As Christians we await the return of our Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus Himself told us He will come back for His church. This will happen before the final judgment on earth spoken in the book of Revelation, this final judgment is also called His second coming or millennium reign (Jesus coming in a white horse) & it is a completely different event, but many people confuse them.
From the Bible we know that:
1/ The person of the antichrist is real, (Jn.17:12, 2 Thes.2:3, etc.)
2/ That there will be a change of system at a global level, (Rev.13:15-18), and . . .
3/ We also know that mystery ‘Babylon the great‘ will fall, Rev.17 & 18. But it also mentions that the ‘daughter of Babylon’ will fall (Is.47, Jer.-50, 51, etc.) because Babylon & daughter are used in an interspersed way, I think it’s considered the same thing, an Empire or evil world system perpetuated & not necessarily just on a single place.
Babylon’s first mention in the Bible was as a place of rebellion against God (Gen. 11). Also they were the first to fuse religion with politics. Continue reading
Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Amen. Mat.28:19-20.
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are the sons of God. Romans 8:14
But when the Spirit of truth comes, He will guide you into all truth. For He will not speak on His own authority. But He will speak whatever He hears, and He will tell you things that are to come. 14 He will glorify Me, for He will receive from Me and will declare it to you. John 16:13-14
I just received The Berean Call’s March Newsletter. And I think this is a very important topic that many believers still don’t understand very well, specially those that meet at congregations with Reformed (Calvinist) views.