A.D. is the abbreviation for the Latin anno
Domini, "in the year of the Lord". It refers to
dates in the Christian era and should precede the
date (A.D. 2000). B.C. is the abbreviation
for "before Christ" and indicates time in the pre-
Christian era. It customarily follows the date
The whole nation had to be brought into judgment. Because it happened about AD 70, when the great Roman general Titus besieged Jerusalem, about AD 70, with his army from Rome, and there they paid the price for rejecting Him.