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; Daniel 12:11)
    2. The Exaltation of the Antichrist as God (2 Thessalonians 2:3-4)
  2. WHEN IS IT?
    1. After the Catching Away of the Saints (1 Thessalonians 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 (1 Timothy 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 (2 Thessalonians 2:8-12)
  5. WHAT SPIRIT DOES IT HAVE?
    1. The Spirit of Rebellion (Genesis 3:4-5)
    2. The Spirit of Idolatry (1 John 5:21)

Conclusion

Have you caught the spirit of antichrist? Rebellion? Pride?  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 21:15

It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.