Published at Sacred Matters on March 16, 2016.
Faithful readers also receive comfort in the knowledge that accepting of Jesus as lord and savior will spare you from the apocalypse. The Rapture will ferry you away from the fallen world. The rest of us will be left behind to its horror and torment. Interpreting the signs grants evangelical readers the assurance that they can avoid punishment. We might be living in the end times, but some can escape. Prophecy illuminates the certainty of your fate.