What Is The Olivet Discourse?

What is the “Olivet Discourse” that is referred to by Christians? What significance does it have for Christians and for non-believers?The Mount of Olives The Olivet Discourse is named after the Mount of Olives which was the location of Jesus’ teaching about the coming destruction of Jerusalem and the end of the age and His Second Coming. For the believer, it is a discourse about what is to come and in some cases, it has already come in the fulfillment of certain prophecies. The Olivet Disco … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About End Times Or The Last Days

Here are my top seven Bible verses referring to the last day or the end times, sometimes called the end of the age.Matthew 24:10-12 “And then many will fall away and betray one another and hate one another. And many false prophets will arise and lead many astray. And because lawlessness will be increased, the love of many will grow cold.” During Jesus’ so-called Olivet Prophecy, He was telling the disciples that there would come a time where many false prophets or teachers will rise up and l … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Armageddon

Here are 7 of the top Bible verses on Armageddon or areas that are related to this place. Defining the word Armageddon Megiddo is a real place or real location and it’s in the Middle East, just east of present day Israel. It is located to the east of the Plains of Jezreel, which is just south of Galilee in what was originally Judea. Armageddon is really a compound word and apparently came from the Hebrew words “har Megiddo” which means “mountain of Megiddo.” Megiddo is not really a mountain but … [Read more...]

What Importance Is The Restoration Of Israel In The Study Of End Times?

What role does Israel hold in the end times? What can we learn about the restoration of Israel? The Church and Israel There are some analogies between Israel and the church but these are not the same entities at all. No Israelite can be saved apart from trusting in Christ (Acts 4:12) but the early disciples and the early church consisted mainly of Jews and authored almost the entire Bible and the first to believe in Jesus were the Jews so at one time the church were all Jews but not all Jews … [Read more...]

What Is The Mark Of The Beast?

What is the mark of the beast?  What does the number 666 mean?  Who is the beast?Who is the Beast? This question has been asked more times than I can even count and the number of people who this was thought to be has been just as long.  Some said it was Hitler, then Stalin, then Mussolini, and some even the Pope.  We see that these have all turned out to be wrong so who is the beast mentioned in the Book of Revelation, chapter 17:7-14?    Here is what John wrote.“But the angel said to … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About The Rapture?

What does the Bible say about the rapture?  Are there signs that it could be near?  What Scriptures give us insight about the rapture?The Word Rapture The word rapture is not actually in the Bible but neither is the word Trinity, even though we know God is Three Persons.  So where did this word come from?  The word rapture comes from a translation of the words “caught up” found in 1 Thessalonians 4:17.   The Latin word for this is rapturo.  The Greek word for “caught up” is harpazo.   Let’s … [Read more...]