The producer behind the upcoming Christian movie "Left Behind," starring Nicolas Cage, said that he believes the world is currently living in the end times before the Rapture, the prophecy where believers are said to be taken from Earth to heaven at the Second Coming of Christ.
"It's prophesied in the Bible and the Bible says that before the beginning of the tribulation which will be in the end times, which I have no doubt we are living in the end times so therefore it could happen tomorrow, that the church is going to be called home and caught up in the air and taken to heaven and that's what this movie's about," Paul LaLonde, the producer and writer behind the "Left Behind" remake, told The Blaze in an interview on Wednesday.
The movie, which is a remake of the 2000 version starring Kirk Cameron and is based on the book series by the same name, focuses on the hours immediately following the Rapture, where millions of people vanish and the world is left in chaos. The latest remake is set for an Oct. 3 release, and stars Nicolas Cage as pilot Rayford Steele and Chad Michael Murray as journalist Buck Williams. more >>
As "Noah" hit theaters nationwide this past weekend, author Jeff Kinley suggested that the modern world may be exercising the same End Times behavior that God alluded to in the biblical account of Noah. Kinley noted that the film's failure to use the word "God" proves the world is living in a "godless culture."
Kinley, author of As It Was in the Days of Noah, told Fox News on Monday that in the Bible, God points to several things that will signify the End Times, including a godless culture, senseless violence, rampant immorality, and falling away from a true faith.
"When Jesus' disciples came to him, they asked him, 'Lord, what will be the sign of your Second Coming at the end of the age,' and Christ responded by basically overviewing several of the events that we find in the book of the Revelation," Kinley explained. "But then he pauses and he says, 'Guys, it's going to be just as it was in the days of Noah.'" more >>
A new conspiracy theory has emerged with the release of the new $100 bill, but many have debunked the bogus claims with a simple scripture.
A misguided man claiming to be prophet took to the internet recently in a new video to reveal what he believes to be a government plot. He said the U.S. government will attack New York City with a nuclear missile that can be seen on the new money. The theorist claims he is a prophet of God throughout the eight-minute video and even says that the Lord spoke to him, foretelling that great destruction is upon us in America.
"This man is not a proper representative of a Christian," said commenters like Melynda B. Ulrich and many others. "We are taught through the Bible that no man knows the date or time when Christ will come again. God is not giving this man any insight to his plan for this Earth." more >>
Many alleged men of the Lord have tried to predict the return of Jesus, and have failed.
These are a few of the most recent ones.
1) Harold Camping more >>
Much of the inspiration for the FOX network's new show "Sleepy Hollow," a modern-day police drama twist on the classic short story by Washington Irving, was drawn from the Bible, specifically the Book of Revelation and end times, the show's producers said in a recent interview.
Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, executive producers of "Sleepy Hollow," said in a recent interview that they took the plot of the original "Sleepy Hollow" short story and added biblical themes to create their drama adaptation for the FOX network.
The original "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" was written by American writer Washington Irving in 1820 and follows the protagonist Ichabod Crane, a Connecticut school master who is seeking the hand of Katrina Van Tassel, the daughter of a wealthy farmer in rural New York, in marriage. Crane, who is in competition with Abraham Van Brunt for Van Tassel's hand, is eventually scared out of town by a headless horseman ghost riding in the night. more >>
The question of whether or not the current events taking place in Syria are connected to the End Times is a "legitimate question," says an author and expert on the Middle East and End Times prophecy.
Joel C. Rosenberg, New York Times bestselling author of books such as The Last Days and Epicenter, and founder of the pro-Israel The Joshua Fund, told The Christian Post that such speculations should be taken with caution, but are legitimate ponderings. "I think we have to be very careful not to overreach or to sensationalize a terrible situation that's happening to real people right now and to draw a conclusion too quickly," said Rosenberg. "That being said, the prophecies of Isaiah 17 and Jeremiah 49 are very important. They speak to the utter destruction and judgment of the city of Damascus at some point in the End Times future."
Rosenberg, whose bestselling novels often feature end times themes, also told CP that "these prophecies have never been fulfilled in history so far." more >>