Alright, take God's word please and turn to Matthew chapter twenty four and we're going to begin reading in verse three. Matthew chapter twenty-four and verse three. ''And as he sat upon the mount of Olives,'' the he now refers to the Lord Jesus Christ, ''the disciples came unto him privately saying tell us when shall these things be and what shall be the sign of thy coming and of the end of the world? And Jesus answered and said unto them, take heed that no man deceive you, for many shall come in my name saying I am Christ and shall deceive many. And ye shall hear of wars and rumors of wars, see that ye be not troubled for all these things must come to pass but the end is not yet. For nations shall rise against nations and kingdom against kingdom and there shall be famines and pestilences, and earthquakes in divers places. All these are the beginning of sorrows.'' The Lord Jesus Christ now is giving the signs of the times. He's telling about God's alarm clock that is to jolt us away and to warn us and to prepare us for the second coming of Jesus Christ. And he mentions many things. He mentions for example false Messiahs, the word Christ there means messiah, not people coming to pretend to be Jesus, on no, people coming who say that they are God's anointed messenger, Never, never, never have there been so many false Christs, false Messiahs, who are prophesying and preaching and they have their followings around the world.
I was talking to the staff the other day. I am amazed that people will not believe in Jesus Christ and even more amazed at what they will believe in. It is indeed amazing. But then the Lord Jesus Christ went on to say that not only were these false Christs a sign of the end time but wars and rumors of wars. This jittery old world is sick of war and yet it seems that the war clouds are, are looming dark and now the world is divided into two camps and we have taken the war from the earth to the very ...
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