Jesus spoke of some of the trials of the End-times. He spoke of the wars and persecutions that must happen in the Last Days, and He spoke of the spreading of the Gospel that has already begun to happen, the Promise of His Return.

When His disciples showed Him the wondrous architecture of the temple in Jerusalem, Jesus told them not one stone would be left upon another. Soon after this His disciples asked Him, "What is the Sign of your Coming, and the End of the Age?"

"Take heed lest any should mislead you!" Jesus said, "For many shall come in my name, saying, 'I am the Christ.' And they shall mislead many. But you shall hear of wars and reports of wars. Look to it, lest you be troubled, for all these things must take place, but not yet is the End. For nation shall rise up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom.

"And there will be famines and plagues and earthquakes in places. All these things are the beginning of birth-pangs. Then they shall deliver you unto affliction and shall kill you; and you shall be detested by all nations because of my Name. And then many shall stumble, and they shall deliver one another up, and they shall detest one another.

"And many false prophets shall arise, and they shall mislead many. And because of abounding lawlessness the love of many shall become cold. But the one persisting unto the End shall be saved.

"And this Good News of the Kingdom shall be proclaimed in the entire world, for a testimony to all the ones among the nations; and then shall come the End."

First Jesus was asked by His disciples about the End and His Return when He told them the temple would be destroyed. But His Answer was about the End-times coming much later than the destruction of the temple. And these Last Days are beginning now. The wars are coming--wars over food, wars over water, wars over energy, all of which are becoming scarce, and wars over beliefs.

Jesus said you must look upon these things so you are not troubled or alarmed. You shall not be caught by surprise when you see the Signs of the Last Days. You shall look for these Signs and expect what is coming. These Signs, Jesus said, are the beginning of birth pangs. And the wonderful Child being born is Jesus returning to His people.

No society on earth can survive the lack of resources threatening all nations. Rich or poor, every nation will lack water and food. This is why they will deliver you unto affliction and perhaps even kill you.

Yes, you too will be afflicted with the decline of civilization as you know it today. And you will be afflicted by the faithless people of the world because you still believe in Jesus and His Return.

There will be much sin and hatred abounding, and many false prophets arising who will mislead many people. Sin will abound so much that the love of many people will grow cold. But if you persist, if you endure, you will be saved. So when you continue in your faith in Jesus, and continue in love and forgiveness as much as possible while suffering in these Last Days, the wonderful Child Jesus will be born unto you in His Return.

The Good News of the Kingdom of God has already begun to be preached to whole world. Missionaries have been sent to all the countries on earth to bring the Message of salvation to those people who did not know of it before. This began about a century before the second millennium, ushering in the beginning of the End-times. So all countries in these Last Days have had a chance to hear the Gospel.

There will be wars coming and you will be afflicted and delivered up. So if you don't get killed, how will you survive the End-times? If you keep faith in Jesus He will return for you. These are birth pangs, and you will soon have the Child Jesus born to you again.

And God will comfort you. When you turn to God He will treat you with kindness and mercy. He is tender-hearted toward you when you are betrayed and persecuted by people in the world. He will be your comfort and you know when you die you have the Hope of spending eternity in Heaven. And in your submission to death you know you will soon meet God.

Climate change, or global warming, is going to cause the famines and plagues and then the wars of these Last Days. But suffering through this is a reason to rejoice, for it means Jesus will Return soon.

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