We read the same in Joel.
These are things we will still experience.
Jesus said there are some standing here that will not die till all
these things be fulfilled.
At that time they showed Him the beautiful temple but He said that
not one stone will be left on another. And when it happened forty years later, some of
them were still alive.
They were in dire straits and the famine in Jerusalem was so
severe that some even ate their children. The Romans slaughtered the Jews so that it's a
miracle that any Jew survived that generation.
About the sun and moon turning dark. When Jesus hang on the cross
there was total darkness from noon till 3pm, for three hours.
Daniel said in the end times knowledge will increase, and we know
how knowledge increased in our time.
These things are the beginning of the last days. On 19 May 1780 a
dark day occurred in New England, America. It was even seen in Canada. Till today
scientists are trying to figure out what happened. Candles were lit during the day. Some
thought judgment day had come. Men feared. People don't like to talk about it because they
cannot explain it. At the same time the moon was full but red.
These events are the signs of the beginning of the end.
We also read in Revelations of the mark in the right hand or
forehead (Rev 13:16-18), without which you wont be able to buy or sell. RFID chips
implantation is ready. Your whole medical history can be kept on this chip, and it can be
used for many other things. It will be tremendously helpful. But the Bible makes clear
that it is the mark of the beast. The number is 666. Six is the number of man, and 666 the
mark of the beast.
Nowadays technology is pervasive. It's not the mark of the beast
yet but it's going before it.
Are we prepared for all these things or will we fall headlong for
The words of our Lord will come to pass. We must be prepared.
Those who have died won't go through these things but we who are alive will.
We long for the return of Jesus. Who of us will be able to stand
when these things happen?
Let us work while it is day. The Lord said the night is coming
when no one can work. So work while it is day before the night comes (John 9:4).
The antichrist hasn't yet appeared but the spirit of the
antichrist is already at work (1John 4:3).
Be ready that that day won't come upon you as a thief, like the
five foolish virgins (Matt 25:1-13).