End & New Beginning

The End/ New Beginning

PROPHETIC SIGNIFICANCE:
The End of the World is NOT Near! Balanced Biblical teaching does indicate that there is a new age coming, during which Jesus Christ will reign. We do not set dates for future events! Fear and dread are not appropriate for those who know Christ. Nevertheless, there are many doomsday scenarios in the news, and some of them do have prophetic value. The balance here is to remember that the Bible predicts bad times ahead, but not the total destruction of life.

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Insight from 2012: The Year the World Didn't End
Aspects of the Millennium



Key Scriptures

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Battle of Armageddon
Joel 3:1-3 Further Study
Zechariah 12:2-11 Further Study
Zechariah 14:12-14 Further Study
Revelation 6:12-17 Further Study
Revelation 9:13-21; 11:13 Further Study
Revelation 14:14-20 Further Study
Revelation 16:12-21 Further Study
Revelation 16:16 Further Study
Revelation 17:14 Further Study
Revelation 19:11-21 Further Study
The Millennium
Psalm 98 Further Study
Revelation 20:1-7 Further Study
The Last War
Revelation 20:7-15 Further Study
The Resurrections
Daniel 12:1-3 Further Study
1 Corinthians 15:3-4, 20-23 Further Study
Revelation 20:10-15 Further Study
The Judgments
1 Corinthians 3:10-15 Further Study
Revelation 20:11-15 Further Study
New Heaven and Earth
1 Peter 3:7-13 Further Study
Revelation 21 Further Study
Revelation 22 Further Study

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Current Events and Links

Prophetic Significance: The End Is NOT Near!

See also: The End Is Not Near!
Petra
2012
Emergency Preparedness


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Joy to the World" - Originally a Song about Christ's Second Coming!

Dec. 24, 2014 - When Sir Issac Watts, the master hymn-writer composed "Joy to the World," he meant it primarily to focus on our belief in the Return of Christ as King of Kings.
The original theme of this song was the second coming of the Lord. Christmas wont always be a joyful time, but when Jesus comes back, even the rocks will sing!
Source:Monica Hunter - A Godly Heritage

Joy to the World , the Lord is come!
Let earth receive her King;
Let every heart prepare Him room,
And Heaven and nature sing,
And Heaven and nature sing,
And Heaven, and Heaven, and nature sing.

Joy to the World, the Savior reigns!
Let men their songs employ;
While fields and floods, rocks, hills and plains
Repeat the sounding joy,
Repeat the sounding joy,
Repeat, repeat, the sounding joy.

No more let sins and sorrows grow,
Nor thorns infest the ground;
He comes to make His blessings flow
Far as the curse is found,
Far as the curse is found,
Far as, far as, the curse is found.

He rules the world with truth and grace,
And makes the nations prove
The glories of His righteousness,
And wonders of His love,
And wonders of His love,
And wonders, wonders, of His love

Joy to the World (Unspeakable Joy) - Chris Tomlin - YouTube

America entering End Times? Greg Laurie says yes

Dec. 12, 2014 - World famous pastor and evangelist Greg Laurie recently told his congregation that we are entering the End Times. Some of the biblical predictions have already passed, including the return of Israel as a nation in 1948, Islamic jihad, the alignment of Russia with Iran, and the acceptance of immoral behavior worldwide (abortion, homosexuality, fornication, etc.)

Laurie also spoke about prophecies concerning the rise of anti-Semitism, the absence of America, a new one-world government, the Rapture, the Tribulation, and beyond.

Source: OneNewsNow
Harvest Christian Fellowship

Prophetic Significance: The End Is NOT Near!


Dr. David Jeremiah: Im no prophet, but the End Times are here

Dec. 4, 2014 - Pastor David Jeremiah, from the Shadow Mountain Church in San Diego, has written a new book in which he and a co-writer highlight ten key players of the Book of Revelation. Each chapter starts with a "story" about that person's activity during the End Times and then gives Bible references to back it up. In an interview with the Christian Post Jeremiah said:
"The End Times, in the sense of Bible prophecy, probably started for us in 1948 when Israel became a nation, because many of the prophecies, in the New Testament especially, could not be fulfilled until Israel was at home in her nation,"
He says that we should not be upset by the thought that we are in the End Times because Revelation tells us that Jesus and His followers are victorious.
Source: OneNewsNow



Pope Francis: Christian Persecution, Prohibition of Worship Signs of the End Times

Nov. 29, 2014 - Preaching on Jesus' Olivet Discourse in Luke 21, Pope Francis said that Christian persecution and the cultural fear of public expressions of faith are signs of the end times.
"Worship is prohibited this is at the center of the end of time." Once we "reach the fullness of this pagan attitude truly the Son of Man will come in a cloud with great power and glory."
Source: Christian Post
Editor's Note: The Catholic Church does not believe in the Rapture or the thousand year Millennium, but they do believe that things will get much worse before His return. See our blog: Understanding the Future

Study: Half of Americans, Majority of White Evangelicals Believe Natural Disasters Are Rising Due to 'End Times' Not Climate Change

Nov. 28, 2014 - According to a new poll by the Public Religion Research Institute, 49 percent of Americans now believe that the recent surge in natural disasters is the result of biblical "End Times."
Especially white evangelical Protestants are more likely 77 percent to attribute the severity of recent natural disasters to the End Times than to climate change, added the poll on religion and the environment.
Source: Christian Post

See articles before Jan. 1, 2014



More News Stories


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Links


The End - Overview by Ray Stedman, 1964

Preparing for His Return - A compilation of resources on the Second Coming of Christ -Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

Christian Research Institute
Hank Hanegraaff - "The Bible Answer Man"
Selected articles from CRI, some of which relate to the millennium or new religions

Millennial Madness
Excellent article by Ron Rhodes

Nine Reasons We Should Not Be Afraid
A message by Ron Graff, Solid Ground Brethren In Christ Church

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Aspects of The Millennium

• Geography

The Mount of Olives split - Zechariah 14:4

Living waters from Jerusalem - Zechariah 14:8

Jerusalem will rise - Zechariah 14:9-11

This will be a time of earthquakes and continental shifts

• Ecology

Removal of the Curse - Romans 8:18-23

"Like the Garden of Eden" - Ezekiel 36:35

Desert shall rejoice and blossom as the rose - Isaiah 35:1

Parched ground become a pool - Isaiah 35:7

Trees...shall clap their hands... Instead of thorns... trees... - Isaiah 55:12-13

The earth will yield its increase... no Famine - Ezekiel 34:27-29

Friendly Animals. Wolf with lamb, leopard w/ kid, little child playing near serpents - Isaiah 11:6-8

Wolf and lamb feed together, Lions eat straw like the bullock - Isaiah 65:25

• Health

Longevity

Child ... hundred years. Live to enjoy fruit of their hands - Isaiah 65:20-23

Healing

The sun of righteousness shall arise with healing in its wings - Malachi 4:2

• Politics

Jesus Christ will be King of Kings and Lord of Lords - Revelation 19:16

Of the increase of His government... no end - Isaiah 9:6-7

Jerusalem will be World Capital. All nations shall flow to it. - Isaiah 2:2-4

"I have set her at the center of the nations." - Ezekiel 5:5

David will reign over Israel - Ezekiel 34:23-24

David will be king over them... forever - Ezekiel 37:24-25

Immortal Believers reign with Christ

The Church (represented by theTwenty-Four Elders) -Revelation 4:4,10-11; 5:8-14

Tribulation Martyrs raised from the dead - Revelation 20:4

No sin/rebellion allowed - Withhold rain/ send plague on rebels - Zechariah 14:16-19

Peace everywhere - Beat their swords into plowshares ...neither... war any more - Isaiah 2:2-4

• Worship and Belief

The Temple used for Memorial Sacrifices - Ezekiel 40:39-43

Salvation still by Grace through Faith in Jesus Christ

"No other name given... whereby we must be saved." - Acts 4:10; Philippians 2:9-10; Revelation 22:4

New Spirit within them - Ezekiel 11:19

Everything will be sanctified/holy. Even bells and pots will be holy to the Lord - Zechariah 14:20-21

Some still disbelieve and rebel at the end Revelation 20:7-10


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