Geoffrey Grider Editor-in-chief and founder of Now The End Begins.
Geoffrey started NOW THE END BEGINS on December 15, 2009, as a global aggregate news site showing the seriousness of the times in which we live. Since then, the site has grown to include cutting-edge original reporting on topics that mean the most to our readers.
Geoffrey alsio hosts a twice-weekly KJV bible study and end times prophecy radio program called THE WISE SHALL UNDERSTAND on Blog Talk Radio.
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Geri Ungurean Born into a Jewish family in Maryland, I was always searching for the truth about Jesus. I knew that He had to be someone so very special. My dad would say "He was a good man, but not who he said he was." So a good man would lie? At the age of 31, I finally met Yeshua, and He became my Lord and Savior. I am a Jew who has been made complete in Him. I am now anxiously awaiting His Glorious return to rapture His church! Maranatha!
John Whitehead The Rutherford Institute
The Rutherford Institute, a nonprofit civil liberties organization based in Charlottesville, Va., is deeply committed to protecting the constitutional freedoms of every American and the integral human rights of all people through its extensive legal and educational programs. The Institute provides its legal services at no charge to those whose constitutional and human rights have been threatened or violated.
Erick Stakelbeck Since 2005, Stakelbeck has been a regular correspondent and terrorism analyst for CBN News. He covers the global war on terror, U.S. national security, the Middle East and the growth of radical Islam at home and abroad for the network’s Washington, D.C. bureau.
From 2003 to 2005, Stakelbeck worked as a senior writer and analyst at the Investigative Project on Terrorism, a counterterrorism think tank founded by terrorism expert Steven Emerson. His articles on Islamic extremism, global terrorism and national security appeared in the Wall Street Journal Europe, Weekly Standard, Washington Times, New York Post, Jerusalem Post, and National Review Online, among other publications.
Dr. Jim Garrow 2009 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Jim Garrow has shockingly claimed that he was told by a top US military advisor that the Obama administration's "litmus test" for new military leaders is whether or not they will obey an order to fire on US citizens.
Garrow was nominated three years ago for the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize and is the founder of The Pink Pagoda Girls, an organization dedicated to rescuing baby girls from “gendercide” in China. Garrow has been personally involved in “helping rescue more than 36,000 Chinese baby girls from death.”
Jonathan Cahn Jonathan Cahn is author of the best-selling book "The Harbinger", and a guest on our radio program. Click the 'read more" button to hear our exclusive interview with him on bible prophecy and America.
Debbie Schlussel As both an attorney and a frequent New York Post and Jerusalem Post columnist, Schlussel's writings/commentary on radical Islam and her legal actions against radical Islamic parties have gotten a great deal of attention - and results. She's written in the New York Post and made appearances on Fox's "The O'Reilly Factor"
Schlussel's unique expertise on radical Islam/Islamic terrorism and a host of other issues make her a popular speaker and television and radio news talk show guest, both nationally & internationally. (Her online fan club is the Internet's second largest for a political personality - behind only Ann Coulter. She is a University of Michigan graduate and holds both Law and MBA degrees from the University of Wisconsin.
Katie Benson Katie Benson goes into some of the darkest places the world has known to actively fight against modern day slavery and exploitation toward women, children and even men. Going to Cambodia, Thailand, India and finishing up on United States soil in Atlanta, Georgia.
The End Times Pretribulation Rapture
The Rapture will be the most startling event of this Age and Dispensation. As it is to occur in the twinkling of an eye and all over the earth at the same time, that part of the world that is not asleep will witness the event. As to the "Shout of the Lord, " the "Voice of the Archangel, " and the "Trump of God" we do not know whether their sound will be heard and distinguished by others than the "dead in Christ" and the "living saints." We know that one day the Father spoke to Christ in a voice that He understood, but the people who stood by mistook it for "thunder."
When the Lord appeared to Saul of Tarsus on the road to Damascus and spoke to him, the men that journeyed with him stood speechless, "hearing a voice, " but seeing no man, and not understanding what was said.
We know, however, that the dead in Christ will hear the sound, for it will be "intensely penetrating. There will be no graves so deep, no catacombs so rock covered, no pyramids or mausoleums so thick, but what the sound shall reach their depths and the "dead in Christ" shall hear the cry awake ye sleeping saints and arise from the dead, it is MORNING, the morning of the FIRST RESURRECTION."
(Quoted from Clarence Larkin's great book
The Rapture, which the Bible says will occur
right before the End of Days, or the Last Times, is very close to happening, even as you read this.
End Times Bible prophecy is very clear. Read Matthew 24, and hear in the words of Jesus the things that must occur at the End Days, during the Tribulation.
End Days, the Last Time, the Time of Jacob's Trouble, the Great Tribulation, these are all different names and terms for the same period of history, in which we now find ourselves.
NTEB exists to bring you the very latest developments in the world of end times bible prophecy. Is this truly the end times spoken of in the bible?
Read the bible, read the news, and you tell me how close we are to the end times.
The Rapture & the Second Coming Are Two Seperate and Distinct Events
The Bible describes two separate and distinct future events, both of which are often described as the Second Coming. The first event is what Bible scholars call the Rapture. In 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17, the apostle Paul writes that "the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we shall always be with the Lord."
In this passage, Paul is describing an event in which Jesus Christ will not physically, literally touch down on the earth but will first come "in the clouds" and snatch away His true followers from the earth in an instant of time. Those who have not chosen to follow Christ, those who have not been born again, will remain behind on the earth and will have to go through a terrible time of wars, famines, natural disasters, and divine judgments known as the Tribulation.
The second event occurs at the end of the Tribulation. This is when the Bible teaches that Jesus will physically, literally return to earth, destroy His enemies, and set up His own righteous government based in Jerusalem. He will reign on earth for one thousand years. In Revelation 19:11-20:6, the apostle John writes, "I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and He who sat on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and wages war. His eyes are a flame of fire, and on His head are many diadems; and He has a name written on Him which no one knows except Himself.
He is clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God...
He will rule [the nations]...And he laid hold
of the dragon, the serpent of old, who is
the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years, and he threw him into the abyss... And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God...and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years... Blessed and holy is the one who has a part in the first resurrection...They will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with Him for a thousand years." Joel Rosenberg
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John Kerry Calls For The Internet To Be Placed Under The Authority Of The United Nations
Kerry made his remarks in the context of talking about how international law is applicable to the Internet. "As I’ve mentioned, the basic rules of international law apply in cyberspace. Acts of aggression are not permissible. And countries that are hurt by an attack have a right to respond in ways that are appropriate, proportional, and that minimize harm to innocent parties. We also support a set of additional principles that, if observed, can contribute substantially to conflict prevention and stability in time of peace. We view these as universal concepts that should be appealing to all responsible states, and they are already gaining traction," said Kerry.
"To build trust, the UN Group of Governmental Experts has stressed the importance of high-level communication, transparency about national policies, dispute settlement mechanisms, and the timely sharing of information – all of them, very sound and important thoughts.
Atheist Group Wants To Rid The World Of Jesus Christ, Whom They Claim Doesn't Exist
Atheist group Undo Jesus is on a "mission" to rid the world of Christianity, and state that they "oppose the idea that Jesus is a son of God". You really have to feel for the futility of being an atheist, spending all that time and energy trying to rid the world of someone they claim doesn't even exist. It would be funny if it wasn't so sad. But that sign he's holding in the photo isn't so funny. Not at all.
Jesus Christ is absolutely coming back, and the fine folks at UndoJesus.org are going to get the chance to kill Him again. But they are going to have to wait. Wait until after the Rapture of the Church, the rise of Antichrist, and the start of the Great Tribulation. They are going to have to wait as 100lb hailstones, on fire and dripping with blood fall from the sky like mini atom bombs.
Have You Ever Wondered Why America Is Not Listed Among The Nations In Bible Prophecy?
J.D. Faraq is the Pastor of Calvary Chapel Kaneohe in Hawaii. Every week, he records for YouTube, a Mid-East Prophecy Update as a part of his sermon. Because he was born and raised in Lebanon, he’s well qualified to give a unique perspective and insight into that region with regard to these end of days and what the Bible predicts will happen.
In his update on 4/26/15, he stated that one of the most frequent questions he gets from YouTube viewers is this: ‘Does America fit into the prophetic equation?’ He stated “I don’t believe it does. Absent repentance and revival, America is a done deal.”
He went on to say that America is on the verge of being judged and destroyed by God, “And even if this country IS the Babylon spoken of in Revelation, then we’re probably even closer to the end by virtue of the prophecy regarding Babylon’s sudden destruction.” I’m sad to say I concur with his assessment, especially when adding all the available data I and many others have been gathering.
Apostate Pastor Rick Warren And Elton John Hold Hands In Congress, Joke About Kissing Each Other
Laodicean church pastor Rick Warren appeared in Congress with pop icon and outspoken homosexual Elton John on Wednesday to ask for more money for AIDS research. They were clearly having such a good time that they started holding hands as you see in the photo below.
After taking their seats at the witness table, the giddy pair laughed and smiled as they held hands, with Warren saying “Amen” and cautioning Elton John that if they kissed it would be “the kiss heard ‘round the world.” Is Rick Warren trying to tell us something here, is there a "coming out" moment in his future? Hard to say at this point, but sure looks like it.
Our Top 5 Reasons Why Matthew 24 Cannot Be Talking About The Rapture Of The Church
In the 24th chapter of Matthew, the apostles come together to ask Jesus about His return, which we know to be the Day of the Lord, and the end of the world. Jesus, as it turns out, has plenty to say on this subject and uses no parables. He tells them plainly what will happen in the time of the end. Many Christians, who love to apply the entire New Testament to the Church alone, read this chapter and try to make this about the Rapture of the Church. But that will not work, Matthew 24 is not about the Church which didn't even exist on the day that they asked Jesus these questions.
Matthew 23 ends with Jesus talking about His Second Coming, and Matthew 24 continues this exact same theme so we have harmony with the context. In our earlier article on the Rapture of the Church, we explained the difference between the Rapture and the Revelation. If you have not yet read that article, please do so before proceeding with this teaching on Matthew 24.
Americans Should Prepare Themselves For The Coming Obama-Sponsored ISIS Homeland Terror Attacks
America, you twice-elected a Muslim-raised Marxist who hates this country, everything is now in place and you are about to pay the price for your love affair with the dark side. And no, we are not talking about skin color, we are talking about the spiritual darkness that Obama has wrapped around this nation, and the coming mind-numbing terror attacks that have already started here at home. America, you are about to know what it is like to live in a Third World country in the Middle East.
Right from the get-go, Barack Hussein Obama told us in no uncertain terms that he was on the side of the Muslims, and that America would soon become Sharia compliant. During the 2008 campaign, like Hitler writing in Mein Kampf, he told us that radical transformation was coming if you elected him:
"We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.”— Barack Obama, October 30, 2008
America, since 1776, has never needed "transformation", all we have ever needed was good men and women who would stick to the original ideals and principles set forth by our Founding Fathers. Transformation is what you have when something changes, and this is what Obama delivered.
The Bible Believer's Guide To Understanding The Differences Between The Rapture And The Second Coming
There is an old adage that says "things that are different are not the same". As Christians, we have a nasty tendency to read everything from Matthew to Revelation and try to apply it all to the Church. This will not work, because all the New Testament is not written to the Christian Church.
So we see many Christian churches today, who do not rightly divide their Bibles, are teaching their people that there is no difference between the Rapture and the Second Coming. They say that these are one and the same event. But we will show you conclusively in this article that, because of the manifold differences between the Rapture of the Church and the Second Coming of Jesus Christ, that it is impossible for them to be the same event.
Federal Judge Orders NY Transit Authority To Display 'Hamas Killing Jews' Ad On Buses
A federal judge in NY ordered NY’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority to display on their buses a very controversial ad. The ad refers to Muslims killing Jews. The judge rejected the argument that displaying the ad might incite terrorism or put people in harms way.
“U.S. District Judge John Koeltl in Manhattan said the ad from the American Freedom Defense Initiative, which had previously run in Chicago and San Francisco, was protected speech under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
A Charismatic New World Leader Appears From Nowhere And Takes Control Of Greece
His name is Alexis Tsipras, he has taken rock-star control of Greece, is backed by George Soros, has formed alliance with Russia and is talking with Pope Francis about a peace treaty between Israel and the Palestinians. We thought you just might want to know about it.
"The Pope and I discussed the need for peace to return on earth, for the immediate cease of war interventions...and I asked him to take an international initiative for the termination of conflicts in the Middle East..." Hmm, now who does that sound like to you?
NASCAR Legend At National Prayer Breakfast Tells Obama “If You Don’t Know Jesus, You’re Going To Hell.”
Sitting just feet away from the President, former NASCAR driver and hall-of-famer, Darrell Waltrip, gave his Christian testimony to an audience that included the Dalai Lama.
Waltrip said “If you don’t know Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior … you are going to hell.”Waltrip spoke about how Jesus transformed his life. He told the audience that before he was saved, it was all about him. “I did everything to satisfy me,” he said.
The Shocking Missing Word That Joel Osteen Has Almost Never Tweeted
Joel Osteen is the pastor of the largest church in America, Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. His form and likeness appear on magazine covers at the supermarkets, on best-selling books, on board games, and on nearly every talk and interview show on television. He is very active on social media, especially on Twitter where he has logged over 12,000 tweets to over 3 million followers.
So just for fun tonight, I paid a visit to his Twitter account and read through every text for the past year. His most recent text was today, and his oldest, visible text was posted on November 25th, 2013. As I scrolled through his tweets, I made some shocking discoveries for the man referred to as "America's Pastor".
The Allah Of The Quran And The God Of Bible Are Not The Same
Let's look at the God of the Bible and Allah. It's important for us to be able to explain the truth to others, when so many are being deceived. First of all, our God is a Triune God. Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
The worst sin a Muslim can commit is called Shirk. Shirk is the belief that God has a Son. It is the unforgivable sin in Islam.
11-Year Old Christian Girl Baffles Islamic Scholar With One Simple Question
An 11-year old Arab Christian girl was listening to an Islamic scholar preach about Allah. When he was done, the little girl approached him and said this - "show me where in the Koran that Allah loves me as the sinner that I am, and I will become a Muslim." The dumbstruck man was silent for a long time, and then walked away. He had no answer to give her. Why?
God will save anyone who calls on Him whether they be Muslim, the Arab Catholic girl in this photo, a Buddhist, Hindu, or even an Atheist. He will even save you.
Joel Osteen Facebook Post Reveals Horrific Lack Of Knowledge Of Scripture
A Monday post to his verified Facebook page, Joel Osteen ministries, read: “God said in Numbers 11:23, ‘Moses, is there any limit to My power?’ He was saying, ‘Moses, you saw Me part the Red Sea, stop the sun for Joshua, keep three Hebrew teenagers safe in a fiery furnace, don’t you realize that I can bring water without rain?’ There’s no limit to God’s power.”
There’s just one problem: According to the Bible, Moses was dead before Joshua asked God to stop the setting of the sun, and long before the three Hebrew youths were thrown into the furnace.
12 Shocking Proofs That Disaster Strikes America When It Mistreats Israel
1991 31 October –The Perfect Storm: A very rare huge storm starting in the north Atlantic, moving east to west This storm was so unusual and contrary to “mother nature” it was immortalized by the book The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger and later a popular movie.
Interestingly, one of the first places The Perfect Storm hit was Kennebunkport, Maine. Waves over 30 foot demolished the home of guess who – President George H. Bush, the instigator of the Oslo Accord.
Berlin To Build Very First Temple Of Chrislam For One World Religion
Today's bombshell is the natural next-step in the evolution of the One World Religion - a temple to call their very own. And where better to build that abomination than in the city that is most famous for introducing the world to Adolf Hitler and the Holocaust but in Berlin, Germany.
They are calling it the House of One, and it is just that. The world's 3 major religions under one roof where they will, at first, worship in separate compartments within the the complex, but then all come together to find that oh-so-elusive "common ground" that Rick Warren is such a fan of. If no one ever told you the secret to boiling a live frog in a pan of water without it first jumping out, go look it up. There is much wisdom there.
40 Mind-Blowing Quotes From Barack Hussein Obama On Islam And Christianity
In his own words: Here are 20 quotes he has made about Islam, and 20 quotes he has made about Christianity. Nothing edited or mashed up, just exactly in the context he originally spoke them in with fully-sourced links so you can see where they come from.
If after reading this, you still think he is not a Muslim, then there is something organically wrong with your ability to reason and understand simple words written on the level of 6th grade English. You may remain ignorant, but it will be willingly so.
For starters, Selah is an actual, literal place that still exists to this day. We read about the geographic location of Selah in 2 Kings 14: "He slew of Edom in the valley of salt ten thousand, and took Selah by war, and called the name of it Joktheel unto this day. " 2 Kings 14:7
So we see that the believing Jews will be flown into a pre-prepared place in the wilderness for a 'time, times and half a time', or three and one-half years as foretold by the prophet Daniel. We believe that in this red rock city of Selah Petra is where God will hide the Jews while the Antichrist installs himself in the rebuilt Temple as if he was very God himself.
"For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the thingsdone in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad. Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men;" 2 Corinthians 5:10,11a
Christian, one day either by your death or by Rapture, YOU will stand before the Lord Jesus Christ at the Judgment Seat. YOUR works for Him will be tried in the fire. YOU will receive rewards based on whichever of YOUR works make it through the fire. If TODAY was your last day on earth, are you ready to meet Jesus and test your works? It is our fervent hope and prayer that this article will help you to do just that.
"My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, which gavethem me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand. I and myFather are one. " John 10:27-30
In Christian circles, the topic of eternal security is a hotly-debated subject. But we are not so much interested in man's opinion as we are in what the bible has to say about Eternal Security. So any sincere treatise on eternal security must first start with a look at salvation, and how it is accomplished.
The good doctor. Dr. Norman W. Walker is recognized throughout the world as one of the most authoritative students of life, health and nutrition. For almost 70 years, Dr. Walker has researched man's ability to live a longer, healthier life. He was his own example of achieving vibrant health through proper thought, diet and body care.
The books written by Dr. Walker have more than stood the test of time, they are the standard from which modern doctors today continue to draw from.
The books written by Dr. Walker have been printed every year since the mid thirties. Over the decades these books have been in print, other researchers have confirmed Dr. Walkers findings, never has any of his findings been proven wrong. Well past his 100th birthday, Dr. Walker was growing his own produce in the blistering heat of Arizona and still doing research on food chemistry and it's effect on the human body.
The Awful Reality Of Hell You Don't Have To Go There
Let me tell you, dear reader, that Hell is assuredly a real place that burns forever, and ever, and ever. The bible warns the reader - you - on page after page and in book after book, to NOT go there, that you don't have to go there.
You see, Hell was not created for you, a human being, it was created for the Devil and his angels who rebelled. In this article, I will endeavor to show you through video, audio and the written word, how you can avoid the fate that is waiting for the Devil and his followers.
Let me also tell you this - It's LOVE that constrains us to tell people they are lost and headed for Hell if they don't know Jesus Christ, not hate. Hate says nothing. You can quote me on that. Click here to read about the awful reality of Hell...
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