Might the Great Tribulation start in 2019?

Is it possible that the Great Tribulation (Matthew 24:21) might begin in 2019? What about 2020 or 2021? Various ones claim based upon calendar information, shemitah cycles, and other things that it and/or the Rapture will. What were the signs that Jesus said to look for? When does Jesus return? What about the prophet Daniel and the abomination of desolation? Does Daniel 9:26-27 need to be confirmed first by a prince who will later become the King of the North?

Arab NATO and the Coming King of the South

For two weeks in November 2018, a joint-military exercise called 'Arab Shield 1' took place in Egypt. Some have wondered if this will lead to an 'Arab NATO.' Is this something the Obama and Trump administrations have pushed for? Is this consistent with biblical prophesies? What do followers of Islam want? What about a caliphate and the 'Imam Mahdi? Has this type of Arab unity been promoted by American and European leaders? What territories will support the King of the South of Daniel 11?

PESCO and a Great European Army

n November 2018, French President Macron called to a "true European army" because of China, Russia, and the USA. Some others in Europe have echoed that sentiment. On November 9, 2018, US President Donald Trump called that an insult, but the next day said that the USA wanted "a very strong Europe." Emmanuel Macron referred to Donald Trump as "my friend" and indicated a desire to strengthen Europe's military spending. In December 2017, 25 European nations agreed to be part of a military alliance called PESCO. Europe also has NATO and IEI. Will Europe end up with "a great army"?

Financial Reset by 2022?

Euro Pacific Capital CEO says the US economy is about to crash because of debt. US National Security Adviser John Bolton declared debt as a threat to society. Forbes writer John Mauldin says that a financial reset is expected in the 2020s, as does Willem Middelkoop, who believes gold may be part of a reset. Morgan Stanley believes the end of the current economic cycle may be in 2021.

Europe makes Antichrist move

A horrible decision was made in Europe. On the 25th of October 2018, the European Council of Human Rights (ECHR) declared that a woman who made a truthful statement about the prophet Muhammed did not have her rights violated when she was fined for doing so. The Austrian woman provided information that pointed to Muhammed being a pedophile as he married a six-year old and consummated the marriage when she was nine and he about fifty years of age. The ECHR ruled that she violated "the right of others to have their religious feelings protected." This decision is a move that will help set the legal stage to not allow people to criticize the coming final Antichrist.

Orthodox Schisms: What Will Happen?

In 2018, after an appeal by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko a growing rift between the Orthodox Patriarch of Constantinople (Bartholomew) and the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church (Kirill) became a schism. When Constantinople declared that the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was 'granted to be ''autocephaly'' (independence), the Russian Orthodox declared this was a schism and broke off Eucharistic communion with Constantinople.

Are Investors Facing The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse?

Albert Edwards of the French multinational banking and financial services firm Societe Generale stated "Equity investors are facing the four horsemen of the apocalypse thundering towards them." He pointed to four reasons. He also pointed to the destruction to Pompeii when Mt. Vesuvius exploded. Another financial writer warned of the "Four Horses Of The U.S. Debt Apocalypse." Is there anything related to debt the Bible warns end time people should run from?

Tulip Predestination?

Does the Bible teach predestination? John Calvin was a 16th century Protestant Reformer who had his views on it. What is five point TULIP Calvinism? Does the Bible teach this or is TULIP Calvinism in conflict with scripture? Is it something that a God of love would come up with? What about the 'age to come'?

Ezekiel 38 Gog and Magog War: Is it Soon?

In April and September 2018, there were meetings involving top leaders of Russia, Iran, Syria, and Turkey. Some Protestant prophecy watchers have suggested that the meeting of these leaders could be a prelude to the what is known the Gog and Magog war as discussed in Ezekiel 38. Some have claimed that this battle must take place before 'Armageddon' and before Jesus returns. Some have wondered if the Gog/Magog war is Armageddon.

Jewish Year 5779 or 5990?

According to the Jewish 'Seder Olam Rabbah' the period from sunset 9 September 2018 to 29 September 2019 is the year 5779 Anno Mundi (age of the world). However, the Jewish Encyclopedia, secular scholars, and modern Jewish experts have all claimed that the count it off between 164 to 200 plus years. Are we closer to the year 5990 than 5779 since Adam and Eve left the Garden of Eden? Why would the Seder Olam be off by so much? Does any of this have anything to do with deceit and pointing to the false 'messiah' Simon Bar Kochba?

Is Donald Trump pushing Europe to Russia?

A recent headline was "Is Trump Pushing Germany to Russia?" There have been comments by German and Russian leaders that they have aligned interests that Donald Trump opposes and need to take financial, military, and other steps to assist Europe. Russia and the EU (European Union) still support the Iran nuclear deal, Paris Climate accords, and the World Trade Organization, despite Donald Trump's actions against them. Have there been comments to replace the USA's SWIFT system by the Russians and Germans?

US Sanctions and Tariffs leading to New World Order?

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said new US sanctions would be a declaration of economic war. Iran, North Korea, China, Europe, and Turkey are also upset about USA sanctions and tariffs. A Turk asserted "Somebody must find a solution and stop the USA." The BRICS nations see US sanctions and tariffs as helpful to their objectives to trade without the USA. Are "unintended consequences" of USA policies threatening the current Anglo-American world order and leading to a New World Order?