Each week we like to present what we call a Prophecy Update. We do it because the Bible is about 30% prophecy, and there are approximately 500 end times prophecies that are yet to be fulfilled. Since we know that they will be fulfilled, to the letter, we can expect trends in our world, and news items, to anticipate their fulfillment.
We’re not saying the things we present are the fulfillment; only that they are what you’d expect based on reading the Bible from a literal, futurist perspective.
Vladimir Putin made some comments that have a prophetic ring to them. I’ll quote from the article posted by The Sun, a UK website:
Vladimir Putin has claimed genetically-modified super soldiers “worse than a nuclear bomb” could soon become a reality.
The strongman Russian President spoke to a crowd of students about the prospect of an army of trained killers incapable of feeling “pain or fear” much like the characters in 1992 action movie Universal Soldier.
He revealed that scientists are close to breaking the genetic code which would enable them to create “a human with pre-designed characteristics.”
Speaking at a youth festival in Sochi, Putin warned of the consequences of playing God with man’s genetic code, reports The Express.
He said: “A man has the opportunity to get into the genetic code created by either nature, or as religious people would say, by the God.
“What I have just described might be worse than a nuclear bomb.”
Putin’s comments are certainly futuristic, but how are they prophetic? In His teaching about the future, Jesus said that the end times would be “as in the days of Noah.” He said,
Mat 24:38 For as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark,
The passage in the Book of Genesis that Jesus was referencing is the opening verses of chapter six. There was a very peculiar type of “marrying” going on. Fallen angels were marrying and mating with human females. Their offspring were called Nephilim. They are described throughout the Old Testament as giants – twelve to sixteen feet tall.
These weren’t just taller men; they were genetically altered. Extra-biblical literature from the Old Testament era describes them as brutal cannibals.
Somehow the fallen angels, in mating with humans, were altering the DNA of the human race. Preserving our human DNA was a major reason God brought the flood – saving 8 souls to repopulate the planet.
The Nephilim were the first super-soldiers. Think Goliath – who was anywhere from nine to twelve feet tall, and a fierce war-machine.
Now, centuries later, it is “as in the days of Noah,” complete with DNA tampering.
We are not looking for any particular sign, or prophecy to be fulfilled. Jesus promised He’d return to rapture His church – which entails the resurrection of the dead in Christ of the Church Age, then the translation from earth to Heaven of all living believers.
It is presented in the Bible as an imminent event.
Are you ready for the rapture? If not, get ready, stay ready, and keep looking up. Ready or not, Jesus is coming!