Revelation: Preface - Question 11 of 39

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Section 2 of Preface: The Fulfillment of the Prophecy of Daniel and World Events Near the Time of the Writing of The Revelation:

The prophet Daniel in Daniel 7:25 had told that one of the kings of the fourth kingdom will "speak out against the Most High and wear down the saints of the Highest One, and he will intend to make alterations in times and in law; and they will be given into his hand for a time, times, and half a time."

Let's look at the similarity between what Daniel prophesied, and the predictions of Jesus:

"Therefore when you see the abomination of desolation which was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand), 16then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains; 17 let him who is on the housetop not go down to get the things out that are in his house; 18 and let him who is in the field not turn back to get his cloak. 19 "But woe to those who are with child and to those who nurse babes in those days! 20 "But pray that your flight may not be in the winter, or on a Sabbath; 21 for then there will be a great tribulation, such as has not occurred since the beginning of the world until now, nor ever shall. 22 "And unless those days had been cut short, no life would have been saved; but for the sake of the elect those days shall be cut short." Matt 24:15-22 (Jesus speaking to His disciples prior to His crucifixion and resurrection ~A.D.30-NAS)

Jesus warned His disciples many times of what they would face:

Blessed are you when men cast insults at you, and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely, on account of Me. 12 "Rejoice, and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you. Matthew 5:11-12 (NAS)

But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and will persecute you, delivering you to the synagogues and prisons, bringing you before kings and governors for My name's sake. Luke 21:12 (NAS) 

Remember the word that I said to you, 'A slave is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word, they will keep yours also. 21 "But all these things they will do to you for My name's sake, because they do not know the One who sent Me. John 15:20-21 (NAS)


Daniel had predicted that during the time of the fourth kingdom that the saints of God would face certain things.  According to the scriptures above, Jesus also predicted that they would face what?

Persecution/Affliction Trouble-Free Life No Death