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.

Key Scriptures
Current Events
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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!
The Rapture
Petra
2012
Emergency Preparedness


Christians, Not Communists, Know the Plan of History

Dec. 8, 2016 - Communists were once confident that they would take over the world without firing a shot. Pastor Mark H. Creech shows that only Bible-believing Christians kinow that God is in control, and there is a glorious future for those who believe in Christ.

Governments rise and fall, but God's hand sovereignly directs the course of human events moving the world closer with each passing day toward what the Bible calls the kingdom of God.

Source: Christian Post
2016: A time of political and spiritual miracles? - Joseph Farah - WND

Prophetic Significance: The End Is NOT Near!


"Keep Watching!" - Online Prophecy Seminar

Sept. 16-18: Watch live online (or on demand) - Featuring Anne Graham Lotz, Jonathan Cahn and Bill Koenig!
Source: Billy Graham Training Center



Jesus Is Coming Soon! - By Hal Lindsey

Sept. 9, 2016 - Prophecy expert Hal Lindsey looks back over his entire career:

For more than fifty years, I have lived in the urgent expectation of Jesus’ return. Fifty years is a long time. Do I regret it? Was I wrong?

No and no!

He quotes Luke 12:37, where Jesus said, “Blessed are those servants whom the master, when he comes, will find watching.”

He gives many basic reasons for believing, now more than ever, that Christ's return is near, and why this should bring joy and peace to believers in an age of crisis.

Source: Hal Lindsey

Billy Graham: 'The Days of Noah' Are Returning to Earth

June 3, 2016 - In his Decision Magazine, evangelist Billy Graham said that Noah's Flood is a reminder that there will be an End Times catastrophe for modern mankind unless they "enter into the ark of salvation, which is Jesus Christ."

There are several signs that point to the End Times, Graham continues, including evidence of greed, sin, immorality, selfishness, a turning away from God, dishonesty and pride, to name a few.

Matthew 24:37-39 says...

"As the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be. For as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and did not know until the flood came and took them all away, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be."

Source: Christian Post

Meet the New Apocalypse (Same As the Old One)

May 25, 2016 - Reviewer Alissa Wilkinson says, "'X-Men: Apocalypse' is probably more religious than even its director realizes.' The evil superpower uses his "Four Horsemen" to bring chaos.

The world is about to end because of the bad guys, and the good guys have to save the day if they can.

Source: Christianity Today

The Armageddon Code—An End Times Interview with Billy Hallowell

May 25, 2016 - In a new study of pastoral perspectives on End Times theology, Author Billy Hallowell says,

There's also the notion that current events are fueling greater interest in the end times and, thus, a deeper quest for facts about what the Bible really says about eschatology.

Source: Christianity Today
4 Reasons Many Christians Believe the End Times Are Near - Christian Post

Only One-Third of Pastors Share 'Left Behind' End Times Theology

Apr. 28, 2016 - Scott McConnell, vice president of LifeWay Research, says churchgoers are still interested in End-times theology. but it’s not an easy topic to preach about.

“Most people want their pastor to preach about the Book of Revelation and the end of the world,” he says. “But that’s a complicated task.

Source: Christianity Today

'Danger is rapidly building,' wealthy flee cities

Apr. 17, 2016 - Why are the elite of cities like Chicago and Paris fleeing from their cities, or even from their countries?

"Even people who do not know prophecies in the Word of God sense something is terribly wrong"

Reasons given for leaving their traditional homes are: "civil unrest, revolution, rampant crime, and natural disasters.”
Source: WND

Top Bible Prophecy Stories of 2015
By Jan Markel

Dec. 28, 2015 - Read the 18 stories that respected author Jan Markel feels are the best heralds of Jesus Christ's soon return.

It's been an amazing year. If you follow any of the Bible prophecy sites, blogs, and media programs, you know they have been overwhelmed with stories that are foreshadowing ... the Time of Jacob's Trouble, also known as the Tribulation.

Source: Understanding the Times

See articles before Jan. 1, 2016



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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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