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Bible Prophecy: Plummeting numbers of Christians could be a sign of Jesus's return
Daily Express- BIBLE prophecy states the days before Jesus Christ's return will resemble those in the days of Noah's flood - a world of debauchery and lawlessness. A scripture expert has now revealed why he thinks a recent poll of America's faithful Christians could point to us heading that way.
The Bible's New Testament does not paint a pretty picture of the world in the days leading to Jesus's Second Coming. In the Gospel of Matthew, Christ spoke of wars and rumours of war, Christian persecution, disease and natural cataclysms. He also spoke of the world being "as it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man".
A passage in Matthew 24 reads: "For in the days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, up to the day Noah entered the ark, and they knew nothing about what would happen until the flood came and took them all away.
"That is how it will be at the coming of the Son of Man."
According to Tom Meyer, a professor of Bible studies at Shasta Bible College and Graduate School in California, US, the first inklings of this prophetic time may already be upon us.
The scripture expert based his astonishing claim on a poll carried out by the world's leading evangelical Christian polling firm, the Barna Group.
Data published by the group has found a downtrend in the number of people regularly attending church, with even more worrying forecasts for the future.....READ MORE
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