This Revelation Timeline Decoded post reviews a video by Dalton Thomas of FAI STUDIOS, called THE BOOK OF REVELATION // Session 5: An Introduction to Revelation Chapter 1.
Let me start by saying that the historical fulfillment of the 70th week of Daniel 9 from 27-34 AD, Messiah’s Olivet Discourse which describes events leading to the Jewish-Roman War of 66-70 AD, and most of prophecies in Revelation during the last 1,900 years; validates the authority of Scripture and the deity of Messiah. Dalton’s futuristic explanations serve to hide those proofs.
The Protestant Reformers and great theologians of the 16th-19th centuries all taught the historical fulfillment of prophecy. It’s only during the few centuries that the futuristic deceptions have taken hold as the enemy has deceived even the very elect.
The concept of a future 70th week of Daniel 9, in which a one-man antichrist appears and most of Revelation is fulfilled, is a deception from the enemy. I know that sounds crazy since most people teach these concepts, but the enemy has worked hard to mislead the end-times saints so that even the very elect are deceived. I pray that you will seek truth, not to defend a belief.
Please understand that I declare these things not because I think that I know it all, and I’m not saying that everything that Dalton Thomas teaches is false. He seems to be very sincere in his beliefs and His love for Messiah. What I’m showing is that what he teaches about prophecy fulfillment is false, because it’s based on the futuristic model that was created by the enemy to deceive the end-times saints.
I don’t proclaim this for my sake, because this isn’t about me. You can dismiss what I’m saying and defend your beliefs, but now you’re accountable and I’ve fulfilled my role as the watchman blowing the trumpet.
Dalton Thomas says that he has engaged with the book of Revelation for twenty years.
It’s amazing to me that he’s studied Revelation for two decades and yet he doesn’t know who the antichrist or the false prophet are, or that most of Revelation has already been fulfilled during the last 1,900 years. How is that possible?
I really don’t like exposing people like Dalton Thomas, but what he is teaching about prophecy fulfillment is false. He seems very sincere and his love for Messiah is genuine. But when someone is misleading so many people, his explanations need to be exposed.
Dalton Thomas says that if you don’t understand Revelation 1, the rest of the book is going to be skewed.
I totally agree with that,as Messiah declared that the prophecies would start to be fulfilled after it was written.
The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John. Revelation 1:1
Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand. Revelation 1:3
He says that Revelation 6-22 are to be fulfilled in the future, but the truth is that most of it’s already been fulfilled.
Dalton Thomas says that Revelation given to the church, to the seven churches in Asia Minor.
He’s missing that it’s written to the saints that span from first to end. I
It describes what the saints faced throughout history as they faced the Satan-empowered leaders of the Roman beast kingdom, the Roman Emperors, the antichrist beast Popes and the false prophet Jesuit Superior Generals.
They have killed tens of millions of saints, but Dalton seems to ignore the witness of the saints who have gone before us.
Dalton Thomas says that Revelation is an OT book, but on another video he said that all of the definitions of the symbols are in Revelation.
Daniel foretold four beast kingdoms: Babylon > Medo-Persia > Greece > Rome. He is telling us that the fourth beast kingdom of Rome endures until it is destroyed.
John picks up the narrative of the Roman beast kingdom, describing it in Revelation 12 and 13. John describes the harlot church of the antichrist beast Popes in Revelation 17. Yet Dalton is not telling you these things.
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The more I watch the explanations of Dalton Thomas, the more frustrated I get. He comes across as a sincere person, who has the look of a Jew, so I think that people blindly trust him. But his explanations are deceiving people!
Messiah’s apocalyptic vision is a war manual, designed to hide the explanation from those who should not understand it. It uses symbolic words that are defined in the Old Testament to point to a literal fulfillment. If you read Revelation only from a literal perspective, the interpretation is hidden.
Understanding the vision is like taking a Biblical final exam. If you’ve read the whole Word, you will have seen the symbolism that Messiah uses and can apply it to the fulfillment.
If you read Revelation as one chronological narrative, the prophecies seem out of sequence. That’s because it has four chronological layers, each of which spans from when it was written until Messiah returns.
This book explains the prophecies of Revelation on a timeline to help you see how the four chronological layers interact with each other, so that you can comprehend the whole vision.
You will learn how to identify who fulfills the role of the son of perdition, the antichrist beast, the false prophet, and the harlot called ‘Mystery, Babylon the Great.’ You will understand the proper context of the seal, trumpet, and bowl judgments; the little book of Revelation 10, and the two witnesses of Revelation 11.
Whether you’re a novice at Bible prophecy or someone who has studied it extensively, I provide an explanation that is easy to understand yet has the depth of verse by verse explanations to provide you the evidence you need to prove it out.