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Fullness of Time

Galatians 4:2-4

Introduction

  1. The plan of God was in place before creation

  2. Why did He wait for so long over 4,000 years?

  3. Fullness of time = when days were fulfilled, when the time was up, when the time was right

Height of the 4th Kingdom

  1. Study Daniel 2:37-43 dream / Daniel 7 4 beasts

    1. Gold Babylon

    2. Silver Mead / Persian

    3. Brass Greek

    4. Iron Roman

  2. Daniel 2:44 in the days of these kings (Roman)

  3. Rome brought

    1. Pax Romana 120 years of peach

    2. Ease of travel highways with mile markers

    3. Postal system

    4. Greeks supplied a common language

    5. Persians added the synagogue Scripture available to common man-made

Born in the 65 week

  1. Daniel 9:24-27

  2. Esp. 9:20-24

    1. A day = a year

    2. A week = 7 years

    3. 70 weeks = 490 years from command to restore Jerusalem

      1. 7 weeks 49 years (457 408 BC)

      2. 62 weeks (434 years ends at 26 AD Jesus' baptism)

      3. middle of a week 3 years ends at 30 AD death of Jesus)

Small city of Bethlehem

  1. Micah 5:2

  2. Problem Mary does not live in Bethlehem, she was in Nazareth

  3. Ausustus Caesar ordered a census / tax from city of origin



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