Yes, we should. The prophecies in Daniel 9 first of all pointed to the first coming of Christ. The people who lived 2,000 years ago were supposed to know the time the Messiah would come.
Unfortunately, most of the Jewish leaders did not know or understand the prophecies. But many of the common people were in expectation because they had knowledge of when the Messiah would come.
“Now as the people were in expectation, and all reasoned in their hearts about John, whether he was the Christ or not.” Luke 3:15.
But more importantly for us, the prophecies in Daniel 9 point to the second coming of Christ. Those of us who are alive now are supposed to know when Jesus will come again. As the apostle Paul says, “But you, brethren, are not in darkness, so that this Day should overtake you as a thief.” 1 Thessalonians 5:4.
Read on to find out What about not knowing the day and the hour?