Daniel’s prophecy about the Seventy Weeks is imposed upon the Jews for its sin and rejection of God. The purpose of the judgment was to make Israel recognize Christ as the one whom they had pierced, and to refine and purify them from the iniquity that had followed them for their entire history.
Click on the link to hear a sermon on why this prophecy is important to helping us understand why God would bring such great tribulation upon the Jews, and what is left of the world’s population after the church has been removed. It is the reason why the events occur during the period that we will be studying in chapters 6-19 of the book of Revelation. If you want to understand why the Tribulation period occurs, then you have to understand Daniel’s prophecy of the Seventy Weeks.