Overview and Order of End Time Events

 OVERVIEW AND ORDER OF END TIME EVENTS

(Pastor Lee Jackson – FFWC)

INTRODUCTION – A PROPHETIC CALENDAR & SOME OF THE IMPORTANT SIGN POSTS IN BIBLE PROPHECY

INCLUDE: DANIEL’S 70 WEEKS – OUTLINING FUTURE OF ISRAEL (DANIEL 9:20-27), THE BIRTH OF CHRIST, DEATH OF CHRIST (THE END OF 69TH WEEK OF DANIEL). THE RESURRECTION & ASCENSION OF CHRIST  (SIGNALS BEGINNING OF CHURCH AGE/ AGE OF THE GENTILES,  THE DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM IN 70 AD BY ROMAN GENERAL TITUS WAS PREDICTED BY JESUS IN MATTHEW 24. PROPHECIES FULFILLED INCLUDE ISRAEL RESTORED AS A NATION – (1868 YEARS AFTER DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM, (AMOS 9)), RETURN OF EXILES, BIRTH & DEATH & RESURRECTION OF JESUS, RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH, RISE OF THE ANTICHRIST & SEVEN YEAR TRIBULATION PERIOD (TIME OF JACOB’S TROUBLE, DANIEL’S 70TH WEEK), 2ND COMING OF CHRIST, BATTLE OF ARMAGEDDON, MILLENNIAL REIGN OF CHRIST, GREAT WHITE THRONE OF JUDGEMENT, NEW HEAVENS & NEW EARTH.

1.    RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH (JOHN 14:1-3, ACTS 1:11, 1COR 10:1; 15:12-23, 15:51-52, 1TH 4:13-18)

  • SIGNALS END OF CHURCH AGE; GOD DID NOT APPOINT US TO WRATH (2TH 4:9-11)
  • JESUS WILL COME (IN THE MOMENT OF TIME IT WILL BE ALL OVER)
  • BELIEVERS GIVEN NEW BODIES, BELIEVERS LIVING & DEAD CAUGHT UP IN THE AIR TO MEET THE LORD
  • BELIEVERS JUDGEMENT BELIEVED TO OCCUR AFTER THE RAPTURE IN HEAVEN? (2COR 5:10, 1COR 3:12-15, JOHN 16:27, 2JOHN 2:8)
  • MARRIAGE SUPPER OF THE LAMB

2.   SEVEN YEAR TRIBULATION PERIOD (TIME OF JACOB’S (ISRAEL’S) TROUBLE, 70TH WEEK OF DANIEL, JER 30:7-10, DAN 8:19-26; 9:27; 12:1, MAT 24:15-29, 2TH 2:1-12, REV 12:6-17; 13:1-18)

  • RISE OF THE EMPIRE OF THE ANTI-CHRIST (10 KINGS / NATIONS GIVE HIM POWER TO RULE
  • ANTI-CHRIST FORGES A COVENANT WITH ISRAEL (TO PROVIDE ISRAEL PROTECTION); TEMPLE REBUILT
  • COVENANT BROKEN AFTER 3 ½ YEARS – ABOMINATION THAT CAUSES DESOLATION, DAN 11:29-35, 2THESS 2:4:)
  • 2 WITNESSES PROPHECY FOR 3 ½ YEARS, KILLED & RESURRECTED 3 ½ DAYS & TAKEN TO HEAVEN
  • 3 ½ YEAR DESPOTIC REIGN OF BEAST & THE FALSE PROPHET (REV 13:1-18)
  • THE MARK OF THE BEAST REQUIRED TO BUY & SELL (REV 13:16-17)
  • THE BEAST AND HIS ARMIES ATTACKED BY THE ARMIES OF THE NATIONS  (REV 9:11)
  • 7 SEALS & 7 TRUMPETS OF THE 7TH SEAL OF REVELATION 8:1 – 9:21 & 11:15-19 – (THE WRATH OF GOD)
  • JERUSALEM WILL BE INVADED A REMANENT WILL ESCAPE TO THE DESERT HIDEOUTS
  • 2/3 OF THE JEWS WILL BE KILLED BUT 1/3 WILL BE SAVED;  THEY WILL RECOGNIZE THE ONE WHOM THEY PIERCED AND MOURN OVER HIM  (ZECH 12:10)
  • JESUS FIGHTS AGAINST THE ARMIES OF THE NATIONS SURROUNDING JERUSALEM (ZECH 14:3, ZEP 3:8, JOEL 3:8, REV 19:14 – 15)

THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST & THE BATTLE OF ARMAGEDDON  (MATT 24:30 & 31, PS 110: 3, 5&6, ZECH 9:14-16;14:1-16, EZE 38 & 39, JOEL 3, OBADIAH 15-17, ZEPHANIAH 3:8  HAGGAI 2:20-23, DANIEL 2: 44-45, 1THESS 5:1-3, REV 19:11-21, 2PETER 3:3-14)

  • THE BATTLE OF ARMAGEDDON (IN THE PLAIN OF MEGGIDO) IN N. ISRAEL
  • CHRIST RETURNS VIA THE MOUNT OF OLIVES; A GREAT EARTHQUAKE SPLITS THE MT OF OLIVES FROM EAST TO WEST OPENING UP A STREAM OF WATER THAT REVITALIZES THE DEAD SEA (ZECH 14:4, EZE 38:19-22)
  • CHRIST BRINGS HAIL & BRIMSTONE (BURNING SULPHUR) DOWN UPON THE ARMIES; THEIR SKIN & FLESH & EYES ROT BEFORE THEY CAN HIT THE GROUND (ZECH 14:12)
  • THEY WILL BE 7 MONTHS BURYING THE DEAD (EZE 39:12)
  • 5/6 OF THE ARMIES SURROUNDING JERUSALEM DESTROYED (1/6 REMAINS)
  • THE DAY OF THE LORD (ISA 2:6-22, 13:3-22, 34:1-17, EZE 39, ZEP 3:8 &14-17, ZECH 12:8-11, ZECH 14)
  • THE KINGDOMS OF THIS WORLD BECOME THE KINGDOMS OF OUR LORD AND OF HIS CHRIST (REV 11:15-19, PS 149)
  • 4.      THE MILLENIAL KINGDOM (1000 YEAR REIGN OF CHRIST ON THE EARTH) (ISAIAH 65:19-25, JEREMIAH 30:19-20, EZEKIEL 36:33-38, ZECHARIAH 8:20-23; 14:16-21, REVELATION 20:1-7
  • MILLE – LATIN WORD FOR THOUSAND, ANNUS – LATIN WORD FOR YEAR
  • IT WILL BE A LITERAL EARTHLY KINGDOM – THE 9TH KINDOM OF DANIEL 2:31-45
  • THE ANTI-CHRIST & FALSE PROPHET CAST INTO THE LAKE OF FIRE
  • SATAN BOUND FOR 1000 YEARS – RELEASED LATER TO TEMPT THE NATIONS (REV 20:1-2)
  • THOSE WHO WOULD NOT WORSHIP THE BEAST BROGHT TO LIFE (REV 20:4-6)
  • ISRAEL WILL BE CLEANSED (ZECH 13:1-6)
  • JERUSALEM WILL BE RAISED UP AND RESTORED (ZECH 14:4-11)
  • IT IS CALLED THE CONSOLATION OF ISRAEL, THE REDEMPTION OF ISRAEL (LUKE 2:25, 38)
  • SURVIVORS OF NATIONS THAT ATTACKED JERUSALEM WILL GO UP TO JERUSALEM TO WORSHIP CHRIST THE KING (ZECH 14:16-19)
  • CHRIST WILL RULE ON THE EARTH FROM JERUSALEM (LUKE 1:32, 19:11-26, ISA 2:1-5 & ISA 12, ZECH 14:9,EZE 48:35, REV 21:3)
  • NEW TESTAMENT SAINTS WILL ASSIST (ROM 8:17-21
  • LIFE IN MILLENIAL KINGDOM DESCRIBED (ISA 65:19-25, ZECH 8:4)
  • BOUNDARIES OF ISRAEL AND DIVISION OF THE LAND (EZE 47:13 – 48:35)
  • THERE WILL BE CHANGES IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM (ISA 11:6-8, 65:17-25, ROM 8:18-23)
  • THE EARTH WILL BE RESTORED TO ITS ORIGINAL BEAUTY (ISA 35:1-10, 55:12,13; JOEL 2:21,24)
  • THERE WILL BE A  REBELLION TOWARD CHRIST’S RULERSHIP (PS 2, REV 20:3-10,  1 COR 15:23-26
  • SATAN LEADS THE FINAL REBELLION AGAINST THE RULE OF CHRIST – THE BATTLE OF GOG & MAYGOG (REV 20:7-10)

5.      GREAT WHITE THRONE OF JUDGEMENT (REV 20:11-15, DAN 7:9-14, )

  • SATAN CAST INTO THE LAKE OF FIRE  (REV 20:10) (HE HAD BEEN JUDGED EARLIER)
  • OCCURS AFTER THE FINAL REBELLION AT END OF MILLENIAL PERIOD
  • WE ARE FOREWARNED (HEB 12:23,24)
  • JUDGEMENT GIVEN TO THE SON (JOHN 5:22-29)
  • JESUS JUDGES THE NATIONS  (REV 19:11-16)
  • JUDGE, THE ONE WHOSE FACE (COUNTENANCE, APPEARANCE) THE HEAVENS & THE EARTH FLED AWAY FROM (REV 10:11)
  • REST OF THE DEAD RESURRECTED & JUDGED – SEPARATION OF SHEEP FROM GOATS (MATT 25)
  • DEAD SMALL & GREAT STAND BEFORE GOD (REV 20:11-15)
    • DEAD IN THE SEA
    • DEATH & HELL GAVE UP ITS DEAD
    • THIS WOULD NOT INCLUDE THE DEAD WHO DIED IN THE LORD (RAPTURED DEAD)
    • THIS DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE THE JUDGEMENT OF BELIEVERS WHERE OUR WORKS ARE JUDGED (2 COR 5:10, 1COR 3:12-15, 2JOHN 2:8)
    • THOSE JUDGED BY THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOKS JUDGED ACCORDING TO THEIR WORKS
    • WHOSOEVER WHOSE NAME NOT FOUND IN THE BOOK OF LIFE CAST INTO THE LAKE OF FIRE (LAKE OF FIRE, CALLED THE SECOND DEATH (REV 20:14))
  • THE BOOK OF LIFE REFERENCESANGELS TO BE JUDGED (JUDE 5,6,14,15)
    • MOSES ASKED TO BE BLOTED OUT OF THE BOOK OF LIFE (EX 32:31,32)
    • TIME OF GREAT DISTRESS COMING, EVERYONE WHOSE NAME WRITTEN IN BOOK OF LIFE WILL BE DELIVERED (DANIEL 12:1)
    • LETTER TO CHURCH OF SARDIS – HE WHO OVERCOMES WILL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT OF BOOK OF LIFE (REV 3:5)
    • ONLY THOSE WHOSE NAMES WRITTEN IN BOOK OF LIFE WILL BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE HOLY CITY (REV 21:27)

THE NEW HEAVENS & THE NEW EARTH (ISA 65:17-19; 66:22; 2PET 3:7,10;11-14, REV 21:1 – 22:5,)

  • THE END OF THE AGE – EVERYTHING TURNED OVER TO THE FATHER (1COR 15:24-28)
  • FORMER THINGS NOT REMEMBERED (ISA 65:17-18)
  • EXISTING HEAVENS AND EARTH WILL PASS AWAY WITH A GREAT NOISE
  • EARTH AND EVERTHING ON IT WILL BE BURNED UP (2PET. 3:7,10)
  • NEW HEAVEN AND NEW EARTH WILL EMERGE
    • NOT “NEOS” MEANING RECENTLY BROUGHT INTO EXISTENCE
    • “KAINOS”, BRAND NEW, QUALITY, NEW AS NOT HAVING BEEN MARRED THROUGH SERVICE
    • EARTH RESTORED TO NEWNESS OF ORIGINAL CREATION?
    • NO MORE CURSE, I.E. CURSE OF SIN (GEN.3:14-24) (REV 22:3)
  • GOD WILL (TABERNACLE) DWELL WITH HIS PEOPLE (REV 21:3)
    • ETERNAL HOME OF THE RIGHTEOUS, NO WICKED OR EVIL MEN WILL ABIDE THERE (REV. 22:14-15)
  • THE NEW JERUSALEM, CITY OF GOD, DESCRIBED (REV 21)
    • APPROX. 1400 MILE (CUBE OR PYRAMID?) (16)
    • WALLS 144 CUBITS THICK MADE OF JASPER (17)
    • CITY MADE OF PURE GOLD (18)
    • TWELVE FOUNDATIONS OF PRECIOUS STONES: JASPER, SAPHIRE, CHALCEDONY, EMERALD, SARDONYX, CARNELIAN, CHRYSOLITE, BERYL, TOPAZ, CHRYSOPRASE, JACINTH, AMETHYST (19,20)
    • TWELVE GATES EACH OF A SINGLE PEARL (21)
    • STREETS OF PURE TRANSPARENT GOLD (21)
    • NO TEMPLE, GOD ALMIGHTY & THE LAMB ARE ITS TEMPLE (22)
    • GLORY OF GOD GIVES IT LIGHT, LAMB OF GOD IS ITS LAMP (23)
    • GATES ALWAYS OPEN, NATIONS WILL WALK BY ITS LIGHT, KINGS OF THE EARTH WILL COME TO IT (24)
  • THE RIVER OF WATER OF LIFE FLOWING FROM THE THRONE OF GOD & THE LAMB (REV 22)
    • PURE AS CRYSTAL (1)
    • FLOWING DOWN FROM THE THRONE OF GOD AND THE LAMB (1)
    • TREE OF LIFE ON BOTH SIDES OF RIVER
      • LEAVES FOR HEALING (HEALTH?) OF THE NATIONS (2)
      • BEAR 12 CROPS OF FRUIT, YIELDING FRUIT EVERY MONTH (2)
      • NO MORE CURSE (3)
  • HIS SERVANTSNO MORE NIGHT  (5)
    • HIS NAME WILL BE WRITTEN ON THEIR FOREHEADS
    • WILL SERVE HIM
    • WILL REIGN WITH HIM FOREVER AND EVER (5)
  • NO MORE DEATH, MOURNING OR CRYING (REV 21:4-5, 1COR 26)
  • THESE THINGS ARE TRUSTWORTHY & TRUE (REV 22:6)
  • TIME SUSPENDED – ETERNITY BEGINS

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