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A top Christian church leader has now predicted that 2019 will mark the second coming of Jesus Christ, followed by an apocalypse. The predictions are made by Ronald Weinland, who has previously served as a minister for Ohio based church-the Church of God. The Christian leader also claimed that world war 3 will be fought between two world powers in the upcoming year.

Weinland argued that the second coming of Christ will happen after world war 3 which will begin either on February or March 2019. As per Weinland, Christ will make the second coming precisely on June 9, 2019, and he believes that the current happenings in the world are all fulfillment of Biblical prophecies.

"God has revealed that this final end-time count to Christ's return must fully align with the timing of certain annual Holy Days and that within that alignment there must be the fulfillment of very specific segments of time. The first count in which this event could have occurred was on the Pentecost of 2012 or the Pentecost of 2013. But it did not happen at that time," said Weinland, Dailystar.co.uk reports.

However, Weinland also added that if world war 3 fails to breakout in 2019, the second coming of Jesus Christ will be also delayed. Weinland believes that the second coming of Christ will only happen in 2020 if world war 3 did not happen in the upcoming year.

However, skeptics were quick to dismiss the predictions made by Weinland, and they argue that this Christian church leader is a mere publicity seeker. As per these skeptics, Weinland had previously predicted the end of the world on September 30, 2018, and the day went uneventfully.

A few days back, a section of conspiracy theorists claimed that Nostradamus, the ancient French seer had predicted the rise of a global war in 2019. In the meantime, some people believe that an apocalypse will be triggered after the Super blood moon which will happen in January 2019.

Christian pastor Paul Begley, one of the strong proponents of the blood moon apocalypse theory claims that this space event was actually mentioned in Biblical prophecies. He also added that the modern world is currently going through the end times.