(By Dave Williams)The daily headlines seem to scream in unison, “It won’t be long now.” Something is going to happen that will shake the nations. That “something” will be sudden, dramatic, and irreversible. Tragically many Christians today no longer even know what they believe about Bible prophecy. This is due in large part to three reasons:
- A number of pastors are not teaching prophecy.
- There have been many false alarms in the past few decades.
- Unqualified teachers offer sincere but faulty opinions.
Some believe prophecy is a negative message. They would rather teach and preach on how to live stress-free, walk in favor, and overcome anxiety. These types of sermons certainly can help. However, when 27 percent of the Bible is prophecy, we must not ignore it in our pulpits lest we fall short of preaching the whole counsel of God’s Word. As Paul said, “For I did not keep from declaring to you the whole counsel of God” (Acts 20:27). READ MORE