Geoffrey Grider Editor-in-chief and founder of Now The End Begins.
Geoffrey started NOW THE END BEGINS on December 15, 2009, as a global aggregate news site showing the seriousness of the times in which we live. Since then, the site has grown to include cutting-edge original reporting on topics that mean the most to our readers.
Geoffrey alsio hosts a twice-weekly KJV bible study and end times prophecy radio program called THE WISE SHALL UNDERSTAND on Blog Talk Radio.
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The End Times Pretribulation Rapture
The Rapture will be the most startling event of this Age and Dispensation. As it is to occur in the twinkling of an eye and all over the earth at the same time, that part of the world that is not asleep will witness the event. As to the "Shout of the Lord, " the "Voice of the Archangel, " and the "Trump of God" we do not know whether their sound will be heard and distinguished by others than the "dead in Christ" and the "living saints." We know that one day the Father spoke to Christ in a voice that He understood, but the people who stood by mistook it for "thunder."
When the Lord appeared to Saul of Tarsus on the road to Damascus and spoke to him, the men that journeyed with him stood speechless, "hearing a voice, " but seeing no man, and not understanding what was said.
We know, however, that the dead in Christ will hear the sound, for it will be "intensely penetrating. There will be no graves so deep, no catacombs so rock covered, no pyramids or mausoleums so thick, but what the sound shall reach their depths and the "dead in Christ" shall hear the cry awake ye sleeping saints and arise from the dead, it is MORNING, the morning of the FIRST RESURRECTION."
(Quoted from Clarence Larkin's great book
The Rapture, which the Bible says will occur
right before the End of Days, or the Last Times, is very close to happening, even as you read this.
End Times Bible prophecy is very clear. Read Matthew 24, and hear in the words of Jesus the things that must occur at the End Days, during the Tribulation.
End Days, the Last Time, the Time of Jacob's Trouble, the Great Tribulation, these are all different names and terms for the same period of history, in which we now find ourselves.
NTEB exists to bring you the very latest developments in the world of end times bible prophecy. Is this truly the end times spoken of in the bible?
Read the bible, read the news, and you tell me how close we are to the end times.
The Rapture & the Second Coming Are Two Seperate and Distinct Events
The Bible describes two separate and distinct future events, both of which are often described as the Second Coming. The first event is what Bible scholars call the Rapture. In 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17, the apostle Paul writes that "the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we shall always be with the Lord."
In this passage, Paul is describing an event in which Jesus Christ will not physically, literally touch down on the earth but will first come "in the clouds" and snatch away His true followers from the earth in an instant of time. Those who have not chosen to follow Christ, those who have not been born again, will remain behind on the earth and will have to go through a terrible time of wars, famines, natural disasters, and divine judgments known as the Tribulation.
The second event occurs at the end of the Tribulation. This is when the Bible teaches that Jesus will physically, literally return to earth, destroy His enemies, and set up His own righteous government based in Jerusalem. He will reign on earth for one thousand years. In Revelation 19:11-20:6, the apostle John writes, "I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and He who sat on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and wages war. His eyes are a flame of fire, and on His head are many diadems; and He has a name written on Him which no one knows except Himself.
He is clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God...
He will rule [the nations]...And he laid hold
of the dragon, the serpent of old, who is
the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years, and he threw him into the abyss... And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God...and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years... Blessed and holy is the one who has a part in the first resurrection...They will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with Him for a thousand years." Joel Rosenberg
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The Vatican Wants The Temple Mount Taken From The Jews
When the pontiff John Paul II ascended to the Temple Mount in 2000, Judaism’s most holy site, he wasn’t welcomed by Israeli officials, but by representatives of the Palestinian Authority, and the holy complex was bedecked in Arab flags. It was the Pope's implicit recognition of Islamic hegemony. It was taken to mean that Islam and Christianity superseded Judaism and have the right to “inherit” its holy places.
The Catholic de-legitimization of Israel passes through the war on Jerusalem and the war on Jerusalem passes through the Temple Mount. The site where the Jewish people worshipped for hundreds of years and the focal point of every practicing Jew’s prayers is under assault from the Vatican.
Christians Must Brace Themselves For The Coming Persecution In Obama's LGBT America
Rod Dreher, writing in an article in Time Magazine, has this to say about the recent US Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage: "LGBT activists and their fellow travelers will be coming after social conservatives. The Supreme Court has now, in constitutional doctrine, said that homosexuality is equivalent to race.
The next goal of activists will be a long-term campaign to remove tax-exempt status from dissenting religious institutions. The more immediate goal will be the shunning and persecution of dissenters within civil society."
In Stunning Move, The Vatican Signs Treaty Today With The State Of Palestine
VATICAN CITY -- Vatican Foreign Minister Paul Gallagher and his Palestinian counterpart, Riad al-Malki, signed the treaty at a ceremony inside the Vatican. Israel expressed disappointment when the Vatican announced last month that it had reached final agreement with the "State of Palestine" on the treaty regulating the life of the Catholic Church in the Palestinian territories.
Al-Malki called the treaty an "historic agreement" and said it marked "a recognition of the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, freedom and dignity in an independent state of their own, free from the shackles of occupation."
US Supreme Court Defies God And Votes In Favor Of Same-Sex Marriage
The Supreme Court in a historic 5-4 ruling on Friday said there is a right to same-sex marriage in all 50 states, delivering a monumental win for gay rights across the country.
Justice Anthony Kennedy, often the swing vote on the court, sided with its more liberal members and authored the 34-page decision. He wrote that marriage is a "keystone of the nation's social order" and that there is "no difference between same- and opposite-sex couples with respect to this principle."
If You Were To Die Tonight, Would You Be In Heaven Or Hell?
Meet Frank Jenner, a simple man with a profound question. It was 1941 at the height of WWII when Frank heard God call him to approach 10 people per day on the streets of Sydney Australia and politely ask one simple question: “If you died within 24 hours where would your soul be in eternity, Heaven or Hell?”
One man, standing on George Street in Sydney, Australia, impacted the lives of tens of thousands of people over his 26 years of preaching the gospel on the street. He spent his time handing out tracts and asking people his one, simple question.
Pope Francis Says That People Who Make And Sell Guns Are Not Christian
People who manufacture weapons or invest in weapons industries are hypocrites if they call themselves Christian, Pope Francis said on Sunday. Francis issued his toughest condemnation to date of the weapons industry at a rally of thousands of young people at the end of the first day of his trip to the Italian city of Turin.
“It makes me think of ... people, managers, businessmen who call themselves Christian and they manufacture weapons. That leads to a bit of distrust, doesn’t it?” he said to applause.
Miley Cyrus Slams Christians Who Believe In Old Testament 'Fairy Tales'
Pop singer Miley Cyrus recently slammed Christian conservatives for believing in "fairy tales" like the story of Noah's ark and argued that those who hold to a traditional definition of marriage should not be permitted to make laws within the United States.
Cyrus revealed that she views her gender identity as "fluid," and told her mother that she was attracted to women when she was just 14 years old.
Transgender MMA Fighter Goes In Ring Against An Actual Woman And Nearly Beats Her To Death (VIDEO)
On Saturday, Fox defeated Tamikka Brents by TKO at 2:17 of the first round of their match.In addition to the damaged orbital bone that required seven staples, Brents received a concussion. In a post-fight interview this week, she told Whoa TV that "I've never felt so overpowered ever in my life."
There is no surgery available to change your gender, you are what you are born as. Men who become transgender and "convert" to being a woman are still men with all the DNA, testosterone and body strength that goes with it. Allowing a man to call himself a "woman" and to then be allowed to get in a ring and fight an actual woman borders on criminal behavior. If MMA is smart, they will put an immediate stop to this nonsense right away.
Apostate Pastor Rick Warren And Elton John Hold Hands In Congress, Joke About Kissing Each Other
Laodicean church pastor Rick Warren appeared in Congress with pop icon and outspoken homosexual Elton John on Wednesday to ask for more money for AIDS research. They were clearly having such a good time that they started holding hands as you see in the photo below.
After taking their seats at the witness table, the giddy pair laughed and smiled as they held hands, with Warren saying “Amen” and cautioning Elton John that if they kissed it would be “the kiss heard ‘round the world.” Is Rick Warren trying to tell us something here, is there a "coming out" moment in his future? Hard to say at this point, but sure looks like it.
Our Top 5 Reasons Why Matthew 24 Cannot Be Talking About The Rapture Of The Church
In the 24th chapter of Matthew, the apostles come together to ask Jesus about His return, which we know to be the Day of the Lord, and the end of the world. Jesus, as it turns out, has plenty to say on this subject and uses no parables. He tells them plainly what will happen in the time of the end. Many Christians, who love to apply the entire New Testament to the Church alone, read this chapter and try to make this about the Rapture of the Church. But that will not work, Matthew 24 is not about the Church which didn't even exist on the day that they asked Jesus these questions.
Matthew 23 ends with Jesus talking about His Second Coming, and Matthew 24 continues this exact same theme so we have harmony with the context. In our earlier article on the Rapture of the Church, we explained the difference between the Rapture and the Revelation. If you have not yet read that article, please do so before proceeding with this teaching on Matthew 24.
The Bible Believer's Guide To Understanding The Differences Between The Rapture And The Second Coming
There is an old adage that says "things that are different are not the same". As Christians, we have a nasty tendency to read everything from Matthew to Revelation and try to apply it all to the Church. This will not work, because all the New Testament is not written to the Christian Church.
So we see many Christian churches today, who do not rightly divide their Bibles, are teaching their people that there is no difference between the Rapture and the Second Coming. They say that these are one and the same event. But we will show you conclusively in this article that, because of the manifold differences between the Rapture of the Church and the Second Coming of Jesus Christ, that it is impossible for them to be the same event.
A Charismatic New World Leader Appears From Nowhere And Takes Control Of Greece
His name is Alexis Tsipras, he has taken rock-star control of Greece, is backed by George Soros, has formed alliance with Russia and is talking with Pope Francis about a peace treaty between Israel and the Palestinians. We thought you just might want to know about it.
"The Pope and I discussed the need for peace to return on earth, for the immediate cease of war interventions...and I asked him to take an international initiative for the termination of conflicts in the Middle East..." Hmm, now who does that sound like to you?
NASCAR Legend At National Prayer Breakfast Tells Obama “If You Don’t Know Jesus, You’re Going To Hell.”
Sitting just feet away from the President, former NASCAR driver and hall-of-famer, Darrell Waltrip, gave his Christian testimony to an audience that included the Dalai Lama.
Waltrip said “If you don’t know Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior … you are going to hell.”Waltrip spoke about how Jesus transformed his life. He told the audience that before he was saved, it was all about him. “I did everything to satisfy me,” he said.
The Allah Of The Quran And The God Of Bible Are Not The Same
Let's look at the God of the Bible and Allah. It's important for us to be able to explain the truth to others, when so many are being deceived. First of all, our God is a Triune God. Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
The worst sin a Muslim can commit is called Shirk. Shirk is the belief that God has a Son. It is the unforgivable sin in Islam.
12 Shocking Proofs That Disaster Strikes America When It Mistreats Israel
1991 31 October –The Perfect Storm: A very rare huge storm starting in the north Atlantic, moving east to west This storm was so unusual and contrary to “mother nature” it was immortalized by the book The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger and later a popular movie.
Interestingly, one of the first places The Perfect Storm hit was Kennebunkport, Maine. Waves over 30 foot demolished the home of guess who – President George H. Bush, the instigator of the Oslo Accord.
Berlin To Build Very First Temple Of Chrislam For One World Religion
Today's bombshell is the natural next-step in the evolution of the One World Religion - a temple to call their very own. And where better to build that abomination than in the city that is most famous for introducing the world to Adolf Hitler and the Holocaust but in Berlin, Germany.
They are calling it the House of One, and it is just that. The world's 3 major religions under one roof where they will, at first, worship in separate compartments within the the complex, but then all come together to find that oh-so-elusive "common ground" that Rick Warren is such a fan of. If no one ever told you the secret to boiling a live frog in a pan of water without it first jumping out, go look it up. There is much wisdom there.
40 Mind-Blowing Quotes From Barack Hussein Obama On Islam And Christianity
In his own words: Here are 20 quotes he has made about Islam, and 20 quotes he has made about Christianity. Nothing edited or mashed up, just exactly in the context he originally spoke them in with fully-sourced links so you can see where they come from.
If after reading this, you still think he is not a Muslim, then there is something organically wrong with your ability to reason and understand simple words written on the level of 6th grade English. You may remain ignorant, but it will be willingly so.
For starters, Selah is an actual, literal place that still exists to this day. We read about the geographic location of Selah in 2 Kings 14: "He slew of Edom in the valley of salt ten thousand, and took Selah by war, and called the name of it Joktheel unto this day. " 2 Kings 14:7
So we see that the believing Jews will be flown into a pre-prepared place in the wilderness for a 'time, times and half a time', or three and one-half years as foretold by the prophet Daniel. We believe that in this red rock city of Selah Petra is where God will hide the Jews while the Antichrist installs himself in the rebuilt Temple as if he was very God himself.
"For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the thingsdone in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad. Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men;" 2 Corinthians 5:10,11a
Christian, one day either by your death or by Rapture, YOU will stand before the Lord Jesus Christ at the Judgment Seat. YOUR works for Him will be tried in the fire. YOU will receive rewards based on whichever of YOUR works make it through the fire. If TODAY was your last day on earth, are you ready to meet Jesus and test your works? It is our fervent hope and prayer that this article will help you to do just that.
"My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, which gavethem me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand. I and myFather are one. " John 10:27-30
In Christian circles, the topic of eternal security is a hotly-debated subject. But we are not so much interested in man's opinion as we are in what the bible has to say about Eternal Security. So any sincere treatise on eternal security must first start with a look at salvation, and how it is accomplished.
The good doctor. Dr. Norman W. Walker is recognized throughout the world as one of the most authoritative students of life, health and nutrition. For almost 70 years, Dr. Walker has researched man's ability to live a longer, healthier life. He was his own example of achieving vibrant health through proper thought, diet and body care.
The books written by Dr. Walker have more than stood the test of time, they are the standard from which modern doctors today continue to draw from.
The books written by Dr. Walker have been printed every year since the mid thirties. Over the decades these books have been in print, other researchers have confirmed Dr. Walkers findings, never has any of his findings been proven wrong. Well past his 100th birthday, Dr. Walker was growing his own produce in the blistering heat of Arizona and still doing research on food chemistry and it's effect on the human body.
The Awful Reality Of Hell You Don't Have To Go There
Let me tell you, dear reader, that Hell is assuredly a real place that burns forever, and ever, and ever. The bible warns the reader - you - on page after page and in book after book, to NOT go there, that you don't have to go there.
You see, Hell was not created for you, a human being, it was created for the Devil and his angels who rebelled. In this article, I will endeavor to show you through video, audio and the written word, how you can avoid the fate that is waiting for the Devil and his followers.
Let me also tell you this - It's LOVE that constrains us to tell people they are lost and headed for Hell if they don't know Jesus Christ, not hate. Hate says nothing. You can quote me on that. Click here to read about the awful reality of Hell...
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