It is estimated that more than 20,000 people were killed in the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Damage to nuclear reactors may have disastrous long term effects. Japan’s prime minister has called the earthquake his country’s worst crisis since World War II.
Meanwhile the worldwide recession and the unrest in countries across the Middle East have caused great concern among many people. Tornadoes, floods, volcanic eruptions, and other natural disasters have killed thousands more and left many homeless and hopeless.
These are indeed historic days in which we live. When disasters and wars erupt, people often ask about their relation to the end of history. After Jesus prophesied the destruction of the Holy City, His disciples asked Him in Matthew 24:3, “what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?”
Jesus responded with six different signs that would precede His Second Coming, and the end of the world. To what degree are they being fulfilled in our day?
+ Plus, listen to Kari Jobe singing “Revelation Song”