Why Do Some Christians Believe Coronavirus is Part of a Biblical Apocalyptic Prophecy?

Devout Christians have taken to social media in light of the coronavirus outbreak to show the eerie similarities between current events and the prophecy of the end of the world presented in the New Testament in the Book of Revelation.

The book describes a series of catastrophic events which will ravage the world, some perpetrated by the titular Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Though the roles of these riders have multiple interpretations, they are often recognized as: War, Plague, Famine and Death.

Similarities between these descriptions and current events appear too similar for some to disregard, and they have taken to social media to declare that we are living at the end of days.

“Those who know nothing of the New Testament or about Armageddon might think this is the end of days, but it really isn’t,” Jeff Keenley, a theology expert, told Mako.

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SOURCE: The Jerusalem Post, Omri Ron