|Old Testament Images:
||New Testament Images:
|Sun, moon, and stars tell the times (Joel 2).
||The heavens darken (Luke 23:44-45).
|The king delivers Israel from Babylon (Zech 9).
||The Son of Man comes to judge the world (Matt 24:29-31, 25:31-46, Rev 8-11? Rev 15-18, 19, 20:11-15).
|The fourth beast rises and falls (Dan 7); a ram and a goat (Dan 8, esp. 8:19).
||The dragon, beast, false prophet rise and fall (Rev 12-13).
|Seventy weeks remain (Dan 9).
||The day and the hour (Mark 13:32-36).
|Israel is persecuted: the Abomination of Desolation (Dan 10-11).
||Tribulation (Matt 24:1-28, Rev 6, cf. Rev 7:14); the rise of the "man of lawlessness" (2 Thess 2:1-12).
|Resurrection and rescue (Dan 12).
||"Rapture" (1 Thess 4:13-5:11, cf. Ascension).
|Enemies are destroyed (Zech 14:1-19).
||Every enemy is thrown into the lake of fire (Rev 20:9-15).
|Messiah restores Israel (Zech 13, 14:20-21).
||Jesus reigns in the Millennium (Rev 20:1-6), and in the New Jerusalem (Rev 21:1-22:5).
|Message: God will deliver Israel through its present trials.
||Message: Jesus will deliver the Church through its present and future trials.