Wars and Rumors of War: Is the End Near?
It’s hard to have a conversation with a group of Christians today without someone bringing up the idea that we are living in the “end times” or the “last days.” One argument used to support this idea is the perception that we have in our lifetime, seen a great proliferation of war and that war is one of the things Jesus spoke of when describing the days immediately before his return.
But have we really experienced a proliferation of war?
This video illustrates the global death toll from war, beginning with World War II. It then takes a look at deaths from war during past centuries, and finally at deaths during the last 75 years. The numbers may surprise you.