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.

The books I picked & why

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The Time of the End

By Tim Warner,

Book cover of The Time of the End

Why 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.


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

By Christian Widener,

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

Why 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.


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

By Michael L. Brown, Craig S. Keener,

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

Why 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.


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

By Robert I. Adams,

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

Why 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).


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

By Randy Alcorn,

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

Why 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.


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