Over 25% of the Bible is descriptive of the end times. Jesus gave His disciples the signs, simultaneously telling them to keep watch. In this section, we’ll look at headlines that are Biblical signs of the end times, not to predict the day or the hour, but to be watchful as Jesus commanded.
On Feb 23rd, the Abrahamic Family House opened its three worship centers in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A mosque, synagogue and church all share the same grounds in a move towards unifying the three religions. This project just began back in 2019, when Pope Francis and Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb made a joint statement announcing interfaith unity in the Middle East. Interestingly, the “church” is named “His Holiness Francis Church” and conducts Catholic services.
Here are some links to pictures and news articles for your further research:
- Adjaye Associates unveils Abrahamic Family House in Abu Dhabi (dezeen.com)
- Abrahamic Family House: Interfaith unity in the Middle East (aleteia.org)
- What to expect at Abu Dhabi’s Abrahamic Family House (msn.com)
- Abu Dhabi opens doors to Abrahamic Family House (tradearabia.com)
You might be asking how this development is a sign of the end times. Compelling Truth explains that the specific one world religion of the end times cannot be fully developed until the time of the antichrist’s reign. However, there has been an increase in ecumenicalism (a movement or tendency toward worldwide “Christian” unity and cooperation) and pluralism (power sharing among multiple entities, in this case political and religious) that are causing an increased acceptance of a single global religion.
So back to February 23, 2023 where this headline says it all: Pope Francis Calls on Humanity to Un ite Around One World Religion | Worldview Weekend Broadcast Network (If you click on that link, you’ll need to scroll down about one-third of the way before you find the paragraphs about this.) A one-world religion is the devil’s attempt to reign spiritually over the worldwide population, usurping the position that Jesus will one day have when
“Every knee will bow down and every tongue confess, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” Phil 2:10-11
We are getting closer to the fulfillment of that verse! But we have been warned that there will be a very sinister attempt to coerce all people into worshiping Satan before that day. Let’s live vigilantly, keeping the faith.