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Today’s Technology Foretold in the Bible


I’m pretty jazzed by our latest “Bible Prophecy Insights” video — Episode 4: Technology Foretold. Its message so clearly reveals that the technological signs of the times, like a bright flashing neon sign, point out how very soon Jesus Christ is returning.

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Eight Signs of Technology

People are always surprised when I tell them that as Bible prophecy foretells future events, it also reveals some interesting circumstances that would require modern technology for these events to occur. Here are some examples:

1) Increase in Knowledge — Daniel 12:4 reads, “But you, Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book until the time of the end; many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall increase.” These words were spoken to Daniel when he asked for an explanation of some of the end time prophecies that had been given to him. In short, he was told that the prophecies would not be understood until the time came for them to be fulfilled. We must be living in that time because the rapid pace of modern scientific discovery is enabling us to understand Daniel’s prophecies for the first time.

2) Transportation — Again, the context is from Daniel 12:4 concerning the “time of the end.” The closer we get to the return of Jesus, the more people will travel faster and farther. Stop and think of how we traveled just a single century ago. We’ve traded our horses in for automobiles, speedboats, jets, and rockets.

3) Mark of the Beast — Revelation 13:16-17 reveals that the Antichrist will control all buying and selling in the Tribulation economy. How does he achieve this? He does so by requiring his name or number to be put physically on each person’s forehead or right hand. What kind of technology could enable such a mark? Likely tattoos with magnetic ink and readers, or possibly an RFID chip. And most certainly computer networks, e-commerce and the Internet will play a part.

4) World Evangelism — Jesus in Matthew 24:14 declared, “And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.” Technology is playing a big part in evangelism today and will continue to do so during the Tribulation. The whole world will even witness the death and resurrection of the Two Witnesses at the mid-point of the Tribulation. That means mass communications devices such as satellites, cell systems, cameras, television and the Internet.

5) Image of the Antichrist — Revelation 13:13-15 reveals that an image made in the likeness of the Antichrist will be given the appearance of life and be able to cause “fire to come down from heaven.” We live in the only time when this could be done with modern technology, utilizing pyrotechnics or lasers for the fire and robotics or holograms for the “living” image.

6) Population Explosion — Revelation 9:16 and 14:20 contain prophecies that at the end of the Tribulation the decimated world population will still be able to produce a two hundred million man army that originates from the East and marches to their slaughter at Armageddon. That is possible only because of the exponential population growth of today. And what has produced that? Medical technology.

7) Nuclear Weapons — Nuclear weapons are strongly suggested in horrific descriptions of future calamity such as “their flesh will rot while they are still standing on their feet” (Zechariah 14:12), “the sky receded like a scroll” (Revelation 6:14-15), and “men will faint from terror… for the heavenly bodies will be shaken” (Luke 21:26). With tens of thousands of nuclear bombs sitting unused, their time is short until launching. Complex technologies such as heavy metal refinement, nuclear plants, and inter-continental ballistic missiles for deployment are involved.

8) Limits on Technology — The events of the Tribulation also give us an indication of just how far technology can be allowed to go, and it’s not that much farther. Take for example the fact that rare earth metals vital to the construction of today’s technologies are quickly running out. Or consider the fact that future events prophesied in the Bible involve all people, but only people on this earth. That pretty well makes it clear that we will not be colonizing any moons or planets in the near future. Plus, the destruction of infrastructure and power grids along with solar disruption by the end of the Tribulation may reveal why the soldiers at Armageddon are pictured as using horses and primitive weapons. Man’s technology, along with most of the earth, will have been decimated.

We live in a time like no other, where dizzying strides in technology make end times scenarios finally a reality. Jesus is coming soon!

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Dr. Nathan E. Jones

As the Internet Evangelist at Lamb & Lion Ministries, Nathan reaches out to the over 4.5 billion people accessible over the Internet with the Good News of Jesus Christ. He also co-hosts the ministry's television program Christ in Prophecy and podcast The Truth Will Set You Free.

3 CommentsLeave a Comment

  • The end result isn't so good for mankind millions upon millions die in the physical. This is very terrifying when reading Rev. & Ez. & Ps.83 & Is.17/19. This is a time of doom and death. I am in dispair for what is to too soon transpire. God have mercy on our souls.

  • "Take heed to yourself and be on your guard, lest your heart be overburdened and depressed with the giddiness and headache and nausea of self-indulgence, drunkenness, and worldly worries and cares pertaining to the business of his life, and lest that day come upon you suddenly like a trap – for it will come upon all who live upon the face of the earth.
    Keep awake then and watch at all times, praying that you may have the full strength and ability and be accounted worthy to escape all these things that will take place, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man." Luke 21:34-36

    The prophecy that should take precedence in the minds of men today is, that Jesus is coming again. The most import question is, are you ready for the return of Jesus?"

    Do not listen to so-called modern day prophets.

    Mark 13:31-32 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away. 32 But of the day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone.

    Men who predict the date of the return of Jesus or claim that He has already returned are false prophets.

    Luke 12:39-40 "But be sure of this, that if the head of the house had know at what hour the thief was coming, he would not have allowed his house to be broken into. 40 You too, be ready; for the Son of Man is coming at an hour that you do not expect."

    Beware of men who claim they know when Jesus will return to earth.

    1 Thessalonians 5:2-8 For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord will come as just like a thief in the night…..

    2 Peter 3:3-10 Know this first of all, that in the last days mockers will come with their mocking, following after their own lusts, 4 and saying , "Where is the promise of His coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all continues just as it was from the beginning of creation."…………..10 But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar and the elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and its works will be burned up.

    Jesus is coming again whether you believe it or not.

    Matthew 25:1-13…….13 Be on the alert then, for you do not know the day or the hour.




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