Ha! 1975 was a reflection of the concept that the millennium would occur during the 7th Creative Day and as a sabbath, supposedly the last 1000 years or close to that. Per the WTS calculations who dated the Exodus in 1513 BC, quite a bit earlier than even secular history (1446 BCE), and compacting the time Adam was to name the animals to just a year, claiming he would name major animal groups, when in fact he was set to live forever, means they wanted to date the creation of Eve the following year and thus end the 6000 years in 1975.<quoted text> In 1975, Cause "STAY ALIVE FOR 75"
But the concept was good. The millennium must occur during the final part of the 7th Creative Day. The specifics are not given in the scriptures but the CONCEPT is.
If we make some reasonable adjustments we get another date, an improved and corrected dated from 1975 which turns out to be 2011 AD!!
That is, using 1947 as the beginning of the 70th jubilee, we can date the true Exodus date to 1386 BCE. That represents a 127-year error for 1513 bCE.
1513-1386 = 127.
We also think Adam was likely an adult around 30 years old before Eve was created. Why not? Jesus became the messiah and sacrifice for Adam at age 30 so there is some parallel to that concept. He did say when he saw Eve, "AT LAST, bone of my bone and flesh of my flesh." That seems more logical after no human contact for 30 years vs just 1 year. Even today, development to adulthood is 18-21 years.
Having noted that, though, that pushes 1975 back another 29 years. We combine the 29 and the 127 years to get a better idea of when 6000 years would end.
29 + 127 = 156
156 + 1975 = 2131 AD.
OOPS! No millennium until 2131 AD? That's another 121 years from now! Why on earth did Christ arrive in 1992 then? Wasn't Satan only supposed to be let loose for a "short while"?
Well...you're right. But turns out when God declares he is going to make "all things new" (Rev 21:3,4) signaling the beginning of the 8th Creative Day, it is after Satan's rebellion and his death in the lake of fire and also after Judgment Day, both of which occur AFTER the millennium.
Thus the millennium is a symbolic "rest day" from Satan's influence but is not the absolute last 1000 years of the 7th Creative Day. It is moved up a bit to allow for Satan's last rebellion and Judgment Day. Satan's rebellion is a "short while" as well, so lets say 20 years. Judgment Day could be up to 100 years. If so, we have to move the millennium up about 120 years from 2131 AD which gives us....
2131 - 120 = 2011 AD
So technically, for our concerns of what we generally expect from 1975, we can now have a better handle on the chronology and are now focussing on 2011 AD. That means a "short while" is less than 20 years if Christ arrived in 1992, which I did. 20 years is a half of a generation of 40 years. That works! The Bible says that it would seem delayed but it would not be LATE thus it would be extended to the very last minute to save that last repentant one.
So 99% of the work needed up to this point has been done. The sealing of the elect ended in May 2008, so we are in a holding pattern until Jehovah brings about the destruction of Babylon the Great, which is imminent. That is, when the UN takes over world government and destroys the Federal Reserve.