Luke 17:20 And
 when he [Jesus] was demanded of the Pharisees,
[a.] when the kingdom of God should come,
 he answered them and said,
[a.] The kingdom of God cometh not with observation:
17:21 [b.] Neither shall they say,
[11.] Lo here! or,
[12.] lo there! for,
[11.] the kingdom of God is within you.
The days of the Son of man 
17:22 And he said unto the disciples [Jesus is speaking to His Jewish disciples, who were to become His Church],
 The days will come,
[a.] when ye [His Church] shall desire to see
[11.] one of the days of the Son of man ( vs. 26, 28),
[b.] and ye shall not see [it].
 they [the wicked world] shall say to you,
[a.] See here; or,
[b.] see there:
 go not after [them],
 nor follow [them].
17:24  For as the lightning,
[a.] that lighteneth out of the one [part] under heaven,
[b.] shineth unto the other [part] under heaven;
[c.] so shall also the Son of man be
[11.] in his day [His appearing is as a sudden bright flash].
17:25  But first must he
[a.] suffer many things, and
[b.] be rejected of this generation [the generation of Jesus’ day].
The first half of the Antichrist Covenant week of years
[c/p. Matt. 24:37]
 as it was in the days of Noe [Noah],
 so shall it be also
[a.] in the days of the Son of man [the days of the Son of man are compared first to the days of Noah (vs. 22)].
17:27 [11.] They did eat,
[12.] they drank,
[13.] they married wives [marriage is the distinguishing characteristic of the days of Noah],
[14.] they were given in marriage,
[aa.] until the day [the righteous will marry until the day they enter their ark of safety] that
[111.] Noe entered into the ark [this is the Rapture of the Church at the mid-point of The Antichrist Covenant week of years], and
[112.] the flood came [the wrath of God],
[aaa.] and destroyed them all [beginning with the opening of Revelation’s sixth seal and its destructions (Rev. 6:12)].
The second half of the Antichrist Covenant week of years: following the Rapture of the Church
[a.] they did eat,
[b.] they drank,
[c.] they bought,
[d.] they sold,
[e.] they planted,
[f.] they builded [business as usual, but note: no mention of marriage];
 Lot went out of Sodom [when the 144,000 are raptured and two witnesses are resurrected from the dead in the city who’s spiritual name is Sodom [sexual depravity] and Egypt [worldliness] (Rev. 11:7-13)]
[a.] it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and
[11.] destroyed [them] all [the blowing of the 7th trumpet marks the completion of the second woe and end of The Antichrist Covenant week and Daniel’s 70th week of years (Rev. 11:14-15): the wrath of God and return of Jesus to occur within just 75 days (see Daniel 12:11-12)].
17:30 Even thus shall it be in the day
 when the Son of man is revealed [this is the day of the second coming of Jesus (2 Thes. 1:7-10)].
 The days of the Son of man taken in the context of this passage have to do with the revelation of Jesus given in the Book of Revelation, Chapters 4 through 11—The Antichrist’s Covenant week of years (Dan. 9:24-27)—which begins with the opening of the first seal (Rev. 6:1) and ends with the ascension of the two witnesses (Rev. 11:11) and blowing of the 7th trumpet (Rev. 11:15).
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