Imminency of Christ return
As we understand the law of physic and we would see a heavy mass hanging by a fine thread over our head, we wound conclude that the mass is ready to fall at any moment. That is imminent (about to happen). When we see a heavy mass hanging by a steel cable, we conclude that it would take some time before it fall. It will take some changes in the mass or in the wear of the cable before we could conclude that it could be imminent.
If we know, how to discerned the sign of time we can therefore predict the imminent return of Jesus, not His return but the state of it imminency, or condition nearby pertaining the event of His return. The study of bible prophecy should be considered as a science of discerning the sign of His imminent return and not the time of His return.
Many student of bible prophecy including myself concluded that we are living in the imminent return of Our Lord. The establishment of the nation of Israel in 1948 seems to be the final event before His return predicted in Ezekiel (which is the rapture for the church and judgement to all nations). His return is hanging by a thread