144,000 | 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…

Introduction to Bible Prophecy | Seven Trumpets

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…

Introduction to Bible Prophecy | Seven Seals

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…

Introduction to Bible Prophecy

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…

Introduction to Bible Prophecy

Bible Prophecy

Bible Prophecy Bible prophecy study is the consideration of texts in the Bible that have a prophetic impact either in past history, current events, or future events. Prophecies in the Bible are related directly to the Jewish nation, specific individuals, or events leading to the second coming of Jesus and the Earth made new. The…