The Abomination of Desolation

Scripture Passage: 
Matthew 24:15-21
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Introduction:

  • Abomination – that which is hateful and disgusting, especially to God
  • Desolation – the state of being uninhabited, empty
  1.  WHAT IS IT?
    1. The Desecration of the Jewish Temple (Daniel 11:31; 12:11)
    2.  The Exaltation of the Antichrist as God (2Thessalonians 2:3-4)
  2. WHEN IS IT?
    1.   After the Catching Away of the Saints (1Thessalonians 4:16-17)
    2.  In the Middle of the Seven Year Tribulation (Daniel 9:27)
    3. At the Beginning of the Great Tribulation (Matthew 24:21)
  3.      WHAT CAUSES IT?
    1.   Satan’s Desire to be God (Isaiah 14:12-15)
    2.  Pride: the Primary Sin (1Timothy 3:6)
  4. WHO WORSHIPS IT?
    1.  Those Who Take the Mark of the Beast (Revelation 13:1-8)
    2. Those Who Reject the Gospel Before the Rapture (2Thessalonians 2:8-12)
  5. WHAT SPIRIT DOES IT HAVE?
    1.   The Spirit of Rebellion (Genesis 3:4-5)
    2.  The Spirit of Idolatry (1John 5:21)

Conclusion:

  •  The Spirit of Idolatry (1John 5:21)
  • Do you live as if the time is short to give yourself for Christ?
  • Are you ready for catching away of the saved?
David Reagan

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 22:4

By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life.