End Times Prophecy

Idealists, Preterists, And Futurists

Published: November 25, 2012 (Originally published: November 24, 2012)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

When you boil it all down there are only three schools of thought for interpreting prophecy. There are idealists, who interpret prophecy symbolically and don’t expect any of it to be fulfilled in the literal sense. Then there are preterists, who see the complete fulfillment of prophecy in past events culminating in the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD.

The End Times Empire. Rome, Or Islam, Or …? Part 2

Published: August 19, 2012 (Originally published: August 18, 2012)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Periodically over the past six years, I’ve written about the similarities between Islamic prophecies of an end-times leader they call al Mahdi and Biblical prophecies about the one we call the anti-Christ. In their respective prophecies they’re both said to come on the scene during a time of great turmoil on Earth,

The End Times Empire. Rome, Or Islam, Or …? Part 1

Published: August 12, 2012 (Originally published: August 11, 2012)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In the updated commentary on Rev. 17-18 I recently posted, I briefly summarized two major opinions concerning the end times world government. The view that it will be a revival of the Biblical Roman Empire has been universally accepted among believers for generations,

Standing In The Way

Published: July 15, 2012 (Originally published: July 14, 2012)

Commentary by Jack Kelley

There are lots of news reports, articles, and even books devoted to the deteriorating state of America and speculating on the likely outcome. Reading them has brought several things to my mind.

False Prophets

Published: June 3, 2012 (Originally published: June 2, 2012)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Then the Lord said to me, “Do not pray for the well-being of this people. Although they fast, I will not listen to their cry; though they offer burnt offerings and grain offerings, I will not accept them. Instead, I will destroy them with the sword,

Jerusalem At The End Of The Age

Published: February 12, 2012 (Originally published: February 11, 2012)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed, that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the LORD’s hand double for all her sins (Isaiah 40:2).

Peace And Safety

Published: February 5, 2012 (Originally published: February 4, 2012)

Commentary by Jack Kelley

Now, brothers, about times and dates we do not need to write to you, for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. While people are saying, “Peace and safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly,

A Critique Of The Harbinger

Published: January 29, 2012 (Originally published: January 28, 2012)

A Critique by Jack Kelley

 “The bricks have fallen down, but we will rebuild with hewn stones; the sycamores are cut down, but we will replace them with cedars.” (Isaiah 9:10 NKJV)

The Powerful Delusion

Published: January 15, 2012 (Originally published: January 14, 2012)
The coming of the lawless one will be in accordance with the work of Satan displayed in all kinds of counterfeit miracles, signs and wonders, and in every sort of evil that deceives those who are perishing. 2 Thessalonians 2:9

A Cup of Trembling

Published: December 11, 2011 (Originally published: December 10, 2011)
"I am going to make Jerusalem a cup that sends all the surrounding peoples reeling."