The end is here . . . again. At every calendar milestone, self-proclaimed modern-day “prophets” arise to stir up a furor rivaled only by the impending apocalypse they predict. This doom-and-gloom prognostication is not only spread by a few fanatics, but millions of Christians, including some of the most recognized names in mainstream Christianity who are caught up in the latest “last days” frenzy.
Seduced by the popular craze, they are driven not to action, but to radical inactivity, ineffectiveness, and lethargy while waiting for the easy-out “end.” In this authoritative book, Gary DeMar clears the haze of “end-times” fever, shedding light on the most difficult and studied prophetic passages in the Bible, including Daniel 7:13–14; 9:24–27; Matthew 16:27–28; 24–25; 2 Thessalonians 2; 2 Peter 3:3–13, and clearly explaining a host of other controversial topics, including:
In this book, DeMar tests your views and renews your zeal for the living truth. This is the most thoroughly documented and comprehensive study of Bible prophecy ever written! Last Days Madness will be your survival guide and spiritual compass to ensure you escape the paralysis of last days madness.
Since Last Days Madness is fully integrated with Logos, Scripture passages are linked to your favorite translation for quick reference and to your Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts for original-language study! You can also read this volume along with your Bible dictionaries, encyclopedias, and the wealth of other Bible study tools in your digital library.
“The Bible is then read through the lens of today’s newsprint, a form of ‘newspaper exegesis.’” (Page 15)
“The Old Covenant order would end with the destruction of Jerusalem. This would be the ‘sign’ of the ‘end of the age,’ the end of the Old Covenant, and the consummation of the New Covenant.” (Page 55)
“I looked up every other occurrence of the phrase ‘this generation,’ and each time I came up with the same answer: Jesus was referring to His generation, the generation of people alive when He uttered the words.” (Page 15)
“The system of prophetic interpretation that is familiar to most Christians had its beginning in 1830.” (Page 15)