Daniel 9:26: A Gap of Time for the Church — between the Sixty-Ninth and the Seventieth Week

Studying Bible Prophecy

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We have been studying Daniel 9:25-27.  In these three verses is the timeline of the entire seventy week period (490 years), referred to in verse 24.  Last time we looked at verse 25.   We will pick up our study now in verse 26, which we will see as a gap of time between the sixty-ninth and seventieth week.

 Daniel 9:26
Then after the sixty-two weeks the Messiah will be cut off and have nothing, and the people of the prince who is to come will destroy the city and the sanctuary. And its end will come with a flood; even to the end there will be war; desolations are determined.

 

Many do not agree that this is a gap of time; they (Preterists) believe that the events described here, and also in verse 27, are all in the seventieth week.  And  because they say that, since…

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