For 3 ½ years, Israel has been grateful to the man of perdition for allowing him to rebuild their temple. What happens that changes their opinion of this man? Was Israel warned about this? How are the 144,000 Israelites protected during the second half of the tribulation? Some people say that these 144,000 evangelize the world. Is there biblical evidence for this position? During the Great Tribulation, is Israel a believing nation? When do they finally acknowledge Jesus as Messiah?