End Time Reasons

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Is there a good reason why I believe we’re in the end-times? In a word, YES! However, I’m well aware that my simply stating it does not make it so and I pray that throughout your search for Truth you guard your mind with the Word of God and don’t take my word for anything without checking God’s Word. I’ve tried to ensure I do just that in the research I present here.

Here’s another good article by Britt Gillette addressing the belief that for the past 2,000 years everything has been the same, something Peter prophesied in 2 Peter 3:3,4. Read Peter’s Prophecy for more.

101 Last Days Prophecies - Understand the Times International presents a list of 101 prophecies. The Bible foretells many signs that would culminate in the last days. Jesus indicated these signs would arise together as His return drew near (Matthew 24:33-34). Though many of these prophecies won’t climax until the tribulation period, our generation is the first to see every trend in place. As the final seconds of this age tick away, these events will come into even clearer focus. Keep in mind as you read through this list that these prophecies were penned 1900 to 3500 years ago! How does this relate to you? The last several pages provide the answer – you need to read them carefully.
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Modern Day Signs of the Times: A review of signs unique to our day and time Dr. David R. Reagan - “Are there new signs that clearly point to this period of history as the time of the Lord’s return? The answer is yes.”


Existence of Israel

You may have heard that Israel is Bible prophecy’s “super sign” of the end-times. I’m in agreement with that. The biggest sign that the prophetic clock started ticking was the existence of Israel on May 14, 1948, when the State of Israel was born. The whole end-time scenario is dependent on Israel existing as a nation. For more on that, read the Bible study on Daniel’s 70 Weeks.

1948: A Prophetic Year - These two articles lay out quite clearly the prophetic fulfillment marked by the year 1948.

Isaiah 66:6-8
A voice of noise from the city, a voice from the temple, a voice of the LORD that rendereth recompence to his enemies. Before she travailed, she brought forth; before her pain came, she was delivered of a man child. Who hath heard such a thing? who hath seen such things? Shall the earth be made to bring forth in one day? or shall a nation be born at once? for as soon as Zion travailed, she brought forth her children.

Ezekiel 37:11-14
Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts. Therefore prophesy and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, O my people, I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel. And ye shall know that I am the LORD, when I have opened your graves, O my people, and brought you up out of your graves, And shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I shall place you in your own land: then shall ye know that I the LORD have spoken it, and performed it, saith the LORD.

Jews Returning To Israel (Aliyah) (May 14, 1948 - Present) - Read of Obadiah’s Vision and the prophetic fulfillment currently underway in the Negev Desert. Note: As of May 2006, Israel now has the highest population of Jews in the world, for the first time since 70 AD. An interesting Bible study by Chuck Missler on Ezekiel’s 430 days that shows Bible prophecy EXACTLY predicting the very day that Israel became a nation in 1948 and when they got Jerusalem in 1967! Additional supporting facts below:

Leviticus 26:32-35
And I will bring the land into desolation: and your enemies which dwell therein shall be astonished at it. And I will scatter you among the heathen, and will draw out a sword after you: and your land shall be desolate, and your cities waste. Then shall the land enjoy her sabbaths, as long as it lieth desolate, and ye be in your enemies’ land; even then shall the land rest, and enjoy her sabbaths. As long as it lieth desolate it shall rest; because it did not rest in your sabbaths, when ye dwelt upon it.

Look at the real history of the physical state of Israel up until Israel became a nation again. It was desolate and few lived there. Now the “Palestinians” suddenly want the land. The spiritual state of Israel will be developed and led back to Yeshua through the great tribulation.

Leviticus 26:44-46
And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant with them: for I am the LORD their God. But I will for their sakes remember the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the heathen, that I might be their God: I am the LORD. These are the statutes and judgments and laws, which the LORD made between him and the children of Israel in mount Sinai by the hand of Moses.

God is not done with Israel. Even though they don’t follow after the Messiah, for their sakes, God will not forget His covenant with their ancestors. But how does Israel becoming a nation again fit in with the timing of the end-times?

Matthew 24:32-42
Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors. Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled. Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away. But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only. But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.

The fig tree symbolizes Israel [Hosea 9:10, Jeremiah 24:1-10, Joel 1:7] and on May 14, 1948 Israel sprouted forth leaves and has been growing ever since. This is Israel’s prophesied reappearance. As stated in Matthew 24:32-34, the generation that sees the fig tree put forth its leaves will not pass until all these things be fulfilled.

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Beginning Signs according to Matthew 24:3-14

Signs of the end, just to name a few. These aren’t nearly all of them, but I’m sure you’ll have a few of your own come to mind.

Algeria Insurgency 1992 -->
Burma Insurgency 1950 -->
China Senkaku Islands 1968 -->
China Spratly Islands 1988 -->
China Uighur 1996 -->
Colombia Insurgencies 1970s-->
Congo (Zaire) Congo War 1998-->
Georgia Civil War 1991-->
India Assam 1985 -->
India Kashmir 1970s-->
India Naxalite Uprising 1967 -->
Ivory Coast Civil War 2002 -->
Korea Korean War 1953 -->
Laos Hmong Insurgency 2000 -->
Moldova Transdniester 1991-->
Namibia Caprivi Strip 1966-->
Nepal Maoists 1996 -->
Nigeria Civil Disturbances 1997 -
Pakistan Baluchistan 2004 -
Pakistan Pashtun Jihad 2001 -
Palestine Civil War 2007-->
Peru Shining Path 1970s-->
Philippines Moro Uprising 1970s-->
Russia Chechen Uprising 1992 -->
Somalia Civil War 1991-->
Spain Basque Uprising 1970s-->
Thailand Islamic Rebels 2001 -->
Turkey Kurdistan 1984 -->
Uganda Civil Conflict 1980 -->
United States Afghanistan 1980 -->
United States Djibouti 2001 -->
United States Iraq 1990 -->
United States Philippines 1898 -->
Uzbekistan Civil Disturbances 2005 -->
Yemen Sheik al-Houti 2004 -->
  • Nation Against Nation, Kingdom Against Kingdom
    • WWI (1914-1918)
    • WWII (1939-1945)
    • Korea (June 1950 - July 1953)
    • Vietnam (1945 - 1975)
    • Persian Gulf (1990 - 1991)
    • Bosnia (November 1995)
    • Afghanistan (October 2001)
    • Iraq War (March - April 2003)
    • Iran, Syria, Turkey, Russia-Israel War ??? (Gog/Magog)
  • Famines
  • Pestilences
  • Earthquakes, in divers places
    • Recent Earthquakes Worldwide - Increase in earthquakes between 1990 and 2009
    • Sumatra quake’s awesome power 9.3 temblor ripped 800-mile gash in Earth’s crust (May 20, 2005) - The monster earthquake that ravaged Sumatra and the Andaman Islands in December, killing 300,000 people in a tsunami that crossed the entire Indian Ocean, was of such epic proportions that even scientists accustomed to puzzling out the complexity of Earth’s behavior are awed. They warn that similar disastrous earthquakes may lie ahead. Consider the almost unbelievable effects of the quake revealed by the latest analyses:
      • Without warning, it ripped a deep gash in the Earth’s crust for more than 800 miles, and the rupture sped from south to north at more than a mile and a half per second.
      • It made the entire Earth “ring like a bell” as its seismic signals caused the planet’s crust to vibrate in oscillations picked up by seismographs worldwide -- from instruments emplaced in the steppes of Russia to others buried beneath the Antarctic ice sheet.
      • It triggered an 11-minute swarm of 14 small quakes nearly 7,000 miles away, near the slopes of Alaska’s unstable Mount Wrangell volcano.
      • It released the energy of 100 billion tons of TNT -- more than the power of a thousand 1-megaton hydrogen bombs.
      • The waves of the tsunami it created were so high as they crossed the Indian Ocean that satellites orbiting overhead had no trouble identifying them through radar measurements of the wave troughs.

      “The sheer size of the event is so awesome. It is nature at its most formidable, and it has been humbling to all of us who have studied it,” said Thorne Lay, director of the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics at UC Santa Cruz, who organized the scientific teams that conducted the seismic autopsy. “Even among seismologists, we call this a monster earthquake.” Roger Bilham, a leading geophysicist at the University of Colorado, saw the quake as a warning: “This should be a wake-up call that conservative seismic forecasts may not serve society well,” Bilham said.

    • See other Earth Changes
  • Ye (Christians) shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake
    • Voice of the Martyrs - The Voice of the Martyrs is a non-profit, interdenominational organization with a vision for aiding Christians around the world who are being persecuted for their faith in Christ, fulfilling the Great Commission, and educating the world about the ongoing persecution of Christians.
    • Open Doors USA - Open Doors works in the world’s most oppressive countries, strengthening Christians to stand strong in the face of persecution and equipping them to shine Christ’s light in these dark places. One of the greatest challenges to Christians living under tyranny and oppression is isolation - from God’s word and from the body of Christ.
    • Minister beaten for praying for the sick (March 22, 2007)
    • 5 ’well-educated’ kids put in state custody (March 22, 2007)
  • Many shall be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another.
    • You can’t seem to get away from offending people now-a-days. Speak the Word of God, and everyone’s offended. Say the name of Jesus and watch out! The hatred is apparent as well.
  • Many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many

Produced by WCFC TV in Chicago and originally aired on that station, this documentary gives the viewer an objective, behind-the-scenes look at the New Age Movement. The video contains candid interviews with well-known New Age leaders like David Spangler and Benjamin Creme, as well as interviews with leading Christian authorities on the New Age like Dave Hunt, Constance Cumbey and Martin and Diedre Bobgan.

  • This gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.

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Psalm 83

While Rabbis Make Call to Pray Psalm 83, Ancient Book of Psalms Found in Ireland Bog, Open to Same Psalm (July 26, 2006) - Irish archaeologists today, confirmed an incredible find by a construction worker who was digging up a bog near Ireland’s midlands, last week, when “just beyond the bucket of his bulldozer, he spotted something.” Pat Wallace, director of the National Museum of Ireland, remarked, “This is really a miracle find. There’s two sets of odds that make this discovery really way out. First of all, it’s unlikely that something this fragile could survive buried in a bog at all, and then for it to be unearthed and spotted before it was destroyed, is incalculably more amazing.” According to AOL News, The 20-page book of Psalms, dated back to the years 800-1000, and was found open to Psalm 83, in which God hears complaints of other nations’ attempts to wipe out the name of Israel. The discovery becomes even more miraculous with the fact that Jerusalem’s Chief Rabbinate, Monday, called for worldwide prayer on behalf of Israel, to begin on Tuesday; one of the texts given to pray was Psalm 83. more...

Psalm 83
Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God. For, lo, thine enemies make a tumult: and they that hate thee have lifted up the head. They have taken crafty counsel against thy people, and consulted against thy hidden ones. They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance. For they have consulted together with one consent: they are confederate against thee: The tabernacles of Edom, and the Ishmaelites; [generically Arabs of the East, southern Jordon and Saudi Arabia] of Moab, [Central Jordan] and the Hagarenes; [named after the refugee Hagar, mother of Ishmael, Syria and Arabia] Gebal, and Ammon [Southern Jordan], and Amalek [Sinai Desert]; the Philistines [Gaza Strip Area] with the inhabitants of Tyre; [Southern Lebanon] Assur [Syria/Iraq] also is joined with them: they have holpen the children of Lot. Selah. Do unto them as unto the Midianites; as to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the brook of Kison: Which perished at Endor: they became as dung for the earth. Make their nobles like Oreb, and like Zeeb: yea, all their princes as Zebah, and as Zalmunna: Who said, Let us take to ourselves the houses of God in possession. [This is exactly the claim of these Muslim nations now, their right to the land of Israel] O my God, make them like a wheel; as the stubble before the wind. As the fire burneth a wood, and as the flame setteth the mountains on fire; So persecute them with thy tempest, and make them afraid with thy storm. Fill their faces with shame; that they may seek thy name, O LORD. Let them be confounded and troubled for ever; yea, let them be put to shame, and perish: That men may know that thou, whose name alone is JEHOVAH, art the most high over all the earth.

This brings to mind what Ezekiel 38:8; 18-23 says about the armies of Gog/Magog that come from the North to attack Israel. God “will plead against him with pestilence and with blood; and I will rain upon him, and upon his bands, and upon the many people that are with him, an overflowing rain, and great hailstones, fire, and brimstone.” We could be very well seeing the beginning of the Gog/Magog invasion. If anyone has been reading my news mailings, you know the alliance is already there and strong between all the players in the Gog/Magog invasion, and now with Israel defending herself, the ones’ prophesied to attack Israel are furious. Iran, Turkey, Russia, Syria, and the generic Middle East Muslim community along with many here in America are blaming everything on Israel. Here in Seattle today, a Muslim man shot up a Jewish Federation killing one woman and injuring five others. He said he was angry at Israel. Anyone not seeing what is going on better take off the blinders. It’s time to wake up! I don’t know if this is really it, but I’ve been presenting the same information that makes me think it is.

Is it all just coincidence? I don’t think so. How perfectly Psalm 83 fits into what is going on, even naming names, validates it. This kind of timing and world publicity is God’s provision. We’re seeing more and more Biblical ancient text in the news, and with the timing of this one and world events, not to mention it was found opened to Psalm 83, I just can’t accept that as mere coincidence. The earth and solar system along with all the laws that govern physics didn’t just coincidentally happen. What timing to bring to the world’s attention what God dictated would happen through His prophets thousands of years ago. For more on the planned nature of creation...

Evidence of creation and the myth of coincidental creation:

The Eyes Have It - Creation Is Reality | No Chance of Life by Chance ~ by Bruce Malone

More scientific evidence for creation and the answers to all the evolution questions at DrDino.com

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Gaza Pullout Reason in Zephaniah 2:4?

A potential reason that God may have wanted the Jews out of Gaza?... (July 30, 2005)

  • Israel’s Gaza withdrawal must be only a first step (August 15, 2005)
  • Israel: Gaza pullout moving quickly (August 17, 2005) - Unarmed Israeli troops and police went door to door at the settlements, appealing to settlers to leave and threatening to move them by force. Some soldiers convinced protesters to leave after embracing them and joining them in song and prayer. At an evening briefing, Maj. Gen. Dan Harel, whose troops are carrying out the evacuation, declared the operation a “victory for us all,” including soldiers, police and the settlers. The situation was still “touch and go,” Harel said, but the argument that “we are one people” would win over remaining resisters. Although there were few reports of violence Wednesday, a Jewish settler in the West Bank grabbed a gun from an Israeli guard and shot dead three Palestinians in the Shilo settlement, Israeli police said. Two Palestinians were wounded. A Jewish man from the nearby Shvut Rahel settlement was arrested. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon condemned the attack. His office said in a written statement, “The prime minister views with great severity the Jewish terrorist actions directed against innocent Palestinians out of the warped thought that out of this action the disengagement could be brought to a halt.” more...
Zephaniah 2:3-7
Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORD’s anger. For Gaza shall be forsaken, and Ashkelon a desolation: they shall drive out Ashdod at the noon day, and Ekron shall be rooted up. Woe unto the inhabitants of the sea coast, the nation of the Cherethites! the word of the LORD is against you; O Canaan, the land of the Philistines, I will even destroy thee, that there shall be no inhabitant. And the sea coast shall be dwellings and cottages for shepherds, and folds for flocks. And the coast shall be for the remnant of the house of Judah; they shall feed thereupon: in the houses of Ashkelon shall they lie down in the evening: for the LORD their God shall visit them, and turn away their captivity.

aletheuo’s Comments:

“And Ashkelon left in ruins“ Ashkelon is one of the original five cities of Philistia (Palestine) and is still called Ashkelon today and is in the Gaza strip. Ahkelon is a beautiful seaport city in mid Gaza just north of Gaza City and just south of Ashdod on the Mediterranean Sea. “At midday Ashdod will be emptied and Ekron uprooted. Woe to you who live by the sea, O Kerethite people; the word of the Lord is against you, O Canaan, land of the Philistines.“ Ashdod is another sea port city north of Ashkelon and west of Ekron. Ekron lies inland and is just west of Beth Shemesh (Hebron). The Kerethite (NIV) people, or Cherethites (KJV) are a tribe from Philistia that inhabited the Gaza region spoken of in Ezekiel 25:16; NIV “..therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: I am about to stretch out my hand against the Philistines, and I will cut off the Kerethites and destroy those along the coast.” It hasn’t happened as yet, but, as Gaza is being abandoned, the Kerethites (Palestinians) are being cut off. We are watching God gather His people back to Israel. (Aliyah, Kumah) He is causing them to ’abandon’ Gaza. (The pullout) He is gathering the remnants of Baal to Gaza. Nayef Hawatmeh, head of DFLP is returning to set up again. And I am certain as the days pass and the pullout is complete you will see all sorts of terrorists heading to Gaza. Keep watching.

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Dividing the Land

Zechariah 14:1-3
Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, and thy spoil shall be divided in the midst of thee. For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken, and the houses rifled, and the women ravished; and half of the city shall go forth into captivity, and the residue of the people shall not be cut off from the city. Then shall the LORD go forth, and fight against those nations, as when he fought in the day of battle.

Could we soon see the dividing of Israel for peace? If that were to happen, Israelis would have to move to Israeli areas or risk falling prey to their new Islamic neighbors. We know what has happened in Gaza with the pullout. How long would a Jew last remaining there? Their houses will be rifled and I’m sure women will get ravished if they were to remain. But half is described as remaining. This means that it can’t be the time of Jacob’s trouble because Christ makes it clear that running to the mountains is the only safe place to be. From there, they are taken to the wilderness and protected from the antichrist and his master Lucifer the dragon. Revelation 12

See up-to-date news developing...

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Antichrists

Sign of the end (Matthew 24:1-14)
Matthew 24:11
And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.

Luke 21:7,8
And they asked him, saying, Master, but when shall these things be? and what sign will there be when these things shall come to pass? And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them.
  • Jose Luis De Jesus Miranda - This man claims to be Jesus Christ. I’m sure I will come across more as we get closer to the end.
  • Maitreya - Quote from website: “Many now expect the return of their awaited Teacher, whether they call him the Christ, Messiah, the fifth Buddha, Krishna, or the Imam Mahdi. Millions now know that the Teacher who fulfills all these expectations is already living among us. Maitreya, the World Teacher, has not come alone, but with a group of wise Teachers who have long guided humanity from behind the scenes.” Exposition on the “ascended masters,” the fallen angels.
  • Cruise ‘is Christ’ of Scientology - TOM Cruise is the new “Christ” of Scientology, according to leaders of the cult-like religion. The Mission: Impossible star has been told he has been “chosen” to spread the word of his faith throughout the world. And leader David Miscavige believes that in future, Cruise, 44, will be worshipped like Jesus for his work to raise awareness of the religion. A source close to the actor, who has risen to one of the church’s top levels, said: “Tom has been told he is Scientology’s Christ-like figure. “Like Christ, he’s been criticized for his views. But future generations will realize he was right.”
  • The Secret The book - This is a good example of one of the many deceptions coming which cater to the desire for physical things. It is discussed on ProphecyNewsWatch and that is where these excerpts came from. This shows the antichrist of self-focus, worship of self as god.
    • Serengeti: My friend has the book “The Secret” and I just had the chance to check out this book. She believes it brings her closer to God. That it teaches that God is energy. Here is what the lighthouse reports and I checked it out it says exactly that. I told her the book is wrong. “We are the creators not only of our own destiny but also of the Universe ... We are all connected, and we are all One” (p. 175). “No matter who you thought you were, now you know the Truth of Who You Really Are. You are the master of the Universe. You are the heir to the kingdom. You are the perfection of Life” ( p. 183). “You are God in a physical body ... You are all power ... You are all intelligence ... You are the creator” ( p. 164). We are co-creators of our life with God. We are both creating and being created at the same time. The universe is not some magic genie that’s says, “Your wish is my command,” bringing you any car, house, or amount of money you desire. The Secret does not exist to satisfy your every wish but to help us become the kind of people God can use to make His ultimate wish come true - Heaven on Earth and inside each one of us.
    • Other one: I shelled out the five bucks and just watched the silly movie. It is basically a seminar on achieving your wants and needs.... It’s basically telling you that you create your future by what you think and feel today. If you dwell on all the bad things in your life, you are basically attracting more of the same for your future. The secret is the power of attraction. What you vision for yourself and actually feel the goodness of the visions of your future will be made manifest in your future........ You create your own future..... no god, no spiritual higher power, just you and your mind which is capable of making anything you visualize come to pass. So Rock, if you really feel good about Victoria’s secret, you can easily incorporate that into your future. There are some basic themes that are not completely false about the secret, but overall it’s such an Anti-God process that it’s beyond blasphemous. But people do tend to make their futures by what they dwell on (self fulfilling prophecy’s) that there “seems” to be some ring of truth to this “secret“. I can see how people like Oprah will take it to to the spiritual level and do much harm to people. But I also agree with the secret that we should not dwell on negative all the time, for it effects how we think and do..... which really does affect our futures. Now it getting you a new bike as one kid in the seminar..... or the sexy looking wife of your dreams..... well, I just can’t buy into all that. It basically says that you can create your own being by the power of your mind...... make things in the world happen just by visualizing them and feeling very good those thoughts and visions..... its the feeling good about it that gives it the power to be made manifest. To an extent the things we experience tomorrow are affected by what we do today, and a good attitude helps tremendously....... but creating or making manifest things to get by the power of your mind........ whoooo boy, that’s taking things way way out there. It has the potential of being the next big movement from the same old story of “you decide what’s right and wrong for you and you make your own destiny.

How do we know antichrists?

1 John 2:17-26
And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever. Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time. They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us. But ye have an unction from the Holy One, and ye know all things. I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth. Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son. Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also. Let that therefore abide in you, which ye have heard from the beginning. If that which ye have heard from the beginning shall remain in you, ye also shall continue in the Son, and in the Father. And this is the promise that he hath promised us, even eternal life. These things have I written unto you concerning them that seduce you.

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Christian Persecution

Matthew 24:9-10
Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake. And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another.

Persecution has many forms from things easy to brush off such as mocking to the losing of ones life. As time goes on it is apparent that things are getting worse, evidenced by the reaction to just bringing up the name of Jesus and the reactions that brings.

Education System

As laid out in the documentary Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, the higher educational system has a strong bias against the origins as laid out in the Bible. For those that hold to the scriptural account of creation, we are viewed as “flat-earthers” lacking the scientific understanding needed to break free of the constraints of religious belief.

There is an attack on the Biblical narrative of creation using a theory put forth as fact, Darwinian evolution. I actually believe that science proves the creation narrative when taking into account events like the flood and the pre-flood world according to scripture. I recommend watching Kent Hovind's video series Creation Science Evangelism for more of the science that proves creation and a greater understanding of how we got from creation to here. You can also read more on the The Creation vs. Evolution Debate.

Murder

While Christians in the West deal primarily with the lesser forms of persecution, there are believers in Eastern nations such as China, North Korea and Muslim nations who are killed for their belief.


Could this be a prelude to our “Krystallnacht“? Constance Cumbey (July 28, 2008) - See referenced article: In 1938 a crazed Jewish young man, Peter Grynspan, distraught over his parent’s deportation to a Polish ghetto, walked into a Nazi office and killed a German military official. This was the incident the Nazis seized upon to rally mass violence against the Jews which culminated in the ugly Krystallnacht in which thousands of Jewish owned businesses had their glass shattered and shops destroyed. Then the already victimized storeowners and other Jews were forced to pay reparations for the cleanup. They were also forced to wear ugly yellow stars. There was an ominous parallel here in the USA yesterday. A crazed out of work man, with a media reported hatred of liberals and their churches allegedly walked into a Knoxville, Tennessee Unitarian Universalist Church and opened fire. At least seven were wounded. Two have so far died. Because of a note left in the car, the matter is being investigated as a “hate crime.” What is ignored in the headline coverage are the statements of witnesses contained in the article: He was angry at all religion. He expressed anger two years ago at a neighbor who told him she graduated from Bible School. He said his parents had forced him to go to church as a child. His hatred of religion was certainly not confined to “liberal” ones. The emphasis in the mainstream media coverage seems to be “hate crimes” against “liberal churches” -- not Christianity and the Bible in general. I am fearful of the media spin being put upon this one. I have collected many New Age books that say when people learn what the churches are all about, they will burn them down. Edgar Cayce (A.R.E.) activist Gina Cerminara wrote one such book, Insights for the Age of Aquarius. I rather suspect the Alliance of Civilizations will seize upon this as part of their implementation agenda. They have already written at length that a greater threat than terrorism to the world was ’religious extremism’ in the USA. They spelled out with great exactitude that this was more dangerous than terrorism because it was the “extremism” that would breed terrorism. Given the recent publicity characterizing Fellowship Foundation as Christian extremism and given that we know that at the very highest levels it was a New Age stalking horse with interlocking directorates with the highest leadership of powerful New Age groups such as Institute for Noetic Sciences and World Business Academy, I suspect that great hay will be made of this with little or no attention paid to the assailant’s total hatred of all religion. The same tactic was tried by New Age leadership after Jim Jones and his People’s Temple blew up in 1977. The New Agers promptly blamed the entire organization and final fatal episode on “Christian fundamentalism.” I am happy to have played some role, albeit perhaps small, in returning Jim Jones to the New Age community of which he was always such a stalwart part. It would be very nice as the charges of “Christian extremism” advance to likewise hand them back Fellowship Foundation and the Prayer Breakfast Network. Using psychological terms, what appears to be happening is called “projection.” The New Agers are busy projecting their own hateful agenda on to us, successfully using the religious subversion networks they created to marginalize and silence those of us sound the alarms! Atheist websites continue to mischaracterize Jim Jones as “Christian” seeking “righteousness.” I am certain by now they know he was not, but the lie is convenient for those seeking to put down monotheism in general and Christianity in particular. We need to keep a close and wary eye on this one.

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Apostasy

Matthew 24:11
And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.

1 Timothy 4:1-3
Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron; forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.

2 Timothy 4:1-4
I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom; preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; and they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.

2 Thessalonians 2:1-4
Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him, that ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand. Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition; who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.

This falling away from the Truth has been happening for some time, manifesting itself throughout history and leading people away from God. However I believe its final culmination will contribute to the worship of the man of sin. In order for a usurper to come in with signs and lying wonders to deceive the world, the world must not have a solid foundation in the Truth. If they knew and believed the Truth, the lie would be easier to see.

However, related to the persecution of Christians, they would rather believe a lie because of pride they reject the authority of God and His ways. Historically this leads to the elimination of God's people and during the time of great tribulation this will be raised to a fever. Those without a strong foundation and belief will quickly turn from their Savior to save their temporal life, losing their eternal one.

News & Resources on the falling away from Truth

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Love of Many Waxes Cold

2 Timothy 3:1-5
This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

Sign of the end (Matthew 24:1-14)

Matthew 24:12
And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.

1 John 4:7,8
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

The sign of a God-less world is the actions of those living in the world. The sign of the end-times of the love of many waxing cold. When we see mass support for the murder of unborn babies, that may be a sign. Then there are these kinds of stories becoming more prevalent. Sign of the condition of so many lost souls...

They Sold Their Souls for Rock n Roll - I think one of the biggest signs of the times that we are overlooking is the music revolution that started in the 1950’s. Is it a coincidence that it happened AFTER the biggest prophetic sign of the end times, the re-birth of Israel in 1948? I don’t think so. Here is a four part series produced by Cross TV that gives you the shocking truth of were the roots of today’s popular music comes from and what effect it has on all of us. I will encourage you to watch all four episodes. UPDATE: Thanks to John (one of our readers) Here is where you can purchase this video series: www.crosstv.com

  • Bloody Weekend: 32 Shot, 2 Stabbed, 6 Dead CBS Chicago (April 20, 2008) - A violent and deadly weekend continues in Chicago. At least 12 people have been shot, two of them killed, since Saturday morning. Two others were stabbed in a home invasion. This comes after at least 20 people were shot, four of them killed, from Friday night through early Saturday.
  • Deception built super-secret abortion clinic World Net Daily (August 29, 2007) - Planned Parenthood concealed its ownership of a huge new abortion facility scheduled to open soon in a Chicago suburb, and pro-life advocates – and at least one city official – are questioning whether the abortion provider can mislead officials without repercussions.
  • Police smash global pedophile ring Associated Press (June 17, 2007) - British police, aided by U.S. authorities, have smashed a global Internet pedophile ring that broadcast live-streamed videos of children being abused, investigating more than 700 suspects worldwide and rescuing 31 children in a 10-month probe, officials said Monday.
  • Wisconsin shooting kills 6, wounds toddler Associated Press (June 11, 2007)
  • U.S. violent crime up again, more murders, robberies Reuters (June 4, 2007) - More murders and robberies in 2006 sent U.S. violent crimes higher for the second straight year, the FBI said.
  • Four children, mother found hanging in Texas Reuters (May 29, 2007) - Three children and their mother were found hanged in a mobile home west of Fort Worth and a fourth child, an 8-month-old baby, was also found hanging but survived, police said on Tuesday.
  • Boy, 10, guilty of beating homeless man (May 10, 2007)
  • NYC police search for torturer-rapist (April 19, 2007)
  • Gunman kills 32 in Virginia Tech rampage (April 17, 2007) - A gunman massacred 32 people at Virginia Tech in the deadliest shooting rampage in modern U.S. history.
  • Says Zell: Military shortages, Social Security crisis, and illegal immigration all linked to abortion (March 9, 2007) - It hasn’t gotten widespread play yet, but former U.S. Sen. Zell Miller made a little news this week in Macon when he declared that abortion has contributed to the military’s manpower shortage, the Social Security crisis, and the flow of illegal immigrants into the United States. “How could this great land of plenty produce too few people in the last 30 years? Here is the brutal truth that no one dares to mention: We’re too few because too many of our babies have been killed,” Miller said. “Over 45 million since Roe v. Wade in 1973. If those 45 million children had lived, today they would be defending our country, they would be filling our jobs, they would be paying into Social Security,” the former Georgia governor said. “Still, we watch as 3,700 babies are killed every single day in America. It is unbelievable that a nation under God would allow this.” If you doubt us, check out the video at the Macon Telegraph’s web site. The comments were made at a Tuesday night fund-raiser for a local anti-abortion counseling center. State Sen. Nancy Schaefer (R-Turnerville), who has become an ideological ally of Miller on the abortion issue, made a similar statement almost exactly a year ago, but backed off upon press inquiries. Somehow, we don’t think Miller’s inclined to throw himself in reverse.
  • Police: Dad stabs baby boy in back (March 15, 2007) - A man stabbed his 11-month-old son in the back, threw the boy out the car window with the kitchen knife stuck in his back and then drove away, police said Thursday. His 5-year-old son managed to escape unharmed. “He was conscious, but the knife was buried all the way to the handle,” said Speedway Detective Jim Thiele. The boy, Devin Chandler, was in stable condition at a hospital Thursday. Officers had found Kevin Chandler’s car but were searching for him. Thiele said Chandler is homeless and had been staying with some friends or family. Police think 31-year-old Chandler and the boy’s mother, Angela Limbrock, were arguing as they prepared to leave Limbrock’s apartment on the west side of Indianapolis Wednesday night.
  • Mass. elevator blast kills 2 people (March 15, 2007) - A man pulled his estranged girlfriend into an elevator in the office building where she worked and ignited a 2-gallon container of gasoline, killing them both, authorities and witnesses said. Authorities found the bodies of a man and woman inside the elevator after the explosion, and police were investigating it as a murder-suicide. “Once again we have an ugly specter of domestic violence here in Massachusetts,” Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett said. He identified the two dead as Raymond Echavarria, 23, and Xiomara Robles, 21. Witnesses said Echavarria pulled Robles into the elevator. Shortly after, police said, there was an explosion inside the elevator, engulfing it in flames. Police found the gasoline container, a lighter, and a knife at the scene.
  • 4 killed in NYC shootout; motive unknown (March 15, 2007) - A gunman wearing a fake beard and carrying 100 rounds of ammunition fatally shot a pizzeria employee and two unarmed volunteer police officers in Greenwich Village before other officers shot him to death, the mayor said Thursday. Authorities were investigating why David Gavin, 32, went into a pizzeria around 9 p.m. Wednesday, asked for a menu and then shot an employee 15 times in the back before fleeing, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said. A neighborhood resident, Tina Lourenco, said she saw the gunman and recognized him as a former employee of the pizzeria. Nicholas Todd Pekearo and Eugene Marshalik, two of the city’s nearly 4,500 auxiliary police officers, responded to the shooting and approached Gavin, who crossed the street and fired at them.
  • Propagation of Evil Coast to Coast AM (December 8, 2006) - Filling in for George Noory, Art Bell hosted a night of Open Lines. Art noted an increase in senseless killings and evil acts in recent times. Has society undergone a profound change and if so, why?-- he asked of callers. Marty from Toronto opined that we are now living in a cycle of negative energy, while Jose from Guadalajara cited the biblical “end of an age” where evil is released as never before.
  • Is It Just Me, or Are People Really Getting Meaner? (September 22, 2006) - Is it just me, or are people really getting meaner? It seems that much of what I hear and read these days indicates that people’s actions and attitudes are increasingly rude, crude, and downright cantankerous. Has it always been this way? If it was, I don’t remember it. Granted, there is much to be upset about nowadays. People are being taxed out of their minds. Governmental meddling has never been more intrusive. Savings accounts are down. Indebtedness is up. Most newspaper headlines serve only to raise our blood pressure. Americans fear the IRS more than they do Osama bin Laden. Many Americans are working two and even three jobs just to make ends meet. Hollywood used to provide respite from day to day pressures. No more. All they do now is contribute to raising stress levels. Ditto for most major league sports. And when is the last time we could trust anything our congressman told us? Come to think of it, we can’t trust much of anything anybody tells us. Egad! I’m getting angry just writing this column. However, is it really obligatory that we lose our warmth and compassion? Is everyone who disagrees with us really our enemy? Can we not remain truly uncompromising for a principle without becoming a raving, sadistic madman? Furthermore, it doesn’t seem to matter in what “camp” one finds oneself. The story is the same. Conservatives can be just as mean-spirited as liberals and vice versa. Christians just as contemptuous as atheists. In fact, I know unbelievers whom I would far rather be around than some believers. more...
  • Behind The Bloodshed: The Untold Story of America's Mass Killings USA Today (2006 - 2015) - To analyze mass killings, USA TODAY used the FBI's definition: four or more killed, not including suspects, in an event. The killing may stretch over a day or more and some distance, especially if it includes killings committed in flight or against targeted people. It does not include an extended "cooling-off period" to distinguish this kind of crime from the acts of serial killers. Unlike gun control advocates who just count shootings, USA TODAY analyzed all mass killings, regardless of weapon. That adds significant diversity to the types of killers and victims and produces a fuller portrait of this type of crime. USA TODAY began by collecting the FBI's Supplemental Homicide Reports for 2006-11. This data, created by local police and collated by the FBI, provide details on each murder. However, Florida does not report to the FBI; the District of Columbia and Nebraska only started doing so in 2009. And murders on American Indian reservations, college campuses and military bases may not be included. To fill these gaps, USA TODAY used local news reports and official records. USA TODAY did the same for mass killings in 2012-13, for which FBI data has not been released. USA TODAY cross-checked each FBI report with local news reports and sometimes with local law enforcement agencies. USA TODAY found that 36 mass killings reported in the FBI data were erroneous. In some, other types of crime were miscoded as murders. In others, miscodes created a mass killing where no crime had occurred. USA TODAY excluded these from its analysis. USA TODAY also found 26 mass killings not recorded in FBI data. Sometimes, a killer’s victims, separated by a few miles or hours, were reported as separate cases. Example: An Alabama man killed his mother and torched her house. He drove 12 miles to his uncle’s house, where he sprayed the front porch with gunfire, killing five and wounding one. Then he killed his grandmother, who lived next door, as she stood in a doorway. As he fled in a car, he shot eight more, three fatally, before killing himself. more...
  • Your Civil Rights Activists at Work - Support for such organizations a NAMBLA (North American Man-Boy Love Association) as well as many others under the similar vein. If you believe the Bible is the Word of God and you obey it, then this should be a sign that we’re close to the end.
Isaiah 5:20
Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.

2 Timothy 3:1-11
This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away. For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts, Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth. Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith. But they shall proceed no further: for their folly shall be manifest unto all men, as their’s also was. But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience, Persecutions, afflictions, which came unto me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured: but out of them all the Lord delivered me.

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7,000-Year Earth History

2 Peter 3:3-10
Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation. For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water: Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished: But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men. But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

Hosea 6:1-3
Come, and let us return unto the Lord: for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up. After two days will he revive us: in the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight. Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.

So to the Lord, 1 day = 1,000 years. Christ died and rose again around 32 AD. By this standard, two days would be 2,000 years. After 2,000 years the Lord will revive us and in the 3,000th year, He will raise us up. The millennium is the 7,000th year of earth’s history. This rings true to the Sabbath day, only for the Lord, the 7th day is the 7,000th - 8,000th year, or the 7th millennium! During the millennium, the earth will be at rest under Christ’s perfect rule from Jerusalem.

Genesis 2:2,3
And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.

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Signs of the Last Generation

The Bible says... Scripture Reference Fulfillment
The final generation will be the one that witnesses the blossoming of the “fig tree.” Hosea 9:10 Israel returned as a nation in 1948 fulfilling God“s promise to Abraham. Israel is always referred to as the “fig tree” and Christ taught that Israel“s forefathers were the first fruits in his fig tree.
There will be wars and rumors of wars. Mark 13:7 The last 100 years have seen more wars than any time since creation.
An army called “the Kings of the East” will march into the Middle East at the battle of Armageddon and have the Euphrates river dry-up before them. Revelation 16:12 Dams built in the 1970“s have given Turkey the ability to dry-up the Euphrates. In 1990 they stopped the river for a month to fill a reservoir. Now you can see why Turkey must be part of the Islamic camp....to make way for the three different attack routes the Russians and Arabs will utilize in their Magog attack on Israel.
There will be Earthquakes in diverse places. Matthew 24:7 Earthquakes have increased in frequency and intensity some 2,000% since Israel returned to the land in 1948.
An end-time global government will arise and break the world into ten regions described as the “Revived Roman Empire.” Revelation 13:1-2
Revelation 17:12-13
The same year Israel returned to the land a group known as the “Club of Rome” signed what was called the “Treaty of Rome” creating the European Union that plans to divide the world into ten regions. The Pope has called the EU the “Revived Roman Empire.” Signers of the treaty were quoted as saying: “We felt like real Romans that day....purposely recreating the Roman Empire.”
Jerusalem will be trodden-down by the Gentiles until the time of the Gentiles has come to an end. This is to happen just prior to the return of Christ. Luke 21:24 The Israelis recaptured Jerusalem in the 1967 war.
In days to come Jacob will take root, Israel will bud and blossom and fill all the world with fruit. Isaiah 27:6 Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, traveled the barren desertland of Palestine in 1863. He claimed in his book Innocence Abroad that in his journey from Jerusalem to Galilee he saw only one Arab. Aside from Jerusalem and Jaffa, most of Palestine was very sparsely settled, primarily because no one could live in the barren land.

Israel now provides over 90% of all citrus fruit consumed in Europe. Since 1948 more than 200 million trees have been planted. This combined with modern irrigation has transformed the precipitation cycle which governs the weather system of Israel (aka Palestine).

the generation alive at the time Israel returns to the land will not all pass away before all things, including the return of Christ with his saints, are accomplished. Luke 21:29-32 Pending. Depending upon the scripture reference a Biblical generation may be anywhere from 40-70 years. We are more than 50 years into that time frame.
During the Great Tribulation, God will have to shorten the daylight hours because the sun will be scorching man. Revelation 16:8-9 Global ozone depletion is being blamed for the blinding of kangaroos in Australia as well as penguins and polar bears at the So. Pole where animals are also developing cancerous tumors. Children in So. America are being told to wear sun glasses while most of the krill off the tip of So. America are gone. This is the bottom of the food chain. Paint is oxidizing faster than normal in Australia where sperm counts in men have dropped precipitously. Frogs are mutating and dying in No. America where skin cancers and cataracts are up 50-75%. The U.N., reports that some areas of the Earth have lost nearly all ozone. The ozone hole is now 3-times the size of Europe and nearly continuous volcanic eruptions are exacerbating the situation. Scientists are experimenting with ways to grow more algae in the oceans because of the death of large areas of plankton and algae. They are responsible for 1/4th of our oxygen supply.
storms will become increasingly worse. Luke 21:25-26 There have been record numbers of tropical storms, hurricanes and tornadoes beginning in the 1990“s. (Sustained winds routinely top 200MPH now.)
famines and pestilence will be common-place. Luke 21:11
Revelation 6:8
There have been more deaths from famine since 1950 than any other time in history. Old diseases are gaining the upper-hand and new diseases are appearing regularly that have no cure.
The Antichrist will bring a 7-year peace and protection pact for Israel but when they say “Peace and safety” sudden destruction will come upon them. 1 Thessalonians 5:3 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose name means “Gift from God,” has stalled the peace process with the Palestinians by demanding “Peace with safety and peace with security” prompting Arafat to turn to Europe, (the Revived Roman Empire), to join in the peace process. Now that Arafat is dead, will Mohammed Abbas pick up where Arafat left off?
The end-time apostate church will be clothed in scarlet and situated on seven hills. Revelation 17:3-6
Revelation 9
The Roman Catholic church uses scarlet, sits on the seven hills of Rome, has the nickname-“Babylon,” has a pope that says the church has fallen into irreversible apostasy, most of it’s leaders don’t acknowledge Christ as Messiah. The pope has expressed fears his successor may be the false prophet. The “Revived Roman Empire” will be a seven-headed beast that is scarlet in color with ten horns. The apostate church will be symbolized as a woman riding the beast. The E-U will use the same image on it“s single currency known as the “Euro.” The image they minted on the first E-U coin was of Charles V. (The first emperor of the Roman Empire).
Knowledge shall be increased and man will run to and fro about the face of the Earth. Daniel 12:4 Mans’ knowledge took 1,450 years to double the first time. It now doubles every two years and science is forecasting that in the 21st Century it will double every few months.
if Christ does not return no flesh will be saved. Matthew 24:22 Nuclear weaponry makes this the first generation capable of annihilating all life on Earth.
the Antichrist will allow the Jews to rebuild the temple and renew sacrifices. 2 Thessalonians 2:3-4 Gershon Solomon and the Temple Mount Faithful have found the red heifer ashes necessary to purify the new temple, may have located the Ark of the Covenant, have computerized all Levitical priests” names for temple service, attempted to lay the cornerstone on the Temple Mount and have recreated nearly all implements necessary for temple worship. In fact, a snail used for the blue line on the bottom of the priest“s garment returned to Israel for the first time in 2,000 years when they began to work on the garment. Also, the first red heifer in two thousand years has been born in the Holy Land.
Jerusalem will become a burdensome stone and a cup of trembling to the world just prior to Christ’s return. Zechariah 12:2 What is holding-up the peace process in Israel is the insistence that the Jews will never give-up or even share Jerusalem. Look for war!
Russia will lead an Arab confederacy in an attack on Israel. Ezekiel 38:14-16 Presently, every nation mentioned in the Bible as being part of the attack is aligned with Russia and is being armed by them or China.
In the last generation men will be proud and boastful, lovers of themselves and pleasure rather than lovers of God and that children will be disobedient. 2 Timothy 3:1-5 Look at modern day America!
The end-time population will not repent of their sorceries, from the Greek word “pharmakea” from which we get the word “pharmacy“. So, they will not repent of their drug abuse. Revelation 9:21 Drug usage is on the rampage worldwide and up 141% among American teens.
in the “last days” people will not want to hear sound doctrine. 2 Timothy 3 Turn on the TV and you’ll see that most ( but not all) TV Evangelists are hollering about prosperity, self-help, personal empowerment, dry, empty sermons for the most part. Ok, you can turn the TV off now, READ THE BIBLE.
First of all, you must understand that in the last days scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil desires.
They will say, “Where is this ‘coming’ he promised? Ever since our fathers died, everything goes on as it has since the beginning of creation.”
2 Peter 3:3-4 The New Age movement, Wicca, and even university religion courses mock Christ’s Word.
there will be signs on the sun, the moon and in the stars. Luke 21:25 Look at the accomplishments of the space age giving us the ability to see asteroids impact Saturn, comets, and even planets outside of our own galaxy.
The Bible says: a strong delusion will accompany the end-times. 2 Thessalonians 2:11 The New Age belief that man is God. The same lie Satan told in the Garden of Eden.


Links

  • Prophecy Watch Overview 28:39 min. A good overview of how Christ’s first coming is connected to the time of His second coming in Bible prophecy.

So if that’s what I feel are signs of the times in which we live, then where do I see history traveling in my studies through the lens of Bible prophecy? Continue to the coming times...