Gene Benjamin II
The Last Chance Jubilee
THE LAST CHANCE JUBILEE
Hello, dear readers. We are in the thirty-fifth year of the 70th Jubilee Cycle since the crossing of the Jordan River by Joshua and the children of Israel in 1406 BCE (the beginning of the 1st Jubilee Cycle). You may have noticed in the news that there are a lot of disturbing events occurring around the world. You and I know we have not seen anything yet. The reason that events are beginning to stack up on each other is that we are coming to the close of Daniel’s time of the end and are fast approaching the end of time, Daniel 8:16-17, “And I heard a man’s voice between the banks of the Ulai, who called, and said, “Gabriel, make this man understand the vision.” 17So he came near where I stood, and when he came I was afraid and fell on my face; but he said to me, “Understand, son of man, that the vision refers to the time of the end.”” I believe that the 70th Jubilee ties directly to Daniel’s 70th week. I believe this is some of the understanding that Daniel was to seal up until the time of the end per Daniel 12:4, “But you, Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book until the time of the end; many shall run to and fro, and knowledge (of Daniel’s visions) shall increase.” Did you know about the 70th Jubilee before this time of the end? I didn’t. So which vision is it that we have understanding of now, that we didn’t have before the time of the end? Daniel 9:23-24, “At the beginning of your supplications the command went out, and I have come to tell you, for you are greatly beloved; therefore consider the matter, and understand the vision:
24 “Seventy weeks (sevens, sevened) are determined
For your people and for your holy city,
To finish the transgression,
To make an end of sins,
To make reconciliation for iniquity,
To bring in everlasting righteousness,
To seal up vision and prophecy,
And to anoint the Most Holy (Place).”
According to Daniel 9:24, seventy of these sevens, or sevened, cycles were decreed in the Heavenly Court. The common understanding of the 70 weeks for the last several millennium has been that the weeks relate to a 7-year Shemitah or Sabbath cycle, of which only one 7-year week remains to be fulfilled. Well prophetically, we can expand our understanding of the sevens to a 49-year Jubilee Cycle, seven sevens is 49, it’s just a larger cycle of sevens. That’s not complicated to grasp is it? So, 70 cycles, or weeks, X 49 years each = 3,430 years. Folks, this super duper grand grace cycle of 3,430 years for the nation is rapidly coming to an end. When? In 2025 CE, when the 70th Jubilee begins (begins in fall of 2024 on 10th day of the 7th month in 2024 CE). People, that’s less than 15 years from now. What you need to let sink down in your soul today is that once the fuse is lit to Daniel’s 70th week, nothing stops the events from progressing until all is fulfilled.
We understand from verse 24 that “your people” and “your holy city” refers to all 12 tribes of the nation of Israel and Jerusalem. Yahweh has given the spiritual nation of Israel and the city of Jerusalem 3,430 years of grace to fill up their cup of sin. The phrase “to finish the transgression” means the revolution is being restrained. Who is the Great Restrainer? Ruach ha Kodesh, the Holy Spirit. At the end of the 70 “weeks” the Holy Spirit removes His hand of restraint and allows Daniel’s people and their holy city to rebel against Yahweh one last time, to the uttermost. Make no mistake, the stuff is going to hit the fan. The phrase “to make an end of sins” means that habitual sin and the habitual sinner will be sealed. The word end here is the same word as seal up just a little further down in verse 24. This is just the opposite of the thought in Rev. 7:2-3, “Then I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living Mighty One. And he cried with a loud voice to the four angels to whom it was granted to harm the earth and the sea, 3saying, “Do not harm the earth, the sea, or the trees till we have sealed the servants of our Mighty One on their foreheads.” Instead, it is the fulfillment of the vision seen in Rev. 13:16-17, “He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads, 17and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.” This vision continues in Rev. 14:9-11, “Then a third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, “If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives his mark on his forehead or on his hand, 10he himself shall also drink of the wine of the wrath of Yahweh, which is poured out full strength into the cup of His indignation. He shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb. 11And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; and they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name.””
The phrase “to make reconciliation for iniquity” means that Yahweh will finalize the expiation for our perverse, evil sinfulness in Yeshua’s blood. In other words, judgment day begins and continues until reconciliation of Yahweh’s people with Yahweh is completed.
The phrase “to bring in everlasting righteousness” means the beginning of the Olam, the eternal Kingdom begins, the Millennial reign of Messiah on earth. The age of sin is over, the age of peace, joy and righteousness begins. Everlasting means the vanishing point, time out of mind. We won’t be watching the clock during the 1,000 years with our Master. Those years will be life beyond our wildest imaginations.
The phrase “to seal up vision and prophecy” means that the oracles of the prophets of old will be fulfilled, finalized, completed. Yahweh is about to wrap up the 6,000 years allotted for man’s rule on this planet. Yeshua has been in the Sanctuary interceding for us for a couple thousand years now, but make no mistake, the King is coming, and He is pissed. Our Melchizedek High Priest is about to lay aside His priestly garments, exit the heavenly Sanctuary, strap His sword to His side, mount His great white steed, and blast His way to Jerusalem, to claim His Kingdom as King of kings and Master of Masters. I would not want to get in His way, would you?
The phrase “and to anoint the Most Holy (Place)” refers to Daniel 8:13-14, during the last “week” of Daniel’s 70 weeks, “Then I heard a holy one speaking; and another holy one said to that certain one who was speaking, “How long will the vision be, concerning the daily sacrifices and the transgression of desolation, the giving of both the sanctuary and the host to be trampled underfoot?” 14And he said to me, “For two thousand three hundred days; then the sanctuary shall be cleansed.” The cleansing and anointing of the Most Holy Place take place towards the end of the last 7 years of man’s rule, so Yeshua can take up residence in Jerusalem for His 1,000 year reign. Make no mistake, He’s coming to clean house.
Here’s another way to look at the 3,430 years. 490 years is 10 Jubilee cycles. 490 is blessed time for obedient nations. 7 X 490 = 3,430 years. Yahweh has given His nation 7 complete cycles of grace of 490 blessed years each. Were the people of Yahweh always obedient to Him? Uh, no. Did we deserve such grace? Of course not. Did we need such grace? Of course we did and do. Did He have to allow it? No, but He did it. No one will be able to accuse our Father of not being merciful. The cup of sin has to fill to the full, it must become utterly sinful, as Paul speaks of in Romans 7. Is the cup about full? Yeah. Is time about to reach the vanishing point? Yep. Are you ready to meet Him face to face? I certainly hope so.
How do I know all this is about to happen? Ask Ezekiel. He wrote down in Ezekiel 1:1-3, “Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, on the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the River Chebar, that the heavens were opened and I saw visions of the Mighty One. 2On the fifth day of the month, which was in the fifth year of King Jehoiachin’s captivity, 3the word of Yahweh came expressly to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the River Chebar; and the hand of Yahweh was upon him there.” Does it sound like Ezekiel was inspired by the Holy Spirit when he wrote these few words? Yes, I believe he was. Folks, the “thirtieth year” was the 30th year of the 17th Jubilee Cycle. It didn’t take a genius to figure out the Jubilee cycles, it just took a keeper of the Books with the proper tools. Read my attached expanding article on Ezekiel 1:1-3, to get a little better understanding of what I am writing about.
Yahweh is impressing me to make mention of the fact that His Jubilee cycle calendar is independent of any of man’s calendars. Yahweh instituted this calendar at a point in time when the children of Israel crossed the Jordan River into Canaan, the Promised Land. Yahweh’s calendar is not tied down to any manmade calendar system. We call the year that it began 1407 BCE, but Yahweh just calls it the first Jubilee cycle. Once His Jubilee cycles began, they will continue until He says stop, irregardless of what year we call it. His calendar system is not tied to our understanding of BCE/CE, BC/AD, or any Julian system, or any Egyptian system, or any Babylonian or Assyrian system, and certainly not the Islamic system. But each Jubilee Cycle is tied to the last one and to the next one, very similar to the way the weekly Sabbath cycle is an endless cycle of Saturday Sabbaths, so also the divine Jubilee Cycle could be an endless cycle of Jubilees that just happened to begin in 1407 BCE. The Jubilee Cycle is one of those scarlet threads woven throughout the Scriptures and human history that we are invited to partake of. If we don’t observe the Jubilees, it may hurt Yahweh’s feelings, but it hurts our spiritual life. The whole of the story of redemption is wrapped up in the Jubilee Cycle. It’s all about forgiveness of debts, release, restoration, redemption, liberty, spiritual truths that will outlast human history. Again, we only break ourselves when we ignore Yahweh’s Word in our lives. We may only have one more opportunity to observe this divine appointment before the end of the end of human history. I encourage all of you to focus in on Yahweh’s appointment book a little more than your own.
We have less than 15 years to prepare as Yahweh’s people and holy city to Scripturally observe the last Jubilee before Judgment Day. Will we revolt or submit to our Master and obey one simple command? Think of the 70th Jubilee as the final exam. Will we pass or fail? The 3,430 year countdown is about over. Ding. King Justice is coming. Hebrews 10:26-31, “For if we sin willfully after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, 27but a certain fearful expectation of judgment, and fiery indignation which will devour the adversaries. 28Anyone who has rejected Moses’ Torah dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses. 29Of how much worse punishment, do you suppose, will he be thought worthy who has trampled the Son of Yahweh underfoot, counted the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified a common thing, and insulted the Spirit of grace? 30For we know Him who said, “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay,” says Yahweh. And again, “Yahweh will judge His people.” 31It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living Mighty One.”
Fourteen years should be enough time for anyone and any nation to repent of any and all sin. Break our hearts dear Father.
Looking forward to the glory after the mess,
Gene Benjamin II
June 2009 CE