The best books to help explain Bible prophecies

Who am I?

Ever since I was very young I had an interest in Bible prophecy. I thought it was fascinating that someone could predict the future and wondered if the prophecies would come true in my lifetime. It all started with an old audio recording from Alexander Scourby reading the Book of Ezekiel. After that I read the Book of Revelation several times but didn't know what the symbolism meant. Decades later, I picked up the interest again and used my work experience of analytical skills to help interpret its meaning. Most people focus on the Antichrist or Mark of the Beast, yet there are more warnings about the False Prophet than any other character.

I wrote...

Revelation Explained

By K.J. Soze,

Book cover of Revelation Explained

What is my book about?

Revelation Explained answers the most difficult prophetic questions about the last days of the age we live in. These questions are answered using the basis of the original Old Testament prophecies carried through to the end of the New Testament. You will easily follow their progression as they first develop then continue into their final form. The symbology of Revelation will be easier to interpret once you see the layers unfold.

This book will demystify Christ's final prophecies. You will learn about the meaning of the 7 trumpets and God's judgment upon the earth, along with many important characters such as the Beast, the False Prophet, and the Antichrist. After reading this book you will be able to recognize these symbols through their concealment.

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The books I picked & why

The Time of the End

By Tim Warner,

Book cover of The Time of the End

Why did I love this book?

Tim Warner is mostly unknown, but his research has led to uncovering facts that many believers do not know about regarding the end times. He provides ample evidence of what the early Church believed and traces a change in belief systems about Bible prophecies over time. It is important to see how these cultural developments infiltrated the Church. 

The clearest analysis I found out about was an abrupt change in view beginning with Athenagoras. He was a philosopher who became a Christian but kept Greek beliefs about the afterlife instead of adopting ancient Hebraic teachings. The Church inherited these Greek beliefs without a historical basis.

By Tim Warner,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked The Time of the End as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

The date when Christ's Kingdom will come to earth has been the "Holy Grail" of biblical prophecy since Daniel first inquired. Countless Christians have diligently searched for this hidden treasure. It has escaped the meticulous, chronological study of Sir Isaac Newton and the tomfoolery of Harold Camping. The earliest Christians did not believe, as do most modern Christians, that the date of Christ's return is completely out of reach. They held an eschatology called, "Chiliasm," a view that saw all of human history as a "week" of seven millennia, with the seventh millennium being the coming Kingdom of Christ on…

Book cover of The Temple Revealed: The True Location of the Jewish Temple Hidden in Plain Sight

Why did I love this book?

The Temple Mount in Jerusalem is a highly contested topic, especially relating to Bible prophecy. Many Jews and Christians believe that a final temple needs to be rebuilt, such as mentioned in Revelation Chapter 11. However, the Dome of the Rock is currently located on the Temple Mount, so this brings up a major dilemma.

Christian Widener has spent a lot of time researching the true location of the Holy of Holies where the Ark of the Covenant rested. He provides clear evidence about the original location that allows for prophecies to be fulfilled without disturbing the Dome of the Rock so Jews and Muslims can share the Temple Mount.

By Christian Widener,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked The Temple Revealed as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?



With peace in the Middle East finally on the horizon, could it now be time to begin rebuilding the Jewish temple?

Does your heart yearn to see prophecy fulfilled and the temple rebuilt?

Is it possible to know for sure where the temple was located so that it can be?

Are you willing to examine the case for the temple location, based on a thorough…

Book cover of Not Afraid of the Antichrist: Why We Don't Believe in a Pre-Tribulation Rapture

Why did I love this book?

Some of the big topics within Bible prophecy are the Great Tribulation Period with the Antichrist at the helm, and whether Bible believers will be raptured before or after this period of distress. The authors tackle this tough question with sound biblical evidence to support their claims.

Unfortunately, their findings go against many popular opinions of the modern Church and there is great debate amongst believers about the Rapture. This is why their book is very important to provide much needed information for those who hold differing views.

By Michael L. Brown, Craig S. Keener,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Not Afraid of the Antichrist as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

Despite the popular theology of our day, Christians should not expect to get out of experiencing the tribulation or the end times. Nowhere in the Bible does the Lord promise us this, say Michael Brown and Craig Keener, two leading, acclaimed Bible scholars. In fact, they say, Jesus promises us tribulation in this world.

Yet this is no reason to fear. In this fascinating, accessible, and personal book, Brown and Keener walk you through what the Bible really says about the rapture, the tribulation, and the end times. What they find will leave you full of hope. God's wrath is…

Book cover of Revelation Revealed: Uncovering What the Last Book in the Bible Says About the Last Days

Why did I love this book?

The Book of Revelation is the most famous prophecy book ever written, yet it is extremely difficult to comprehend with its extensive use of symbology and apocalyptic tones. Many scholars have tried to interpret its meaning and have been humbled. Robert Adams provides extensive knowledge of the mysteries found in Revelation while making it easier for readers to understand. Perhaps this is because of the link between Revelation and the Book of Daniel. An angel stated to Daniel that the meanings of end-time prophecies are "sealed until the time of the end" (Daniel 12:9b).

By Robert I. Adams,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Revelation Revealed as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

The world is heading toward a climax. End time prophecies in the book of Revelation are nearing the time of their fulfillment. As we get closer, it is imperative we understand what to expect will occur on the world scene. Here are some questions about the last book of the Bible that we need answers to:

- What does it say about the future of the world?
- Where does it place the church in the last days?
- What does it say about Israel in the end time?
- How does it portray the return of Christ?


Book cover of Heaven: A Comprehensive Guide to Everything the Bible Says About Our Eternal Home

Why did I love this book?

The hope of any believer is found in the end, the beginning of eternal life. Randy Alcorn strips away at mythological views of Heaven by providing sound biblical evidence of what it will really be like. Interestingly, Heaven is predicted to be the newly restored earth according to the Bible, not some mystical realm. No harps, floating on clouds, mansions, or other popular misconceptions inherited through Greek culture.

Heaven comes to earth; we do not go to Heaven as commonly believed. This is the picture found at the end of Revelation with Christ coming to earth with the "place" He is preparing for us. This is described in Revelation 21:1-4 as New Jerusalem to be located on the renewed earth.

By Randy Alcorn,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Heaven as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

Over 1 Million Copies Sold!

Have you ever wondered . . . ? What is Heaven really going to be like? What will we look like? What will we do every day? Won’t Heaven get boring after a while?We all have questions about what Heaven will be like, and after twenty-five years of extensive research, Dr. Randy Alcorn has the answers.

In the most comprehensive and definitive book on Heaven to date, Randy invites you to picture Heaven the way Scripture describes it—a bright, vibrant, and physical New Earth, free from sin, suffering, and death, and brimming with Christ’s presence,…

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