The Abomination of Desolation

The abomination of desolation, the antichrist, end-times, the tribulation

The Abomination of Desolation—An act that desecrates the temple. The temple had to be ritually clean to worship God in the temple properly. This is a technical term for what happened historically when Antiochus Epiphanes (Epiphanes meaning the glorious one; a self-designation, a comparison to the deity) sacrificed an unclean animal—a pig—on the altar he […]