Never before have we read such jarring headlines, distressing news analyses, or dire predictions concerning the world’s financial future. The American housing market — or, more sentimentally, the American dream — began to collapse in 2006, taking with it large chunks of the global financial system. Millions of jobs worldwide have vanished forever. Did Bible prophecy predict this catastrophe? Are there biblical clues to how soon, if ever, a viable, long-term recovery can be sustained? Is the financial collapse just one of several signs that we are living in the final days of Earth’s history.