Seeking Help through Prayer
Amen and amen!
In Daniel 9, a prayer is offered by Daniel who had been studying and learning that the desolation of Jerusalem would last for seventy years which was soon approaching. This prayer was to plead with the Lord after admitting the wrong the people of Judah had done. They had been unfaithful; refusing to obey God’s laws which resulted in judgment upon them. Their homeland had been destroyed and they had been exiled to Babylon for all these years.
While Daniel is praying, Gabriel appeared to give insight and understanding about Israel’s future in which foretold was six things that would occur over the next 490 years.
- The rebellion against God will be finished
- Sin will be put away during the Messiah’s reign
- Atonement will be made based on sacrifice
- A righteous government will be established under the Messiah
- All prophecies will be fulfilled
- Messiah’s reign will…
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