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Covenant with Israel

7 Year Peace Treaty

The Tribulation will begin when the Antichrist signs a seven-year covenant with Israel. He will not fully honor that covenant but will break it in the middle of the 7 years, read Daniel’s Vision: “Daniel 9:27 "And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make [it] desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate."

“He shall confirm the covenant with many for one week” (seven years – each day is one year). This important phrase indicates that the event that starts the 70th week (this seven-year tribulation), is the signing of a seven year Covenant between the Antichrist and Israel (see Daniel’s 70 weeks in Articles). It is certain that the signing of the covenant begins the period called the Tribulation.

At the halfway point of the Tribulation, which is three and a half years, the Antichrist will break this covenant with Israel with an event called “The Abomination of Desolation” (See Abomination of Desolation in Articles). This also signals there is only three and a half more years remaining before Christ returns to earth to set up His Earthly Kingdom (see Kingdom – Christ’s Coming Kingdom in Articles).

One Provision of that Covenant Between the Antichrist and Israel might permit the Jews to Rebuild Their Temple which must be rebuilt in Jerusalem as the unbelieving Jews will once again resume their sacrifices (see Temple – Jewish Third Temple located in Articles).

To get the Muslims to move from their Dome of the Rock, the Antichrist might negotiate an agreement between Israel and the Remnants of the Arab world to relocate them to other countries thus giving them the opportunity to build their Temple. However this is done, it will happen as Israel will once again have a temple in the end times.

Since the antichrist will come on the world scene after the strength of Russia and her Arab allies has been broken (See Gog and Magog located in Articles). He could talk the Muslim survivors into moving their sacred mosque somewhere else.

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