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 Christian 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 and in-depth online Bible studies, rightly divided.
Geoffrey is also a street preacher who heads up a street preaching and tract distribution ministry team in Saint Augustine, Florida.
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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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The Bible Believers Response To Halloween
Many Christians celebrate holidays, such as Halloween, without thinking about their origins or true meaning. The cute jack-o-lanterns on your front porch were first used by the Druids in their human sacrifices. After they killed their victim, they drained the fat from their body and filled the gourd or pumpkin with it and put a candle wick inside. A sinister face was carved on the outside face of the pumpkin and the wick was lit, burning the fat as fuel. This was done to appease their gods, the dark spirits, Satan.
October 31st was celebrated by the Druids with many human sacrifices and a festival honoring their sun god and Samhain, the lord of the dead. They believed that the sinful souls of those who died during the year were in a place of torment, and would be released only if Samhain was pleased with their sacrifices.
6 Horrific Facts About Hell That Your Pastor Never Told You
Are you the Devil? No. Are you one of the Devil’s angels? No. Then WHAT ARE YOU DOING DOWN THERE?? God didn’t want you to burn in Hell, that’s why He shed every drop of blood he had. I don’t want you to burn in Hell that’s why I’m witnessing to you. The Devil wanted you to burn in Hell, but he couldn’t FORCE YOU to go. Why did you choose to go?? Talk about a mind-boggling question that will haunt you throughout eternity.
In eternity, you’re down in Hell with the Devil and his angels after you were given several chances throughout your life to receive the Lord Jesus Christ as your personal savior. You think you’re going to get along with the devil and his angels down there?? You think you’ll have something in common with them?? They were damned since the book of Genesis with no plan of redemption like you had; what will they think of you whom God choose to manifest in the flesh for, paid your price for sins you committed and you refused it?? You’ll be an eternal misfit.
Scientists Claim They Can Change A Christian's Belief In God With Magnets
A bizarre experiment with magnets claims to be able to make Christians no longer believe in God and make Britons open their arms to migrants in experiments some may find a threat to their values. Scientists looked at how the brain resolves abstract ideological problems. Using a technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), researchers safely shut down certain groups of neurones in the brains of volunteers.
Belief in God was reduced almost by a third, while participants became 28.5 per cent less bothered by immigration numbers. Dr Keise Izuma, from the University of York, said: "People often turn to ideology when they are confronted by problems.
HERE COMES CHINA: Beijing Sending Troops To Join Russian War In Syria
Igor Morozov, member of the Russian Federation Committee on International Affairs claimed about the beginning of the military operation by China against the IS terrorists. "It is known, that China has joined our military operation in Syria, the Chinese cruiser has already entered the Mediterranean, aircraft carrier follows it," Morozov said.
Breitbart New has also confirmed reports of Chinese participation in the ongoing Russian war in Syria. Looks like the “kings of the East” are waking up.
Putin Damages ISIS More In 3 Days Than Obama-led Strikes Did All Year
The Russian Air Force has conducted more than 60 flights and bombed over 50 ISIS targets in three days, according to Russia’s top armed forces official.
Kartapolov added the strikes have significantly reduced the terrorists’ combat capabilities.“The airstrikes were being conducted night and day from the Khmeimim airbase and throughout the whole of Syria. In three days we managed to undermine the terrorists’ material-technical base and significantly reduce their combat potential,”Lieutenant General Andrey Kartapolov, head of the Main Operation Directorate of the General Staff of Russia’s armed forces, told reporters on Saturday.
The Worship Of Pope Francis Proves People Are Ready To Receive Antichrist
Everywhere he goes, Pope Francis attracts worshipful crowds of people, straining and reaching to touch any part of him as if something spiritual and holy could be imparted to them by doing so. People weep, they cry, they hold up their sick children and beg him to touch them in the hopes they will be healed. Pope Francis has no power to perform any miracles of any kind, yet the throngs of people come and worship at his feet as if they were in the presence of Jesus Himself.
How does the Pope react to all this attention, does he tell them that he is only a man and then point them to Jesus? No, he does not. Francis allows them to pay him homage, and accepts their worship as if that was his due.
The Roman Catholic Church claims to have started in Matthew 16:18 when Christ supposedly appointed Peter as the first Pope. However, the honest and objective student of the Scriptures and history soon discovers that the foundation of the Roman church is none other than the pagan mystery religion of ancient Babylon.
While enduring the early persecutions of the Roman government (65-300 A.D.), most of professing Christianity went through a gradual departure from New Testament doctrine concerning church government, worship and practice. Local churches ceased to be autonomous by giving way to the control of "bishops" ruling over hierarchies. The simple form of worship from the heart was replaced with the rituals and splendor of paganism. Ministers became "priests," and pagans became "Christians" by simply being sprinkled with water. This tolerance of an unregenerate membership only made things worse. SPRINKLED PAGANISM is about the best definition for Roman Catholicism.
The Heretical Blasphemy Of Joel Osteen: The Power Of I Am (VIDEO)
In the Bible, the term I AM is the Name that God tells Moses in Exodus 3:14 he can refer to Him as when he goes back to Egypt to have a showdown with Pharaoh. God tells his this as the bush burns but is not consumed. It is a somber, awesome and fearsome time. So holy is it that God demands that Moses even remove his shoes, for even the ground where this is happening is holiness unto the Lord.
But according to Joel Osteen, you can use God's sacred Name as a buzzword to get cool stuff. This is the poisonous heresy of the Word Faith Movement combined with the blasphemy of using God's Name in vain.
Does The King James Bible Reveal The Identity Of The Antichrist?
The “last time” that John mentions has been going on for nearly 2,000 years now, and amazingly, it is getting ready to come to it’s final, prophetical conclusion. The Church Age, or the Age of Grace, is about to be done, and it will see it’s climax in an event called thePretribulation Rapture of the Church. This event will usher in what the prophet Jeremiah saw and called to be the Time of Jacob’s Trouble.
The Rapture of the Church is not the same event as the Second Coming of Jesus Christ for reasons previously mentioned here. The Apostle Paul, in 2 Thessalonians, gives us two very important clues on the timing of the Rapture, and, about the identity of the Antichrist.
Outrage As US Public School Students Forced To Recite 'Allah Is The Only God'
Amid a new report of Islamic indoctrination in public schools, the American Center for Law and Justice is fighting back with a petition drive that already has garnered 120,000 signatures. Earlier this year, public-school students in Madison, Wisconsin, were given an assignment to “pretend you are Muslim,” while students in Florida were instructed to “recite the Five Pillars of Islam as a prayer, make Islamic prayer rugs and perform other Muslim rituals,” ACLJ said Monday.
Nearly 120,000 people have signed ACLJ’s petition demanding a halt to such teaching. “What if your child or grandchild’s public school forced them to write out the Shahada – the Islamic conversion creed – while having skipped Christianity?” the organization asked.
Beware Of The Rising Cult Of End Times Churchianity
As Satan continues to lull the body of Christ to sleep in the last days before the end of the church age and the catching away; the corrupt fruits of counterfeit bibles, perverted gospels, and unclean spirits have come full harvest in an emerging cult that I personally refer to as “Churchianity”.
Churchianity is a counterfeit and perverted form of Christianity that covertly epitomizes humanism with a sort of ‘build-a-bear’ Jesus attached.
5 Birthmarks Of The Christian: How To Be Certain Of Your Salvation
The first is the birthmark of confession, described in 1 John 5:1: “Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him.” Before you can have assurance of salvation, you have to believe and be saved.
You have to confess Jesus Christ as Lord. Some people assume they are saved because they grew up in a Christian culture, or they have gone to church all their lives, or they have been baptized, or they have tried to live a good life. Yet they’ve never distinctly and personally confessed Jesus Christ as their Savior and Lord.
Christians Must Brace Themselves For The Coming Persecution In Obama's LGBT America
Rod Dreher, writing in an article in Time Magazine, has this to say about the recent US Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage: "LGBT activists and their fellow travelers will be coming after social conservatives. The Supreme Court has now, in constitutional doctrine, said that homosexuality is equivalent to race.
The next goal of activists will be a long-term campaign to remove tax-exempt status from dissenting religious institutions. The more immediate goal will be the shunning and persecution of dissenters within civil society."
If You Were To Die Tonight, Would You Be In Heaven Or Hell?
Meet Frank Jenner, a simple man with a profound question. It was 1941 at the height of WWII when Frank heard God call him to approach 10 people per day on the streets of Sydney Australia and politely ask one simple question: “If you died within 24 hours where would your soul be in eternity, Heaven or Hell?”
One man, standing on George Street in Sydney, Australia, impacted the lives of tens of thousands of people over his 26 years of preaching the gospel on the street. He spent his time handing out tracts and asking people his one, simple question.
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.
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.
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 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.
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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