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 The Lord Jesus gave only ONE sign of the End! (Matthew 24:14)
What are commonly quoted as 'signs' were what He told His disciples to IGNORE. 

 SO APOCALYPTIC GUESSWORK, WITH ITS CONVOLUTED CALCULATIONS AND MISLEADING ASSUMPTIONS, IS A
SERIOUSLY DAMAGING DISTRACTION FROM THE VERY ISSUE UPON WHICH GOD HIMSELF HAS FIXED ALL END TIME EVENTS!
Matthew 24:
4-13, 15-16.
But why then does the Bible say that Christ's return would be "soon" when it's now been nearly 2,000-years?
The ONLY factor affecting
the timing of the End is
Christian obedience,
which is in the work
of the Holy Spirit to
complete Christ's Mission!
Because it was not to be delayed by any external factor of any kind ...from anywhere ...ever! *So NO set date!
2 Peter 3:11-12
See: the
"This Gospel" Sign
Note the Bible's statement: "...what sort of people ought YOU to be in lives of holiness and godliness,           
waiting for and
  hastening* the coming of the day of God,
because of which the heavens will be set on fire and dissolved, and the heavenly bodies will melt as they burn!"
SO — THE FUTURE COMING 1260-DAY COUNTDOWN  TO  THIS,  ONLY COMMENCES  FROM  THE  COMPLETED  COMMISSION OF CHRIST'S CHURCH!
   God gave us (in Paul's inspired words to the Christians of Achaia) — the Core Spiritual Principle which is fulfilled in Christ's Return:
   The Holy Spirit said of our future that God is —          2 Corinthians 10:6 ESV.
666   Mystery of the 'number' made clear in its original historical and Biblical context.
America's Christian
Identity Myth
When?   Can we really know 'when' Jesus will come, and be sure?
God Comes!   Zechariah's prophecy of God coming to this planet, expanded in its New Testament perspective.
The Antichrist   Overview of Antichrist and Tribulation, and the Bible's teaching on the subject.
arrow The Hidden Time   Summary of a truth which is an essential to understanding end-time prophecy.
See:
God's Invitation To
Human Obedience
The Core Concept   The Elijah-sign: its five-phase trigger of history's ultimate and final horror!
A Prophecy Primer   A very brief three-point guide to understanding Bible prophecy.
The Two Witnesses   The Two Witnesses of Revelation in the 3½-years of God's judgment on this world.  Who are they? (the remaining half of the Seven).
World Evangelisation   The significant effect on world evangelisation of the various views of Christ's Return...  
Jesus did Not believe in...   The end-time view of Jesus recorded in the Gospels does not tally with modern views of an Escapist Rapture, etc.
COMPROMISED   CORRUPTED Authority Restored, the destiny of Christian History CORRUPTED   COMPROMISED
  CONFUSED     CONFUSED  
When Satan is Cast Out   The Final Precondition to the Return of the Lord Jesus Christ to rule this planet... forever...
       The widespread and damagingly-false teaching of a 'secret' Escapist Rapture of believers is directly contradicted by Holy Scripture itself —    
for, in answer 
to His disciples' question of when the end would come,
the Lord Jesus describes to them a future time of trouble that would begin
after their completion of His gospel commission, and that THEN –
(Matthew 24:14, 21).
Please note the sequence!
So? Was Jesus wrong?
Matthew 24:30-31.
"Then will appear in sky the sign of the Son of Man [Jesus], and then ALL the tribes of the earth will mourn,
and they will SEE the Son of Man
[Jesus] coming on the clouds of the sky with power and great glory.
And He will send out His angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather His elect
[Christians]
from the four winds, from one end of the sky to the other."
[Note: The Holy Spirit
is consistent therefore no
inspired preacher/teacher will ever contradict Holy Scripture]
There is NO place here for ANY gap between His publicly visible Second Coming, and His consequent taking up of His people into resurrection glory to share His reign over all.
    • A CHRONOLOGYOF CONFUSION •    
 A listing of false predictions and misleading end–time expectations, including modern evangelicalism's  c-o-n-t-i-n-u-i-n-g  fundamental error . . . 
"For it is time for judgment to begin at the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?" – 1 Peter 4:17.
A Biblical Structure of History   A brief Biblical overview of the whole structure of revealed history, past and future, as a framework for our understanding.
The Revelation Commentary   The text of the Book of Revelation according to its own 10-part literary structure, with a very brief commentary, always being refined.
Elijah – Sign of the End   The typology of Elijah's 3½-year ministry as Christ's end-time Church which climaxes in its Rapture to rule.
arrowThe Terminal Sequence   The sequence of key end-time events, beginning the completion of Daniel's 70th Seven of the 490-year-prophecy of Israel's FULL restoration.
The Kingdom of God   Overview of the Bible's kingdom-teaching and of some scholars' thinking.
The 'Apostasia' Sign   Paul's sign of the coming of Antichrist's rule in the end-time. What could it be?
Daniel Chapter Nine   A very short introduction to the key prophecy of Israel's end time: the Seventy Weeks Countdown.
Earth Catastrophé?   Popular films have featured stories of Earth Catastrophe involving asteroids. Is this possibility a probability???
The End-Time period, variously referred to as 42-months; 1260-days; and as "a time, times, and half a time" (single, duo, and a half) are all 3½-years, based on the original earth-year of 360-days.
Come quickly Lord Jesus!







See: AA Biblical Structure of History Biblical
Structure of History

So, the Bible's 1260-day/42-month/3½-year final countdown to the Return of Christ only commences
from the commission completed as Christ gave it, which triggers Satan's expulsion from Heavens' judicial court!
This End Time
only begins when...

when Satan is ejected from Heaven's Court because he no longer has a valid accusation against us!
(Revelation 12:10).
(which is not simply the 'geographical extent' of Christian church missionary activity)
It is the completed declaration of "THIS gospel..." (Matthew 24:14) to all,
which is Christ's full revelation of the intrinsic character of God,
and which is only possible in the spiritual maturity of
all God's people in their essential spiritual unity in Christ
(Daniel 9:27;12:7; Revelation 11:3;12:6; Ephesians 4:12-13).
Therefore we are told: "I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery, brothers:
a partial hardening has come upon Israel,
UNTIL
the fullness of the Gentiles* has come in."

[by completing this commission] and then . . .
(Romans 11:25)
These are 1260-days of the
Christian Church's baptism into Christ's suffering that she might be conformed to Her Lord.
See Below
*This is not a reference to nationalities but to individuals, therefore the 'hardening' on Israel is "partial".
In other words, individuals Jews will turn to Christ even if the nation still rejects Christ ..."until".
Come quickly Lord Jesus!







On a planet
SET AS SEED-PLOT
OF THE UNIVERSE
And then it is these final 1260-days, which climax with Christ's return, of which the Bible warns us –
"He [the coming Antichrist] shall speak words against the Most High, and shall wear out the saints of the Most High [Christians],
...and  ויתיהבון   בידה   עד   עדן   ועדנין   ופלג   עדן׃...
they shall be given into his hand for a time, times, and half a time" [3½-years / 42-months / 1260-days]
(So – NO Escapist-Rapture before the End – Daniel 7:25; Revelation 11:3)
The sincerity of those, whose perspective is Darby's doctrine of a double-return of Jesus is not doubted, but it is still not Biblical!
C o n g r u e n c e  Truth as an Absolute requires that any outward expression conform to its real inner character, therefore see –
His Bride's Day!   A non-sectarian and balanced framework to understand the return of Jesus Christ for HisBride
How It Ends! A very brief summary of the inescapable coming conclusion . . .
'Conclusion' 'Obedience of the Church as a prelude to the Parousia' (conclusion of doctoral thesis of Rev. Dr. Paul Hartwig)
See:
Satan's
Primary Tactic.


This time was also
completely hidden
from Satan,
"the mystery hidden for ages and generations but now revealed to His saints" (Colossians 1:26) *The hidden existence of
this indeterminate Time,
before the kingdom
comes to Israel (Acts 1:7),
was therefore not included
in Daniel 9's 70x7-years to
Israel's full restoration.
"Now to Him who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ,
according to the revelation of the mystery that was kept secret* for long ages
but has now been disclosed and through the prophetic writings has been made known to all nations,
according to the command of the eternal God, to bring about the obedience of faith –
to the only wise God be glory forevermore through Jesus Christ! Amen."
(Romans 16:25-27)
For it is from this planet that a renewed humanity will populate all galaxies in an ever expanding universe – after Heaven closes down (Revelation 21:2, 22; 22:3).
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During the Cold War,
it was popular among prophecy 'experts' (such as Irvin Baxter and Hal Lindsey, and writers such as Joel Rosenberg) to interpret
Ezekiel's Gog and Magog prophecy as Russia and its Soviet allies. But now, with the end of Soviet imperialism and the rise
of Islamic terrorism (originating in excessive reaction to Israel's oppression of the Palestinians), many of these same 'experts'
have redesigned their myth to see Turkey and other Muslim countries (particularly Iran) as the great threat to 'Israel',
blindly perpetuating misrepresentation among Christians about Islam... at a special time when the
Spirit of God is preparing a great spiritual awakening in the Islamic world through what has been called the "Arab Spring"
collapsing the Green Curtain around Islamic states as He collapsed the Iron Curtain around Soviet States. But to these

fake 'experts', Islam has now taken the place of Communism as the 'enemy' of God in their crudely misguided-minds.
The Lord Jesus Christ the Righteous would never have behaved in this ignorant and most ungodly manner...!
Please
Note:
 'ALLAH' 
is NOT a
pagan god!
GOD
loves
Muslims!
Trump take note, for
He even loves Americans!
Not True! So, please do not be deceived! (Matthew 24:4; 2 Thessalonians 2:3)
Misleading statements that earthquakes are now 'increasing' as a sign of the approaching End of the World, are simply not true
Not True!
See: the very latest
  Year:    2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012  
   Annual Earthquake Totals:     22,256     23,534     27,454     31,419     31,194     30,478     29,568     29,685     31,777     14,820     21,473     22,288     16,667   
Source:
US Geological Survey
  So do not ever look to anything in this world's behaviour for 'signs' of the End!  Look only to the direct work of God Most High,
whose Holy Spirit is Himself faithfully making His Church ready for Her coming Bridegroom. (Revelation 19:7)
 mutations ofthe message   
The 'blood moons' story of John Hagee (using NASA's predictions of total lunar eclipses) to play with Holy Scripture (such as Revelation 6:12), is a defiling deception
usually associated with a blasphemous Judaizing of Christianity in contradiction of
the completed work of CHRIST in Whom there is neither Jew nor Gentile 
  The Strange Circle Seductively common alarmism among Christians, and it still continues to grow...!
     CLOWN
THEOLOGY
Preterism in Brief A quick glance at this seriously flawed theory of prophecy interpretation.
Eschatology Lost An exposé of errors in the Reformed eschatology of AA Hoekema.
 Beware the Bible-twisting of Seventh-day Adventism – and gross misrepresentations of its propaganda channel HOMEBASETV in the continuing deceptions of Woodman and Veith
SDA 'Adventism' Seventh-day Adventist end-time ideas and its other associated confusions.
Sanctuary Doctrine Seventh-day Adventism's core doctrine irrefutably rebutted!  
'Prophetess' Ellen White's Doctrinal Distinctives Ellen G. White's doctrines summarized and refuted (the grossly misleading 'prophetess' of Seventh-day Adventism).
  A misleading Brethren error in opposite reaction to the deceptions of the widespread Replacement Theology error of the churches concerning Israel's future  
NO Escapist Rapture! Darby's Division The Brethren view that undermines the Christian Church's readiness for its greatest triumph.
Do not be confused by Kansas City's Mike Bickle attaching Scripture quotes to the modern (Zionist) fake 'State of Israel', the flag of which Orthodox Jews burn each year at Purim.
He frequently takes Scripture quotes out of context and does not understand the Bible's end-time perspective.
So, for those 
then who insist on believing in Darby's (escapist) pretribulation-rapture of Christians (which unfortunately includes most evangelical organisations today), some kindly opportunistic atheists are willing, at a price of course (if they are still operational) to care for your left-behind-pets . . .
Click the left-behind kitten on the right for their web site
for your left-behind-pets! They
seem
to have
abandoned
their mission
Please note
 that the resurrection of all believers at Christ's return is not in order to take them away to Heaven (as some ignorantly continue to teach)
FOR –
      (1) most come with Jesus from Heaven, (1 Thessalonians 4:14); and
      (2) a resurrection body is not necessary to go to Heaven! (2 Corinthians 5:8).
 We share in Christ's resurrection to share in His rulehere! 
So to the mixed multitude of followers Jesus said: "...be ready; for in the hour you think not, the Son of Man comes." (Luke 12:40-41)BUT, to the spiritual family of Jesus it is written"...you are not in darkness, brothers, for that day to surprise you like a thief"
1 Thessalonians 5:4.
"And not one of the wicked shall understand, but the wise shall understand." (Daniel 12:10).

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