Archive for May, 2013

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Did the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the election of Pope Frances I fulfill a prophecy written around 2,000 years ago?

On March 13, 2013, millions of people from around the globe found themselves eagerly awaiting the arrival of the new pope who would eventually be introduced to the world on the famous balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica. After a brief introduction, Pope Frances I greeted the world. Many people viewed the election of Frances as just another exciting change in Roman Catholic leadership. However, some saw the events surrounding the election of the new pope as a direct fulfillment of Bible prophecy.

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Charismatic, Intelligent, Deceptive…
these are words that many people use to describe President Obama. A popular belief in Christian circles is that Barack Obama may be the prophesied Antichrist. Many have said, “Obama has the power, charisma, and ungodly character that the Antichrist will possess…why should I believe that he’s not the Antichrist?”

True, the Bible does tell us that the Antichrist will be a powerful and deceitful leader (Daniel 11:23 & Revelation 13:5-7). In fact, the Bible contains over fifty prophecies that give us a wealth of information about how the Antichrist will behave. However, contrary to popular belief, the identity of the Antichrist cannot be determined by something as simple as charisma or deceitfulness alone.The few character traits that describe the man of sin can be applied to many people; including Barack Obama. So, how will we know if Obama is really the Antichrist?

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