“Nation will rise against nation,
and kingdom against kingdom.
There will be famines
and earthquakes in various places.
All these are the beginning of birth pains. Then you will be handed over to be persecuted
and put to death,
and you will be hated by all nations because of me.
At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people. Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.
And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.” (Matthew 24:7-14)
Elsewhere in Matthew, Jesus said;
“When evening comes, you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red,’ and in the morning, ‘Today it will be stormy, for the sky is red and overcast.’ You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, but you cannot interpret the signs of the times.” (Matthew16:2-3)
Just a thought.