It has been said is that the most important thing about ones doctrines is their ability to influence the formation of ones intents resulting in subsequent actions. Doctrines have consequences for good or for evil. We have been discussing end time doctrines and attaching seemingly harmless names to them such as pre millennial, pretribulational, etc. But are they in reality harmless? Does it really matter what view one holds to? Are we to assume that it really doesn’t matter, we all can simply agree to disagree and that such views should not or could not separate true believers nor do any temporal or eternal harm? My question to the list is does it matter what end time view one holds to? Do any or all of them affect the way we conduct our lives and could any of them have a detrimental effect upon our own lives or those around us? Could our end time views have a positive or detrimental effect upon any nation and the peoples of a nation? Have we really given proper thought to the consequences of our views upon not only our lives but the lives of others as well? What might be a consequence, good or evil, of any particular view point concerning the end times?