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"45 day period"


Revisions: (11/16/2010 - just starting to clarify entire page and adding extra at the bottom)

The 45 days coincide with the book of Jonah. Jonah was "dead" in the fish for 3 days. He then walked to the edge of Nineveh in two days (although this interpretation may be off) and it took him a day to walk the breadth of the city - An approximate total of 5 days. As he walked through Nineveh he proclaimed that in only forty days Nineveh was to be overthrown. It very well could be that the city of Nineveh heard of this prophet and his commission and his fate from ones from the boat - and now he was alive! - And he is giving his warning! - Surely his God is Almighty! From the king of Nineveh on down, the inhabitants repented and were given an "extension of time" beyond the 40 or so days. This coincides with Psalms 2:12 where it indicates kings are given a chance to "kiss" the Son so as not to be destroyed. It also coincides with Daniel 7:12 "..a lengthening in life given to them for a time and a season."- They were given this "extension" due to their repentance and submission shown in the 45 day period. However, it seems that for the first approximately 3.5 literal days (of this 45 day period) after the complete dashing of the power of the holy people to pieces, they appear "dead" to the nations. They rejoice! The king of the north has been defeated! They rejoice! (Although it appears that the king of the north is defeated at this time, it may occur a bit sooner then the "killing" of God's holy people) However, they are now given a sign which they do not expect. (Revelation 11:11-13) Spirit of God enters into the holy people and a loud voice from heaven occurs saying "Come on up here" and they may experience a great literal earthquake among other things (perhaps similar to what was experienced when Jesus was put to death but more on a world-wide scale). The nations are very frightened - They see their mortality in front of them! They know what to do...they utterly destroy false religion, repent (including submit), and give glory to our creator Jehovah! Right after or during the time when the nations see the "resurrection" and God's protection on the holy ones, the nations hear (Revelation 14:6,7) "And I saw another angel flying in midheaven, and he had everlasting good news to declare as glad tidings to those who dwell on the earth, and to every nation and tribe and tongue and people, saying in a loud voice: "FEAR God and give him glory, because the hour of the judgment by him has arrived, and so worship the One who made the heaven and the earth and sea and fountains of waters." It is proper to notice that this message work is completed earth-wide by Jehovah's angel and most likely not by his holy people and certainly not with this impact. This is another reason to give glory to Jehovah! This could very well be the time spoken of in Zechariah 8:20-23 when nations eagerly take hold of "the skirt" of Jehovah's people because they heard that Jehovah is with them!

See Daniel 12:11,12. Here you see an approximate day period between the two dates. By putting together prophesy, one can see that this is a short period of events. I've posted some scriptures.


Matthew 12:38-41; "Then as an answer to him some of the scribes and Pharisees said: "Teacher, we want to see a sign from you." " In reply he said to them: "A wicked and adulterous generation keeps on seeking for a sign, but no sign will be given it except the sign of Jonah the prophet. For just as Jonah was in the belly of the huge fish three days and three nights, so the Son of man will be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights. Men of Nineveh will rise up in the judgment with this generation and will condemn it; because they repented at what Jonah preached, but, look! something more than Jonah is here."





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