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The Anti-Christ

The anti-Christ; Who is he? I don’t know. The end.

Well I think I just wrote the shortest post ever.

Seriously, I don’t know who he is, but I do know a little about him. I also have heard a lot of rumors about who he could be. Over the years I have heard that it’s Bush (I or II), Obama, Clinton, President Kennedy, Hitler, Prince William, the Pope (pick one). And believe it or not, I have even heard that the Wizard on the 1939 movie Wizard of Oz, was the anti-Christ. (You may want to turn up the volume since this link is not captioned.) Amazing. I honestly believe we can rule that guy out.

In Matthew 15:19-20 Jesus said:
For from the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, all sexual immorality, theft, lying, and slander. 20 These are what defile you. Eating with unwashed hands will never defile you.”

So let’s try and stop this foolishness on saying so-n-so is the anti-Christ. Now what do we know about the anti-Christ? The Bible says the Beast (anti-Christ) would have everyone receive ‘the mark 666‘.

Bush (I and II), Clinton, President Kennedy, and Hitler, never did this ‘mark’ thing and are either out of office with no more authority, or dead. The current Pope is so laid back, I can’t imagine him getting very much involved in world politics. And the last one no longer has authority and he never pushed the 666 mark either. So far we have President Obama and Prince William left.

Revelation 13:4
They worshiped the dragon for giving the beast such power, and they also worshiped the beast. “Who is as great as the beast?” they exclaimed. “Who is able to fight against him?”

President Obama just barely won both of his elections, has low approval ratings, several scandals, and many in the Middle East don’t respect him. It’s safe to say Obama doesn’t qualify for being the anti-Christ (the beast).

Prince William? Well I don’t pay attention to tabloids. All I know about him is he’s a young guy with a wife and a kid on the way.

Revelation 13:1-2
1) Then I saw a beast rising up out of the sea. It had seven heads and ten horns, with ten crowns on its horns. And written on each head were names that blasphemed God. 2) This beast looked like a leopard, but it had the feet of a bear and the mouth of a lion! And the dragon gave the beast his own power and throne and great authority.

Does “rising out of the sea” mean an island? If so, you would think the Bible would say island. The other possibility is either a navy man on a submarine or a scuba diver. Prince William is not in the Navy, but instead is in the Air Force. Doing a little research on Google I was surprised to see that he does like to scuba dive. But so does a lot of other people.

I have no idea what ‘seven heads and ten horns and crowns’ means. Some say it’s the European Union. Maybe, but if so the EU would need to loose some countries. The part of Revelation 13:2 that says: ‘looked like a leopard, but it had the feet of a bear and the mouth of a lion’ seems like a crest. But if it is a crest, it doesn’t exist yet. So I don’t believe it’s Prince William. His clearly has a lion and not a leopard on it.

So what do we know about the anti-Christ? The Bible says the beast is going to be killed but brought back to life again. People will worship him and he will have authority for 3-1/2 years. In Revelation 13:11-15 a second Beast will come with the same authority as the first one, but will be able to do miracles on behalf of first one. And not only that but he’ll also have people make a resemblance of the first beast. This resemblance (image or statue) will be given life, then people will be forced to worship it. As far as the ‘resemblance’ some translations say image and others say statue. Could this be 3D video? Also it sounds like to me, one beast is a ‘puppet to the other.

How could the anti-Christ come about? I’m just guessing, but what if there is a con-man who cons many into thinking he’s Mohammad? Now you’ll have some Muslims following this guy as well as some politically correct non-Muslims. The persecution of Christians and Jews would increase. Now comes another con-man and this one forces everyone to worship the first using a statue or image (or what I believe is maybe a 3D video). And this causes more persecution of God’s people. Now I honestly don’t know if this is the way it will happen, but it’s a thought. It seems to fit with Revelation 13. I do believe it will be a demon possessed con-man bent on evil, more so than any other con-men before.

So who is this anti-Christ? I don’t know, but I do believe he’s coming soon. The technology of 3D video that could be seen in the home and marking people with something (chip or code scan) so they buy or sell did not exist 30 or so years ago. Is the anti-Christ ready to take power now? Maybe. But he may still be, only a toddler pooping in his drawers, asking his mom for a cookie. I don’t know.

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