"I have appointed thee each day for a year." Ezekiel 4:6.
"After the number of the days in which ye searched the land, even forty days, each day for a year, shall ye bear your iniquities, even forty years." Numbers 14:34.
The 2300 years was to reach, according to Daniel's prophecy, "from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem," to the time for the cleansing of the sanctuary.
DECREE TO RESTORE JERUSALEM: 457 B.C.—Artaxerxes, king of Persia, commanded the restoration and rebuilding of Jerusalem. (Daniel 9:25; Ezra 6:1, 6-12.) Beginning of the 2300 years.
JERUSALEM REBUILT: 408 B.C.—The reconstruction and restoration of Jerusalem carried to completion during the first 49 years of Daniel's long time prophecy. The work was finished in 408 B.C. (Daniel 9:25.)
CHRIST ANOINTED AS MESSIAH AT HIS BAPTISM: A.D. 27 —Jesus, anointed with the Holy Spirit at His baptism, began to preach and to teach. (Matthew 3:16; Acts 10:38.) From 457 B.C. to Christ the "anointed," 483 years.
CHRIST CRUCIFIED: A.D. 31 —Messiah "cut off" "in the midst of the week," A.D. 31, after three and one-half years of blessed ministry. (Daniel 9:27; Matthew 27:50, 51.) The remaining three and a half years of the seventieth week bring us to the close of the four-hundred-ninety year period allotted to the Jewish people.
STONING OF STEPHEN: A.D. 34 —Stoning of Stephen. From that time the gospel was preached to the Gentiles. (Daniel 9:24; Acts 7:54-58; 8:1.) From 457 B.C. to "the times of the Gentiles," 490 years.
CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY BEGINS IN HEAVEN: A.D. 1844 —End of the 2300 years. Cleansing of the heavenly sanctuary in the hour of God's judgment. (Daniel 8:14; Revelation 14:7.)
JUDGMENT HOUR MESSAGE BEGINS ON EARTH: A.D. 1844 —The threefold message of Revelation 14:6-12 heralded to all the world, just before Christ's second coming.
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