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How Long Do The Last Days Last?

September 7, 2023

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I’m guessing most of the people reading these Compass eNews emails sense we’re living in the very last of the last days. It’s almost surreal gleaning the news from a Biblical perspective.

We refer to the last days a lot because 17 out of the 18 times the Bible says “last days” or “latter days” it’s referring to what’s going on at the end of the age.

So just what are the “last days”? When did that time period start? How long does it last? How many days are in the “last days”? When do the “last days” end?

The Bible tells us exactly how long the “last days” will last in several verses. Peter famously stated that the last days began back in Acts 2 at Pentecost, by quoting Joel 2.

But Peter, taking his stand with the eleven, raised his voice and declared to them: “Men of Judea and all you who live in Jerusalem, let this be known to you and give heed to my words. For these men are not drunk, as you suppose, for it is only the third hour of the day; but this is what was spoken of through the prophet Joel: ‘AND IT SHALL BE IN THE LAST DAYS,’ God says, ‘THAT I WILL POUR FORTH OF MY SPIRIT ON ALL MANKIND;’” Acts 2:14-17

Hebrews, written I think by Paul, also refers to that time being in the last days.

(God) in these last days has spoken to us in His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the world. Heb. 1:2

So the last days began almost two thousand years ago in the spring of 33AD.

The "last days" beginning some 2000 years ago sounds a little odd until you understand what Peter and Paul were referencing. They were simply stating what most Jews living at that time already knew. They believed the 7-day Creation Week was a template for all time.(1)

The six, 24-hour creation days and one day of rest (as outlined in Genesis 1) is God’s template for all of human history.

Seven is God’s number for completion. Therefore anything divisible by 7 (i.e., 7, 14, 21, 49, 70, 7000, etc.) used in the Bible refers to "completion." So God’s total design for human's time on earth will be based on 7.

How long will humans live in these sinful bodies on earth? 

In Psalms God equates 1000 years to a single day.

For a thousand years in Your sight are like yesterday when it passes by, or as a watch in the night. Psa. 90:4

Peter also equated 1000 years to a single day when he was talking about the last days…with an interesting emphasis on “don’t miss this one fact.”

But do not let this one fact escape your notice, beloved, that with the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day. 2Pet. 3:8

Therefore, we’ll make the case that each 24-hour day in the creation week could be 1000 years on our human-time template, 7000 years total. Again, creation week lasted only seven literal 24-hour days. But they are representative of seven x 1000 years of human history.

And there are other verses that back that up assertion.

For instance, creation week ended after six days of work with a day of rest. And we also know that the Millennial Reign of Christ is a 1000 years long, which fits like a glove—the Millennium equals God’s day of rest.

We also know it was almost exactly 4000 years from Adam to Jesus by adding all the quite-specific but rarely studied genealogy records in the Bible. The most famous was Ussher’s Bible Chronology, completed in 1650, that counted 4004 years between Adam and Jesus.

Other more recent research has also come up with similar conclusions showing approximately 4000 years between Adam and Jesus.

Now if we have 4000 years at the beginning of our 7000-year timeline accounted for, plus 1000 years at the end, that leaves 2000 years between Jesus and the Millennium, the Church Age.

Other verses also confirm the Church Age being about 2000 years long. For instance, the only reference to Jesus staying with the non-Jews was when he specifically stayed for two days and then returned to the Jews on the third day.

So when the Samaritans (the non-Jews) came to Jesus, they were asking Him to stay with them; and He stayed there two days…. After the two days He went forth from there into Galilee [returned to the Jews]. John 4:40, 43

And consider these two prophetic verses in Hosea 6:

Come, let us return to the LORD. For He has torn us, but He will heal us; He has wounded us, but He will bandage us. He will revive us after two days; He will raise us up on the third day, that we may live before Him. Hos. 6:1-2

Translation: AFTER the 2000 years of being scattered, Israel will be raised up to LIVE before Jesus their Messiah for 1000 years.

That is one amazing prophecy. Using the 7 days equals 7000 years timeline, it’s predicting Israel will be scattered and wounded for two days/2000 years. Then God will raise them up again for the third day/Millennial Reign of Christ.

This “two days = 2000 years” is also seen in Exodus when we see God talking to Moses on Mt. Sinai:

The LORD also said to Moses, “Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow, and let them wash their garments; and let them be ready for the third day, for on the third day the LORD will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people.” Ex. 19:10-11

Those of us living in the Church Age are the only living humans ever consecrated by the blood of Christ. Today and tomorrow are two days or 2000 years. And on the third day (day seven of the creation model), the Lord will come down for the Second Coming—in sight/in person.

We know that’s not referring to the Rapture because it says, “in the sight of all the people.” In the Rapture Jesus is not seen by anyone on earth. But in the Second Coming, “Every eye will see Him” (Revelation 1:7).

Now think about what these three prophecies are all saying: The Church Age has to be completed before the Millennium begins with Jesus’ Second Coming. In other words, there is no mid-Trib Rapture. That dog won't hunt.

This also proves that the 7-year Tribulation is over before the Third Day begins. Which means if the Church Age is 2000 years long, and began in 33 AD, the Rapture would logically need to happen prior to October 2026, sometime between now and three years from now. Jeepers that’s getting close.

However, I know better than to date set. I certainly could be wrong. Shoot, when I was a new Believer I thought the Rapture was happening in 1977. Sorta missed that one a bit. Whenever He comes, He comes. But He did tell us we should be able to discern when it’s close.

The only time we can KNOW for sure the date of the Rapture is if the Lord gives the Church that same 7-day warning that He gave Noah before the flood.

“For after seven more days, I will send rain on the earth forty days and forty nights;” Gen. 7:4

If something obvious happens 7 days prior to Rosh Hashanah… oh boy, that will be one wild week of loading the ark… AKA witnessing like crazy!

But the warning would have to be something obviously from the Lord, not something Satan could counterfeit—purposely trying to trip us up to make us look like idiots.

Satan probably has more scriptural understanding than most Christians, if not all. Hey, 2000 years ago he was quoting scripture to Jesus…albeit out of context...trying to trip Him up.

I’ve had several cards, letters and phone calls lately regarding the ungodly mid-Trib Rapture theory. So I would like again to point out that when Jesus said the Rapture would be “just like the days of Noah,” (Matthew 24) and we know Noah represents the Church, then it is safe to say that Noah, and Jesus, were pre-flood, not mid-flood, in their doctrine.

Even Peter alluded to the fact that Noah was pre-flood.

who once were disobedient, when the patience of God kept waiting in the days of Noah, during the construction of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons [representing the church], were brought safely through the water. 1Pet. 3:20

And it was only the ungodly who received the punishment:

and did not spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a preacher of righteousness, with seven others, when He brought a flood upon the world of the ungodly; 2Pet. 2:5

There were no Godly people on the earth under the ark. Just like there will be no Godly people left on the earth immediately after the Rapture.

You can’t be brought safely through the Tribulation. To argue the mid-Trib position you have to have believe millions of Believers will die horrible deaths. Sorry, I've got my eyes up for my rescue, not down on the world's wrath. Just saying.

If you’re one who gets saved in the Tribulation then you’ll likely die! Those that make it through the entire seven years are few in number (Isaiah 24:6). That's why we’re rescued FROM the Wrath, just like all eight in Noah's family.

So this Sunday is seven days away from the last trump of Rosh Hashanah. We’ll see if God talks turkey to the Church… in a way we know for sure it's the Lord.

Watching all that’s going on in the world it sure seems like the Rapture could happen this year. You can make a definite case for it. As Andy Woods says, "There's not one problem I have that the Rapture won't solve."

So, if the Lord does an obvious miracle that, in no uncertain terms is of the Lord, somehow telling Born Again Believers in the Church that the Rapture is happening in seven days, it’s time to be bold and tell our unsaved friends and family it’s their last opportunity to get out of Dodge.



the thoughts of God no one knows except the Spirit of God.  1Cor. 2:11


  1. https://compass.org/the-berisheet-prophecy/

Fires That Are Not Fires

60-minute video (can watch at 1.25 speed)


This is one amazing interview. How did wood not burn but metal did? Why did plastic not melt? By the time you get to the pics of the nails burning in the wooden post but not the wood, you'll be convinced this was not a natural fire. And if what he is saying is true, and I suspect it is, the "fire" and "heat" that people are so upset about in the Tribulation may very well be coming from this laser weapon. CQLJ!

(Note, at the end of the interview we don't agree with their theology.)

Peter McCullough On All The Va((ine Deaths Happening

2-minute video & a

4-minute video


"...the next athlete who has a cardiac arrest, the next actor or actress that has a stroke, or the next loved one that suddenly develops a heart attack or cardiac problem out of the blue it is likely due to the vaccine." --Dr. Peter McCullough

German Study Connects Auto Immune Skin Problems With Va((ine

The study concluded showing a link between SARS-CoV-2 vaccination and new onset or worsening of inflammatory and autoimmune skin diseases. This meta-analysis highlights the association between SARS-CoV-2 vaccination and de novo induction or aggravation of inflammatory and autoimmune skin diseases.

Article with more info CLICK HERE

Yet despite what we know about the dangers, they're still advertising the clot shots...here is an ad that popped up on my screen yesterday:

This just proves they're still trying to kill us. Hell is not hot enough for some people.

Megyn Kelly Announces She Has An Autoimmune Disease—And Regrets Taking The Va((ine

30-second video


“For the first time, I tested positive for an autoimmune issue at my annual physical. And I went to the best Rheumatologist in New York, and I asked her, do you think this could have to do with the fact that got the damn booster and then got COVID within three weeks? And she said yes. Yes. I wasn't the only one she'd seen that with.” Megyn Kelly

Sadly Megyn's sister died last year of a heart attack.

Tucker Says Trump's Life Is In Danger

2-minute video


In this Adam Carolla interview Tucker Carlson calls a spade a spade. They can't let Trump win, or the Globalists will go to jail. So they either take care of the problem or start WWIII so they can stay in power.

"If you begin with criticism, then you go to protest, then you go to impeachment, now you go to indictment, and none of them work, what's next? Graph it out, man. We are speeding towards assassination, obviously,

"Once you start indicting your political opponents, you know that you have to win or else they're going to indict you if they win. So they can't lose. They will do anything to win. So how do they do that? They're not going to do Covid again, I know everyone on the right is afraid they're going to do Covid and mask mandates -- they can't do that. They've already been exposed. That won't work," he continued. "What are they going to do? They're going to go to war with Russia is what they're going to do. There will be a hot war between the United States and Russia in this next year." --Tucker Carlson

"Ban the Jab" Forum

2-hour video (can watch at 1.25 or 1.5 speed)


I found this long video worth watching. Not a whole lot of new stuff, but quite interesting hearing six different highly educated people telling it like it is.

Dr. Peter Breggin, M.D

Dr. Reiner Fuellmich, Esq., PhD (Note: appears at 51 min)

Michael Diamond, Esq.

David Meiswinkle, Esq.

Dr. Ana Mihalcea, M.D., PhD

Dr. Joseph Sansone, M.S., PhD

Va((ines Were Loaded With DNA

37-minute video


Dr Jim Meehan talks to scientific researcher, Kevin McKernan about his groundbreaking discovery of plasmid-derived dsDNA contamination in COVID-19 mRNA vaccines and lays out the proven dangers of injecting foreign DNA into the body.


Businessman Denied Loan Due To Political Views



Swiss insurance firm Swiss Re denied a business loan to politician Richard Tice over his political views. This will eventually come to our side of the Atlantic...if the Rapture doesn't come first. CQLJ!


Mostly just pics and quotes...

The Bible says a wise man has many counselors (Prov.15:22; 11:14; 24:6). It also says, "As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another." Prov. 27:17. Great advice but don't miss the fact that this helps you understand who is right and who is wrong.

The first to plead his case seems right, until another comes and examines him. Prov. 18:17 

You have to look at both sides, or multiple sides, of a question to guide you to the best answer.

So it's a big deal when Facebook, Twitter, Google, LinkedIn, etc., keep alternative information from being considered. It means we're living in a communist country and are being controlled. If you don't "do what they say," you'll pay the price.

So we offer all this additional information each week to give Believers more information as alternative reading.

If an image below is blurry, click the image to read<<<<<

COVID-19 cases among vaccinated seniors soared in 2021, according to newly disclosed data that was acquired by U.S. health agencies but not presented to the public.

Humetrix Cloud Services was contracted by the U.S. military to analyze vaccine data. The company performed a fresh analysis as authorities considered in 2021 whether COVID-19 vaccine boosters were necessary amid studies finding waning vaccine effectiveness.

Humetrix researchers found that the proportion of total COVID-19 cases among the seniors was increasingly comprised of vaccinated people, according to the newly disclosed documents.

“It would have been nice to know [the military] was conducting this prior to now. Also might have been nice for CDC to share the data," Dr. Peter Marks, one of the FDA officials, told colleagues in response.

This week's "can you spot the trend?"More info CLICK HERE:

And an article by Robt. Kennedy about Blackrock robbing Americans CLICK HERE

Inside August's Disastrous Jobs Report: 670K Full-Time Jobs Lost In 2 Months Vs 1 Million Part-Time Surge; Worst Unadjusted August Payrolls Since Great Recession


Russia has deployed Sarmat Intercontinental ballistic missiles that Putin says will make the world think twice about going to war against them.

Putin first announced Sarmat, also called "Satan II," in 2018. The ballistic missile system is capable of carrying at least 10 nuclear warheads and is intended to replace the R-36 ICBMs that are known by the NATO reporting name of Satan.

"Putin is clearly strategic messaging to the United States and NATO that nuclear option in Ukraine remains on the table," Rebekah Koffler, president of Doctrine & Strategy Consulting and a former Defense Intelligence Agency officer, told Fox News Digital.

With Russia able to launch multiple nuclear warheads and China able to continuously destroy our cities with lasers, if the Rapture happens this year ... we should have seen it coming.

More Putin's Missiles info: CLICK HERE

Actually, I don't think it was lost. I think it went to Ukraine, then came back to the Dems' election war chest. Just a theory.

This sets the stage to take away kids from parents. 😡

Jeff Childress was the lead attorney for this big win. For more info,
But I'm guessing the Globalists/Satanists could care less. They got what they wanted at the time.

Climate Change is not happening... it's all about control.

One in 35 health care workers at a Swiss hospital had signs of heart injury associated with the vaccine, mRNA-1273, researchers found.

“mRNA-1273 booster vaccination-associated elevation of markers of myocardial injury occurred in about one out of 35 persons (2.8%), a greater incidence than estimated in meta-analyses of hospitalized cases with myocarditis (estimated incidence 0.0035%) after the second vaccination,” the researchers wrote in the paper, published by the European Journal of Heart Failure.

In a generally healthy population, the level would be about 1 percent, the researchers said.

The group experiencing the adverse effects was followed for only 30 days, and half still had unusually high levels of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T, an indicator of subclinical heart damage, at follow-up.

The long-term implications of the study remain unclear as little research has tracked people over time with heart injury after messenger RNA vaccination, which is known to cause myocarditis and other forms of heart damage.

END, Compass eNews, September 7, 2023


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