At a time when the Bible was not yet complete, the Old Testament prophets communicated God’s messages to His people. Whenever a prophet appeared, it usually signified a moral failure on the part of Israel and their king. The Old Testament prophet’s role was to warn the people of the judgment that would follow their disobedience and teach them how to live during times of crisis … [Read more...] about Who Were the Old Testament Prophets?
Dr. David Jeremiah mines the Bible for wisdom regarding End Times, Armageddon, the Millennium, 666, the Apocalypse, Revelation, and more.
The Bible says, "Elijah was a man with a nature like ours" (James 5:17); it also says he confronted idolatry, performed miracles, spoke God's judgment, and changed his world. This may seem like a tall order, but today's believers have a similar opportunity. Just as God spoke to Elijah in the Bible for the benefit of many, His Spirit of truth resides in us so that we may … [Read more...] about Who Was Elijah in the Bible? Meet God’s Prophet of Fire
Someone has said that imitation is the highest form of flattery. It also can be a form of deception. Ever since Satan’s fall from heaven (Isaiah 14:12-15), he has counterfeited God’s power in an attempt to deceive mankind. During the End Times, Satan’s deception will escalate to include imitation of God’s signs and prophecies. The prophet Elijah will return, but a con man also … [Read more...] about Will Elijah Return During the Tribulation?
Like much of Revelation, mystery surrounds the 144,000 Tribulation witnesses. Who are they? What will be their objective? Will they be protected? Will they have any effect on the lost people of the Last Days? Although we do not know everything about the events that will take place and those involved, the Bible describes the 144,000 in some detail. Fast Facts on the 144,000 … [Read more...] about Who Are the 144,000 in the Book of Revelation?
God has used a long line of agents in earlier days who have passed their faith down to us. In biblical history, apostolic history, and the story of the Church are heroes of whom the world is not worthy. But who are God’s agents in the world now? Who are His ambassadors today? Who can represent Him in these turbulent times? It’s us! You and I are His agents of the Last … [Read more...] about A Christian’s Guide to Preparing for the Apocalypse
Know how to survive a dirty bomb? How to start a fire using a glass bottle? How to preserve food? Have you stockpiled cans of beans and tins of meat? Do you own a solar-powered flashlight? How about your contact list—do you have a hard copy in case our electronics crash? What about a first aid kit and toolbox? Have you studied wild mushrooms and edible insects? Know how to … [Read more...] about Should Christians Be Doomsday Preppers?
In a recent scholarly paper, scientist Phil Torres concluded that many experts who study existential threats to the globe agree that the probability of doom is higher today than ever before in history. Torres wrote, “From nuclear weapons to killer drones to designer pathogens, humanity is acquiring much more efficient methods of bringing down civilization.”1 Wow! If that’s … [Read more...] about The HOPE We Find in Bible Prophecy
In March 2021, Mike Winkelmann, a digital artist professionally known as Beeple, sold a digital collage of five thousand original images as a non-fungible token (NFT) for more than $69 million. Brokered by Christie’s, this sale represents the largest NFT transaction to date. The story becomes even more wild when we consider that Vignesh Sundaresan, the purchaser, used 42,329 … [Read more...] about Bitcoin, NFTs, and the End Times: What the Bible Says
Even Jesus’ closest friends didn’t get it. Why didn’t He overthrow the Romans and establish His Kingdom? Why was He rejected? Why did He have to die? So many details of His life did not make sense except for one thing: prophecy. Jump to an Article Topic: Prophecies Fulfilled by the First Coming • The Virgin Birth Prophecy • The Davidic Prophecy • The Bethlehem … [Read more...] about Prophecies Fulfilled by Jesus
The Bible Predicts Jesus’ Return According to the Bible, Christ will return to defeat Satan—the Great Dragon—and commence His one-thousand-year reign on earth at the end of the Tribulation. He will make right all the wrongs in our world. While there is much we will not know until it takes place, Scripture gives us many details about the Second Coming. Let’s examine what the … [Read more...] about What the Bible Says About Christ’s Second Coming
Elizabeth II was 27 years old when she was crowned queen in Westminster Abbey. When Adolf Hitler was elected president of Germany, he was 45. Winston Churchill’s first term as prime minister of the United Kingdom began when he was 65. At age 78, Joe Biden became the 46th U.S. President. Like every other world leader, the Antichrist will ascend to power as an adult, … [Read more...] about Is the Antichrist Alive Today?
Anyone who pays careful attention to Scripture has a bittersweet relationship with current affairs. It seems that each day brings news of turmoil, wars, diseases, economic collapse, and heartache. Even so, these disasters indicate that Jesus’ Second Coming is drawing near. Like Jesus’ disciples (Matthew 24:3), we wonder what is in store for this world. What will happen? … [Read more...] about The Revelation Prophecy Timeline
When we read the headlines, it is not hard to see that our world is on a downward slide. Political tensions, natural disasters, and disease outbreaks are escalating. More and more professed believers seem to be falling away from the faith. It has caused many people to wonder whether these events are part of biblical prophecy. I can say with certainty that we are closer … [Read more...] about 4 Signs of the End Times
P. T. Barnum was an American showman of the nineteenth century who captivated American audiences with elaborate hoaxes that earned him a reputation as the “Prince of Humbugs.” He didn’t consider his shows to be underhanded because his audiences were willing participants in his ruses. In Barnum’s words, “The people like to be humbugged.” Jump to an Article … [Read more...] about What Does 666 Mean?
Predicting the future is big business. One source estimates the national psychic industry to be a $2 billion a year business. While it’s easy to understand the desire for a glimpse into the future, there is only one source of reliable prophecy, and that is God’s Word. With free online versions and affordable printed copies, the Bible contains invaluable information about our … [Read more...] about What Is the Great White Throne Judgment in Revelation?
Rome and the surrounding territories became increasingly hostile to Jesus’ followers after His death. According to tradition, every disciple, except one, was martyred for his faith, and that disciple’s fate wasn’t much better—John was exiled to a rocky, inhospitable island called Patmos. During this exile, Jesus Christ spoke to John in a vision. He revealed far-off future … [Read more...] about Seven Churches of Revelation Bible Study
As history hurtles toward the Last Days, we find ourselves trying to navigate through an increasingly hostile world. Politics are dividing our country and even our churches. People are becoming more cold-hearted, selfish, and angry. We are experiencing a breakdown that feels irreversible. Our problems do not have simple solutions, but we can find guidance in Scripture. Jump … [Read more...] about Bible Prophecy and the Current Political Divide
Our world is changing and not for the better. Natural disasters, disease outbreaks, and political tensions are escalating. In many countries, personal freedoms are eroding. Common courtesy is becoming increasingly uncommon. Greed and materialism are ever-present. All indications suggest that we may be standing at the precipice of the End Times. No matter our … [Read more...] about Bible Prophecy FAQs From Dr. David Jeremiah
The Rapture is perhaps the most important piece of prophecy for us to understand since it could very well impact us personally. This Bible study will help you examine what the Rapture is, defend it biblically, and explain its personal and practical importance. In summary, the Rapture is an event where all who have put their trust in Christ, living and deceased, will … [Read more...] about What Is the Rapture?
Why would anyone agree to be marked with a number that has evil implications? Even people who have never read the Bible are generally uneasy with the number 666 because of the press it receives. Films and novels use it to invoke terror and mystery. Some even make jokes about the mark, but Satan’s demonic activity is no laughing matter. So why will the world … [Read more...] about Why Would Anyone Accept the Mark of the Beast?
We are closer to the End Times than ever before. While that might be an obvious statement, many who don’t believe in the Bible acknowledge that the world will end and that we are getting closer to that day. It’s a reality that is both fascinating and frightening. One of the best ways to come to terms with earth’s final days is to study biblical prophecy. If you wonder about the … [Read more...] about 11 Answers to Questions About the End Times
Could we be living in the Last Days? Everywhere we look, prophetic signs are appearing. But by exploring biblical prophecy, we can discover God’s purpose for the chaos around us. • We Are Moving Toward a One-World Government • Freedom Is Eroding • It’s Time to Live by Biblical Conviction • Ten Precursors of the Tribulation Are Evident Today • We Can Live With Confidence in the … [Read more...] about Connecting Bible Prophecy and Current Events
From the prophets of Baal who challenged Elijah on Mount Carmel to cult leader David Koresh, the world has known its share of false prophets. And the Bible says more will come. During the second half of the Tribulation, Satan will empower a false prophet to deceive the world into worshiping the Antichrist. We do not know when the Rapture and subsequent Tribulation will occur, … [Read more...] about The False Prophet in the Book of Revelation
Our culture has embraced the idea of suffering for a cause, but it has cheapened the concept of martyrdom in the process. Terms like social change martyr, digital martyr, work martyr, and political martyr have expanded the meaning of martyr to include any inconvenience resulting from expressing an opinion. But to understand just how bad the Tribulation will be, we need to know … [Read more...] about How Bad Will the Tribulation Be?
According to biblical prophecy, the Tribulation is a seven-year period that will begin immediately following the Rapture. Evil will spread without restraint. The diseases, natural disasters, wars, and devastation we see in our world today are but a taste of the atrocities to come. Toward the end, the Antichrist will sit at the center of the Tribulation’s evil as he personifies … [Read more...] about What Is the Tribulation?
Do you want to see a miracle? Are you sure? During the Tribulation, three terrifying miracles—plagues—will warn the world of God’s impending judgment. • Three Kinds of Plague During the Tribulation • Three Reasons for the Tribulation Plagues Miracles have always been rare. In all history, there have been three great epics of miraculous signs, and these were separated from … [Read more...] about What Are the 3 Tribulation Plagues?
According to a study by the American Judicature Society, eyewitnesses correctly identify suspects 87.8% of the time. This 12.2% margin of error provides one explanation for why Old Testament law required the testimony of two or three witnesses to prosecute a crime—one witness could be mistaken or even lie; two or three witnesses are not likely to be wrong (Numbers 35:30; … [Read more...] about The Two Witnesses in the Book of Revelation
According to biblical prophecy, Russia will amass a coalition to invade Israel in the End Times. Find out who will be involved, when it will happen, and what it means for us today. • Where to Find Russia in the Bible • Who Will Join Russia’s Prophesied Alliance • Why the Russian Alliance Cannot Yet Invade Israel • When the Russian Alliance Will Invade Israel • How Israel Will … [Read more...] about Russia’s Role in End-Times Prophecy
Ever since COVID-19 made headlines in March 2020, the scientific community has been working around the clock to understand and treat this deadly disease. Thanks to their efforts, we know a lot more now than we did then. Many schools and businesses have reopened, and several vaccines are available. Life is beginning to feel more predictable. And yet, there is another layer to … [Read more...] about Q&A: The COVID Vaccine and the End Times
The Bible draws a connection between Jesus Christ’s Second Coming and rewards for God’s faithful people. While we do not know when He will return, there are things we can do to be ready for that day. 1. We can prepare by recognizing Christ’s passion and patience. 2. We can prepare by reflecting Christ’s servanthood. 3. We can prepare by revering Christ’s honor and glory. 4. We … [Read more...] about 4 Practical Ways to Prepare for Christ’s Return
Of all God’s covenant promises to Abraham, I believe the most amazing is His promise concerning the land. God told Abraham to leave his country, his family, and his father’s house and go “to a land that I will show you” (Gen. 12:1). God then led Abraham to the land that would belong to his descendants forever. The Promised Land Is Larger Than Modern Israel The land … [Read more...] about Israel: What Did God Promise to Abraham?
Sitting like giant golf balls on the bleak Yorkshire moors of northern England are dozens of strange globes protected by sophisticated security fences. Known as Project Echelon, this is one of the world’s most secret intelligence operations. It’s located at Menwith Hill, a Royal Air Force station eight miles from the English town of Harrogate, and it is the largest … [Read more...] about 5 Signs of Christ's Return
Time is running out. The rapid escalation of catastrophic events around the world suggests that we are living in the Last Days, and the Apocalypse is drawing near. Christians have a responsibility to treat each day as a new opportunity to serve the Lord and lead others to Him. This collection of questions and answers from David Jeremiah’s recent book, Answers to Questions About … [Read more...] about Q&A: Seeking Jesus in the Last Days
Throughout history, God has raised up men and women to be world changers. Some people, like Daniel, make such an impact on society that they continue to be well known beyond their lifetime. Have you ever wondered what sets them apart? How does God select individuals for such important work? Sometimes God appoints powerful people to serve Him, but He often chooses more … [Read more...] about Feeling Powerless? Discover 4 Power Principles in Daniel’s 70-Weeks Prophecy
When Robert Louis Stevenson introduced the world to Treasure Island in 1883, he kindled something deep in the imagination of readers young and old. Thoughts of ruthless pirates, sea-swept islands, and buried treasure stretched readers’ minds to envision unknown places—and clues that might be hiding right under their noses. Newer adventure stories like Raiders of the Lost Ark … [Read more...] about Decoding Daniel’s Seventy-Weeks Prophecy
(Including Interesting Facts About the End of the World) If you spent any time in Sunday school as a child, you know about Daniel. You may have been treated to a flannelgraph presentation of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego emerging from the fiery furnace or a rousing reenactment of Daniel proclaiming God’s deliverance on his way out of the lions’ den. You may even be aware … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons to Study the Book of Daniel
When we go to the doctor, we want to hear two things: (1) “I know what is wrong with you,” and (2) “I know how to fix it.” But what if the doctor said one more thing? Imagine how you would feel if he added, “Let me introduce you to folks who have already been through this. They’ll encourage you.” That would be even better! Today we are living in a similar situation. Our … [Read more...] about Living Confidently in Uncertain Times
David Jeremiah’s Guide to Living in the Last Days Are Australia’s Fires a Sign of the Last Days? Earthquakes are shaking, fires are raging, hurricanes are obliterating, tornadoes are spinning—humanitarian organizations today are often hard pressed to provide food to countries and cities affected by the destruction of natural disasters and their aftermath. This is … [Read more...] about The Prophetic Times Report
When we think about the future of our children, our thoughts tend toward things like their education, their future spouse, and their walk with the Lord. Long hours are invested as we encourage them to obey God, hoping they learn from our mistakes rather than making their own. We imagine them enjoying the same comforts we have and maybe a few more. Certainly, Daniel’s … [Read more...] about Why Was Daniel Taken to Babylon?
The study of biblical prophecy provides encouragement for today and hope for tomorrow. Knowing that one day our Lord will welcome us to the Holy City with open arms is not just good news, it’s the best news imaginable! I hope you will use these specially selected devotionals as you reflect on that marvelous truth. Day 1: No Condemnation There is therefore now no … [Read more...] about 10 Encouraging Verses and Devotionals About the Second Coming of Christ
Do you remember the days when everyone paid with cash or paper checks? Credit receipts were made in triplicate—one page for the customer, one for the seller, and one for the bank. And there were knuckle–grinding machines that imprinted name and account numbers through two lightweight paper sheets and one tagboard sheet, each separated by carbon paper. Personal checks were … [Read more...] about Becoming a Cashless Society—A Financial Sign of the End Times
About 2,500 years ago, the Jewish prophet Daniel received a panoramic revelation from God that revealed the sweep of world history from his own day up until a future time when Jesus Christ returns to establish His eternal kingdom. This revelation about the future came in the form of two dreams. One dream is recorded in the second chapter of Daniel, and it is a dream of the … [Read more...] about Globalism and Europe's Role in Bible Prophecy
Prophecy fascinates us because it points to something beyond our physical world and reminds us of God’s hand at work in creation. Ecclesiastes 3:11 says that God has “set eternity in the human heart” (NIV). We yearn to discover eternity because we were created for it (John 3:16). Everything that can be known about the future is revealed through Old and New Testament … [Read more...] about Understanding Old and New Testament Prophecy
In the United States, there were approximately 1.7 million new cases of cancer diagnosed in 2018.1 Globally, there were at least 25 ongoing, armed conflicts with vast humanitarian, political, and economic consequences.2 In 2016, 815 million people were undernourished.3 Many people look at these statistics of human suffering and wonder where God is in all of this. Does He see … [Read more...] about What Is Prophecy?
Relying on past success is a recipe for destruction—just ask the city of Sardis. Strategically located on the banks of the gold-laden Pactolus River, Sardis was once the prosperous capital of Lydia’s empire. At its peak, history suggests Sardis’s king Croesus financed construction of the Temple of Artemis—one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Croesus’s father, … [Read more...] about 4 Steps to Spiritual Awakening From Revelation
Modern church life is quite different than life in the early Church, but believers today should emulate the faithfulness of the church at Philadelphia. Christ commended the believers for four principles that are often lost among the practices and programs of modern church culture. Although Christ addressed Revelation 3:7-13 to the church in Philadelphia as a body, … [Read more...] about 4 Lessons From the Philadelphia Church in Revelation
There are at least five critical issues facing our world today. What does the modern nation of Israel have to do with the End Times? How should Christians respond to a world overrun by rampant violence and militant Islam? Does the Bible give us insight into Russia’s resurgence on the world stage? What can be known about how the Rapture and End … [Read more...] about 5 Critical Issues Facing Our World
The history of the world has been altered frequently by the flow of secret intelligence and vital information. For thousands of years, informants have played a crucial role in the destinies of nations. The End Times are no different. Today we’ll meet three men whose inside information has helped to prepare the way for earth’s final days. Whenever I visit the Holy Land, I … [Read more...] about Solve the Mystery of Revelation Through Daniel and John
Can you imagine a world with no fear? No disease? No pain? No worry? That is what the Millennial Kingdom will be like. For a thousand years, there will be peace—we will live in a perfect world with Christ as our ruler. It is something we can look forward to when our lives are difficult and when our world is filled with chaos, immorality, and despair. As we go through hard … [Read more...] about What Is the Millennium? 7 Answers to 7 Questions
Doom and gloom? That’s how many think of the book of Revelation. Oftentimes, Christians shy away from the study of prophecy because they believe it is too complex or irrelevant to spend time examining. But this is not true. Revelation gives us insight into things that will come to pass and helps us understand the things that are happening in our world. It gives us heavenly … [Read more...] about Benefits of Biblical Prophecy in the World Today
Have you ever found the idea of studying the book of Revelation quite daunting? Have you ever thought, “Why should I study prophecy?” Because of its complexity, oftentimes people avoid examining it—with the assumption it was written only for Bible scholars and theologians—which leads for many to be uninformed, unbelieving, and uninterested in it. A while back, I met one of our … [Read more...] about What Is the Book of Revelation About?
Warning! Watching the news could trouble your heart. We’ve never had so many sources of breaking news beamed nonstop into our homes and phones, and most of the stories leave us perplexed and disheartened. Who could imagine times like these? Political upheaval. Global terrorism. Mass killings. Rogue states. Economic peril. Rampant secularism. Worldwide pandemics. Racism. … [Read more...] about Why Study Revelation? - Intro from Escape the Coming Night
When a stranger asks me, “When is your birthday?” I become a little suspicious. I don’t believe they plan to send me a present. They probably want to figure out my horoscope. Nowadays, it’s not unusual to meet people who use astrological predictions to plan the future. Others actually spend money on psychics or New Age books. It seems that people will do almost anything in … [Read more...] about Is Bible Prophecy Important?
It comes as a surprise to some young people today to learn that James Bond (“007”) was not the world’s first secret agent. In fact, countries and cultures for thousands of years have benefited from the work of super-sleuths. Even God has had spies and secret agents! In Numbers 13 we have the story of God’s first team of secret agents—an even dozen of them. Each of the 12 … [Read more...] about Do You Know What’s Coming? How to Accept the Mission of Being God’s Agent
We are closer to the end than ever before. That’s kind of an obvious statement, but even many who don’t believe in the Bible will tell you the world will one day end and that we are getting closer to that time. We don’t know exactly when the time will come, but the Rapture will be the triggering event. I believe the Church, those who have placed their faith in Jesus as … [Read more...] about Are We Living in the Apocalypse?