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Introduction to Bible Prophecy

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It often takes much effort to understand Bible prophecy. Many Christians have questions about the books of Daniel and Revelation. Start in this section to learn basic prophecy concepts and follow the links to articles for deeper study.

The Two Witnesses

Bible prophecy students have divergent opinions on the identity of two witnesses mentioned in Revelation 11:3. The diversity of opinion includes understanding that the two witnesses are Bible characters like Moses, Enoch, and Elijah or two literal end time prophets. Others think the two witnesses symbolize the Christian Church, Israel, believers in Christ, and the […]

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The 144,000

Revelation 7:3-8 describes that God seals and selects 144,000 servants. As with many other Bible prophecies in Revelation, Christians have differing conclusions about the 144,000. These include which people make up the 144,000, when God chooses these people, and whether the number 144,000 is a symbolic or literal number. Generally, preterists, historicists, idealists, and futurists […]

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The Seven Trumpets

The seven trumpets are a series of events that the apostle John described beginning in Revelation 8. Students of Bible prophecy have differing viewpoints regarding the timing of the trumpets and whether they should be viewed as symbolic or literal. The four generally held views are preterist, idealist, historicist, and futurist. The preterist view is […]

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The Seven Seals

The book of Revelation describes a scene in Heaven and the Father is holding a book (scroll) sealed with seven seals. (Revelation 5:1)  Bible expositors describe in great detail each of the seals because of John’s description of each seal.  However, much less information is available about the contents of the book other than John's description […]

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The Great Tribulation

The great tribulation is a period of time in end time prophecy that most Christians believe will occur before Jesus returns to take His people to Heaven.  The events of the great tribulation cause many people to die.  These events include prophetic events like the seven seals and seven trumpets.  Christians disagree about the timing […]

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