The increase of lawlessness that Jesus predicted would precede His return has already begun. The love of many is indeed growing cold. But how bad will it get? What will people do to those who hold fast to God's words and the testimony of Jesus? Marquis continues the study focusing on what Jesus said about the end times.
Jesus predicts that there will be a great apostasy, or falling away from the faith just prior to His return. He said that friends and even close relatives would betray each other. How does this fit into the book of Revelation, and what the rest of the New Testament authors wrote? Are we seeing the beginning of this falling away now?
Will the church experience persecution on a world-wide basis prior to the return of Jesus? What is the difference between man's wrath, and God's wrath? How should we as believers respond to the refugee issue?
Marquis reviews the 12 things that Jesus predicted would happen just prior to His return. Why are we seeing a dramatic increase in earthquakes, famines, and diseases? What should we expect to see in the future?
What did Jesus mean when he predicted that "there will be wars and rumors of wars"? How does war play a part in the sequence of end-time events? What wars should we be expecting to happen next? Marquis examines Jesus' teaching about war, and why it will be a sign that Jesus is returning soon.