End of Volcanic Islands
The mountains and the valleys will be leveled.
shall be raised up, every mountain and hill made low; the
rough ground shall become level, the rugged places a plain”
(Isaiah 40:4). This is confirmed in Revelation 16:20:
ry island fled away, and the mountains could not be found.”
These physical changes will restore the earth’s environment
to its pristine state, which will make it a much more habitable
place. Both the polar ice caps and the deserts will again be-
come fertile land, suitable for grazing and farming. The im-
mense oceans will become narrow, shallow seas. All prominent
mountains will become hills. Volcanic islands (mountains un-
der the ocean, such as Japan and Hawaii) will sink and become
smooth sea floor.
The fountains under the earth are to be reformed by the
collapse of the mountains, and will help restore abundant life
to the earth.
“Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be
removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst
of the sea; [Though] the waters thereof roar [and] be troubled,
[though] the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah.
[There is] a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city
of God, the holy [place] of the tabernacles of the most High”
(Psalms 46:2-4, KJV).
In chapter 47, the prophet Ezekiel saw this future river as
flowing eastward into the Dead Sea, making the salt water
fresh, and supporting swarms of living creatures. There will