New Testament


What was the role of the two witnesses?

The Lamb told John that he would give the two witnesses authority to prophesy for 1,260 days. That is three-and-one-half years. Three-and-one-half years is half of seven. In the Bible, seven represents completeness and holiness. Three-and-one-half, then, represents chaos. While prophesying, the witnesses were to wear sackcloth, a sign of repentance.


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