Do not be terrified.  Time and time again, predictions of the world’s end have captured public attention, just as they do now.   Even Jesus had to deal with this kind of speculation.   When will the world end?   How will we know it’s happening? Far from offering hints and clues to the answer, Jesus gave people a simple word of advice:   “Do not be terrified” (Luke 21:9).   It wasn’t just questions about the Second Coming that drew this...