you like a thief.”       1 Thessalonians 5:4 










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A New Look at Chapter 15 –- from Signs of the End

March 4, 2011
The Sign for Hezekiah on the Sundial of Ahaz
And Hezekiah said to Isaiah, “What is the sign that the Lord will heal me, and that I shall go up to the house of the Lord the third day?”
Then Isaiah said, “This is the sign to you from the Lord, that the Lord will do the thing which He has spoken: Shall the shadow go forward ten degrees or go backward ten degrees?”
And Hezekiah answered, “It is an easy thing for the shadow to go down ten degrees; no, but let the shadow go backward ten degrees.”
So Isaiah the prophet cried out to the Lord, and He brought the shadow ten degrees backward, by which it had gone down on the sundial of Ahaz.
2 Kings 20:8-11
After the collapse of the 2010-2017 paradigm, the Sign for Hezekiah chapter was one of those pieces that demanded further investigation at the onset. Therefore, though it is out of order in the process of looking through the entire book, it was investigated due to the precision that it seemed to have in pointing to 2017. The question then was, what was missed, if anything?

For those who have not read the original chapter, most of the beginning steps of this analysis were solid. Hezekiah was faced with the advancing Assyrian Army in sure defeat and he was sick to boot. In the end, God moved the sun back 10 degrees to show that Hezekiah would not suffer defeat. By chronology, this occurred in 713 BC and about the same time the world began switching its calendars from 360 to 365.2422 day years around 700 BC. The 10 degree movement of the sun would equate to 40 minutes of movement at that one moment of time. With the many numbers of 40 seen in the process of writing the book, another appearance of 40 here raised the suspicion that there may be something more to this calendar shift of an extra 5.2422 days per year.

This then led to the following question. How long would it take to gain an extra 40 years with 5.2422 extra days over the original 360-day calendar? First of all, in just 6 years, the calendar would have had an extra month of accumulation throwing a 360-day calendar off by one month in respect to a true solar calendar. In 69 of the new years, it would make the calendar a full year out of alignment. But how long would it take to accumulate 40 extra years? That moment would come in AD 2035. This was deemed to far in the future with the dates of concern being much nearer. Since AD 2017 had seemed significant, it was plugged into the equation.

Therefore, it was concluded that there were 2729 years from 713 BC to AD 2017 (and remember there is no year zero). 2729 years at 5.2422 extra days per year equals 14,306 days. This equates to 39 360-day years, 8 30-day months, and 26 days in the original 360-day calendar. In other words, if we were in the old calendar, we be in the 40th extra year and at the 26th day of the 9th month. Of course, this was amazing since at the time the 26th day of the 9th month in 2017 was already singled out in the book as the Day 1335 and the anniversary day that ended the 40 days and 40 nights of rain in the Flood. There was that number 40 again. So this then seemed quite phenomenal in pointing to the legitimacy of 2017. This then is where this portion of the calculation had stopped concerning the theme of 40. But it may have been simply stopped short.

On further analysis in the book,  it was determined there was also a uniqueness of these extra days per year leading to the time of Jesus and his First Coming. If we began again at the start point of 713 BC and traveled to AD 32, there was 744 years. 744 years times 5.2422 extra days per year equals 3,900 days. First off, this was curious due to the use of 39 being one short of 40. However, 3,900 days in the 360-day calendar equals 10 years and 10 months exactly.  This then brought to mind the 10 degree movement of the sun and how this theme of 10 and 40 was further developing. Then it was surmised in the book that if we began from the New Year on Nisan 1 in 713 BC, then this period of time should end on the eve of Nisan 1, AD 32, which meant if we went another 10 days, the time would be Palm Sunday AD 32 and the day Jesus was presented as the Messiah as he rode in on the donkey. In other words, on this day it would have been 10 extra years, 10 extra months, and then 10 more days to the appointed day. It was phenomenal.

Of course with Daniel’s 69 Weeks being calculated from March of 445 BC until Palm Sunday of AD 32, this seemed to doubly confirm the day–Palm Sunday AD 32 as the appointed day of Jesus the Messiah.

In a way then, it seemed that similar methods were used to point to AD 32 and AD 2017. This is where the book left off, but it is now were we must begin.

Therefore, there was the threefold use of 10 to Palm Sunday AD 32, but AD 2017 was not a complete sequence of three uses of 40–it only incurred two.  2017 showed the 40th day of the Flood in the 40th extra year with laser like precision, but what happens if we must travel another period of 40 extra days? But let’s first get a proper picture of this as we travel down time.

With the original calculation of 2,729 years from 713 BC until AD 2017, these were solar years meaning that if we started from Nisan 1, then we are still at approximately Nisan 1, 2,729 years later. Though we have an extra 39 years, 8 months and 26 days, we are still at, in reality, at Nisan 1, AD 2017. This, in principle, was the same method used for the periods of 10 until Palm Sunday. If we were in the old calendar, we would be at Kislev 26, but we are not. Just as if we were in AD 32 we would have been at Shebat 1 under the old calendar (more on this new find later). The big question then is this, if we travel another 40 days of 5.2422 extra days per year from Nisan 1, 2017, where does it then put us on the calendar?

Therefore, if we take 40 days divided by 5.2422 extra days per year it will equal 7.63 years. This would convert to 2,786 full days. If we then count Nisan 1, of 2017 and continue 2,786 days, we would arrive at November 11, 2024. This day is Heshvan 10, which corresponds to Day 1290, if 2024 is indeed the year of the end of the 70th Week.

In essence then, the use of 40 in these calculations points to the initial significance of Nisan 1, 2017 as the New Year as signified by the fact that the extra time points to the 40th extra year and the 40th day of the Flood. But then to continue another 40 days of extra time leads to the anniversary day that began the process of the Flood and a day that figures into Daniel 12. This then seems more consistent with Christ’s first coming on Palm Sunday after three sets of 10, just as we see here, three sets of 40.

But then in another interesting twist, extra “Day 40” ends on Heshvan 10, 2024. When will that extra 40th day have to begin? In other words, when will the extra 39 days end from Nisan 1, 2017? And then, what is this period? Day 39 would be complete on day 2,717 (39 ÷ 5.2422 x 365.2422) , which would be 69 days before Heshvan 10, 2024. To count 69 days back from Heshvan 10, 2024 will result in none other than Elul 1, 2024 and the day that begins the 40-Day Season of Repentance until the Day of Atonement. The symbolism then becomes extra rich as this 40th extra day spans the 40-Day Season of Repentance and also the 40 days from the Feast of Trumpets to Heshvan 10.  That this hits these parallels of 40 may be the final icing to this paradigm.

This then brings up an important point. Many people have suggested that what was discovered in the book be abandoned in search of other paradigms or yet, not even to search any further. However, knowing what has been proven to be accurate and beyond coincidence, the conclusion that seems appropriate is that the accuracies that were seen were correct, but only part of the overall picture was seen. Therefore, to proceed any further, all of what has been seen must be incorporated into any further conclusions. This again, seems to do just that. In fact, now it seems that two years are singled out by this analysis of 360 versus 365.2422 days per year. There is the original finding of 2017, but now there is also this finding of the year 2024. It would seem to suggest that the period of the 70th Week does fit in between these years and not simply prior to 2017. It would seem that two book ends have been found at 2017 and 2024.

But as we have considered the span of the 40th extra day, let us not forget about the span of the 40th extra year. As was mentioned, the 40th extra year comes to a close in 2035, but to calculate when 39 extra years are complete will yield 1966. Like an extra day needs 69 days, so a year needs 69 years to accumulate and extra year. Of course 1966 falls just before the infamous Six-Day-War.

However, let us go back to the periods of 10 leading to Jesus the Messiah. It was mentioned that if the 360-day calendar was still in motion, we would be 10 years and 10 months further and on the day of Shebat 1. Shebat 1 is the anniversary day of Moses and Deuteronomy.  Deuteronomy was given 37 days before Moses’ death and Joshua would take over and lead Israel across the Jordan River 69 days after Shebat 1. What is 69 days after Shebat 1? Nisan 10 or the day of Palm Sunday and the selection of the Lamb.  And isn’t it interesting how Daniel’s 69 weeks also transpired on this day of Palm Sunday? The weaving here is simply tremendous–actually beyond explanation to the natural mind.  Here, perfectly timed, Jesus, like Joshua, takes the steps for leading us to the Promised Land. As Joshua ends the 40 years of wandering in the wilderness, so will Jesus. Could this be why the number 40 here plays out to 2017 and 2024 in these calculations? We shall soon see.