Ezekiel 9:6 Same as Matthew 22:7 study Ez 9 It will be literally fulfilled in “Letter 106-1909."

“The light that Daniel received from God was given especially for these last days. The visions he saw by the banks of the Ulai and the Hiddekel, the great rivers of Shinar, are now in process of fulfillment, and all the events foretold will soon [FUTURE] come to pass.” {TM 112.3, 113}
 
The light Daniel received in his visions by the banks of the Ulai and the Hiddekel is recorded in Daniel 8 and 10. See Daniel 8:2 on the Ulai and Daniel 10:4 on the Hiddekel. Remember, the great point is that ALL THE EVENTS of the visions by the Ulai and the Hiddekel WILL SOON COME TO PASS.
 
This fact would demand another literal application of Daniel 8:14 and the events therein described. Thus, many are misinterpreting Ellen White words about time. She specified “prophetic time,” which is day for a year time when she said there will be no more tracing of time. Any literal time in the future will not be a test because it will not fail as the date of 1844 did. If this is not true, Ellen White is made a false prophet be her own words in saying that ALL THE EVENTS Daniel envisioned by the rivers Ulai and Hiddekel will come to pass. So those who interpret Ellen White’s words on time to mean ALL TIME, including literal time, make her a false prophet by their false interpretation.

Destruction Starting at His Sanctuary:
The SDA Bible Commentary says: "Fighting Among the Jews.--As the Romans left one devastated town after another behind them, groups of marauders moved in and carried on minor civil conflicts." SDA Bible Commentary, Vol. 5, p. 76.

TWOFOLD fulfillment BEGINNING AT HIS SANCTUARY, 5T 211.

"Unless they repent, and leave the work of Satan in oppressing those who have the burden of the work and in holding up the hands of sinners in Zion, they will never receive the mark of God's sealing approval. They will fall in the general destruction of the wicked, represented by the work of the five men bearing slaughter weapons. 3T 267  {RH, June 8, 1886 par. 2}

"From the fall of Jerusalem (aka Corp. SDA Church) the thoughts of Jesus passed to a wider judgment. In the destruction of the impenitent city He saw a symbol of the final destruction to come upon the world (7 last plagues). DA 743.

"Beginning at His Sanctuary", 5T 211.

"So Christ's disciples were given warning of the destruction of Jerusalem. Those who watched for the sign of the coming ruin, and fled from the city, escaped the destruction. So now we are given warning of Christ's second coming and of the destruction to fall upon the world. Those who heed the warning will be saved.  {DA 634.1}

"Unless they repent, and leave the work of Satan in oppressing those who have the burden of the work and in holding up the hands of sinners in Zion, they will never receive the mark of God's sealing approval. They will fall in the general destruction of the wicked, represented by the work of the five men bearing slaughter weapons. 3T 267  {RH, June 8, 1886 par. 2}

The collective general destruction of the wicked begins at His Sanctuary BEFORE the final call to the world, Matthew 22:1-10, which verses Ellen White reapplies to our time.

"But the general slaughter of all those who do not thus see the wide contrast between sin and righteousness, and do not feel as those do who stand in the counsel of God and receive the mark, is described in the order to the five men with slaughter weapons: " 3T 267.

Always remember when and when the collective general destruction begins—BEFORE the call to the world, Matthew 22:1-10.

"The Lord has a controversy with His professed people in these last days. In this controversy men in responsible positions will take a course directly opposite to that pursued by Nehemiah.  They will not only ignore and despise the Sabbath themselves, but they will try to keep it from others by burying it beneath the rubbish of custom and tradition.  In churches and in large gatherings in the open air, ministers will urge upon the people the necessity of keeping the first day of the week.  There are calamities on sea and land: and these calamities will increase, one disaster following close upon another; and the little band of conscientious Sabbath-keepers will be pointed out as the ones who are bringing the wrath of God upon the world by their disregard of Sunday."  R & H 3-18-1884.

·       The little band of Sabbath-keepers ARE NOT MEMBERS of the church for if they were, they would be doing after the manner of the world because that is what Ellen White says the MEMBERS will be doing at the time when the danger and depression to the church is greatest:

·       "The leaven if godliness has not entirely lost its power. At the time when the danger and depression of the church are greatest, the little company who are standing in the light will be sighing and crying for the abominations that are done in the land. But MORE ESPECIALLY will their prayers arise in behalf of the church because ITS MEMBERS are doing after the manner of the world." Testimonies, Vol. 5, 209, 210.


I believe the "General Slaughter" or "General Destruction" talks of the plagues falling after Jesus has said "It is Finished" and is tarrying in the outer court of the Sanctuary transferring the sins to the scapegoats head: Satan

"But the general slaughter of all those who do not thus see the wide contrast between sin and righteousness, and do not feel as those do who stand in the counsel of God and receive the mark, is described in the order to the five men with slaughter weapons: " 3T 267.

"Jesus, looking down to the last generation, saw the world involved in a deception similar to that which caused the destruction of Jerusalem. The great sin of the Jews was their rejection of Christ; the great sin of the Christian world would be their rejection of the law of God, the foundation of his government in Heaven and earth."  GC 23.


Here's just a few quotes showing that both the future type from the DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM in A.D.70 and the future fulfillment of Ez. 9 EGW places at the time of the "general destruction" of the wicked.

"Throughout the land of Judea, as well as in Jerusalem itself, the signal for flight must be immediately obeyed. He who chanced to be upon the housetop must not go down into his house, even to save his most valued treasures. Those who were working in the fields or vineyards must not take time to return for the outer garment laid aside while they should be toiling in the heat of the day. They must not hesitate a moment, lest they be involved in the general destruction. {GC 25.4}
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