In due time, one will eventually ask such a question (as in the title). This book seeks to shed light on the issues that are taking place in the world and its relevance to all that has been prophesied in the Word.
The book is nicely divided into ten chapters that cover separate issues. This makes it understandable and easy for the reader. However, the overall message of the book continues to be seen throughout in a great flow.
As mentioned earlier, this book is really for those who want to know more about the last things (eschatology) and a better understanding of issues such as the;
- The oil crisis
- The importance of Israel as God's chosen nation
- The Antichrist
- The new axis of evil
He uses a lot of references; there is no personal bias toward the subject. More importantly, he quotes a lot of Scripture and interprets the issue based on what the Word says. Prophecies by the prophets Ezekiel, Daniel, Joel (to name a few) have been comprehensively covered in view of the issue.
This book has made me realize how ignorant I have been of the things that are taking place in the world. The interest in the last things have sparked within me since finishing this book leaving me with a hunger to know and understand more. It was an interesting read from start to finish. For many people, things covered in the book might be frightful but the author remind us of the very important truths; as His people, we need not fear but live in expectancy of His coming. He exhorts us to live for Him and allow the prophecies to be a wake up call for each of us. A sub message of faith, hope and love continues throughout.
I just got the book...and I've only had time to read it when I'm sitting down to eat...so eating takes longer than it use to! The book is riviting regarding what the Bible has to say about what's happening in today's world, and it's significance to Biblical prophecy!