A series of recent news stories have highlighted the massive advances made in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). Several of those focus on China's Yitu Technologies, a company at the forefront of AI development. Yitu created a technology called Dragonfly. Dragonfly can search and analyze billions of photographs...
2017 ended with Bitcoin making daily headlines. If you're not familiar with Bitcoin, it's a specific type of cryptocurrency (a secure digital currency). It made daily headlines mostly due to the mania surrounding its steep rise in price. Why are so many people euphoric about Bitcoin? Many think it will replace the U.S. dollar. They say it's the future of money. Others say Bitcoin is worthless, and its price run-up is a bubble certain to burst. So which one is it? Is Bitcoin the future or a passing fad?
This Christmas, we celebrate the birth of Jesus. Songs fill the radio proclaiming the glory of His birth. Church plays and live nativities re-enact the story of Mary, Joseph, and the newborn baby lying in a manger. And despite the commercial and cultural distortions of Christmas, the story of His birth will still be told. But how many people know it was foretold? How many people know the prophets foretold the timing, place, and events of His birth hundreds of years in advance? And just as important - how many people know those same prophets told us He's coming again?
Did you know breakthrough technologies will soon lead to the fulfillment of hundreds of ancient bible prophecies concerning the end times, the Antichrist, and the Second Coming of Jesus?
North Korea has nuclear weapons. They're working to build long-range missiles. And many believe dictator Kim Jong-un is insane. He's promised to blanket his neighbors in 'a sea of fire' and threatens the United States on an almost daily basis...
More than 2,600 years ago, the prophet Ezekiel warned of a future time when a vast coalition of nations will attack Israel. The leader of this coalition is a man known as Gog, the ruler of Magog (Ezekiel 38:1). This is why the invading force is known as the Gog of Magog coalition. According to Ezekiel this alliance will send an overwhelming force to invade Israel in the last days. And while the whole world watches, God Himself will destroy the invaders (Ezekiel 38:18-23).
On September 1, 2017, Vladimir Putin addressed a group of students in Yaroslavl, Russia. Speaking of the future, Putin said the development of artificial intelligence (AI) presents 'colossal opportunities and threats that are difficult to predict now' and 'the one who becomes the leader in this sphere will be the ruler of the world.'
The Bible says a time will come when a global dictator requires everyone on earth to receive a mark on the right hand or the forehead (Revelation 13:16). Those without the mark won't be able to buy or sell anything (Revelation 13:17). For centuries, Christians have wondered how this will even be possible. But in recent years, the rise of advanced technology has given us a glimpse as to how it might occur.
As we approach the end of the nuclear age, post-MAD technologies promise to lead the world into an era of global government.
Can we know when Jesus will return? No. When it comes to the exact timing of His return, we can’t know. Jesus Himself said “no man knows the day or the hour of my return, not even myself. Only my Father in heaven knows” (Mark 13:32). Jesus reiterated this concept when He said He would come like a thief in the night “when least expected” (Matthew 24:43-44).