Key People and Key Events in History

 

Date

Key Event or Person

Noteworthy

Rule

~6000 BC

Creation, The First Adam

Life spans 900 years+,  Antediluvian age: 1656 or 2656 years

P1

~3500 BC

Flood of Noah

Population reaches many billions, all but 8 perish in the Flood

P1

3400 BC

Noah and family

Noah; sons Shem, Ham, Japheth and wives, sole survivors

G1

~2200 BC

Abraham

Called from Ur to be a model for faith, "father of all who believe."

P2

~1440 BC

Exodus of the Jews

Old Covenant at Sinai, YHWH and Israel

T1

1000-960 BC

King David

First Temple built by Solomon

T1

722 BC

N. Kingdom falls to Assyria

~20 kings all bad since Jeroboam

T1

586 BC

S. Kingdom taken to Babylon for 70 years

~20 kings, several good since Rehoboam

T1

515 BC

Second Temple

Return. Temple finished, 515 BC, walls of Jerusalem in 445 BC

TG

433 BC

Malachi closes the OT canon.

Israel in their own land, but under foreign control, LXX.

TG

~5 BC-32 AD

Life of Jesus Christ, the Last Adam

Roman rule over the Mediterranean nations. Israel at a very low ebb spiritually. Heralded by John the Baptist

TG

~32 AD

Pentecost, the Birth of the Church

Israel set aside for 2000 years when they refuse Jesus as rightful King. Church originally all Jews, moves to encompass gentiles

C, TG

70 AD

Second Temple destroyed

Rebellions of the Jews against Rome; Jews removed from the land. Jerusalem becomes Aeolia Capitolina. "The Diaspora"

C, TG

476 AD

Fall of Rome

Christianity wide spread throughout Europe. Islam ~632 AD.

C, TG

1880-1948

Israel Restored

Jews back in their land, in unbelief as Prophesied

C, TG

30-100 AD

Church of Ephesus

The Apostolic Church

C, TG

100-313 AD

Smyrna

Persecutions of church by Roman Caesars

C, TG

324-600 AD

Pergamum

Constantine made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire. Marriage of Church and State.

C, TG

600-1517 AD

Thyatira

The Roman Catholic Church Heyday

C, TG

1517-1648 AD

Sardis

The Reformation, Protestant churches rise up

C, TG

1648-1900

Philadelphia

Evangelical church, world-wide missions

C, TG

1950-now

Laodicea

The final state of the church (lukewarm)

C, TG

 

Any day now

Resurrection of true Church and Rapture.

"Judgment Seat of Christ."

Jesus returns for His Bride, the true church. Rise of false church, Leader of EU steps forth and also the false Messiah of Israel in Jerusalem (Paul's "man of sin"). One world government. Third Temple Built. (parousia)

T2>C
MS

 

3.5 years

70th week of Daniel Part I

A 3.5 year period of apparent world peace.  144,000 Jewish evangelists. Believers persecuted. "Beast and false prophet" rule

MS

 

3.5 years

70th week of Daniel Part II

Third Temple desecrated. The "great tribulation" of horrific world wide judgments, 3.5 years.  "Time of Jacob's Trouble"

MS

 

1000 years

 

Millennium

Jesus reveals Himself to entire world as King of Kings from Jerusalem. Israel judged, nations judged, global rebuilding and strong righteous rule by Jesus, Satan chained. (epiphaneia)

T2>C

 

End of Millennium

Final Rebellion

Great White Throne Judgment

Satan released for a short time. Evil now fully defeated. Unbelievers of all ages judged at the GWT Judgment.

T2>C

 

New Heavens, New Earth

All sin has been dealt with on heaven and on earth.

T2

Type of Dominant Ruler: P1, P2, rule by Patriarchs, heads of families gradually become progenitors over 70 nations. G transition to governments who rule groups of people. T1, T2 Direct theocracy by means of covenants. TG, Gentile world dominion. Israel eclipsed. C, the church as the secret government of God on earth, MS, rule over nations by the man of sin and cohort. T2>C Christ and His church rule in heaven, Israel head of the nations.

 

2/26/09 Lambert Dolphin, http://ldolphin.org/.

 

 

The Family of Abraham

Main Branches

 

"And the angel of the LORD called to Abraham a second time from heaven, 'By myself I have sworn,' says the LORD, 'because you have done this, and have not withheld your son, your only son, I will indeed bless you, and I will multiply your descendants

 

as the stars of heaven and as the sand which is on the seashore.

 

And your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies, and by your descendants shall all the nations of the earth bless themselves, because you have obeyed my voice.'" (Gen. 22:15-18).

 

 

The Nation Israel

The Church of Jesus Christ

 

An Earthly People (sand)

Families divided into 12 tribes

Descendants of Isaac, Jacob

(plus proselytes)

Separate Covenant with King David

Old Covenant >> New Covenant

Israel: The Wife of YHWH

A Theocracy

A Specific Plot of Land given to Abraham

A Separate King and Separate High Priesthood

Levitical Priesthood

Given military power and authority

A Throne and a Temple Forever

Offices of King and Priest to be United

Individuals Empowered by the Holy Spirit

An Earthly Kingdom with A Government

Feats and Festivals; Dietary Laws

Sabbath Day

Earthly Promises (Harvest time, safety, health)

Natural Branches in a Natural Olive Tree

Chief of the Nations

Nations to be Judged against Israel as Standard

An Earthly Millennium of Blessings

Salvation by faith apart from works and the Law

Children of Abraham and Sarah

 

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Israel plus the Church are "One New Man"  and Inherit the New Jerusalem.


Many people have been saved who are not part of Israel or the Church, many millions, since Adam.

Saving faith must be like the faith of Abraham.

 

Lambert Dolphin

Febuary 28, 2009

http://ldolphin.org/amos/

Email: lambert@ldolphin.org

 

A Heavenly People (stars)

One Big Family

The New Covenant

The Virgin Bride of Christ

A Royal (Melchizedek) Priesthood

A Superior Priesthood

A Superior High Priest

The Body of Christ

(an organism, not an organization)

A spiritual building, living stones

Every member has one or more spiritual gifts

Servant based authority, no hierarchy

All peoples, all nations, Jew and Gentile

Not given a sword.

Called to Spiritual Warfare

Created by Jesus' Not mentioned in the OT

Called to rule and reign with King Jesus

Called to Judge the world, and angels

Strangers and pilgrims on Earth

A Chosen Nation

Members Owned and Possessed by the Holy Spirit

Not part of an Earthly Government

Not an Organization

No Appointed Feasts or Holy Days

Heavenly Promises

Grafted-in Branches into a Natural Olive Tree

Joint Heirs of the Promises to the Patriarchs

Local Churches: Microcosm of the Entire Church

A 2000 year-old Organism (holy, catholic)

No Clergy. Every Member in the Ministry

Members each Molded into the Likeness of Christ.

More complete Revelation

Salvation by faith apart from works and the Law

We are Children of Abraham and Sarah