Nobody knows when will Jesus Christ comes, His second coming.
However, we can actually know the signs of His coming:
The sun shall be turned to darkness,
and the moon to blood, before
the great and terrible day of the LORD comes.
then will appear the sign of the Son of man
in heaven, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of man coming
on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory;
14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs,
Analyzing the verses above, it is noted that there will be a solar eclipse and a red lunar eclipse happening before the Lord comes. As written in
Genesis 1, let them (the sun and the moon) be for signs.
A bloody moon:
Here's a scientific explanation by NASA why the moon turns to blood:
This is the sign of the Son of man in heaven, the blood moon. The sign of Jesus 2nd coming. Don't ever look forward for this day. If you are going to
witness this in the future and you are still on Earth, your fate is sealed for this is a terrible day.
As NASA has quoted:
"October 13, 2004: According to folklore, October's full moon is called the "Hunter's Moon"
or sometimes the "Blood Moon."
gets its name from hunters
who tracked and killed their prey by autumn moonlight, stockpiling food for the winter ahead. You can picture them:
silent figures padding through the forest, the moon overhead, pale as a corpse, its cold light betraying the creatures of the wood."
16 Behold, I will send for many fishers, saith the LORD, and they shall fish them; and after will I send for many hunters,
and they shall
from every mountain, and from every hill, and out of the holes of the rocks.
"Do not think that I have come to bring peace on earth; I have not come to bring peace, but a sword.
7 Therefore shall all hands be faint, and every man's heart shall melt: 8 And they shall be afraid: pangs and sorrows shall take hold of them; they
shall be in pain as a woman that travaileth: they shall be amazed one at another; their faces shall be as flames. 9 Behold, the day of the LORD
cruel both with wrath and fierce anger, to lay the land desolate: and he shall destroy the sinners thereof out of it.
2 Thessalonians 2
8 And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his
9 Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, 10 And with all deceivableness of
unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. 11 And for this cause God shall send
them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: 12 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in
This is the fate of those who believed not the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
With regards to His 2nd coming, this is the only way we can know - by looking at celestial bodies like the sun and the moon.
Perhaps it might help you a bit by studying future solar eclipses. But, still the problem exist, which solar eclipse?
Here's a list from NASA:
You can only guess which one.
[edit on 17-11-2007 by amitheone]