Table 1  Countdown to the Messiah

Gregorian Calendar Earth’s age (approx) 70sx7 = 490 years
539 

– 70

3749 1 King Cyrus ordered the release of the captives in 539 BC
469 

– 70

3819 2
399 

-70

3889 3
329 

– 70

3959 4 330 BC- Grecian Empire
259 

– 70

4029 5
189 

– 70

4099 6
119 

– 70

4169 7 BC 63 – Romans conquered  Jerusalem (last 7 years of this period)
49 BC** 

– 7

4239 7s x7 

1

Check for historical events
42 

– 7

4246 2
35 

-7

4253 3
28 

– 7

4260 4
21 

– 7

4267 5 20 BC – Herod rebuilt the Temple
14 

-7

4274 6

-7

4281 7 49th Year  is 4287. Archangel Gabriel appeared to Zacharias and Mary
0 4288 Birth of the Messiah 50th Year or Jubilee. Angels celebrated His birth.
33 (33rd year of this 70) 4321 Messiah was cut off (Isaiah 53: 8). Moses lamented that the lifespan in the wilderness was 3score + 10 because of sins (Psalm 90: 10). Messiah was crucified as if he had sinned and did not even reach half of the human lifespan.
70 CE 4358 Desolation of Jerusalem and the temple by the Romans exactly 70 years after the Messiah’s birth.

Source: Moss M (2010) Countdown to the Messiah St Vincent: Prayer and Praise Power Ministries

 

References

Moss M (2010) How old is the earth? SVG: Prayer and Praise Power Ministries

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