Enjoying the Journey

Prophecies, Speculation, and the End Times

The last few months have been filled with a great deal of conjecture about the last days.  Discussion about the blood moons and speculations of the apocalypse have filled books and consumed the internet.  What are we to believe? Recently a very sincere young man came to my office full of questions.  Perhaps he expected me to have all the answers.  I didn’t.  The truth is that no one knows the answer to the one question that matters – when is Christ coming?  Permit Him to speak for Himself, “It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power” (Acts 1:7).  No one knows. What we do know for…

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The End of the World

The Mayans were wrong.  Today was not the end of the world.  At least if it was, it has not yet arrived in Knoxville, Tennessee.  History is full of speculations and predictions about “the apocalypse.”  Again and again God’s Word has been proven true: “But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father” (Mark 13:32). The end will come.  We do not know when.  God does. It is a different event that I am anticipating.  As a believer, I am not looking for the end.  I am looking for a new beginning.  I am not watching for the destruction of the world; I am watching…

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