MBS024 The Four Temples of the Bible


MBS024 The Four Temples of the Bible
By Dr. Arnold Fruchtenbaum

A study of the two historical temples; the Solomonic Temple and the Second Temple, as well as the two future temples; the Tribulation Temple and the Millenial Temple.



MBS024 The Four Temples of the Bible
By Dr. Arnold Fruchtenbaum




A. David’s Preparations for the Temple

B. The Building of the Temple

1. The Work Begins

2. The Work Completed

3. The Temple Authenticated

C. The Desecration of the Temple

D. Attacks Against the Temple

E. Repairs of the Temple

F. Prophetic Warnings Regarding the Temple

1. The Message of Micah

2. The Message of Jeremiah

G. The Destruction of the Temple


A. The First Phase: Zerubbabel’s Temple

1. The Prophecy Regarding the Rebuilding of the Temple

2. The Fulfillment of the Prophecy

3. The Building of the Second Temple

a. The Work Begins

b. The Work is Interrupted

c. The Preaching of the Prophets

(1) The Message of Haggai

(2) The Message of Zechariah

d. The Work Resumed

e. The Work Completed

4. The Desecrations of Zerubbabel’s Temple

a. Antiochus IV

b. The Roman Conquerors

B. The Second Phase: Herod’s Temple

1. The Renovation

2. The Second Temple in the Life of the Messiah

3. The Second Temple in the Book of Acts

C. The Destruction of the Second Temple


A. The Building of the Tribulation Temple

B. The Abomination of Desolation

1. The Scriptures

a. The Beginning

b. The Duration

c. The Warning Sign

d. The Take-Over by the Gentiles

2. The Stages of the Abomination of Desolation

a. The First Stage

b. The Second Stage

C. The Destruction of the Third Temple


A. The Mountain of Jehovah’s House

B. The Details Concerning the Millennial Temple

1. Introduction—Ezekiel 40:1–4

2. The Description of the Millennial Temple—Ezekiel 40:5–43:27

3. The Priesthood and Sacrificial System of the Millennial Temple—Ezekiel 44:1–46:24

4. The Millennial River—Ezekiel 47:1–12

5. The Missing Piece of Furniture

C. The Destruction of the Millennial Temple

And it came to pass, when the king dwelt in his house, and Jehovah had given him rest from all his enemies round about, that the king said unto Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within curtains. And Nathan said to the king, Go, do all that is in your heart; for Jehovah is with you.

2 Samuel 7:1–3