In fact, there is an amazing Old Testament prophecy about the Second Coming of Jesus, and what happens to the earth after it. The prophecy itself centres around an image of a man with a head of gold, arms and breasts of silver, a belly and thighs of brass, legs of iron, and feet and toes made of iron and clay, and finally a stone kingdom that fills the whole earth. See Daniel 2.
The Bible gives the meaning of this prophetic image. It is the most amazing long range time prophecy in the Bible. It gives the succession of world empires from Daniel’s time of 605BC till the end – Babylon, Media-Persia, Greece, and Rome, which later broke apart into the nations of modern Europe today.
All those kingdoms came, just as predicted. The only one that hasn’t, at least not yet, is the final one – God’s kingdom – which arises only after all these worldly ones do. In the prophecy, God’s final kingdom is presented as a giant stone that crushed the statue and leaves nothing of it behind.
The prophecy itself reads like this: