Sunday, September 6, 2009

The temple

Time line of the temple

Today and yesterday's readings in Ezekiel are about rebuilding the temple and restablishing worship and service.

Here is a timeline of the temple:

Solomon begins construction on temple on Mt. Monah. (Ca 697 BC)
1 King 6:1, 2 Chron 3: 1-2
(Chronological Bible May 13th)

Ezekiel's vision of God's Glory leaving the temple (591 BC)
Ezekiel 10:18
(Chrono Bible Aug 16th)

Destruction of Jerusalem and the temple (586 BC)
2 Kings 25: 8 - 10, 2 Chron 36:17&19, Jer 39:8, Jer 52: 12 - 14
(Chrono Bible Aug 28th)

Ezekiel's vision of rebuilt temple, and restablished worship and service. (572 BC)
Ezekiel 40:1 - 47:12
(Chrono Bible Sept 5 - 6)

Preparation to rebuild house of the Lord begins (538 BC)
Ezra 1:5-6
(Chrono Bible Sept 23)

Jesus is greater than the temple (28 AD)
Matt 12:6
(Chron Bible Oct 25)

Jesus predicts destruction of temple (30AD)
Matt 24: 1-2
(Chrono Bible Nov 12)
(Jesus' prediction comes true when temple gets destroyed in 70AD)

Followers of Jesus are God's temple on earth.
1 Cor 3: 16-17 (written 55 AD) (Chrono Bible Nov 30)
1 Cor 6: 19-20 (written 55 AD) (Chrono Bible Dec 1)
2 Cor 6: 16 (written 56 AD) (Chrono Bible Dec 4)

The Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are temple in Heaven/New Jerusalem
Rev 21:22
(Chrono Bible Dec 31)


Tera Chau said...

wow great compilation Craigie! I love that we are now lil temples walking around :)

Ken said...

great insight... for a moment I thought you copied and pasted the timeline from the internet because it looks so professional. Not bad...

Justin Seibel said...

this is great stuff. Very important to understanding God too. It helps explain the significance of the temple.