Category Archives: End Times

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

I recently re-watched the movie, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. I found in this viewing some uneasy parallels with today’s church. In this episode, the Ministry of Magic took over the running of the Hogwarts school, denying the … Continue reading

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The Symbolism of Revelation 12

Revelation chapter 12 is usually called by teachers and commentators a break, pause, or flashback as we jump back in time to the Satanic persecution of the Jews and the birth of Christ. But Jesus protects us from that thinking … Continue reading

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Will the world end on a specific date based on the Mayan calendar?

God was very specific when he told us how the world will “end.” Because he wanted us to be ready against that time, he gave specific prophecies regarding specific events, some of which could be happening in our lifetime, to … Continue reading

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Why does the Bible talk about Israel signing a peace treaty?

Daniel 9:24-27 gives us a sweeping, end-times prophecy from Christ’s first coming to His Second Coming. Verse 27 tells us about the final seven years before Christ sets up His kingdom. It all begins with someone making an agreement, or … Continue reading

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How could I identify the 666 mark of the Antichrist?

Of all the different prophecies about the end times, perhaps none other has received so much publicity than the Mark of the Beast. Some have refused to use credit cards, insisting that they are the scheme of the Devil. Others … Continue reading

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Why do people think we are living in the end times?

We do not know when the end (the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ) will occur, but the Bible has given us specific events we may look for that indicate that Jesus’ Second Coming is near. Let me give you … Continue reading

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Why do some people want the world to end soon?

A woman dying of cancer struggles for relief. A paraplegic child longs for a cure. Parents worry about their son’s safety on the battleground. A long waiting list for a new heart or liver. Traffic accidents, burning buildings, overloaded prisons, … Continue reading

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Why are more people believing in a partial rapture?

Several passages teach us that the Lord makes a difference among his people. He does not treat them all the same way. Not all of us will be rewarded the same, even though we are all of the church. Not … Continue reading

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Why are so many Christians turning from the pre-tribulation rapture to the pre-wrath rapture?

What does the “pre” refer to in the words pre-tribulation and pre-wrath? It refers to an event that occurs prior to an event. Specifically, it refers to the rapture, the removal of people from the earth, before either a 7-year … Continue reading

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