Jesus Christ Was Crucified In Jerusalem
Jesus Christ was plainly, absolutely-for-certain as recorded in the Holy Scriptures, and by His own testimony, crucified in Jerusalem. Anyone who denies that fact denies that Jesus of Nazareth was, and is, the true and only Messiah:
We therefore know with certainty that Christ's true two witnesses will also be killed in Jerusalem:
Why is Jerusalem "allegorically called Sodom and Egypt"?
Sodom is an obvious symbol of sinful humanity and the blazing fate that awaits the defiant unrepentant (see Planet On Fire!), but again, specifically by the Messiah's own testimony, Sodom is also a symbolic example of how God's people should escape the coming wrath at The Return Of Jesus Christ. The Messiah plainly and specifically used Sodom in reference only to Jerusalem in warning His people to hastily get out of the city on that day, just like Lot did from the literal Sodom, when a specific event is witnessed. Jesus Christ when speaking (Revelation 1:1) in Revelation 11:8 was quoting Himself from Luke 17:29-32 regarding Sodom:
"on the day when Lot went out from Sodom fire and sulphur rained from heaven and destroyed them all - so will it be on the day when the Son of man is revealed. On that day, let him [i.e. who is in Jerusalem] who is on the housetop [a repetition by Luke of what Matthew recorded above], with his goods in the house, not come down to take them away; and likewise let him who is in the field not turn back. Remember Lot's wife." (Luke 17:29-32 RSV)
Egypt was the place where the Israelites were held in physical captivity before they were physically liberated by their deliverer. The entire world today is in a spiritual Egypt, a captivity by the "god of this world," Satan (Ephesians 2:1-3, see Who Still Rules The World Today?). Both physical Egypt and spiritual Egypt involve a Deliverer.
"the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the Gospel of the glory of Christ" (2 Corinthians 4:4 RSV)
"I see in my members another law at war with the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin which dwells in my members. Wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death? Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord!" (Romans 7:23-25 RSV)
"The Deliverer will come from Zion, He will banish ungodliness from Jacob" (Romans 11:26-27 RSV)
In the last days, according to the Word of God, Jerusalem will be the prime focus of the world's spiritual captivity and blindness (the last Pope will have moved, or be spending most of his time there with The Antichrist by then - and they will be directly responsible for the killing of the two witnesses after God withdraws His protective power from them at the appointed time of their martyrdom i.e. Revelation 11:3-13), where the nations will actually attempt to fight Jesus Christ at His return:
"These are of one mind and give over their power and authority to the beast; they will make war on the Lamb, and the Lamb will conquer them, for he is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those with him are called and chosen and faithful." (Revelation 17:13-14 RSV)
Fact Finder: On the day of the Return of Jesus Christ, will the first place that His feet touch the ground be the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem?
Zechariah 14:3-4 and see The Mount Of Olives
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