A key theme of the Bible is that of a Messiah to bring salvation to
the world (cf.; Isaiah 49:6; 52:10). Jesus Christ is prophesied to
return to the earth in power and glory, restore peace, and establish
a righteous and just government over the earth (cf. Psalm 72:1-7;
Daniel 7:13-14; Revelation 11:15).
After the living
God, Creator of all that is made, establishes his government over the
earth, it will be a much different world. In the final article in
this series, we will explore some additional important ways in which
the world will be different after Christ returns.
review key points covered in the previous articles in this series.
After Christ returns there will be: (1) An end to oppression. (2)
Just government. (3) An end to war. (4) Peace and harmony among races
and nations. (5) Stable government. (6) Predictable and favorable
weather, and abundant produce for all.
Is the kingdom of God, as many assume, merely a warm feeling in one’s heart, or a vague idea about someday ‘going to heaven’? Or is the kingdom of God more real, tangible and powerful than most people have imagined?Continue reading →
It’s been suggested that solar and lunar eclipses occurring in 2014 and 2015 point to Christ’s return in 2015. How much can eclipses be relied on to predict the return of Christ or other prophetic events?Continue reading →
The statement “every eye will see him” (Revelation 1:7), is it a literal statement? I always figured Christ’s return would be a big event that would shake the whole world. Of course he could come like lightning, he could come any way that he wants. He could take a day or it could be instantaneous. From Scripture it seems that there will be no doubt when His coming takes place. The statement “even they who pierced Him,” to what is it referring?
Do the armies of the world unite to fight Christ at his coming or do they just end up in Israel fighting each other? Is the Beast defeated militarily before Christ’s return? Continue reading →