Just follow the numbers:
From God’s first dealings with Abraham until the final establishment of
These years do not include years when the relationship was suspended by disobedience. These years were lost and not counted.
Cycle #1: Abraham was 75 in Gen.12:4 plus 430 years until the giving of the law on
Minus years of disobedience: 15 years between going to Hagar until promised
Son was born is 15 years (Gen.21:5) Subtract: 15 years
Length of Cycle #1: 490 years
Cycle #2: Years from giving of the Law until the
(add 40 years in wilderness, 20 under Joshua, 450 under the hudges and Samuel, 40 under David, 11 under Solomon (Acts 13:18, 13:20;13:21;1 Kings 2:11; 6:1, 38; 8:1-11)
Minus years of disobedience: Subtact: 111 years
Judges 3:8. . . . . . . . . 8 years
Judges 3:14. . . . . . . . 18 years
Judges 4:3 . . . . . . . . 20 years
Judges 6:1. . . . . . . . . 7 years
Judges 10:8. . . . . . . . 18 years
Judges 13:1. . . . . . . . 40 years
Length of Cycle #2: 490 years
Cycle #3: Years from the dedication of the temple in 1005 BC until Artaxerxes
commanded it to rebuild
Minus years of captivity in
Length of Cycle #3: 490 years
Cycle #4: Daniel’s 70 weeks (70 – 7’s) that began in 445 BC and will end when Jesus
sets up his kingdom.
Minus the years of
Length of Cycle #4: 490 years
(God is building towards judgment but is patient and is forgiving for a full term of 490 years. “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy times seven.” Mt.18:21 So, be like God in being patient for the full 490 times.)
1. Ten is the number of full judgment
2. Seven is the number of full blessing
Genesis 8:3: “The water receded steadily from the earth. At the end of the hundred and fifty days the water had gone down, and on the 17th day of the seventh month the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat.”
This seventh month (of the Jewish civil year) later became the first month of the religious year at the time of the Exodus. It was called the month of Nissan.
The 7th civil month became the 1st religious month.
The Passover lamb was slain on the 14th of this month. Jesus came out of the grave three days later on the 17th day of the first month.
The Bible and the book of Isaiah:
The Bible has 66 books Isaiah has 66 chapters
The OT has 39 books First part of Isaiah has 39 chapters
The NT has 27 books Second part of Isaiah has 27 books
Matt. The 40th book 3:3 Isaiah 40 (the 40th chapter) verse 3
Last book of the Bible 21:1 Last chapter of Isaiah verse 22
Exodus 32:28, 3000 Jews were slain at the giving of the Law on the Day of Pentecost
Acts 2:41, 3000 Jews were saved at the giving of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost
Acts 8 a man from
Acts 9 a man from
Acts 10 a man from the Italian cohort in
These three chapters represent the three continents of the known world.
The Greatest of all English Literature:
Shakespeare and The King James Version
In the 1800’s there developed steady proof that Shakespeare did not write his plays and some one else had. The leading candidate for who wrote them was Sir Francis Bacon.
The greatest of all English translations of the Bible
was the Authorized Version, also known as the King James Version. History
records that it was composed by the finest scholars in