END TIMES SIGNS

A) WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN IN THE FUTURE?

In the end times or last days, the Bible warns us that there will be lots of troubles, sufferings and what will people become eventually. Christians will even face persecutions. The word that describes this event is called Tribulation

B) WHAT IS RAPTURE?

The Word of God also mentioned that Jesus is coming back for His true believers. When this happens, the dead in Christ shall rise first and then those believers who are alive will be caught up in the clouds to meet Jesus in the air in a twinkling of an eye. This event is called ‘Rapture‘. Although this word is not found in the Word of God, this word was given to describe the entire event in 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17 & 1 Corinthians 15:52-58. ‘Rapturo‘ in Latin which means kidnapping is the closest word to ‘Rapture’ to explain the believers to be caught up to be with the Lord. Greek word: harpagēsometha = will be caught away. Let us read:-

1 Thessalonians 4:16-17 King James Version (KJV)

16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:

17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

1 Corinthians 15:52-58 King James Version (KJV)
52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

We MUST all be self-disciplined to live a righteous life that is pleasing to God in order not to get left behind when ‘Rapture’ day happens. For those who are left behind, they will be facing great tribulations. We must be prepared and stay strong no matter what happens. Each and everyone of us have our own responsibility to guard our salvation. We should ask ourselves “Am I prepared to die?” “Will I be ready for the coming of Jesus Christ?” We must NEVER EVER sell our souls to Satan / the Devil no matter what. We have been commanded by God to be strong and courageous:-

Joshua 1:9 King James Version (KJV)
9 Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.

Words meanings for Joshua 1:9:-
1) thee (archaic) = you (2nd person singular – objective case)
2) thou (archaic) = you (2nd person singular – subjective case)
3) whithersoever (archaic) = wherever
4) goest (archaic) = go

C) WHAT DOES GOD REQUIRE US TO DO WHILE WE ARE LIVING ON THIS EARTH?

We MUST read the Word of God (the Holy Bible) from cover to cover and study it well enough ourselves. Do not depend on anybody to teach us the Bible. We will not be able to know everything that God, Jesus and Holy Spirit are teaching us if we do not read the Bible. The Word of God stated clearly that we will perish if we lack knowledge in the Word of God (the Holy Bible):-

Hosea 4:6 King James Version (KJV)
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

Words meanings for Hosea 4:6:-
1) hast (archaic) = have
2) thee (archaic) = you (2nd person singular – objective case)
3) thou (archaic) = you (2nd person singular – subjective case)

It is everyone’s duty to share the gospel and to teach carefully without adding to and taking away from the Word of God as this is the commandment from God:-

Matthew 28:19-20 King James Version (KJV)
19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

Titus 1:9 King James Version (KJV)
Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.

Deuteronomy 4:2 King James Version (KJV)
2 Ye (You) shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye (you) diminish (remove, take away) ought from it, that ye (you) may keep the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you.

Deuteronomy 12:32 King James Version (KJV)
32 What thing soever I command you, observe to do it: thou shalt not add thereto, nor diminish from it.

In Revelation 22:18–19, those who add to the Word of God are condemned to plagues, and those who delete are said to die eternally:-

Revelation 22:18-19 King James Version (KJV)
18 For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:

19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.

Teachers of the Word of God have been forewarned not to teach wrongly as they will receive the greater condemnation:-

As crucial as it is for us to ensure that our souls are saved from being condemned to hell, it is equally important to know where are we now in the ‘Timeline’ of human existence. Reason being, so we can be alert at all time and to educate others on this matter. Understanding the Timeline will help remind us the urgency of staying alert at all times.

Prior to year 2019, we were living in a different world without the Covid-19 coronavirus. Many prophecies in the Bible had been fulfilled and we see many current signs as in accordance as well:-

Matthew 24:3 – 24:14 King James Version (KJV)
Signs of the End of the Age
3 And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?

4 And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.

5 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.

6 And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.

7 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.

8 All these are the beginning of sorrows.

9 Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake.

10 And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another.

11 And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.

12 And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.

13 But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.

14 And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.

(*IMPORTANT NOTE: This is the great fall away (as mentioned in Matthew 24:10).

MANY = MAJORITY / MOST

In other words, the majority or most will fall away from their faith. Look around you carefully and know who are the majority and who are the minority. Can you see now who are the majority and who are the minority? What are the majority doing? What are the minority doing?)

Matthew 10:21-23 (Amplified Bible)
21 “Brother will betray brother to death, and the father his child; and children will rise up and rebel against their parents and cause them to be put death. 22 And you will be hated by everyone because of [your association with] My name, but it is the one who has patiently persevered and endured to the end who will be saved.

Video 2 of 4 by: Lion of Judah

E) SATAN’S PLAN EXPOSED:-

In the end times, the Word of God warns us about the plan of Satan / Devil / the Enemy to deceive humankind into receiving his mark (claiming their souls):-

Revelation 13:16-17 ( King James Version – KJV )
16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:

17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

Rules and regulations that involves the above mentioned law that does not permit anyone to be able to buy or sell, is a self explanatory agenda explaining that this has to do with the mark of the beast.

During the Covid19 lockdowns, many places put up signages on their doors informing only which category are allowed to go in and buy.

The Bible clearly states that Satan is cunning and that He is the father of lies. He is not going to come to you face to face in a scary look (with two horns on its head, scary red ugly looking face and a tail) holding a stamp chop in his hands and telling you that he will put a chop on your forehead. Instead, he will come as how the Bible tells us.

Satan will disguise/masquerades himself in a kind appearance and as someone who has the solution to everything. He will try his best to convince humankind by using cunning and subtle ways to trick you so that you will fall into his traps and be deceived. We need to be on alert as all his words are lies:-

13 For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

14 And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.

15 Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.

Therefore, WE MUST KNOW HOW TO SEE WITH OUR SPIRITUAL EYES and NEVER LET OUR GUARD DOWN!

G) HOW TO GUARD OUR SOULS:-

1.1  Respect our heavenly Father, Jesus and Holy Spirit with great reverence and fear.

Exodus 20:7 King James Version (KJV)
Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

1.2  Read the Bible and pray (talk to Father Lord) everyday and at all times. Otherwise, we are not saved. Only those who abide in Him, His Word, believes and obey (do His Will/Wishes) are saved :-

John 5:38 King James Version (KJV)
And ye (you) have not his word abiding in you: for whom he hath (has) sent, him ye (you) believe not.

John 15:4 New King James Version (NKJV)
Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me.

1.3  Obey everything that God & Jesus have commanded us to do:-

Jesus said “Follow me.” We must follow Him and learn to be like Him. DO NOT FOLLOW human beings. Jesus is the PERFECT REDEEMER who redeems us from our sins by washing all our sins clean if we believe in Him and confess that He is the son of God. He is the only one who gave His life and suffered for us so that we have a way to return to God. He is the way, the truth and the life.

John 14:6 King James Version (KJV)
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

Matthew 4:19 King James Version (KJV)
And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

1.4  Repent from our sins frequently. Be humble enough to ask forgiveness from our heavenly Father in our prayer closet and sin no more. Be pure in our hearts and mind like children. 

Luke 13:3 King James Version (KJV)
I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

John 5:14 King James Version (KJV)
Afterward Jesus findeth him in the temple, and said unto him, Behold, thou art made whole: sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto thee.

John 8:11 King James Version (KJV)
She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more.

Matthew 18:3-4 King James Version (KJV)

3 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.

4 Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

1.5  Forgive others as how our heavenly Father had forgiven us.

Matthew 6:14-15 King James Version (KJV)

14 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:

15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

1.6  Live a holy life (be transformed to Christ likeness) because we are answerable or accountable to God when we meet Him.

Romans 12:2 King James Version (KJV)
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

John 3:3 King James Version (KJV)
Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

1.7  Stay alert at all times. Do not live a relaxed life because Jesus had warned us that He will come like a thief.

Revelation 16:15 King James Version (KJV)
Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

Matthew 24:40-42 (Amplified Bible)
40 At that time two men will be in the field; one will be taken [for judgment] and one will be left. 41 Two women will be grinding at the mill; one will be taken [for judgment] and one will be left.

Be Ready for His Coming
42 “So be alert [give strict attention, be cautious and active in faith], for you do not know which day [whether near or far] your Lord is coming.

Matthew 7:21-23 (English Standard Version)
21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ 23 And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

1.8  Serve Father Lord with our different gifts and talents.

Deuteronomy 11:13 (English Standard Version)
13 And if you will indeed obey my commandments that I command you today, to love the Lord your God, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul

In the scripture below, we see how God protects those who serve Him:-

Revelation 7:2-3 (English Standard Version)
2 Then I saw another angel ascending from the rising of the sun, with the seal of the living God, and he called with a loud voice to the four angels who had been given power to harm earth and sea, 3 saying, “Do not harm the earth or the sea or the trees, until we have sealed the servants of our God on their foreheads.

1.9  Put on the Whole Armor of God.

Ephesians 6:10-18 – New King James Version (NKJV)

10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. 13 Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.

14 Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, 15 and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; 16 above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one. 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; 18 praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints.

1.10  Make disciples. Teach others.

Matthew 28:19-20 (English Standard Version)
19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

1.11  Make sure that we are not ‘lukewarm’ Christians. Check our hearts if we really love God, Jesus and Holy Spirit deeply.

Revelation 3:16 (English Standard Version)

“So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth.”

1.12  Make sure we repent everyday because there is no place for the unholy at all in the kingdom of God.

Revelation 21:27 (English Standard Version)
27 But nothing unclean will ever enter it, nor anyone who does what is detestable or false, but only those who are written in the Lamb’s book of life.

Revelation 21:8 (English Standard Version)
8 But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 (English Standard Version)
9 Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, 10 nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. 11 And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.

Galatians 5:19-21 (English Standard Version)
19 Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, 20 idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, 21 envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

2) 11 EVENTS IN THE LAST DAYS (END TIMES):-

2.1) EMERGENCE OF FALSE CHRIST

Matthew 24:4-5 Amplified Bible

4 Jesus answered, “Be careful that no one misleads you [deceiving you and leading you into error]. 5 For many will come in My name [misusing it, and appropriating the strength of the name which belongs to Me], saying, ‘I am the Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed),’ and they will mislead many.

2.2) WARS AND RUMORS OF WARS

Matthew 24:6 Amplified Bible

6 You will continually hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not frightened, for those things must take place, but that is not yet the end [of the age].

2.3) NATION WILL RISE AGAINST NATION

Matthew 24:7-8 Amplified Bible

7 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places. 8 But all these things are merely the beginning of birth pangs [of the intolerable anguish and the time of unprecedented trouble].

2.4) PEOPLE WILL NOT TOLERATE SOUND DOCTRINE AND ACCURATE INSTRUCTION

2 Timothy 4:1-5 Amplified Bible

1 I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom: 2 preach the word [as an official messenger]; be ready when the time is right and even when it is not [keep your sense of urgency, whether the opportunity seems favorable or unfavorable, whether convenient or inconvenient, whether welcome or unwelcome]; correct [those who err in doctrine or behavior], warn [those who sin], exhort and encourage [those who are growing toward spiritual maturity], with inexhaustible patience and [faithful] teaching. 3 For the time will come when people will not tolerate sound doctrine and accurate instruction [that challenges them with God’s truth]; but wanting to have their ears tickled [with something pleasing], they will accumulate for themselves [many] teachers [one after another, chosen] to satisfy their own desires and to support the errors they hold, 4 and will turn their ears away from the truth and will wander off into myths and man-made fictions [and will accept the unacceptable]. 5 But as for you, be clear-headed in every situation [stay calm and cool and steady], endure every hardship [without flinching], do the work of an evangelist, fulfill [the duties of] your ministry.

2.5) MOCKERS WILL MOCK ABOUT JESUS’ SECOND COMING

2 Peter 3:3-4 Amplified Bible

The Coming Day of the Lord
3 First of all, know [without any doubt] that mockers will come in the last days with their mocking, following after their own human desires 4 and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming [what has become of it]? For ever since the fathers fell asleep [in death], all things have continued [exactly] as they did from the beginning of creation.”

2.6) PROCLAMATIONS OF PEACE AND SAFETY

1 Thessalonians 5:3 Amplified Bible

3 While they are saying, “Peace and safety [all is well and secure!]” then [in a moment unforeseen] destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains on a woman with child, and they will absolutely not escape [for there will be no way to escape the judgment of the Lord].

2.7) PEOPLE BECOME LUSTFUL, COMPLAINING A LOT, ARROGANT, BOASTFUL

Jude 1:16 Amplified Bible

16 These people are [habitual] murmurers, griping and complaining, following after their own desires [controlled by passion]; they speak arrogantly, [pretending admiration and] flattering people to gain an advantage.

2.8) PEOPLE STORING UP TREASURES

James 5:3 Amplified Bible

3 Your gold and silver are corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you and will consume your flesh like fire. You have stored up your treasure in the last days [when it will do you no good].

2.9) MANY FALSE PROPHETS

Matthew 24:11 Amplified Bible

11 Many false prophets will appear and mislead many.

2.10) DIFFICULT TIMES WILL COME

2 Timothy 3:1-2 Amplified Bible

3 But understand this, that in the last days dangerous times [of great stress and trouble] will come [difficult days that will be hard to bear]. 2 For people will be lovers of self [narcissistic, self-focused], lovers of money [impelled by greed], boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy and profane,

2.11) INCREASED OF KNOWLEDGE AND TRAVEL

Daniel 12:4 Amplified Bible

4 But as for you, Daniel, conceal these words and seal up the scroll until the end of time. Many will go back and forth and search anxiously [through the scroll], and knowledge [of the purpose of God as revealed by His prophets] will [greatly] increase.”

Bible Scriptures references:-

Jeremiah 17:5 (English Standard Version)
5 Thus says the Lord:
“Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, whose heart turns away from the Lord.”

Proverbs 28:26 (English Standard Version)
26 Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered.

3. MANY WILL NOT MAKE IT TO HEAVEN

Matthew 7:13-14 (English Standard Version)
13 “Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are **many. 14 For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.”

(**NOTE: Again, here, it say many = majority)

Matthew 7:21-23 (English Standard Version)
I Never Knew You
21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ 23 And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

PANDEMIC, LOCKDOWNS, LOST OF JOBS, FINANCIAL CRISIS, PANIC, FOOD SHORTAGES, CHAOS, SUICIDAL CASES RISING which began in year 2020:-

Thousands Go Looting As South African Law And Order Breaks Down:-
Jul 15, 2021

 Video 4: News by: NBC News

Massive flooding in Europe:-
Jul 16, 2021

 Video 5: News by: CBS News

 

PRAYER: Father Lord, this is not a time to take things lightly. Please help me to repent sincerely and truthfully. Please help me to stay focused, alert, strong, courageous, be prepared at all times and do what You want me to do which is pleasing to You. Use me as your vessel to save other souls. Amen

Blessings

In Christ we serve

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