And Then the End Will Come: The Completion of the Great Commission and Nine Other Clues That Jesus Is Coming Soon

And Then the End Will Come: The Completion of the Great Commission and Nine Other Clues That Jesus Is Coming Soon
Item# BB405

Book Summary

By Douglas Cobb
Published by DeepWater Books
5.5 x 8.5 inches
242 pages
ISBN 978-0-9994671-4-5
Published April 9, 2021
Biblical Studies / Prophecy
Christian Theology / Eschatology
Christian Ministry / Missions


Did you know that the global church is only a few years away from fulfilling Jesus' command to "make disciples of every nation?" And that Jesus explicitly tied his return to the completion of that task?

In And Then the End Will Come, Douglas Cobb, founder of the Finishing Fund, provides a front-line account of the effort to finish Jesus' Great Commission in our lifetimes. He also explores nine other Biblical clues that Jesus is coming soon, including

  • the approaching 2000-year anniversary of the resurrection,
  • the regathering of Israel,
  • and the prophecies of Daniel 12.

He makes the case that the return of Christ is at hand – perhaps in the next year or two, perhaps a little later, but assuredly very soon. And he offers practical instruction about what it means to "live holy and godly lives" as we look for the coming of our Lord and King.

If you're discouraged about the craziness you see in the world today, And Then the End Will Come will offer you hope for better things soon to come – things so great that the Bible says no one can imagine how awesome they will be.

About the Author

Douglas Cobb serves as the managing partner of the Finishing Fund, a partnership of kingdom investors who are giving together to accelerate the completion of the Great Commission. The Fund's mission is to see Jesus' command to "make disciples of every nation" fulfilled by the end of 2022.

Doug and his wife, Gena, are members of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, where he has taught the Word by Word Sunday School class for twenty years and serves as an elder. Gena is a Bible Study Fellowship leader and teacher. Over the years Doug has volunteered and served on the national boards of a number of Christian ministries, including Finishing the Task, The Issachar Initiative, and World Harvest Mission.

Doug is a lifelong entrepreneur. In the past he's served as CEO of Appriss, Greater Louisville Inc., and The Cobb Group; as a managing director with Chrysalis Ventures; and as a director for a variety of companies. He is a three-time Inc. 500 CEO and a three-time Kentucky Entrepreneur of the Year.

Doug holds a BA, magna cum laude, from Williams College and an MS in accounting from the New York University Graduate School of Business Administration.

Doug and Gena have been married for forty years and have three grown children and two grandsons.


"In his book, And Then the End Will Come, Doug Cobb takes a humble and holistic approach to better understanding what the Bible teaches concerning the return of Christ. I love that this book doesn't get lost in the eschatological weeds and that it doesn't just convey information, but it explores the implications of how we must live, love, and lead as the end draws near."

"I've known Doug Cobb for thirty years. He is the real deal. You will be blessed and encouraged by sitting at Doug's feet, and his thoroughly researched and biblical book will fill you with hope that 'doesn't disappoint.'"

"And Then the End Will Come is so needed for times like these. This biblically based, easy-to-follow study of the second coming deepens confidence in the truth of God's Word, inspires hope in desperate times, motivates us to holy living, and reignites the fires of evangelism. Be encouraged by it while you 'wait for the blessed hope – the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.'"

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