The Non-Preterist Historicalism of John Calvin and the Westminster Standards

In the very next verse, Jesus then referred to the time when "the abomination of desolation spoken by Daniel the prophet stand[s] in the holy place.” Matthew 24:15. Calvin here comments17 that “in the twelfth chapter [of Daniel] the angel predicts what is called the final abrogation of the service of the Law…. He fixes absolutely the time both of the ruin [A.D. 70] and of the restoration" — by Wycliffe in A.D. 1360 and by Huss in A.D. 1405. "From the time, says he, that the daily sacrifice shall be taken away and THE ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION set up — there will be a thousand two hundred and ninety days. Blessed is he who shall wait till he come to the thousand three hundred and thirty-five days! Daniel 12:11-12….