Sep 6, 2014

Franklin Graham: "I can't help but wonder if we are in the last hours before our Lord Jesus Christ returns…"

We are close, but not hours least until we see a third temple in Jerusalem and a renewed covenant established (likely the Old Covenant renewed) by a powerful military leader in Jerusalem. 

I don't know if we have hours, days, months, or years—but as Christians, God calls us to take the truth of the Gospel to the ends of the earth.
FranklinThe following is an open letter written by Franklin Graham, son of Billy Graham and president of Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. (Photo via BGEA)
Dear Friend,
As you watch the news, do you feel as I do—that it seems the world is coming apart at the seams? There appears to be no end to the bad news. The killing of Christians by Muslims from Indonesia to Bangladesh to Pakistan. China tearing down church buildings. Christians tortured, beheaded, and crucified in Iraq, with villages burned and churches destroyed, and much the same in Syria.
American pastor Saeed Abedini is still imprisoned in Iran for his faith. Throughout Northern Africa, the Middle East, and many parts of the world, the Church of Jesus Christ—and anyone or any group who bears His Name—is under attack. In our own country as well, there is great opposition to the Church of Jesus Christ. We see this throughout the media, the entertainment industry, government, and politics.
Jesus warned His disciples in Matthew 24 when they asked Him about the signs of the end of the age. He said there would be wars and rumors of wars, famines, earthquakes, and pestilence. He told them, "Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for My name's sake" (Matthew 24:9, KJV).

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