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 wonâ€™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).
The Undeniable Sign. The signs of the Second Coming are all around us. When His disciples asked Jesus to describe the signs, He gave them several.
I believe recent events in Syria have great significance when it comes to the study of bible prophecy. This doesn't mean you're guaranteed to see the immediate fulfillment of any specific bible prophecy. However, it does mean you should pay close attention. Why? Because, at the very least, these events are setting the table for the fulfillment of multiple bible prophecies.
Is there proof Jesus is the Messiah? Does believing in Him require blind faith? No. In fact, it's the exact opposite.
Why does bible prophecy matter? As a Christian, why should you spend any time studying it? It's sad to say, but many Christians (including many church leaders) say bible prophecy doesn't matter. And they say you shouldn't spend any time studying it...
What is the #1 prophetic sign? What sign more than any other points to the soon return of Jesus Christ? While any number of signs are present, I believe one stands out above all others. In fact, Jesus Himself told us what it is.
December 25th is Christmas, the traditional day when Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus. This time of year, movies, TV shows, lawn nativities, music, and Christmas plays tell the story of the baby in the manger.