Revelation's "End of the World" Timeline Explained

Animation: Revelation's "End of the World" Timeline Explained

What outline does the Bible give about the end of the world? People have set dates that have come and gone, but the Bible gives a general timeline of specific events that will happen before Jesus returns. How long is the tribulation? Can we escape the tribulation? When will Jesus Christ return? Is there a rapture, and if so, when does it happen?