Wondering about the end times and the rapture can cause confusion, worry and fear for a lot of people, even Christians! For ages people have tried to figure out the exact time that the prophecy of Jesus’s return will happen. The best place to turn for answers about the rapture is Scripture! God tells us everything we need to know in the Bible. There are some things that God has left a mystery for us, but has given us enough information in His Word that we should have complete confidence and hope in the Hope of our Salvation. The above verses speak of a time when those who are found in Jesus Christ will stand before Him and receive what has been done in our body, either for Him, or for ourselves.
That’s ancient history in an abbreviated fashion, but what about today of the city in Syria known as Damascus? What can be the reason for her eventual demise and the city not be inhabited again? Note that in this age the only thing that could make any city uninhabitable is either nuclear or chemical warfare that causes the area to be too dangerous for anyone to be in the same area.
Question arises, who is the prophesied enemy of Israel called Gog-Magog in our Bible, and where do they live today?
I have proposed in this message that Pope Francis “could be” the coming False Prophet, because of the history of the Catholic Church that is filled with violence, murder, sexual sins, and political visions of world dominance.
The time is drawing down. The start of the coming 7 years of Tribulation of Daniel’s 70th week could be in the imminent future.