We are living in an age of lies and deception. Although Jesus clearly outlined the events leading up to the end of the ages, many are not prepared for what really lies ahead. With their attention diverted away from spiritual truth and reality, they are blindly following the latest humanistic trends as they head for an eternity devoid of the presence of God. As believers, we are exhorted to be “sober and vigilant” as we await the soon return of our Messiah as King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
In our review of practical applications from Bible characters, today we examine some principles of prophecy from the Old Testament prophet Jeremiah, who suffered unjustly for standing up to the false prophets of his day. Concerning the prophetic of our times, can you discern between the false and the true?
The question about the return of Jesus has persisted for a couple of thousand years since His catching away noted in Acts chapter one. While the answers to the question “When?” may not be very satisfying, it should move us to not be caught unaware, and spur us on to be prepared.