Category Archives: End Times

Events around the time of the end

The Six Days Of Creation Predict Six Thousand-Year Days From Adam To the Second Coming

On the day of Pentecost when the church was established, Peter delivered the first gospel sermon and he quoted from Joel chapter 2 and said the world is now in the last days.  In the account of Peter’s sermon in … Continue reading

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A Harmony of the Gospel Accounts of the Olivet Discourse (Matthew 24, Mark 13, and Luke 21)

A Parallel Presentation of All the Gospel Accounts of the Olivet Discourse In the Olivet Discourse recorded in Matthew 24 Jesus discussed two questions posed by the apostles: When will the destruction of the temple be? What is the sign … Continue reading

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Why Only Seven World Empires?

We meet a seven headed beast in Revelation 12:3 and 13:1, but the text does not explain there what the heads represent.  We know from the Revelation 13:1’s composite beast that the bizarre seven headed creature is related to Daniel, for it … Continue reading

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Joseph and Jesus Reveal Themselves to Their Brethren in the Flesh

In Genesis 45:1-10 Moses gives the history of Joseph revealing himself to his brothers. It is a touching and heroic scene where Joseph shows his willingness to sacrifice himself for his brothers in spite of their wickedness in order that … Continue reading

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The Limit of the Firebird

The Sibylline Oracles predict the time of Antichrist will arrive when “the limit of the time of the Phenix” comes around (Sib Orc 8:184, http://www.sacred-texts.com/cla/sib/sib10.htm).  The complete number (“limit”) of the firebird is 7.  The first century Roman historian Tacitus reported the … Continue reading

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The “Last Days” of Isaiah 2:2 Versus A Parallel in Revelation 11

Don Preston argues that the “last days” in Isaiah 2:2 defines the context of all of Isaiah 2-4 to be the “last days”, which Preston then further defines to be the Destruction of Jerusalem. In the list below Preston takes scriptures from Isaiah … Continue reading

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Is There a Parallel Between Lk 21:20-24 and Revelation 11

Don Preston tries to make Lk 21:20-24 in Jesus’ discussion of the Destruction of Jerusalem parallel with Revelation 11 that describes the Beast taking Jerusalem and killing God’s two witnesses at the time of Jesus’ Second Coming.  He compares a list of features … Continue reading

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Is There a Parallel Between Zechariah 14 and Revelation?

Don Preston created the first two columns of this table in which he presumes Zech 14 is the AD 70 destruction of Jerusalem.  He then picks verses from all over Revelation, no matter the context,  in an attempt to show  … Continue reading

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The Cycle of the Time and the Emergence of the 7th World Empire

Martin Armstrong has released an article in which he expands upon his theory of cycles. He believes the cycle-time of the public ascendency has now given way to a time of the private ascendency. He sees a time of stuggle … Continue reading

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Will Goodness Prevail before the End of the World?

A correspondant wrote: Perhaps I have too much faith in the Hope of humanity. I guess I believe that Goodness will prevail over Evil. I do believe there are good people all over the world. I think that goodness cannot … Continue reading

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