Does the Bible prophesy a big war (like a World War 3)? Does it mention millions dying before Jesus Christ’s return?

There are and will be insurmountable problems, including war, but Christ will use the trouble to demolish the old, sin-sick governments and institutions. Christ will cut short the wars to establish His righteous reign on earth. Matthew 24:21, 22 (RSV), “there will be great tribulation, such as has not been from the beginning of the [...]

Which Bible verse talks about the last day?

Part 1: the Bible foretells great evilness in the last days. 2 Timothy 3:1-5 (NIV), "But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of [...]

When will the War of Ezekiel 38 happen? Many say it might start this year or next year. If so, will it start before or after the Church Bride Class is completed?

There are a variety of thoughts about the Ezekiel 38 prophecy. The following represents one viewpoint.  Three preconditions must be met prior to the war: First, Israel must be regathered as a nation (verses 8,12). In the last 140 years, large populations of Jewish people have immigrated back to the promise land. The year 1948 [...]

Revelation 12 :17.

The following is a very brief explanation of Revelation 17. For a more detailed study please refer to the following link: http://www.revelation-today.com Revelation 12:1, 3, 16, 17: "And there appeared a great wonder in heaven (the spiritual realm); a woman (the early Apostolic church) clothed (invested) with the sun [the Gospel light], and the moon (corroborative [...]

Please explain the new heavens and new earth in Isaiah 65:17,18,19.

 “For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth; And the former shall not be remembered or come to mind. But be glad and rejoice forever in what I create; For behold, I create Jerusalem as a rejoicing, And her people a joy. I will rejoice in Jerusalem, And joy in My people; The [...]

What is our Delightful GOD saying to us in Zephaniah 3:17?

“The LORD your God is in your midst, a victorious warrior!” Zephaniah 3:17. The third chapter of Zephaniah records rebellion and then deliverance.  Israel's rebellion and disobedience to God's instructions are in Zephaniah 3:1-7. These prophecies display our God’s ability to deal with the obstacles of sin with the amazing result of victorious deliverance and blessing [...]

Why do most Christians believe in the rapture when it is not in the Bible? I have read the Bible over 25 times and have never seen it there. Or iS it just a way to scare people to turn to God?

The doctrine of the rapture is a Protestant addition to Futurist interpretations of the book of Revelation. It was not invented to scare people but evolved from the Roman Catholic Church’s attempts to suppress the Protestant Reformers in the 16th century.  Martin Luther through intense study of the Scriptures concluded that justification comes through faith [...]

Who was Shiloh in the Bible?

The person Shiloh is only referenced once in the Bible. Genesis 49:10 (ASV), “The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the obedience of the peoples be.” Shiloh is Jesus. This is a prophecy which began its fulfillment at Jesus’ first [...]

Why are we told to pray for enemies and then the Bible talks about having our enemies crushed under our feet?

“But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! In that way, you will be acting as true children of your Father in heaven. For he gives his sunlight to both the evil and the good, and he sends rain on the just and the unjust alike. If you love only those [...]

Who are the four beasts in Daniel 7:17?

Nebuchadnezzar’s dream and Daniel’s visions all prophecy of the same four, great, Gentile kingdoms which would rule over the geographic area of Israel. However, Daniel 2 looks at these kingdoms from man’s perspective (represented by the metals of gold, silver, bronze, and iron), while Daniel 7 and 8 symbolize these kingdoms from God’s perspective. They [...]