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Introduction to Bible Prophecy

  • 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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  • End Time Prophecy

    Many religious cultural traditions including Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, and Christianity believe that there will be a period of tribulation before the world ends. Christians believe that this tribulation will end when Jesus returns to Earth, ends the current world order, and creates a new Heaven and Earth. However, they disagree on the events that

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