Articles about the End Times and the Second Coming of Christ
The goal of the Antichrist armies will be to capture Jerusalem and establish an Antichrist presence in the restored Third Temple on the Temple Mount. The Lord Jesus Christ warned of this when He spoke of an ‘Abomination of Desolation,’ standing in the holy place at the Temple.
The Bible describes two specific events concerning the return of Jesus Christ to earth. Beforehand, there’s an event which will happen in the twinkling of an eye. Jesus will Rapture believers and meet the Church in the clouds. By doing this, God will spare committed Christians from suffering during the Tribulation period.
In St John’s revelation of the end times, God revealed to him that before Christ’s return to earth, the armies of an Antichrist dictatorship will descend upon Israel, and this evil army and their leader Antichrist will be defeated at the Battle of Armageddon.