NORTH SHORE CHRISTIAN CENTRE

 

BIBLE CHARACTERS

GOD THE FATHER

LESSON 8

SIGNS cont’d.

SIGNS AT THE CROSS

Luke 23:44      "And it was about the sixth hour, and there was a darkness over all the Earth until the ninth hour."  Sign they had truly crucified the Son of God!

 

SIGNS IN THE HEAVENS ‑ LAST DAYS

Joel 3:14‑16    "Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision…"  "The sun and the moon shall be darkened, and the stars shall withdraw their shining."

 

Luke 21:25      "There shall be signs in the sun..."

 

Joel 2:28‑32    "…The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood!..."

 

ECLIPSES

Comment        Eclipses have always been understood as a sign of coming judgment.

 

                        The natives in darkest Africa are driven into a state of frenzy by the eclipse of the sun and moon.

 

                        In one year the minimum number of eclipses is two.  In one year the maximum number is seven.

 

                        In 1917 ‑ The Balfour Declaration was signed.  Jews received their right to the land of Palestine.  That year, there were seven eclipses of the sun and moon.

 

Matt 24:34       The Beginning of Sorrows ‑ To the Jews

 

                        1973 ‑ There were again ‑ Seven eclipses

 

1)   Famine began in earnest.

2)   World inflation.

3)   Energy crisis developed because of the Middle East.

4)   Another Middle East War ‑ (Yom Kippur War).

 

 

What signs do you see today that is showing us the Lord is coming back?