Possible Last Days Biblical Timeline

God promised the Messiah would come 483 years after the command to rebuild Jerusalem (Daniel 9:25–26).

The command to rebuild Jerusalem was issued by King Artaxerxes (Ezra 7:7–8).


Exactly 483 years later, Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a colt of a donkey, allowing public worship of Him as Messiah for the first time. Jesus was executed on the cross and then rose from the dead.


The world entered the church age (Matthew 16:16).


Israel was regathered when Jews migrated from the nations to their ancient homeland.  For end-time prophecies to be fulfilled, Israel had to be a nation again. That happened on May 14, 1948. The last days have begun! (See Isaiah 66:8; Jeremiah 31:8; Ezekiel 20:34)




Preliminary signs pointing to the coming final tribulation intensify (Luke 21:11, 25, 28).


Apostasy, deception, false prophets, lawlessness, and hypocrisy accelerate (Matthew 24:4, 23–26; 2 Thessalonians. 2:3; 2 Timothy 4:3).




Israel is invaded by Russia and Islamic allies, but God performs miracles on Israel’s behalf (Ezekiel chapters 38–39). Bible commentators differ on the timing. It may happen before or after the rapture.

The bride of Christ, the Church, is caught away.  This is typically referred to as the rapture.  Nobody except the Father knows when this event will happen  (1 Corinthians 15:51–55; 1 Thessalonians 4:13–18). This could happen without any advance notice and may happen before this point in the chronology.


The Church is in Heaven (Revelation 4:1 -19:14).


There is a resurgence of the Roman Empire (Daniel 2:41–43; 7:24; Revelation 12:3; 13:1; 17:3).


The meteoric rise of a popular and magnetic but satanic world leader occurs (2 Thessalonians 2:7–12; 1 John 2:18).


A peace treaty (covenant) is established, signed, and confirmed between Israel and other nations (Daniel 9:27).


The first half of the time known as "The Great Tribulation" begins (Daniel 12:1; Matthew 24:21).


The new Jewish temple is erected in Jerusalem (Revelation 11:1–2).


A total of 144,000 Jewish converts emerge as impressive evangelists for Jesus Christ (Revelation 7:4–8; 14:1).


Judgments on Earth begin to intensify (Revelation chapters 6–19).


World religions accelerate into apostasy, blending into a “harlot” religion (Revelation 17:1).


The Antichrist introduces a new economic society involving a “mark” on the right hand or forehead rather than currency (Revelation 13:16–18).


The Antichrist moves his image into the Temple and claims to be God.  From this exact point, there will be 42 months until Christ’s second advent or His visible return (2 Thessalonians 2:4; Revelation 13:13–15).


Two supernatural prophets arise in Jerusalem (Revelation 11:3–12).


The second half of The Tribulation begins with increased disasters, calamities and judgments pouring out rapidly. Death camps are established for those who disagree with The Antichrist (Revelation 13–19).  Billions will die from war, hunger, persecution, epidemics, and geophysical changes during the final 42 months of the Great Tribulation.


The battles at Armageddon take place (Joel 3:1–3, 9–16; Zechariah14:1–4, 12; Revelation 16:12–16; 19:11–21).


Christ returns and is visible to the whole world. This is the Second Coming also called the Second Advent.  (Zechariah 14:3, 5, 12; Revelation 19:11-16, 19).


The nations are judged by Christ. The Antichrist and his false prophet are thrown into the lake of fire, along with all who took their mark of loyalty (Jeremiah 23:5; Matthew 25:31-32; Revelation19–20). 


Satan is bound for 1,000 years (Revelation 20:1–3).


The millennial kingdom is established on Earth for precisely 1,000 years, with Jesus Himself ruling from Jerusalem (Isaiah 2:2–4; 11:6–9; 65:20–22; Zechariah 8:22–23; Revelation 20:4–6).


Satan is loosed for a final short season after the thousand years to test those humans not resurrected and their descendants who remained on the earth after Christ returned. A final rebellion will ensue (Revelation 20:7–10).


The second resurrection (for the damned) takes place after the thousand years. when those in Hades (hell’s holding place) reunite with their bodies and are raised to attend the great white throne judgment. All Christ-rejecters will be declared guilty and banished forever (Revelation 20:11–15).


A new heaven and new earth with the New Jerusalem as the capital city are established forever (Revelation 21:1–27)

The Last Days Bible Reading Plan

Read the verses slowly 3 times.


What is God speaking to you in these verses?


How can you apply what God is saying to your life?

July 13)       Matt 24:4-8
July 14)       Mark 13:5-8
July 15)       Luke 21:8-11
July 16)       Matt 24:9-14
July 17)       Mark 13:9-13
July 20)       Luke 21:12-19
July 21)       Matt 24:15-22
July 22)       Mark 13:14-20
July 23)       Luke 21:20-24
July 24)       Matt 24:23-25
July 27)       Mark 13:21-23
July 28)       Matt 24:26-28
July 29)       Matt 24:29-31
July 30)       Mark 13:24-27
July 31)       Luke 21:25-28
August 3)    Matt 24:32-33
August 4)     Mark 13:28-29
August 5)     Luke 21:29-31
August 6)     Matt 24:34-36
August 7)     Mark 13:30-32
August 10)   Luke 21:32-33
August 11)   Mark 13:33-37
August 12)   Luke 21:34-36
August 13)   Matt 24:37-44
August 14)   Matt 24:45-51 

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