Who is the Antichrist? Part 5 – His downfall

And it’s my understanding that at this point that the world will come to the exact middle of the seven-year tribulation period and it’s at this point that what Paul described in 2 Peter 2:4 will take place. Now that he has complete control of Jerusalem, Antichrist will walk into a new temple that the…

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Who is the Antichrist? Part 4 – His military career

But when we come to verses 40 through 45 of Daniel 11, we have the military career of the Antichrist being revealed. Verse 40 says, “And at the time of the end”—this is going to be in the future tribulation—“shall the king of the south push at him, and the king of the north shall…

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Who is the Antichrist? Part 3 – The character of the Antichrist

We’ve been talking about the future Antichrist and we’ve seen on the basis of Daniel 7 that he will rise to power from within the future revived Roman Empire. There’s a very significant prophetic passage in Daniel 11 that sheds a lot more light on this man and particularly, significant world events that are going…

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The Coming Invasion of Israel

More than 2,600 years ago, Ezekiel prophesied that in the end times, the Jews would be regathered from “many nations” around the world (Ezekiel 36–37). Sometime later, he warned, there would be an all-out invasion into Israel by a massive northern invasion force consisting of Rosh, Magog, Meshech and Tubal, Persia, Cush, Put, Gomer, and…

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The Fall of the United States

A common topic of discussion among Christians today is, What is the destiny of the United States in the end times? Of course, when discussing this topic, it is important to approach it with respect and understanding for our fellow brothers and sisters who may hold different views. It is crucial that we find common…

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The Rebuilding of the Jewish Temple and the Signs of the Times

The temple is a place of worship for the Jewish people and is where God typically manifests Himself to His people. We know that the Jewish temple will be rebuilt during the tribulation period because Daniel 9:27 speaks of the sacrifices that will be offered in the temple during the first half of this period. …

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The Rapture Is Before the Tribulation Period

The rapture is that glorious event when the dead in Christ will rise, living Christians will be instantly translated into their glorified bodies, and both groups will be caught up to meet Christ in the air and taken back to heaven (John 14:1-3; 1 Corinthians 15:51-54; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-17). This means that one generation of…

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The Amazing Rebirth of Israel

A significant end-time prophecy related to the present age is that Israel would become a nation again after a long worldwide dispersion of the Jews. It seemed impossible. All the odds were against it. But amazingly, it happened. Israel’s rebirth as a self-governing nation in 1948 represented the fulfillment of specific Bible prophecies about an…

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Interpreting Prophecy: Why a Literal Approach Is Best

I was once interviewed by the Orange County Register, a large newspaper in Southern California. The paper was doing a story on angels. The reporter expressed incredulity that a modern Christian with a doctoral degree could possibly believe that references to angels in the Bible were to be taken literally. But I stood my ground…

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