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Are We Living In The End Times?

Are we living in the end times that are described in the book of Revelation?

In one sense, everything that takes place after the ascension of Jesus from the Mount of Olives two thousand years ago takes place in the end times. The end times truly started in the beginning of New Testament after Jesus revealed himself to the world. But in these modern days of 2024, we’re still in the end times. Now, I presume since you bought this book that you’re wanting to know whether we are at the end of the end times and how close are we to the coming of the return of Jesus as it was set forth in the book of Revelation. I actually have another book in this series that discusses when Jesus will actually come back.
Now throughout all of our Christian history, believers have speculated that the prophesied End Times were just about to start. Some audacious ones have even set specific dates and times for his return. Several years ago, for example, a certain radio preacher had people talking about his declaration that the present world order would end in May of 2011. When that did not happen, he revised his prediction forward a few months to October. By the way, he had earlier set 1994 as the year when End Times would arrive.
Before that In 1988, a best-selling book by former NASA engineer predicted that the Rapture of Believers would happen that year in September. One-time presidential candidate Pat Robertson had predicted it for 1982. The Jehovah’s Witnesses’ last calculation for the end of history as we know it indicated 1975 would be the year. Herbert W. Armstrong, the founder of the Worldwide Church of God, predicted End Times would begin in 1972.
All those predictions were wrong along with a long list of other erroneous predictions from so-called prophecy teachers. Almost none of those people touting a precise timetable seem to take into account Matthew 24:14.
Award winning inspirational author Don Nicely through this book cleans up all the clutter that is out there about the end times and when the actual return of Jesus will be. Yes, there are specific signs that we can read that Jesus himself gave us to enlighten his people to his actual return and how it would actually take place.
People predicting End Times dates usually focus on things like wars, increasing wickedness, and natural disasters. They talk about bad things like the increased fierceness of storms, through what is now called climate change, as well as the surge of killer viruses, severe famines and droughts, and escalating tensions between nations. The problem is these things have all been around all through human history.
So, what is the true signs of the End Times?
One of the big questions in understanding and interpreting the book of Revelation is tied to when it was written. The majority report is that the writing of Revelation took place in the nineties of the first century.
When we see what’s going on around us today, we have every reason to think we’re getting closer and closer. But, of course, a lot of that is just our hope. We also realize it could be another two thousand years before Jesus comes back. I personally am not into making predictions of dates, but we should certainly be vigilant today, and we should be looking every day for the coming of Christ.
What should Christians be doing to get ready for the cataclysmic events preceding the end of the Age and the Second Coming of Christ?
Given the current state of affairs in the world, it’s hard to avoid the conclusion that the Lord may be returning soon. We’re trying to hold on to our confidence in God and live by faith. A task that Jesus said would get much more difficult the closer we get to his return.  Unfortunately, some are selling their homes, moving to remote desert or mountain locations, stockpiling food, buying weapons and ammunition – the list goes on and on. Is that the right thing to do? Are we really supposed to run and hide as things get worse? Or should we stay where we are and continue to minister to the people around us?
The Bible clearly instructs us to be vigilant. That means to stay awake! But it also teaches that no one can say for certain that we are living in end of the “end times.”
This is at best a debatable proposition. Jesus Himself repeatedly said that no one knows or can know the day or hour of His return (Matthew 24:36; Mark 13:32; Acts 1:7). To be sure, we are bombarded and surrounded by events and developments that couldbe interpreted as signs of the end. On every hand we see famines, earthquakes, disasters, troubles, persecutions, wars, and rumors of wars (Mark 13:7-9). But think about it, has there ever been a period in the history of the world when this was notthe case?  So, let’s assume for a moment that these arethe end times. What then? How should a Christian respond? Fortunately, the apostle Peter gives us a straightforward answer to this question. And this book will give you the answers that you are searching for.
Peter writing specifically with reference to the end of the age, when he said “the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with fervent heat, both the earth and the works that are in it will be burned up,” Just what does that mean?
Author Don Nicely addresses this verse with a whole chapter to give you exactly what Peter meant. Peter does notsuggest that believers head for the hills, and adopt a “fortress mentality,” and start stockpiling food and weapons. Instead, he asks, “Since all these things will be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be dissolved, being on fire, and the elements will melt with fervent heat?” (II Peter 3:10-12).
You really need to get a copy of Are We In The End Times? Today!