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What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by Jokanem(m): 11:55am On Mar 04, 2023
What Is the Sign of “the Last Days,” or “End Times”?

The Bible describes events, conditions, and attitudes that would mark “the conclusion of the [current] system of things,” or “the end of the world.” (Matthew 24:3; King James Version)

The Bible calls this time period “the last days” and the “time of the end,” or “end times.”—2 Timothy 3:1; Daniel 8:19; Easy-to-Read Version.

What are some Bible prophecies about “the last days”?

The Bible foretold many things that together would be “the sign” to identify the last days. (Luke 21:7) Consider some examples:

War on a large scale.

Jesus foretold: “Nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom.” (Matthew 24:7) Similarly, Revelation 6:4 foretold a symbolic horseman representing warfare that would “take peace away from the earth.”

Famine.

Jesus foretold: “There will be food shortages.” (Matthew 24:7) The book of Revelation foretold an additional symbolic horseman, whose ride would result in famine on a large scale.—Revelation 6:5, 6.

Great earthquakes.

Jesus said that there would be “earthquakes in one place after another.” (Matthew 24:7; Luke 21:11) These great earthquakes around the world would cause suffering and loss of life on an unprecedented scale.

Disease.

According to Jesus, there would be pestilences, or epidemics of “terrible diseases.”—Luke 21:11, Contemporary English Version.

Crime.

Although crime has existed for centuries, Jesus foretold that in the last days, there would be an “increasing of lawlessness.”—Matthew 24:12.

Ruining of the earth.

Revelation 11:18 foretold that mankind would be “ruining the earth.” They would do so in many ways, not only through violent and corrupt actions but also by bringing harm to the environment.

Deteriorating attitudes.

At 2 Timothy 3:1-4, the Bible foretold that people in general would be “unthankful, disloyal, . . . not open to any agreement, slanderers, without self-control, fierce, without love of goodness, betrayers, headstrong, puffed up with pride.” These attitudes would reach such extremes that the era could rightly be described as “critical times hard to deal with.”

Breakdown of the family.

At 2 Timothy 3:2, 3, the Bible foretold that many people would have “no natural affection” for their family and that children would be “disobedient to parents.”

Diminished love of God.

Jesus foretold: “The love of the greater number will grow cold.” (Matthew 24:12) Jesus meant that love for God would grow cold in most people. Likewise, 2 Timothy 3:4 says that in the last days, such ones would be “lovers of pleasures rather than lovers of God.”

Religious hypocrisy.

At 2 Timothy 3:5, the Bible foretold that people would appear to worship God but would not truly live by his standards.

Increased understanding of Bible prophecies.

The book of Daniel foretold that in “the time of the end,” many would gain increased knowledge of Bible truth, including accurate understanding of these prophecies.—Daniel 12:4, footnote.

A global preaching work.

Jesus foretold: “This good news of the Kingdom will be preached in all the inhabited earth.”—Matthew 24:14.

Widespread apathy and ridicule.

Jesus foretold that people in general would ignore the overwhelming evidence of the approaching end. (Matthew 24:37-39) More than that, 2 Peter 3:3, 4 foretold that some would ridicule the evidence, dismissing it completely.

All prophecies fulfilled.

Jesus said that the last days would be marked by the simultaneous fulfillment of all these prophecies, not just a few or even most of them.—Matthew 24:33.

Are we living in “the last days”?

Yes. World conditions as well as Bible chronology indicate that the last days began in 1914, the year World War I began.

Many people are distressed by these critical times. They are concerned that society itself is deteriorating. Some even fear for the future of humanity.

Meanwhile, others who are likewise distressed by world conditions have a hopeful outlook. They are convinced that God’s Kingdom will soon take action to rid the world of its problems. (Daniel 2:44; Revelation 21:3, 4) They wait patiently for God to fulfill his promises, and they find comfort in the words of Jesus: “The one who has endured to the end will be saved.”—Matthew 24:13; Micah 7:7.

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Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by paxonel(m): 2:03am On Mar 05, 2023
There is nothing like last day or end time talkless of any sign!

The signs of his coming and last day mentioned in Matthew 24 literally refers to the time of Jesus crucifixion and resurrection that corresponds to the that time the Jews were expecting the Messiah to come, which has already happened

But when you talk about the last day or second coming of Christ this era(Act1:11), it refers to the day you die.
that is your last day or ended time. After that, life continues forever, no end

Everyone have their own different last day or ended time or second coming of Christ, but the earth remains forever

Ecclesiastes 1:4 One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever.

Revelation 11:15 And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.

Meaning, the kingdom of God is already here with us on this earth, so you shouldn't expect any end time anymore.
Therefore, you have to live your life in peace, void of any fear of the unknown

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Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by Polynek(m): 3:54am On Mar 05, 2023
Africans and religion Sha
Look at white men, they are not too religious like us, yet they are doing well in every ramifications of life.
But we wey carry Church for head see as our life be

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Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by OkCornel(m): 9:09am On Mar 05, 2023
Polynek:
Africans and religion Sha
Look at white men, they are not too religious like us, yet they are doing well in every ramifications of life.
But we wey carry Church for head see as our life be

Religiosity with decaying morals is what Nigerians are doing.

They claim they love God yet are so selfish and greedy and won’t mind their neighbors or strangers starving to death.

The height of self deceit.

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Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by Polynek(m): 11:07am On Mar 05, 2023
OkCornel:


Religiosity with decaying morals is what Nigerians are doing.

They claim they love God yet are so selfish and greedy and won’t mind their neighbors or strangers starving to death.

The height of self deceit.
Honestly bro dey tin tire me angry

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Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by AnyanwuSilas: 9:48am On Mar 19, 2023

Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by Jomonix: 9:49am On Mar 19, 2023
Plus the way these elections turned out

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Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by Holluwhakemmy(f): 9:49am On Mar 19, 2023
War, earthquake etc
Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by canalily(m): 9:50am On Mar 19, 2023
With all these earthquake and tremor
Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by Badgers14: 9:50am On Mar 19, 2023
2023 election is definitely a sign of end times cheesy

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Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by Triangles1(m): 9:52am On Mar 19, 2023
The only gift we have now is earth.
Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by telim: 9:52am On Mar 19, 2023
The early signs of end time is when humans are able to develop a tech that connect earth to moon via a ladder. Those that will develop the tech are not yet among us which mean early sign of end time is probably thousands of years from now. I careless about it.
Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by Amuluonyenaego: 9:53am On Mar 19, 2023
I opened this thread just to read righteousness comments.
Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by Achobaisiochu: 9:54am On Mar 19, 2023
Homosexualism is sign of end time
Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by BreconHills(m): 9:55am On Mar 19, 2023
Jokanem:
What Is the Sign of “the Last Days,” or “End Times”?

The Bible describes events, conditions, and attitudes that would mark “the conclusion of the [current] system of things,” or “the end of the world.” (Matthew 24:3; King James Version)

The Bible calls this time period “the last days” and the “time of the end,” or “end times.”—2 Timothy 3:1; Daniel 8:19; Easy-to-Read Version.

What are some Bible prophecies about “the last days”?

The Bible foretold many things that together would be “the sign” to identify the last days. (Luke 21:7) Consider some examples:

War on a large scale.

Jesus foretold: “Nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom.” (Matthew 24:7) Similarly, Revelation 6:4 foretold a symbolic horseman representing warfare that would “take peace away from the earth.”

Famine.

Jesus foretold: “There will be food shortages.” (Matthew 24:7) The book of Revelation foretold an additional symbolic horseman, whose ride would result in famine on a large scale.—Revelation 6:5, 6.

Great earthquakes.

Jesus said that there would be “earthquakes in one place after another.” (Matthew 24:7; Luke 21:11) These great earthquakes around the world would cause suffering and loss of life on an unprecedented scale.

Disease.

According to Jesus, there would be pestilences, or epidemics of “terrible diseases.”—Luke 21:11, Contemporary English Version.

Crime.

Although crime has existed for centuries, Jesus foretold that in the last days, there would be an “increasing of lawlessness.”—Matthew 24:12.

Ruining of the earth.

Revelation 11:18 foretold that mankind would be “ruining the earth.” They would do so in many ways, not only through violent and corrupt actions but also by bringing harm to the environment.

Deteriorating attitudes.

At 2 Timothy 3:1-4, the Bible foretold that people in general would be “unthankful, disloyal, . . . not open to any agreement, slanderers, without self-control, fierce, without love of goodness, betrayers, headstrong, puffed up with pride.” These attitudes would reach such extremes that the era could rightly be described as “critical times hard to deal with.”

Breakdown of the family.

At 2 Timothy 3:2, 3, the Bible foretold that many people would have “no natural affection” for their family and that children would be “disobedient to parents.”

Diminished love of God.

Jesus foretold: “The love of the greater number will grow cold.” (Matthew 24:12) Jesus meant that love for God would grow cold in most people. Likewise, 2 Timothy 3:4 says that in the last days, such ones would be “lovers of pleasures rather than lovers of God.”

Religious hypocrisy.

At 2 Timothy 3:5, the Bible foretold that people would appear to worship God but would not truly live by his standards.

Increased understanding of Bible prophecies.

The book of Daniel foretold that in “the time of the end,” many would gain increased knowledge of Bible truth, including accurate understanding of these prophecies.—Daniel 12:4, footnote.

A global preaching work.

Jesus foretold: “This good news of the Kingdom will be preached in all the inhabited earth.”—Matthew 24:14.

Widespread apathy and ridicule.

Jesus foretold that people in general would ignore the overwhelming evidence of the approaching end. (Matthew 24:37-39) More than that, 2 Peter 3:3, 4 foretold that some would ridicule the evidence, dismissing it completely.

All prophecies fulfilled.

Jesus said that the last days would be marked by the simultaneous fulfillment of all these prophecies, not just a few or even most of them.—Matthew 24:33.

Are we living in “the last days”?

Yes. World conditions as well as Bible chronology indicate that the last days began in 1914, the year World War I began.

Many people are distressed by these critical times. They are concerned that society itself is deteriorating. Some even fear for the future of humanity.

Meanwhile, others who are likewise distressed by world conditions have a hopeful outlook. They are convinced that God’s Kingdom will soon take action to rid the world of its problems. (Daniel 2:44; Revelation 21:3, 4) They wait patiently for God to fulfill his promises, and they find comfort in the words of Jesus: “The one who has endured to the end will be saved.”—Matthew 24:13; Micah 7:7.


The last days is a chapter with many paragraphs. Nobody can tell precisely where we are in the chapter. But Jesus ended the treatise you quote by saying " Take heed that no man deceive you"
The consistent thread and warning is patience, endurance and watchfulness. To check for signs is not always helpful as it can itself bring weariness and disappointment.

If I had time, I would have shown that Jesus was speaking to two audiences at the same time - his listeners and us. We must rightly divide that which applies to us.

Shalom.
Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by YoungBlackRico(m): 9:56am On Mar 19, 2023
"Igbos claiming Lagos is no man's land" grin
Definitely a telltale sign
Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by BloomingDale(f): 9:56am On Mar 19, 2023
Here you go.

Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by epluger: 9:57am On Mar 19, 2023
Okay
Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by AnyanwuSilas: 9:58am On Mar 19, 2023
Amuluonyenaego:
I opened this thread just to read righteousness comments.

He's in church.

You no dey go church?
Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by alabo1: 10:01am On Mar 19, 2023
Jokanem:
What Is the Sign of “the Last Days,” or “End Times”?

The Bible describes events, conditions, and attitudes that would mark “the conclusion of the [current] system of things,” or “the end of the world.” (Matthew 24:3; King James Version)

The Bible calls this time period “the last days” and the “time of the end,” or “end times.”—2 Timothy 3:1; Daniel 8:19; Easy-to-Read Version.

What are some Bible prophecies about “the last days”?

The Bible foretold many things that together would be “the sign” to identify the last days. (Luke 21:7) Consider some examples:

War on a large scale.

Jesus foretold: “Nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom.” (Matthew 24:7) Similarly, Revelation 6:4 foretold a symbolic horseman representing warfare that would “take peace away from the earth.”

Famine.

Jesus foretold: “There will be food shortages.” (Matthew 24:7) The book of Revelation foretold an additional symbolic horseman, whose ride would result in famine on a large scale.—Revelation 6:5, 6.

Great earthquakes.

Jesus said that there would be “earthquakes in one place after another.” (Matthew 24:7; Luke 21:11) These great earthquakes around the world would cause suffering and loss of life on an unprecedented scale.

Disease.

According to Jesus, there would be pestilences, or epidemics of “terrible diseases.”—Luke 21:11, Contemporary English Version.

Crime.

Although crime has existed for centuries, Jesus foretold that in the last days, there would be an “increasing of lawlessness.”—Matthew 24:12.

Ruining of the earth.

Revelation 11:18 foretold that mankind would be “ruining the earth.” They would do so in many ways, not only through violent and corrupt actions but also by bringing harm to the environment.

Deteriorating attitudes.

At 2 Timothy 3:1-4, the Bible foretold that people in general would be “unthankful, disloyal, . . . not open to any agreement, slanderers, without self-control, fierce, without love of goodness, betrayers, headstrong, puffed up with pride.” These attitudes would reach such extremes that the era could rightly be described as “critical times hard to deal with.”

Breakdown of the family.

At 2 Timothy 3:2, 3, the Bible foretold that many people would have “no natural affection” for their family and that children would be “disobedient to parents.”

Diminished love of God.

Jesus foretold: “The love of the greater number will grow cold.” (Matthew 24:12) Jesus meant that love for God would grow cold in most people. Likewise, 2 Timothy 3:4 says that in the last days, such ones would be “lovers of pleasures rather than lovers of God.”

Religious hypocrisy.

At 2 Timothy 3:5, the Bible foretold that people would appear to worship God but would not truly live by his standards.

Increased understanding of Bible prophecies.

The book of Daniel foretold that in “the time of the end,” many would gain increased knowledge of Bible truth, including accurate understanding of these prophecies.—Daniel 12:4, footnote.

A global preaching work.

Jesus foretold: “This good news of the Kingdom will be preached in all the inhabited earth.”—Matthew 24:14.

Widespread apathy and ridicule.

Jesus foretold that people in general would ignore the overwhelming evidence of the approaching end. (Matthew 24:37-39) More than that, 2 Peter 3:3, 4 foretold that some would ridicule the evidence, dismissing it completely.

All prophecies fulfilled.

Jesus said that the last days would be marked by the simultaneous fulfillment of all these prophecies, not just a few or even most of them.—Matthew 24:33.

Are we living in “the last days”?

Yes. World conditions as well as Bible chronology indicate that the last days began in 1914, the year World War I began.

Many people are distressed by these critical times. They are concerned that society itself is deteriorating. Some even fear for the future of humanity.

Meanwhile, others who are likewise distressed by world conditions have a hopeful outlook. They are convinced that God’s Kingdom will soon take action to rid the world of its problems. (Daniel 2:44; Revelation 21:3, 4) They wait patiently for God to fulfill his promises, and they find comfort in the words of Jesus: “The one who has endured to the end will be saved.”—Matthew 24:13; Micah 7:7.


Rubbish. There are no last days. All happening now - natural disasters etc have all happened in the past usually with worse effects. For example are you aware the bubonic plague wiped out more than 50% of the known population of the world during the middle ages due to poor medical care and hygiene. how many people died fro m Coviid worldwide. Even the death toll from earthquakes etc is less today due to better emergency response and medicare. keep believing fairy tales. Peace

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Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by taretoofine(m): 10:03am On Mar 19, 2023
Lawlessness and no remorse for rigging
Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by phemmyfour: 10:04am On Mar 19, 2023
paxonel:
There is nothing like last day or end time talkless of any sign!

The signs of his coming and last day mentioned in Matthew 24 literally [s]refers to the time of Jesus crucifixion and resurrection that corresponds to the that time the Jews were expecting the Messiah to come, which has already happened [/s]

But when you talk about the last day or second coming of Christ this era(Act1:11), it refers to the day you die.
that is your last day or ended time. After that, life continues forever, no end

Everyone have their own different last day or ended time or second coming of Christ, but the earth remains forever

Ecclesiastes 1:4 One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever.

Revelation 11:15 And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.

Meaning, the kingdom of God is already here with us on this earth, so you shouldn't expect any end time anymore.
Therefore, you have to live your life in peace, void of any fear of the unknown


Rubbish

Even Jesus didn't refer to the day he was crucified as end times day

Mt 24:2

As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately. “Tell us,” they said, “when will this happen, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age
Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by AnyanwuSilas: 10:05am On Mar 19, 2023
YoungBlackRico:
"Igbos claiming Lagos is no man's land" grin
Definitely a telltale sign

You go about mentioning Igbo in every thread and trying to turn every thread to fight against Igbo.

If I ask you for prove now that Igbo claimed Lagos is no man's land, you will start looking for comments from Internet
Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by Jokerman(m): 10:05am On Mar 19, 2023
Iniquity shall abound and ghumans shall be lovers of themselves and pleasure, rather than lovers of God.

Christian will undergo persecution, infact the antichrist persecution is still coming
Re: What Is The Sign Of “the Last Days,” Or “end Times”? by Billionaire2: 10:05am On Mar 19, 2023
a trumpet will sound in the sky, and a dead Jewish guy who died about 2 millennia ago will appear from the sky and take us to an old white man with long beard, ,
meanwhile if you don’t believe you will burn in hellfire with a black creature who once challenged this old Jewish guy…

……bunch of bullshit caveman tales

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