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…

Great Tribulation | Introduction to Bible Prophecy

The Great Tribulation

The great tribulation is a period of time in end time prophecy that most Christians believe will occur before Jesus returns to take His people to Heaven.  The events of the great tribulation cause many people to die.  These events include prophetic events like the seven seals and seven trumpets.  Christians disagree about the timing…

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…