Benjamin L. Corey

Benjamin L. Corey

BLC is an author, speaker, scholar, and global traveler, who holds graduate degrees in Theology & Intercultural Studies from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and received his doctorate in Intercultural Studies from Fuller. He is the author of Undiluted: Rediscovering the Radical Message of Jesus, and Unafraid: Moving Beyond Fear-Based Faith.

(UPDATED) Could American Evangelicals Spot the Antichrist? Here Are the Biblical Predictions:

I've reviewed every prophecy on the Antichrist, and what I read blew my mind. (Updated with new signs, 6/10/2020)

Does the Bible predict the future with stunning accuracy as so many in the end-times camp have claimed?

I grew up in the rapture-me-outta-here end times movement, and have spilled no shortage of ink critiquing it– even poking a bit of fun at it. As a theologian I fall into a category of belief that sees biblical prophecies about “the end” as being events that have mostly been fulfilled in the past, but I try to hold that belief gently and recognize I could be wrong.

Many of my fellow Christians in America have warned me over the years of exactly that, often telling me: “I feel sorry for you, because when the Antichrist comes you’re not even going to recognize him!”

To honor those who have given me such warning, I decided to spend the past week studying the most significant biblical prophecies and descriptions typically believed by my conservative friends to refer the Antichrist. If my evangelical friends are correct, and if it’s entirely possible that the Antichrist is on the global scene today, I certainly wouldn’t want to be the only person in the room who didn’t recognize the Antichrist when I saw him.

In case you too are a bit rusty in the area of biblical predictions about the coming Antichrist and don’t want to be oblivious if such a person were to arise, consider me your chief antichristologist who is more than happy to help you out.

Here are the no-kidding-not-satire-prophecies and signs of the antichrist the Bible tells us to watch out for… and that blew my mind by the time I was done:

The Antichrist will be the leader of a nation that is a military superpower with the ability to trample and crush the entire earth.

 “The fourth beast shall be the fourth kingdom upon earth, which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall devour the whole earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces.”
Daniel. 7:23

This verse helps us start by narrowing down the nations and times the Antichrist could come from. The passage directly states he is from a nation that was different from times before, in that it was powerful enough to crush and destroy the entire earth– likely a nuclear superpower. Revelation also speaks of the Antichrist and his prophet having the power to “call down fire from the sky,” which further supports this notion.

Thus, when considering the prophecy in light of the modern world, it most likely leaves Russia or the United States, as both have over 6,000 warheads with remaining nuclear nations having under a few hundred. Furthermore, Revelation 17:15 describes the Antichrist coming from a place where there are “multitudes of peoples, nations, and languages” which would most accurately depict a “melting pot” nation like the United States.

The Antichrist will be a man who is exceptionally arrogant and will be known for giving boastful speeches.

“I could hear his boastful speech…”
Daniel 7:8, Revelation 13:5

So, as you keep your eyes peeled for the Antichrist, be sure to keep in mind that it won’t be a quiet leader who is deceitfully humble and flies under the radar– The Bible says it will be someone who loves to give speeches where he boasts about himself.

The Antichrist will be someone known for making a lot of public threats against people.

“…had a mouth like that of a lion.”
Revelation 13:2, Daniel. 7:4

As we begin to assemble the biblical prophecies, Christians on guard should be looking for a king-like figure who loves to boast about himself, but who also loves to go around roaring like a lion– things like threats to his enemies and a constant verbal flexing of muscle.

The Antichrist will be someone obsessed with winning.

“…and he was bent on conquering.”
Revelation 6:2

In addition to your king-like figure who likes to run his mouth, the Bible tells us to be on the lookout for someone obsessed with winning. Of course, most people like to win, but this figure will be different– he will be so obsessed with it that he’ll probably talk about it all the time. He might even fantasize about winning so much that one gets tired of winning.

The Antichrist will come from among 7 tall “hills” that each act as a “head.”

“And I saw a beast coming out of the sea with ten horns and seven heads, which stood for seven hills”
Revelation 13:1, Ch. 17

John described the Antichrist (beast) “rising up from the sea” as he looked out from the Island of Patmos in a supernatural vision. The Bible describes the beast as having 7 heads, which symbolized 7 “hills” that stood up high. Hills also are metaphorical for places of power in the Bible.

So, if the Antichrist were to come in the present age, we’d be most likely looking for an American president known for being exceptionally arrogant, boastful, and threatening others, but who also came from 7 tall “hills” or places of power… one of which would need to be somewhere in the vicinity of where John was looking out into the ocean where the vision occurred.

Huh… well this is a super weird coincidence:

Seven heads? Maybe like potential head-quarters?

Well, funny thing again: while Donald Trump owns at least ten skyscrapers that I’m aware of, apparently only seven of them are formally named Trump Towers:

Trump Tower, NYC

Trump International Hotel and Tower, Chicago

Trump Towers, Istanbul

Trump International Hotel and Tower, Toronto

Trump World Tower, New York

Trump Towers, Sunny Isles Beach

Trump Tower, Manila 

And this is a little bizarre, but in John’s vision he said that the 7 heads had horns on them– some had just one, some had two… kinda like those antennas on top.

Wow, and you know what? John’s vision also said that the seven heads all had someone’s name written across them. Interesting! 

And let’s not even open the can of worms regarding the building on 5th ave… Yeah, the same deal that was bailed out by Justice Kennedy’s son before Kennedy surprised everyone and retired– giving Trump what had been a swing vote on the Supreme Court. #PowerMove

Bummer of an address Jared! Glad you were able to offload that.

The Antichrist will cause people all over the globe to be filled with wonder and “follow” him.

“The whole world was filled with wonder and followed the beast.”
Revelation. 13:3

This verse also speaks to the likelihood the coming of the Antichrist is more likely to be in the modern world instead of the ancient one. 2,000 years ago it would not have been possible for people all over the globe to become fascinated by a political leader, let alone “follow” them.

Okay, I get it…

Some predictions and prophecies can be like horoscopes: they can appear to apply to anyone.

And I’m with you… when you get into stuff like numerology and interpreting seven-headed beasts, it’s hard to know if something is an eerie coincidence, or just plain silly. 

I’d honestly started this post intending to be silly, and during my research began to find the coincidences and certain numbers happening to match a bit amusing the first few times. But at a certain point the coincidences added up or got too specific, and it wasn’t funny anymore– it was deeply unsettling.

And by the end? Well, stick with me as the prophecies grow more specific, and you’ll see why my mind was a bit blown– and why as a Christian my spirit was deeply unsettled by the the end of it: 

The Antichrist will be a political outsider with despicable character and a contemptuous personality who wins an election that no one expects him to win. 

“… a despicable person will arise… a man of contempt… to whom the royal honor has not been rightfully conferred. He will slip in when least expected and will seize the kingdom through flattery and intrigue.”
Daniel 11:21

When looking to identify the Antichrist, the Bible starts to help us with some really specific prophecies. Based on what the Bible predicts, a most likely scenario for the arrival of the Antichrist would be a candidate for president who came from the private sector (not of ‘royal’ background) being found with despicable morality along with a contemptuous personality, who campaigned on flattery and lies– but somehow went on to win an election no one expected him to win… leaving the country stunned.

The Antichrist will give speeches where he speaks “great things” and then about things that are even “greater.”

“He had a mouth that spoke great things, and that seemed greater than its companions…”
Daniel 7:20

Starting to get weird now, isn’t it? This is about the point I got goosebumps and a little freaked out also.

Yes, in warning us of the Antichrist the Bible predicts in both Daniel and Revelation that when the Antichrist comes, he’ll not only be the contemptuous and arrogant political outsider who pulls an upset in the election– but warns us that he’ll specifically be speaking of “great” and “greater” things along the way.

The Antichrist comes to power through collusion with a secret alliance who uses disinformation to help him win– even though he has a minority number of supporters.

“After an alliance is made with him he will practice deception, and he will go up and gain power with a small force of people.”
Daniel 11:23

So, you know… according to God’s holy and infallible word and all, one of the other major signs to warn us of the arrival of the Antichrist would be an election where someone won with fewer supporters, and where it was also proven that an evil outside power meddled with the process to specifically put that person in office.

But I can’t imagine the country would turn a blind eye if that ever happened, especially for my evangelical friends who tell me we need to always be on guard for the arrival of the Antichrist.

The Antichrist’s rise to power will seem like a miracle that God performed, tricking people into following Satan instead of God without even noticing.

“The arise in power of the lawless one will be in accordance with how Satan works. He will use all sorts of displays of power through signs and wonders that serve the lie.”
2 Thess. 2:9

Evil is evil, but evil is not stupid… or at least, Satan isn’t. When the time comes to make his power move in the human story, he’ll find a way to not only make evil palatable– he’ll try the ultimate bait and switch by making God himself seem responsible for this evil. What better way to get a hit in, than to do it and make it look like God actually did it?

When the Antichrist comes, be sure to look for powerful religious folk claiming it was a miracle from God: 

“He did everything wrong, politically. He offended gays. He offended women. He offended the military. He offended black people. He offended the Hispanic people. He offended everybody! And he became president of the United States. Only God could do that.”
Franklin Graham
False Prophet

As president, the Antichrist will immediately find ways to make himself and his friends richer– and he will do it in a way no president had ever done before.

“Then he will distribute among his followers the plunder and wealth of the rich—something his predecessors had never done.”
Daniel 11:24

In this verse the Bible continues down the path of helping us get more specific about the rise of the Antichrist so we won’t miss it when we see it: He says that the Antichrist will be unique from all other presidents before him in the way he will be able to use the presidency to instantly get richer and toss lots of money over to his friends.

While all modern presidents are wealthy, and politicians give kick-backs, Daniel indicates something will be different about this president and that he will uniquely profit off the presidency in a way that previous presidents never imagined

This prophecy could likely only be fulfilled if a rich business person were to win a deceptively influenced election, and then serve as president with some sort of business structure that got he and his friends richer and richer just from being president.

If such a thing were to ever occur, you might likely hear a government oversight body state something to the effect of: “The president has turned the government of the United States into a money-making operation for his family, his friends and himself.”

Once in power the Antichrist will reveal that his heart wants to make alterations to the “appointed times” that are in current laws.

“He will try to change the set times and the laws.”
Dan. 7:25

What’s fascinating is that the Bible never tells us he actually succeeds or does change the appointed cycles, but that he expresses wanting to change them. What would it look like to express an interest in changing laws around cycles and appointed times? It would likely be that the Antichrist will want to change elections, skip/delay an election, or extend term limits, etc, thus what the Bible says of “intending to alter laws for appointed times…”

The Antichrist will make fake news popular and will be a chronic liar. His followers will believe his delusions because they hate the truth.

“He will cause deceit to prosper, and he will consider himself superior… He will use every kind of evil deception to fool those on their way to destruction, because they refuse to love and accept the truth that would save them.”
Daniel 8:25, 2 Thess 2:10

Daniel 8 and 2nd Thessalonians 2 are incredibly descriptive warnings to help us recognize the Antichrist. Predicting that under his rule “deceit will prosper” warns us to look for someone who calls the truth “fake news” and who is known for constantly lying.

In fact, the Antichrist lies so much that the Bible stops calling him the Antichrist and starts calling him The Liar– using the definite article for effect– as if he begins to personify fake news and lies.

 

The Antichrist will reward those who are completely loyal with powerful positions and lucrative real estate deals.

“He will greatly honor those who acknowledge him. He will make them rulers over many people and will sell them land at a price.”
Daniel 11:39b

No kidding: the Bible predicts the Antichrist will be someone who negotiates powerful real estate deals with his friends.

The Antichrist is someone in need of constant affirmation, so the Bible predicts he will use his position to surround himself with blind loyalists who honor and submit to him.

To spot the Antichrist as the Bible predicts, look for a president who gives high level positions away on the basis of personal loyalty. While all politics involve a level of this, the Bible calls the Antichrist a worthless shepherd’ so he will likely have a cabinet of leaders in disarray and incompetence, with many being blatantly unqualified or even a bunch of them going to jail.

If that’s not enough to help us identify the Antichrist, the Bible throws us a major bone: He’ll be a president experienced at negotiating land and property deals, and he’ll have access to plenty to buy and sell. 

While some prophecies are general enough to fit certain leaders here and there, thankfully the Bible give us some rather specific clues to also look for– like a rich and arrogant political outsider who happens to be in the business of negotiating land and property deals.

The Bible says that we’ll be able to spot the Antichrist because he will give an arrogant public speech in the middle of his first term where he boasts of “great things” but also uses God’s name as a curse in the same speech.

“And there was given to him a mouth speaking of ‘great things’ and blasphemous words… and he opened his mouth saying terrible things and blasphemed the name of God.” 
Revelation 13:5-6

I mean, if this were to happen all my end-times friends would spot it, wouldn’t they? Revelation 13 very specifically tells us that somewhere in the middle of his first three and a half years in office, the Antichrist will give a very specific and telling speech: he will arrogantly brag of his accomplishments and ‘great’ things, and will also use God’s name in a way considered to be blasphemy.

This would be exceedingly eye-brow-raising for any serious Antichrist hunter, were this to ever happen in a presidential speech… right?

The Antichrist will draw strong support from many Christians as if they are willfully blind and outright delusional.

“For false Christs and false prophets will arise and appear to perform ‘great’ signs and wonders so as to lead astray, if possible, God’s own people. He will use every kind of evil deception to fool those on their way to destruction…”
Matt. 24:24, 2nd Thess 2:10

Sorry, but I’m old enough to remember when revivals were for God and blasphemy was a serious sin.

The Antichrist will spend his first term in office having an ongoing feud with the leadership of the nation on his southern border.

“He will stir up his strength and courage against the king of the South…”
Daniel 11:25

Creepy coincidence? The entire Antichrist narrative of Daniel 11 is situated around a conflict along the southern border where the Antichrist is wanting something that the king to his south wont give him. Based on the whole of Antichrist prophecies and the common thread of money and greed, it certainly appears to be money that he wants from the nation to his south…

The Bible predicts that negotiating a deal will be hopeless, as neither side is willing to budge. The Antichrist hates the leadership south of his border and hates his people. Not surprisingly, the Bible says they aren’t big fans of the northern king (v11:27). Scripture tells us that negotiations never get off the ground, as kings to the south don’t want to give the Antichrist anything.

It also says that the Antichrist will go down to the southern border as things heat up– there is a crisis where both sides have troops along the southern border– and that the Antichrist will return home with a large sum of money shortly after. 

Another interesting coincidence: in April 2019 Trump toured the southern border and returned home days later to the Pentagon awarding him $1 billion toward his border wall.

The Bible also says that even though the Antichrist will come home with a large sum of money, that he’s even more furious about things after.

Maybe the money wasn’t enough for what he wanted and didn’t know where the rest would come from? 

The Antichrist will be so angry at the king to his south that he will decide to intentionally inflict harm on that ethnic group in retaliation.

“He will set himself against the people… doing much damage before continuing his journey.”
Daniel 11:28

Yes, you’re tracking with me correctly: the Bible predicts the Antichrist will be an arrogant political outsider who talks about “great” and “greater” things, who wins an election where he has less supporters due to the election being tampered with, who then instantly gets rich off the presidency and spends his time in a feud with the president across from his southern border. 

And yes, the Bible actually says that after negotiations fail at the souther border he decides to get even by intentionally inflicting harm and distress on that ethnic group.

Get ready to have your mind blown with what Zechariah’s prophecy about the coming Antichrist says on this matter, especially in light of what Daniel tells us regarding the Antichrist’s retaliation along the border:

“There will be a leader over the land who will not help the ones who are dying.

He will not go looking for the young who got lost, or care for the children.

He won’t help the ones who are sick or broken, or even give nourishment to the hungry ones who are still healthy.”

– Zechariah 11:16-17

Children being ripped from their parents as a deterrent from crossing into the “northern kingdom,” refugees being locked in cages without adequate care, some dying in our custody, children still missing or given for adoption even though they weren’t orphans?

Yeah, the Bible references the “worthless shepherd” who will do that– AKA: the Antichrist.

Still need a few more warning signs from the Bible as to the identity of the Antichrist? Apparently God doesn’t want us to miss it, because the last few drive it all home:

The Antichrist will be furious over “rumors and reports” that come from the east and north, and will fly into fits of rage as the reports surface. 

“But reports will trouble him from the east and north, and he will set out in a tremendous rage to destroy and wipe out many.”
Daniel 11:44

That’s right: In the middle of the Antichrist’s feud along the southern border he will hear troubling “rumors and reports” that specifically come from the eastern and the northern parts of the country.

The Bible goes on to predict the rumors will “frighten” him and leave him so furious, that he has fits of rage and will want to destroy people over the reports.

The Antichrist will appear to receive a wound he can’t recover from, but will survive to put down the first attempts to remove him from office.

“[He] appeared to be fatally wounded, but the fatal wound was healed– and the whole world was amazed.” 
Revelation 13:3

And of course, when Trump squeaked by in the Russia investigation due to internal DOJ policy which doesn’t allow the indictment of a sitting president, and because the jury who decided the outcome of his impeachment trial announced the outcome before the trial was even held.

The Antichrist will have the nation’s most powerful religious leader influencing the country for him. This leader will try to convince Christians that the Antichrist is “God’s pick” and that we need to support him.

“And then I saw a second beast come from the Earth who looked like a lamb but spoke like a dragon… and it deceived the inhabitants of the Earth…” 
Revelation 13:11–12

The Bible predicts the Antichrist will survive the near-fatal wound to his rule, but then goes on to tell us he will need the most powerful religious leader in the country to help him solidify support among the religious in order to stay in power– specifically around the 3 1/2 year mark.

3 1/2 year mark? That’s re-election season. Interesting!

The prophecy describes a political/religious alliance where the most influential religious leader in the country goes around speaking to large crowds, displaying any and all religious credentials he can muster, in order to generate support for the Antichrist rule to last more than just 3/12 years.

During the rule of the Antichrist there will be a global pandemic that will kill many people.

“…and many people died from the waters that had become bitter” 
Revelation 8:10

The Bible predicts that during the rule of the Antichrist that there will be a global pandemic where an illness enters the country from a foreign place, spreading in liquid form (cough, sneeze) and ends up killing many, many people in the nation and globally.

During the pandemic the Antichrist will not prioritize the vulnerable.

 

“”There will be a leader over the land who will not help the ones who are dying.” 
Zechariah 11:6 

When the pandemic hits, be on the lookout for a leader who delays action even though he knows people will die, someone who publicly spreads scientifically false information that could get people killed, and someone who is in far more of a hurry to get back to winning than he is to help the sick and the dying.

During the rule of the Antichrist people will begin having strange and vivid dreams.

“‘In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams.” 
Acts 2:17

Recently people have begin having strange and vivid dreams all across the country, and scientists have been busy trying to explain why it’s happening. The New York Times reported that the query on Google, “why am i having weird dreams lately” has quadrupled. Even National Geographic has a full article on the spike of people reporting having strange dreams.

During the rule of the Antichrist there will be food shortages and huge spike in food prices, but will be a surplus of oil that remains cheap.

“Two pounds of wheat for a day’s wages, and six pounds of barley for a day’s wages, and do not damage the oil!” 
Revelation 6:6

The Bible predicts that there will be food shortages that cause a dramatic spike in food prices, while leaving some commodities untouched. 

In March and April of 2020, many Americans had their very first experience walking into a grocery store and finding the shelves completely bare. This period also marked the biggest price increase in American food prices since 1974– at a time when oil was at such a surplus that for a moment, it had a negative price.

During the rein of the Antichrist those who are wise to what is happening will rise up and resist in a period of civil unrest that will get a lot of attention. They will face violence from security forces and receive no help from the Antichrist. 

“Those who are wise will instruct many, though for a time they will fall by the sword or be burned or captured or plundered. When they fall, they will receive a little help, and many who are not sincere will join them.” 
Daniel 11:33

How do we know the time is at hand and the Antichrist is in power?

Well, according to Daniel, look for a period of civil unrest where those who “resist” speak out against the culture of the Antichrist. Protesters will face violence from security forces, some will “fall” and get no help when they do, and their movement will be co-opted by opportunists whose motive is to plunder (loot) but who are not sincerely members of the resistance movement. 

The Antichrist will use his armed forces to remove people from the area surrounding a church and will do something detestable in front of it.

“His armed forces will rise up to desecrate the area surrounding the temple, so that they can set up the abomination that leaves the area empty.” 
Daniel 11:29-33

In ancient times God-followers went to the temple to sacrifice, worship him, and gather together. The Bible tells us that during the rule of the Antichrist there will come a time when churches do not gather like they used to.

It further tells us, both in Daniel and then mentioned by Jesus in Matthew 24, that the Antichrist will use the military to clear out the area outside a church until it is empty and desolate. Once the area is cleared, the Antichrist will do something just outside of the church that is an abomination to God.

On June 1, 2020, Donald Trump had federal officers fired teargas (a weapon that is outlawed under the Geneva Convention) and rubber bullets on peaceful protesters in Washington D.C. and make the area desolate so that he could walk to a local church for a staged photo op. It was not a church he attended (he prefers to play golf on Sundays), and the photo op was to help him with conservative religious voters.

What is also interesting is the Bible tells us in the very next verse that after the Antichrist engages in this act in front of the church, he will flatter and compliment Christians who have betrayed their faith to follow him. In an interview after his staged event, Trump said that religious people were happy he did it and mentioned Franklin Graham and Robert Jefress– offering them both flattery.

The pastor of the church was absolutely furious that he would not only do this to peaceful protestors in front of the church, but that he would use their church and a Bible from inside, as a photo op. They even threw a priest off church property in order to do it.

 

The Antichrist will see himself as being above everyone else, as if he had no need for God. He will eventually elevate himself as the God and King of Israel

“And he will exalt himself above all… so that he sets himself up in God’s own temple in Israel, proclaiming himself to be God.”
2nd Thess 2:4, Rev 17

However… it’s hard to imagine this actually happening. I don’t know if I’ve ever met a professing Christian who saw themselves as being so flawless or had zero reverence for God. Well, take that back– never mind the admission that he’s “never seen a need” to ask God forgiveness for anything, or saying, “Why should I repent if I haven’t done anything wrong?” just TODAY he did something that seemed unthinkable… 

Here’s Donald Trump, just as the Bible predicts, setting himself up like he’s the God and King of Israel:

Beyond words. This is what Antichrist looks like.

But you know what? He is not the God of Israel. He doesn’t worship or even know the God of Israel.

But are you ready for some Antichrist trolling about 2,600 years in the waiting?

Well, we know the Antichrist hates God and doesn’t worship him– but the Bible *does* actually let us in on a secret and tells us who the Antichrist does worship… and spoiler: it’s not actually Satan.

 

The Antichrist will worship the god of border walls.

For real. The Bible actually says that.

“He will show no regard for the gods of his ancestors or for the one desired by women, nor will he regard any god, but will exalt himself above them all. Instead of them, he will honor a god no one will have heard of before: the god of fortresses. And he will worship this god with a lot of money.”
Daniel 11:37-38

You can’t even make this stuff up– yes, the Bible *actually* says that instead of worshipping the true God, the Antichrist will worship an unknown god of “fortresses.”

What does this word “fortress” literally translate to?

Border walls that secure a city or country, that’s what.

Yes, the Bible says the Antichrist will worship the god of border walls.

Some commentaries argue it’s not even referencing a real deity (though some think it was the ‘god of towers’ like a gate tower), but instead note that it is likely the Antichrist will be so obsessed with a border wall, worshipping it with a lot of money, that it functionally becomes his god.

Yup- trolling from long-since-dead-guys. Priceless!

The Antichrist’s most devoted followers will wear a sign of their allegiance to him on their foreheads.

“And they received a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads…”
Revelation 13

And we all thought it was going to be a barcode or chip….

And the final biblical prophecy on the Antichrist:

… But the people who truly know God and remain faithful, will firmly “resist” him.

With flattery he will corrupt those who have violated the covenant, but the people who know their God will firmly resist him.
Daniel 11:32

Yup– even the name of our movement is mentioned in the Antichrist narrative.

So in the end, what do I believe theologically on the subject of eschatology after this research project?

I don’t know yet.

But what I do know is this: If the Antichrist comes, I’m not going to be the one guy in the room who doesn’t recognize him.

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Benjamin L. Corey

Benjamin L. Corey

BLC is an author, speaker, scholar, and global traveler, who holds graduate degrees in Theology & Intercultural Studies from Gordon-Conwell, and earned his doctorate in Intercultural Studies from Fuller.

He is the author of Unafraid: Moving Beyond Fear-Based Faith, and Undiluted: Rediscovering the Radical Message of Jesus.

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  1. I’m not saying he’s wrong, but I could come up with at least as good an argument for applying these claims to Abraham Lincoln – especially the dispute with the people of the South, his attacks on the East (Maryland was east of him when he attacked it) and on the North (he imprisoned over 30,000 newspapermen, pastors, and opposition politicians without charges in the northern states), his glee at the war crimes committed by his soldiers against civilians, and so forth.

    And there are some holes here: “bent on conquering” is not the same as “wanting to win”. Conquering is a specific type of winning, and Trump has shown much LESS interest in conquering that previous presidents.

    Then of course there is the fact that his boasting is a sort of humility, in that it is done jokingly.

    But there are certainly a good number of strange coincidences.

    Really, about the only way an ancient person could come describe current events in this way would be if there were to watch our modern newscasts without any cultural knowledge of what was actually going on.

    1. Oh, and of course the way that the false religious leaders in the northern states (so called Christians who held seances and published influential books based on false visions) encouraged the people of the north to betray their brothers who had made and kept them free and who had provided much financial support, to betray them and murder them and torture them and subdue them to their will, all while singing “religious” songs about the righteousness of murdering their brothers simply because they wanted to go their own way.

      Yes, at least as good a case could be made for Abraham Lincoln being the anti-Christ.

      1. Also, the whole question of “blasphemy” is a difficult one, because it is never clearly defined – but it seems the serious type of blasphemy involves false teachings, and either attributing to God what is not God’s, or denying that what is God’s is God’s. I’m pretty sure that saying “God damn” (or “Drat”, or “Zounds”, etc.) is not the serious sort of blasphemy.

  2. The words anti-Christ mean any who oppose the teachings of Jesus. The words used in French Provincial 1500 coined by Nostradamus “Ante’ Christ” refer to a person Who comes BEFORE the return of Christ Jesus! This one is David re-incarnated. Read Hosea 3: 4-5, Isaiah 55: 3-5, Jeremiah 30: 9, Ezekiel 34: 23-24, Ezekiel 37:24-25, Rev 19; 11-16 Due to be in the 2020 elections running-on the open ticket NationofChange.org, asking Voters to Abolish all pagan holidays then begin to celebrate Only the Seven Mosaic feast days. This group to be known as God’s Party in November. Would You like to join us? Go to: http://www.youtube.com/c/DavidLKaas https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/a0c4f613f4df2e9091070e9f4ca5366c204f323f1ea6769a6b77f1fd4d48abe7.jpg

  3. “400 politicians, judges, cops/admin, wealthy business men”, etc. “in California alone”. So let’s see the list of these Californians who just, one day, mysteriously disappeared from their jobs, appointments, and public life to serve their prison terms. You could theoretically hide the process, but how are you going to explain these “disappearances”? I’m waiting.

  4. So out of context and definitely in the wrong geographic zone! Wow talk about twisting scripture.
    For the record I was never a Trump supporter but as I respected Obama as my President I respect this one too. No President has supported the values of Christians more than this President, that’s just the facts.
    A sister in Christ. 🙏🏼🙌🏻👑

  5. I am not a Trump supporter. I’m sorry, but after I quit laughing about the idea that you would consider the cartoon Trump the Antichrist, I have to give a serious response.

    Aside from having a big mouth, Trump does not fit ANY of the descriptions of the Antichrist given by the Early Church Fathers who received St. John’s revelations practically from himself. Moreover, there is one key Scripture that blows all of this conjecture away, 1 John 2:22: “Who is the liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, he who denies the Father and the Son.” On the contrary, and quite the opposite Hillary and Obama, Trump is getting bolder and bolder in pointing the country toward God and Jesus Christ by name. Rather than crushing Christian freedom, he has passed laws to defend religious freedom (did y’all forget that?). Rather than pushing for a new world order, Trump is a nationalist. Rather than embracing the truly anti-Gospel and anti-christ platform of the Democrats, he is fighting to restore the original understanding of the Constitution. Trump is no saint; but he’s done more than any President in memory to bring Jesus Christ back into the dialogue of politics. No Antichrist would do this, that is, not in this way. Rather, the Antichrist will water down the divinity of Christ. There’s so much more I can say, but who’s listening here?

    Look, if someday Trump denies Christ and “exalts himself above every so-called god and object of worship, so as to seat himself in the temple of God, claiming that he is a god” (2 Thess 2:4), perhaps I’ll come back to your site and try not to chuckle (I’m sorry, I’m not being disrespectful, just honest).

    On the other hand, the case for Obama is much stronger given his Marxists roots, moral relativism, and the way the entire world ogled after him, even declaring on one news cast that he was “President of the whole world” and was compared to Jesus, Moses, and called the Messiah. People wept and passed out when they saw him. And the media worshipped everything he said. Just sayin’.

    1. Very nicely said. It should be pretty obvious but as you can see this audience is blinded to the truth. The blog is not really written for the stated purpose but rather to galvanize anti-Trump support. It worked.

  6. whats even more crazy he throws up illumanti symbols like crazy during his speeches now i watched some and seen all the symbols back to back to back. he no greater then those opposition of him. there all the same they all lead masses to worship the fallen. if you vote then you accept the fallen.

  7. Trump is definitely the antichrist. He needs to be defeated and booted off our continent. Let him go fulfill prophecy in the Middle East.

  8. To be honest, I haven’t visited ‘ Happy-Clappy Central’ since li’l Moses went sailing; but for me this liar reminds me more – despite this brilliantly perceptive and thoughtful article – of a shorn and blinded Samson who destroys the ‘ temple’. But then what do I know? Personally I had the Catholic Church down as an anti-Christ. And the 2020 updated Axis Of Evil? Ginger Judas, bumbling Barr the Ewok and turkey-skin, McConnell. Tomorrow I should shuffle down to my nearest centre of guilt, instead I plan to blaze-up and drink many cups of tea. Shalom, or something like that. Trust y’all in rude health, warm and safe. For my legion of sins I have provided my email details – eagerly look forward to them all. Mucho, muchos gracias.

  9. Quote of the day for those godless souls on this site:

    President Dwight Eisenhower stated, “Without God there could be no American form of government, nor an American way of life. Recognition of the Supreme Being is the first the most basic expression of Americanism. Thus the Founding Fathers of America saw it, and thus with God’s help it will continue to be.”

  10. Thank you Benjamin for this post. Even for non believers it is a concise portfolio of his despicable behavior. For believers, it should be a frightening “ah ha” moment.

    1. That’s the problem. It is an ant-Trump blog clothed in bible prophecy aimed at generating comments which it has done. The President’s behavior is not despicable in any form or fashion except when misinterpreted by Leftists.

  11. wow this is interesting stuff… i wonder what the hebrew bible says about the topic. (makes me wanna read it). also makes me wonder if theres an ANTI- antichrist (like if theres a villian, theres should also be a hero OR something like that)

    (some of the points that were made also reminded me of few other countries that also have many religions, different languages and races XD )
    when Tr**p tweeted that he was the king of the jews… i was so angry that he said it. it literally goes against god teachings (in every religion)
    i think the part about rumors from the east and west is not only in its own country but also worldwide.

    funny thing that news want to figure out why ppl have vivid or weird dreams, when most ppl had vivid and weird dreams for years upon years, but they blame the virus loool

  12. I am not convinced that DT is the Antichrist, and am leaning toward Rome or that region, but I have always maintained that DT’s methodology should be taken seriously, and the template of deceit and hatred that he adheres to are the hallmarks of the Adversary. And yes, many “Christians” will never see it coming …

  13. This was just shared in a comment on a friend’s facebook post and between reading this and the recent cooperation between Israel and Arab nations including at least one treaty with more supposedly in the works, I’m almost convinced to go back to the dispensational view of eschatology I was taught.

  14. This was just shared in a comment on a friend’s facebook post and between reading this and the recent cooperation between Israel and Arab nations including at least one treaty with more supposedly in the works, I’m almost convinced to go back to the dispensational view of eschatology I was taught.

  15. Lol, I’m sorry, but you guys are wild. You are talking about the end times and Trump being the antichrist, and following along with the stories in a 2,000 year old book about the end of the world, fighting over interpretations and trying desperately to make reality fit your worldviews versus changing those views to fit reality. If any of you educated yourselves on the fundamentals of logic and informal fallacies, you would see how many missteps in logic are required to come to any of these conclusions.

    People have been predicting the end for as long as their have been people, and designing their own narratives for how it is to occur based on their culture, religion, etc. You go on about Trump thinking he is above god and what not, and you haven’t stopped to think that just believing that you could possibly be lucky enough to witness the end of everything is absurdly egocentric.

    There is a whole vast universe out there, guys, and it cares not about the puny plights of man.

    1. The oldest bible is the Codex Sinaiticus at about 400 AD, the Sumerian text are dated at 3000 BC, much of which the bible is taken from. The difference between the two are simply the origin of god, the Sumerians claim the gods are extraterrestrial while the bible claims god to be some old geezer with white hair, beard and a bad attitude.

  16. Hilarious…reached out so many times to stretch this…skipped the fact that if you don’t have the mark of the beast you can’t buy or sell…maga hats don’t do that…however, Islam has marks on forehead and right hands…also Jared Kushner would be able to show himself as the “messiah” cause he is Jewish and knows Israeli Prime Minister. You skipped so much of the bible…and fortresses…not border walls…this is the laziest research done known to man…you grasped at straws. Kim Clement prophesied years before about Trump…winning election, impeachment, and said he will win 2 terms. He won’t be a praying man when he enters white house but when he leaves he will be.

    You really missed about 98% of the Bible in stretching this out.

    For the record, No buy or sell without a mark happened…no false prophet…no 2 witnesses…no 144,000 male, virgin Jews…I mean it is like you read a synopsis of the Bible and then wrote an article to fit what you wanted.

  17. I didn’t and won’t vote for Trump, but this is the most disgusting twisting of scripture and blatant hate filled drivel I have ever read. It’s quite frankly embarrassing and is borne of bitterness, not biblical understanding.

  18. I didn’t and won’t vote for Trump, but this is the most disgusting twisting of scripture and blatant hate filled drivel I have ever read. It’s quite frankly embarrassing and is borne of bitterness, not biblical understanding.

  19. 180 000+ dead Americans and Trump doesn’t even give a shit.

    All this creature cares about is getting re-elected….so he can do it all over again.

  20. This is what a college degree amounts to: GARBAGE! We can easily place most world leaders to Benjamin descriptions here. Here’s some truth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1oOS7MVzQg TRUMP/PENCE 2020 (AND NO he (PRESIDENT TRUMP) ISN’T AND NEVER COULD BE THE LAWLESS ONE (THE ANTI-CHRIST). THE RESTRAINER (HOLY SPIRIT) MUST BE REMOVED (RAPTURE) BEFORE he (the antichrist) will be REVEALED.

    1. Well, the children of America can no longer look up to their “leaders.” The evangelical parents who supported crime and criminals will suffer the wrath of their children, the future criminals of America. When their children are living in their basements, the parents can content themselves that they stood up for “conservative values” and stuck it to the progressives. When the nation needed them, the parents of the criminal children can content themselves with knowing that their children don’t have to associate with “other” people. When you bring up your children to lie, cheat and steal, you will get what you deserve. When your children go out to party without masks during the pandemic and bring the virus home, you will get what you have given.

      1. Children today do not look up to their leaders in general; rather rock stars who are mostly drug addicted with too much money and too little brains and sports figures.

        Evangelical parents are no less successful parents than Progressive parents. The difference is that children of Evangelicals do learn about right and wrong.

        Most people in the country are wearing masks. Not everyone is convinced they are helpful. It is obvious that the virus is spreading throughout the world and no man or country has any control over it; case in point is Sweden.

        1. Evidence Shows Herd Immunity Is Not Working In Sweden…the rates of infection, hospitalization, and death per million population were “much” higher in Sweden, according to evidence cited. Also, infections and death remained persistent, … Denmark, Finland and Norway. Their “rapid lockdown measures seem to have been initially more successful in curtailing the infection surge.The “Swedish experience” of attempting to achieve this, compared to other Nordic countries’ responses, resulted in much higher numbers of infections and deaths per capita, also to a prolonged outbreak. Far fewer Swedes than predicted generated antibodies to the coronavirus, the strategy failed to generate widespread protective immunity.

          According to Dr. Fauci and other top epidemiologists and virologist. Herd immunity should only be attempted if we had a Vaccine in place.

          I saw first hand when news reporters asked teenagers, college students, adults, on Florida Beaches why they weren’t wearing masks, their answers were…”Why should I, the president don’t wear a mask” or “the president says it’s no big deal”

        1. The unfortunate result of FAKE News from all media sources is that some people believe the lies that spout forth hourly.

          Let’s see the FAKE News try to spin the Abraham accord that President Trump achieved after 70 years of previous failures. This monumental achievement will result in the Nobel Peace Prize because it cannot be minimized, hidden or criticized.

  21. Interesting. This is what I believe we see in Trump and where we are in the end times coming to pass; 1. America=Babylon the Great (Rev 18). 2. The Whore of Babylon/America rides in on “The Beast” and is NOT the Beast. 3. Jesus said “When you see the ‘Abomination of desolation” in the ‘holy place’ and ‘the place it does not belong’ hen let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains’ 4. The Beast is the one who destroys Babylon the whore. Trump is the abomination. America is Babylon & her plagues are upon us (see Rev 18:8. Pestilence, mourning, famine, FIRE). America will burn soon because the church lifted up the abomination in the holy place. The Beast will rise from the ashes. IDK who the Beast is (resurrection of the Holy Roman Empire?). The anti-Christ could be the same as the abomination, but, I don’t know. I believe the Lord has shown me these things. Coming up next; The Rapture/Desolation of Babylon. Rev 18:4 is not just a call out of the sins of the Whore (she’s the Apostate church, Fox Fake News & the Republikkklan, and all the unbelievers who live for porn, greed, lust, etc) but a call of God UP & OUT of there. God only knows how long this #TrumpAbomination will last, but, until then, keep looking up for our redemption draws near. Luke 21:28

  22. Interestingly enough, if you go by the old 10 month Roman calendar which was most likely in use at the time of the original writing, 40 months would be 4 years…

  23. I’m trying to take this post with a grain of salt. People toss around everything casually nowadays. Jesus’ words get turned into idioms where “go the extra mile” means somebody in Customer Service did something nice. Or a “good Samaritan” is, well, again, someone who did something nice for a stranger. But Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan isn’t at all about being nice.

    But, the grain of salt gets smaller and smaller as I consider how the Drumpf (the original German family name) administration gets called the most “pro-life”, the most “pro-Black”, the most “evangelical” ever.

    It is frightening to see how his supporters act and speak. I recall how he said on a conference call in April that he is the best president in the history of the Catholic church. Yet, during the campaign, a journalist asked if he would share a couple of his favorite verses from the Bible, since he said it was a favorite book. Drumpf said he “[didn’t] want to get into that; it’s personal; it’s private” What? Drumpf couldn’t even say “Rejoice always” or “Pray constantly” or even “Jesus wept”??

    I can no longer call them Christians; I call them Christofacists. I have so many questions, but I cannot ask Drumpf’s supporters, because I get called names, there is no dialogue. I’m just hoping people get out and vote that man out of office, because he does not deserve a second term.

    1. I have never seen on TV or in print where President Trump is called the most pro-Black or most Evangelical. It is easy to be called the most pro-Life when the alternative is baby killing.

      Trump believes in the freedom of religion and that he is a friend of organized religions. His support of religion includes The Little Sisters of the Poor for example who were treated shamefully by the previous administration.

      As to quoting the bible, most Catholics cannot do that. Unlike most protestant sects, Catholics do not read the bible in general. Their exposure to the bible in at Mass when the priest reads from the Gospels or Epistles.

      As most on this site, you may be confusing the the role of the President with that of the Pope. Think of it this way, the Pope could not get elected to run our country nor could our President be the leader of a large religion. The jobs are very different as are the qualifications.

  24. Absurd. If you are here when the Antichrist comes you will not recognize him because the bible says that even the elect will be deceived. He will be admired and loved by all. Trump IS NOT admired nor loved by all, so that alone negates your assessment. Also, if Trump was the Antichrist the Temple would be built by now since 3.5 years into the tribulation he goes into the Temple and demands worship. We are 4 years into Trump’s presidency. You can not pick and choose scripture to support your theory. It is the WHOLE counsel of God means cover to cover.

    1. An excellent response. This blog shows the interest in the subject is quite large. Many people have responded because they think it is anti-Trump, but it also may encourage some to actually read the bible.

  25. Ur many titles n much learning has made u spiritually OBTUSE! I’ve studied the Word for 29yrs, each doctrine in depth, n then put them to practice.At the beginning of ur article u were spot on ! When u deviated t o Trump then I knew u were not all there…! Hint:Trump had been prophesied many yrs before HE KNEW HE WOULD RUN FOR PRES. God still let’s prophets know about His plans in a measure….all ur brainpower for nought…!

  26. Didn’t read the whole thing .. the Whole idea depresses me but did you mention the the fact the Red GOP elephant is a Scarlet beast or that the kids being persecuted in cages at the boarder are christian?

    1. the first comment (hint from 666)
      Given the value of “apocalypse” is abstracted from the original name of the book of Revelation, it’s a hint that Trump’s name can be associated to the one figure similarly abstracted from its context in that text. The simplest to evidence it is to code it in Python.

      Python 3.8.(...)
      >>> Nero = b' DONALD JOHN TRUMP! '
      >>> print(Nero)
      b' DONALD JOHN TRUMP! '
      >>> sum(c - min(Nero) for c in Nero)
      666

    2. the second comment (horns of the lamb)

      Interesting. The version of the Bible used for the quotes is missing. This strikes me for instance at verse Rev 13:11-12 quoted as

      “And then I saw a second beast come from the Earth who looked like a lamb but spoke like a dragon… and it deceived the inhabitants of the Earth…”

      where the “looked like a lamb” replaces a more specific detail usually given, that allows purchasing from the fact of the lamb being a namesake of God’s own emissary in Revelation (eg convention from context) to in turn identify Trump with more parsimony than the author does, by just exhibiting Trump’s walk-of-fame star, including the conspicuous TV icon.

      https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/2ae061d1576cf7a5692ea35cdc1157bf8dfabed300684533c52b8d4d5cdd007b.png

      (KJV)

      11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.

      12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.

      13 And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,

      The mention of fire coming down from Heaven in turn admits linking to the signature line of Trump’s original reality TV show: you are fired!

      (Meanwhile, the objection to resolving turn of phrases in Revelation by puns in languages that evolved way after it was written, is easy enough to counter)

  27. Let’s see…

    Pride
    Greed,
    Envy,
    Wrath,
    Sloth,
    Gluttony,
    Lust.

    Yup. The evangelicals elected the antichrist.

    And worse, they might just do it again.

  28. He got the Jerry Falwell Jr. part wrong though, imo. I think the “religious leader” who’s helping Trump win his second term is “Q” not Falwell.

  29. I think you are spritually blind. Do not just read the Bible with your limited knowledge, pray God to have wisdom and discernment. Trump is the one annointed by God to fight against shadow government. You are acting like anti Christ.

    1. You are correct. The massive amount of people and organizations fighting against this President is the proof of that. For example: NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, NY Times, Washington Post, all major newspapers vs. Fox News and Talk Radio. Yet this Media Establishment has failed at every turn such that they have become the joke.

    2. I’m sure Jesus would have been thrilled to know about all the children in cages at the border who died under Trump’s reign.

      “Pro-life” my ass.

  30. In my humble opinion: your religion your opiate is overrated. Celebrate all life, glory in cultures and customs the astound us then lead us to posterity.

    ONLY siths deal in absolutes! Religions like languages are all equal, serve a human and humane purpose sans threats, fear-monger, violence, bigotry etc which do not bode well in the human pyche

    The quantums of human nature is that people dream; see pasts presents and futures, where time and dimensions is immaterial. It’s only natural, we can exist in such multi-dimensions because everyone, everything, emanated from the event singularity. Mmmhh, Singularity… if this be your god, so be it. if its sci-fi, you still cool

    Obsessions with dooms day has been happening even before Christianity 6000 yrs BC. Ancient Hindus dreamt airplanes, WMDs, telecommunications, and nukes then…
    Anti-christ, Lucifer, and satans are nice tales, but extrapolating fairy tales beyond their tenets into 21 Century realities is just an absurdity even for a PhD.dude.BLC. you. wreck it. ralph

    1. Everything is energy and that is all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality.
      It can be no other way. This is not philosophy this is physics.
      Albert Einstein
      All of reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

  31. Lol, what a hilarious stretch of the imagination and extreme distortion of scripture. How did you manage to pick which 7 of the 33 trump hotels you would use to represent the “7 mountains?” Nice stretch on the head wound too, you shift from literal to figurative interpretations pretty fluidly, makes distorting the word very easy. Trump was not a man of contempt before he ran for president.

    This article is a joke and you are a joke and let me guess, Trump’s pro-life stance is anti Christian

    You mentioned a war with the south, Trump is overwhelmingly supported by hispanics.

    You mention separating families, a product of the obama administration. Trump has been saving these children from be exploited and trafficked.

    Every president ever has been regarded as the antichrist in some form or another and you pick the pro-life antiwar president that endorses family values. I am sure you are nothing more than a sell out christian that think everyone goes to heaven, transgenderism is just fine, and left wing violence is a good thing.

    You are a false prophet and you know it.

    And one more thing, watch Trump’s easter speech where he CLEARLY states “Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and as Christians on Easter Sunday we will celebrate His glorious resurrection.”

    The antichrist would NEVER LET THOSE WORDS COME OUT OF HIS MOUTH.

    1. LoL, tru dat and the faithful bretherens installed the incumbent because the exact same eschatological fear mongering interpretations fit former 44th. Barack Hussein Obama. Pres. Obama was the abomination that causes the desecration blah blah blah.

      1. I am inclined to believe anything BUT HIM being the antichrist just by how hard the propaganda machine and KNOWN liars are working to undermine him.

    2. this also assumes that supporting a political candidate means worshipping a false idol, which is ABSOLUTELY ABSURD….

      i like Donald Trump, I worship Jesus Christ.

      But I’m sure you are probably a big Bill Gates enthusiast too and will be the first in line for you ID chip.

      If Trump mandates chips or vaccines I will turn on him immediately and am ready to die in service of my lord REGARDLESS of whose president.

      You people are sick.

  32. don’t try to frighten us with your sorcerer’s ways,,, Your sad
    devotion to that ancient religion has not helped you conjure up the
    stolen data tapes, or given you clairvoyance enough to find…

    Admiral Canon Antonio ‘Zi’motti

  33. So he is saying we are already in the tribulation. For the 3 1/2 years to be here already. Wait, which means the church, christians, have already been raptured out of here. I am still here. Pretty sure that had not happened yet. Not to mention that America is not the center of these things. Israel, Jerusalem, the Temple Mount where antichrist sets up shop is not in America either. Got a few holes in your thinking. Antichrist will be someone charismatic that will charm the world. Donald Trump is not a charmer. He says stupid things all the time. Antichrist is supposed to be someone people will believe he is the messiah they have be looking for all these years. Donald Trump is no messiah, sorry Don, you don’t fit the prophecy!
    Christians are not suppose to look for antichrist because we are suppose to know our Savior so well that we could not be fooled. Just like people that know counterfeit money not because they studied the counterfeit but because they studied and know the real money so well that the fake doesn’t pass the test. Perhaps everyone should be studying Christ and His life, so when a fake comes along you won’t be dubbed into believing he is the messiah. Because, Christ already came over 2000 years ago. This time when Christ comes we, Christians, will meet Him in the air and be with Him in Heaven. The second coming of Christ, when He actually steps foot on earth again, will be after the 7 years of tribulation, which will be much worse than the world is right now. Christ will reign physically in Jerusalem in His temple for 1000 years. So the people who made it through the tribulation will be alive and will marry, have children, live their lives. But with one different, you disobey God in this time period Jesus wil deal with you immediately.
    God is extremely patient and tolerant with us now. He gives us amble chances to accept His only son, Jesus, as Savior, because Jesus willing went to the cross to die for our sins, so that we may live with Him in paradise forever. All that is required of us is that we believe in what Jesus did for us. He proved He is God by rising from the grave. No other god has ever done that. We only need to acknowledge we are a sinner and we need a Savior. Accepting Christ as your Savior is the only way to heaven. And trust me, Jesus is coming for His church very, very soon! Please be ready for Him!

  34. A couple of years ago, I started to re-read the Book of Revelation. I saw that the Anti-Christ would rise in or from the East. Well, I’m in the U.S., and EAST of this entire country is New York. I actually was convinced before then, but that’s all I had to read in the Bible for confirmation.

  35. I always KNEW that the Orange Turd was evil. Thank you for letting the world know that Trump is the Antichrist. I wish I could convince my evangelical friends that the Orange Turd is the evil Antichrist

    1. You can’t. We are too busy defeating the unholy alliance of Biden-Harris while supporting the greatest President in history.

        1. Me and 70 million other voters this time around. Thank Portland, Seattle and Chicago for that result. When the media tells you that Republican women are going to vote against Trump they are dreaming. Actually, moderate Democrat women are going to vote Trump because they value their children’s safety over all else.

  36. I don’t recall the Bible specifically saying anything about one antichrist, but just referring to “antichrist” (not “the” antichrist) whereby those who are not WITH Christ are against him and therefore anti-Christ. Either way you interpret that, Trump is definitely NOT with Christ. He can’t even quote a favorite scripture from the Bible.

      1. What is the fruit of the spirit?

        Galatians 5:22-23
        New International Version
        22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

        1. Trump does bear these fruit…. He also doesn’t seek God’s forgiveness. this is an essential part of being a follow of Christ.

      2. You Will Know Them by Their Fruits
        15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles? 17 Even so, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. 18 A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit. 19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. 20 Therefore by their fruits you will know them.

  37. I spoke too soon. The thread here is just full of Trumphumping. True to form, not ONE of them even read the article. The cult stranglehold is as strong as the racism and hatred for anyone not in lockstep with that pathetic mindset. The mean-spiritedness is the worst bit. According to the Bible, these Trumpbots will have to answer for all the seeking hearts shut down by their angry, hateful ways. They have, collectively, all morphed into mini Trump’s and that is just really, really pitiable.

  38. As one who was raised in the Belly of the Beast aka evangelicali$m, my faith was quashed until I became the soloist at a ELCA Lutheran Church in 2014 and realized there WERE actual folks living with hearts like Christ’s who embraced my more liberal-leaning politics. Being the VICTOR over a sexual assault by a world renowned “evangelist” and not being believed by my own family virtually ended my affiliation with their cult. Worse still, was the fact that the so-called ministry not only acknowledged the attack but tried to BUY MY SILENCE! It ushered in such a crisis of faith that it took me 45 YEARS to enter a church again. I was 15 years old and already sufficiently astute (and intellectually gifted) enough to see the Republican right for what it was -and WASN’T- as well as where it was headed. I predicted all of this as early as 1973 but everyone thought I was nuts. “America will never become THAT.” And, yet…here we are. Although still agnostic, as I read this well-researched piece, I felt a -dare I say- quickening in my spirit. I signed up for the emails because, I guess one orphaned at 15 is always searching for one’s “tribe?” Anyway, I’m writing a book. Penetrating this cult mentality is a bear of a feat but I feel I simply MUST try for the ones who will be floundering WHEN *45 and his minions go to prison.

    1. I have empathy for what you endured but your issues stem from some man and his Church in your past. How exactly does Presidential politics exacerbate your current situation?

    2. 1st Ignore Bob Shiloh
      But you can figure that out.

      I applaud your courage but what I have observed in life is He always comes around and brings us back to our first love, something trumpers have never experienced.
      This first Love is the deepest knowledge where “husband & wife” share one another intimately.
      Once you have tasted it you may go on a lifetime of amazing journeys and when it is time he will come and find you and quicken you.
      You belong to Abba.

      I suspect He is opening you.
      This is what they can’t imitate.

      And it drives them nuts.

      Remember me next time you share an intimate moment with your first love. Think of me when Jesus embraces you, as you let him wash and heal all that 45 years of self exile wrought.

      I am divorced from the church because I can’t play games.
      Most of the real followers of Jesus were already gone when I left,
      Be well and “Be who you is, cause if you ain’t who you is, then you is who you ain’t.”

  39. Very creative prooftexting.
    One definitive thing it conveniently negates: Jesus’ words to those worried about others doing things of the Kingdom in his name, “Every kingdom divided against itself will be ruined” (Matt. 12;25)

    – highest admonition not to kill, Democrats advocating what has resulted in over 65 million deaths of unborn children, on demand, through 9 months of pregnancy and beyond

    -religious freedom, Democrats have placed restrictions upon even religious orders to act against biblically established principles

    -Democrats weaponizing terms such as racism and sexism

    -Democrats elevating gender confusion to the status how’s it’s on gender… resulting in such absurdities as confused dudes to be in my daughter”s public bathrooms… Not!

    -consider where the greatest racial unrest and violence is… 95% cities dominantly run by Democrats… Their iconic cities: Portland, Seattle, L.A.

    -the greatest advancement for minorities and women in over 50 years was under Trump administration just prior to the Covid crisis

    “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness…” Is. 5:20

    1. Beautifully laid out truth about the state of the Democrat party and what they have done to our country while shouting and lecturing us on their righteousness.

    2. Yet not a word about TЯ卐m₽ being solely responsible for the spread of
      Coronavirus in the United States, and the DEATHS of 167,000 already born and breathing Americans!

      Scriptural verses concerning the “unborn”

      Not born and breathing, not yet a human being with a soul.

      • “God breathed into man’s nostrils the Breath of Life
      and man became a living soul.” – Genesis 2:7

      • “The Spirit of God has made me, and the
      Breath of the Almighty gives me life.” – Job 33:4

    3. Yet not a word about TЯ卐m₽ being solely responsible for the spread of
      Coronavirus in the United States, and the DEATHS of 167,000 already born and breathing Americans!

      Scriptural verses concerning the “unborn”

      Not born and breathing, not yet a human being with a soul.

      • “God breathed into man’s nostrils the Breath of Life
      and man became a living soul.” – Genesis 2:7

      • “The Spirit of God has made me, and the
      Breath of the Almighty gives me life.” – Job 33:4

  40. three and one half years into the antichrist’s reign the antichrist will establish a peace with the Israeli people, well this is coincidental tRump just announced a peace deal with Israel

  41. Very thoughtful and amazingly coincidental descriptions, especially in Daniel, which make a case for the concept of the Anti Christ and how that appears often to describe the ways of Donald Trump. I am not religious, especially along lines of the Judeo Christian and Muslim religions. My revelation is more along Buddhist philosophies, especially Taoism and Zen, but I can’t fault this extremely careful research of Bible and Trump. It is of great interest, but I prefer to keep it simple–all of humanity have original buddha-nature, which is now very “Western” and is not just hidden in the remarkable writings of the East. My personal favorite is from Hinduism, the beginning of eastern philosophy ,”That Art Thou.” The divine is the very flow of the universe, which all is. The human brain was born out of it, a kind of special human disadvantage, for too much figuring often overlooks spirit in favor of concepts!

  42. The teaching of christ are of unconditional love of everyone and everything. The antichrist is a hatred of everyone and everything, therefore tRump is a strong candidate for being the antichrist or at least a very evil person.

  43. You sure the second beast isn’t Barr? There were 17 cabinet members at the time of his confirmation. (7 heads and 10 crowns) Barr fixed a mortal wound. He caused fire to come down during the church photo op.

    Also I think the fortresses are actual his skyscrapers (which his ancestors could not construct), which he adorns with gold. And the skyscrapers have gift shops, containing jewelry (gold, silver, precious stones) and costly gifts (gucci, perfume, cologne)

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    awwwwww you poor little ignorant demon can’t understand plutonian? filthy bastard.

  45. Here’s the thing. While they won’t admit it, the Evalgelicals do not see the Antichrist as evil. His reign of power is a precursor for Armageddon and then second coming of Jesus. That means RAPTURE TIME to them. They don’t have to go through the pain and suffering of dying. They just get to go straight to Heaven. Of course, they don’t care if the rest of the planet is destroyed and billions suffer and die. They’ll be watching the chaos from Heaven, asking Jesus to pass the popcorn.

    1. Yep. This is why they pretend not to believe in global warming, They don’t want anything to stop it, because it’s prophesied in Revelation 16:8–9 (fourth angel pouring bowl / vial of God’s wrath on the sun) along with other environmental catastrophes (oceanic and inland water pollution [especially the sort that leads to “red tide”] prophesied in earlier verses as the second and third angels with bowls / vials) as part of End Times prophecy.

      Maybe they should go back a few chapters. In chapter 11, the Four-and-Twenty Elders before the throne of God prostrate themselves before Him and utter both praise to Him and invoke imprecations on the world. In verse 18, this ends with them saying that the time has come that God “… shall destroy them that destroy the Earth”! Obviously this isn’t referring to those angels — why would God destroy His own angels for doing what He commanded them to do?

      No, it’s talking about human beings. John knew that nobody at the time would’ve believed a prophecy that human beings would ever have power to do such damage to the Earth. Had he said that outright, the Book of Revelation would never have made it into the New Testament canon. The councils of the 3ʳᵈ Century that assembled the canon would’ve relegated it to the pile of stuff too fanciful even for the Bible, that was basically fanfic like the “Infancy Gospel of Thomas” which has child Jesus playfully striking a playmate dead among other things. So, John (or God) couched it in symbolism of angels and bowls / vials instead of human commerce and industry gone out of control, but he put a hint to the true interpretation and the divine destruction that awaits all who further that devastation of His Creation in 11:18.

    2. Yep. This is why they pretend not to believe in global warming, They don’t want anything to stop it, because it’s prophesied in Revelation 16:8–9 (fourth angel pouring bowl / vial of God’s wrath on the sun) along with other environmental catastrophes (oceanic and inland water pollution [especially the sort that leads to “red tide”] prophesied in earlier verses as the second and third angels with bowls / vials) as part of End Times prophecy.

      Maybe they should go back a few chapters. In chapter 11, the Four-and-Twenty Elders before the throne of God prostrate themselves before Him and utter both praise to Him and invoke imprecations on the world. In verse 18, this ends with them saying that the time has come that God “… shall destroy them that destroy the Earth”! Obviously this isn’t referring to those angels — why would God destroy His own angels for doing what He commanded them to do?

      No, it’s talking about human beings. John knew that nobody at the time would’ve believed a prophecy that human beings would ever have power to do such damage to the Earth. Had he said that outright, the Book of Revelation would never have made it into the New Testament canon. The councils of the 3ʳᵈ Century that assembled the canon would’ve relegated it to the pile of stuff too fanciful even for the Bible, that was basically fanfic like the “Infancy Gospel of Thomas” which has child Jesus playfully striking a playmate dead among other things. So, John (or God) couched it in symbolism of angels and bowls / vials instead of human commerce and industry gone out of control, but he put a hint to the true interpretation and the divine destruction that awaits all who further that devastation of His Creation in 11:18.

  46. Whether the Mango Mussolini is the Anti-Christ or not, one thing is true, he definitely has the same traits as the Anti-Christ, than say as Jesus Christ. The undying support from the Christian Right tells me that Satan is using Trump as a test run, to see how easily it will be to trick and deceive the Christian Right when the real Anti-Christ comes onto the scene.

    1. Ignore Bob Shiloh
      He is a deceiving spirit.

      It is either a test run, or the full deal meal but
      warming in the extreme northern and southern regions is not something that happens every century or so.
      The earth is undergoing the early to mid parts of a global climate crisis while American capitalists rejoice at the opening up of new resources.
      My wife and I have adopted a wait and see, casual

      kind demeanor, as she had resistance to the idea.
      Over the last two years she watched as tR* convicted himself over and over.
      We still must wait and see, but she says she has seen enough.
      I wish I had recorded all of the conversations and arguments we had.
      I finally just stepped back and let her drive and voila’.

      It’s a full go unless America can pull itself out of the power nose dive, tR* has taken us to.
      I think God might allow America to survive, if it can stop the thieves from breaking it to bits

      That is the only hope.
      It’s a Democracy, if you can keep it.

  47. This is your government

    Vanity Fair ran an article by Katherine Eban about how the administration fumbled the ball so badly on its response to the coronavirus pandemic, noting that Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner was the key decision maker in the process, and that his team first set up, and then dropped, a plan for national coordination to fight the virus. They abandoned the plan after Trump began to downplay the virus out of concern that it would hurt his chances for reelection, and because it appeared the virus was largely confined to cities. According to one public health expert who worked with Kushner’s team “The political folks believed that because it was going to be relegated to Democratic states, that they could blame those governors, and that would be an effective political strategy.”

    https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2020/07/how-jared-kushners-secret-testing-plan-went-poof-into-thin-air

  48. After seeing the lengths idiots in this country will go to defending this orange anus, I’m glad I started my PR in another country. At least there I’ll have access to some kickbacks from my taxes, such as basic healthcare and other such commie things. Good luck, losers. Maybe learn from your mistakes of falling for a used car salesman but after seeing our election cycles, that’s asking far too much.

  49. Shouldn’t a theologian boasting big credentials know to divide God’s Word rightly; which is in Christ Jesus, from beginning (Gn) to end (Rv), not middle to end (e.g. Dn–Rv), especially when making such a ludicrous accusation in a lengthy, published study?

    1. He does but he wants to be provocative and it works: 1142 comments. And on this blog there are so many respondents without a clue about the end times much less the Antichrist. But at least they are trying to play along.

        1. Bible students are always learning; not teaching. Those who would write blogs like this one tell you their qualifications but it doesn’t make their assessments any more accurate.

          1. Okay, let me ask you this: are you one of the Two Witnesses, or have you personally conversed with one or both of them?

          2. Okay, let me ask you this: are you one of the Two Witnesses, or have you personally conversed with one or both of them?

  50. This is terrific, you’ve really nailed it. I’ve been saying for the last couple of years Trump is the Antichrist, but you have really sealed the deal. Wow. Now, how do we stop him? I don’t think voting can be counted on. I think he is going to do something the steal or rig the election, or refuse to leave after he loses.

        1. The Antichrist has a very defined role to play doesn’t he? I can just imagine Trump scheduling a visit to Jerusalem to visit the Temple ( not yet built ) so he can declare himself
          god. Then of course he has to be shot for blasphemy so he can heal himself. And he still has to make it back to DC for the inauguration.

          1. Where in the prophecy does it say he has to be shot? If you’re talking about the mortal head wound of one of the seven heads of the Great Beast, that’s symbolic.

              1. Nope, That’s a popular Dispensationalist interpretaton from the likes of Tim LaHaye, but it’s not the only or even best interpretation.

                No, it’s more likely to be symbolic, as in the Beast or an agent of the Beast about to lose his power and authority (say, losing an election — not just popular vote but electoral allocation as well), yet retains it through some means that shocks the world (say, Faithless Electors in the Electoral College, or an election challenge throws the election to the House of Representatives).

                This’d fit the timing, since it’d be close to 3½ years after Trump made the treaty with Israel to acknowledge Jerusalem instead of Tel Aviv as the capital and to move our embassy there. Remember that? Your side was ecstatic about that as I recall. But even LaHaye said that the Tribulation wouldn’t officially begin until Israel made a treaty with the Beast. The head wound thing according to most interpretations on your side happens during the period between the Tribulation and Great Tribulation, so roughly 3½ years (“a time, two times, and half a time”).

          2. I’m not sure America, will survived to see all of prophecy God has written unless it’s Gods will?, I feel this country has 1 to 2 more years,America must be removed out of the way in order for a World to accept a new currency. The Mark of the Beast will be a one World currency, that can’t happen unless the US Dollar falls over 30 countries already accept US currency. The UK is in a recession, if the US is removed, the World economy will be affected in a major way. What you say might very well happen if Trump is the Antichrist he will sooner, rather than later make the rebuilt Third Temple his headquarters Matthew 24:15

            Scholars have been studying that for a long time Revelation 13:3 the passage itself comes with controversy and has been widely taken out of context,many don’t believe the Antichrist will be shot in the head. The fact that the Bible clearly says “One of his heads” not his head. Unless the Antichrist will have some type of deformity and have two or more heads on his shoulders, this does not mean his physical head. I believe One of his Heads” is referring to one of the kingdoms of the Antichrist. One of his Kingdoms will be mortally wounded or destroyed but will rise again in the time of the end that will stun the World and they will then follow him as they will see him as unstoppable.Revelation 13:1, I believe one of these major empires in the future will take a mortal wound, or it will look as if it is completely destroyed but it will rise again from its ruins and will become even greater as it will be ruled by the Beast. Revelation 17:10-14

          3. “Then I stood on the sand of the sea. And I saw a beast rising up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and on his horns ten crowns, and on his heads a blasphemous name.” – Revelation 13:1

            “There are also seven kings. Five have fallen, one is, and the other has not yet come. And when he comes, he must continue a short time. The beast that was, and is not, is himself also the eighth, and is of the seven, and is going to perdition. “The ten horns which you saw are ten kings who have received no kingdom as yet, but they receive authority for one hour as kings with the beast. These are of one mind, and they will give their power and authority to the beast. These will make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, for He is Lord of lords and King of kings; and those who are with Him are called, chosen, and faithful.” – Revelation 17:10-14

    1. Yes. And I understand that anyone wearing MAGA hats get raptured this week before the tribulation begins.

        1. Yes. Who would have thought an obscure real estate developer from Queens would be the one. I hear that in his multi-million dollar condos he has portals that connect directly to Hades for impromptu sacrifice ceremonies with the rich and famous.

          1. Thank you for your response to my question of tRump being the antichrist, to which you answered “Yes”.
            After reading some of your posts I realize that the old adage of “one man’s heaven is another man’s hell” applies here. I do hope you are correct in that this week the followers of tRump will be gone (rapture) so the rest of us may live in the decadence of compassion and unconditional love for all.

        1. Around 1830 to be more precise. The man who invented it (and much of what the right-wing think is “Christianity”), John Nelson Darby, wasn’t even born until 1800.

      1. Atheists, heathens, pagans and sinners will enter into the
        Kingdom of God ahead of Orange-Pig-Idol worshipers!

      2. Atheists, heathens, pagans and sinners will enter into the
        Kingdom of God ahead of Orange-Pig-Idol worshipers!

  51. For those of you who are defending Trump & claiming he has never called the coronavirus a hoax, you’re just as delusional as he is. Trump is a racist rapist & he berates women & those who disagree with him. He calls people childish names on Twitter & on video all the time. Anyone who supports him & his racist ways should be ashamed of themselves. Even now, because of the way Trump has been handling the pandemic, Republicans are voting outside of their own party. Trump has repeatedly retweeted QAnon conspiracy theories which has only added fuel to their fire. Anyone who believes that the country is being lead by “satanic-worshipping pedophiles” & that there’s a “deep state” that’s out to get Trump, have seriously lost their freaking minds & need to seek professional help immediately. Open your damn eyes, turn off Fox News & see what is truly happening in our country! Trump has sent his “SS troops” to Portland & they’re kidnapping protesters, putting them in unmarked civilian vehicles, not identifying themselves, wearing makeshift patches that say police, using LRAD which is being used as a sonic weapon, beating people with their batons who are actually following orders to leave the area, flash bangs, tear gas, rubber bullets which are “KE’s Kinetic Energy rounds” & they aren’t made with rubber anymore they actually have metal just like regular bullets. A freelance photographer was actually blinded in one eye because an officer actually aimed at her face close up & shot her. There is video of it actually happening. Peaceful protesters, reporters, photographers, children & other innocents have had these controversial weapons used on them. Trump ordered the national guard, secret service & police to use force to remove peaceful protesters so he could use St. John’s church for a photo OP. Even the minister was removed from her church by force! Trump is NOT a “holy man or Christ-like”! HE IS THE EPITOME OF EVIL! My cousin is a priest & even he believes Trump is an evil person. What he did at the church was blasphemous & anyone who thinks otherwise is not a true Christian. After some of the comments I’ve read, I think some of you need to reread the article & actually think about what you’ve read. Those whose eyes are open & see Trump for what he truly is are the ones who will make a difference in November & help remove him from the White House. Resisters unite & we can end the horrors & our country can start to heal. 🌊🌊🌊

    1. This s not persuasive nor well thought out. It comes off as blind rage based on personal opinion. Most of the people on this site agree with some of your rantings so you are really preaching to the choir. However, if the Democrats are brought back to power your life will forever change to the worst imaginable nightmare that you are worrying about now.

      On the other hand a good stiff drink may help you to whether the depression you are about to feel when President Trump is re-elected.

      1. Give me a freaking break! I’ve read your comments & you’re just like all the other Trump loving cult followers & QAnon idiots. Y’all think that Democrats are satan worshipping evildoers & that the country will be destroyed if a Democrat becomes president. Trump has done so much damage to this country that it’s going to take years to undo what he’s done. He’s bullied our allies & called them childish names, so much so that he’s pushed them away. He admires Putin & Kim Jong Un & has said that there are “very fine people, on both sides” talking about white supremacists. He’s called Mexicans rapists & murderers & put children in cages. He called black people deplorable, lazy, sons of bitches etc… He called BLM a hate group & sent his troops to remove protesters by force. Since you’re so concerned about the Democrats taking back the White House & it being a nightmare, maybe you should pour yourself a nice stiff drink. Trump has done nothing but divide us & go golfing. I’m looking forward to a real president taking office, not some racist reality show star.
        Good luck with your delusions.

        1. If you had proof of any of these Fake News items you mention then you would have a point or two. But you don’t. They don’t exist. You are repeating the Fake News propaganda that breeds on mainstream Media.

          Perhaps you can prove me wrong with fact. “He called black people deplorable, lazy, sons of bitches etc.” Where can we all see that quote to show you know anything of what you have said?

            1. Congratulations. You get the Jim Acosta award for Fake News! Trumps never said that comment about Laziness. It was from an unidentified person who said Trump said that. As I told you before, “You are repeating the Fake News propaganda that breeds on mainstream Media.” This is something that Fox News never does.

              1. You seriously think Fox News never deceives?

                When Republican politicians got caught doing Bad Things, Fox News on multiple occasions identified them as Democrats:

                Or even when a Republican merely dared to go up against the One whom Fox News anointed:

                Once might be a typo ([R] is kinda close to [D] on a standard keyboard — different rows, but it’s possible for it to be a typo) but they did it repeatedly (not just with those three but others as well — you can only embed a limited number of media in a Disqus comment). Also, you can’t explain this as a mere typo:

                I could also show you things like how they deliberately altered the faces of journalists and others in Photoshop to make them look more Jewish (as if that was somehow evil — hmmm… who else tried to make Jews out to be evil?). Or how they used footage from a much more crowded event in Florida to claim that it was enthusiastic crowds at a Bush event in Madison, WI (that one was exposed when people noticed the palm trees in “Wisconsin”!).

                But even those pale in comparison to the sheer blatant dishonesty of — well, to put this in perspective, you know the Bible story of King David’s son Absolom, whom David loved but who turned against him and tried to usurp the throne? Well, imagine if television and video editing existed back then. Absolom has working on his behalf a group of propagandists who’ve formed the highest rated TV news network, named after a species of long-eared desert fox indigenous to the Middle East called a fennec (they chose that imagery because it symbolized their supposed ability to hear all that went on in the kingdom. They hit on the idea of trying to make David appear to be an atheist or even anti-theist, instead of being the rightful king anointed by Samuel, the prophet of the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Israel, making him out to be one who wants to destroy God!

                Well, the Fennec News Channel (FNC) sends a news crew including videographer to David’s inaugural readings of each Psalm after he writes them. In this case it’s Psalm #14 (or maybe #53). When the videographer brings back the raw recorded video, the host of one of their most popular opinion shows, whom we’ll call, oh, say, “Hannitiah,” doth seeth a golden opportunity. He prepares a video clip with just the second clause of the first sentence of the first verse, having chopped off the first clause which establishes proper context.

                That night on the Hannitiah show:

                Now, the King did have a rare moment of honesty during his Psalm, and I hope subjects around the Kingdom are watching this:

                “…there is no God.”

                Alright, that’s right, I’m sure the Anointed One¹ will make sure that that happens.

                Of course, the real-world Sean Hannity of the real-world Fox News Channel has never and would never do anything like that, right?

                Oh, wait…

                These are just a few of a great many examples I could show you. Fox News was designed from its founding by Roger Ailes to be a propaganda arm of the GOP. He practically said so.

                _______________
                ¹ Unlike Obama, but like both Sarah Palin (YouTube Video ID: “iwkb9_zB2Pg”) and Rafæl Eduardo “Ted” Cruz (“Bj1DE-Mjffw”), King David actually was anointed so “Hannitiah” was more justified in mockingly calling him that than Hannity was to call Obama that.

                1. Fox News is not a propaganda machine for the GOP now. There are many hosts openly hostile to Trump. That’s why they say fair and balanced.
                  CNN on the other hand is a propaganda machine for the Democrats with a malignant Trump bias.
                  Hannity and Carlson are now the number one night time shows across cable and the TV networks.

                  1. Popularity ≠ trustworthiness nor quality. The Yugo was arguably the worst production car ever made, but it way outsold the Rolls Royce or Bentley, Which was better quality?

                    Show me actual examples of CNN (or MSNBC for that matter) doing anything even remotely equivalent to what I just showed.

                    Do you even know where the term “Fake News” came from and what it originally meant? I do.

            2. I’m no Trump fan at all, but that People Magazine quote is a hoax. Trump was never even interviewed by People Magazine that year, that quote appears nowhere in any interview with People Magazine nor anywhere else, and he has never been shown to have said that quote in any other context.

              One that’s close to that sentiment is a third-hand account: Elizabeth Spiers, former Editor-in-Chief of the New York Observer, recounted a conversation she had with Jared Kushner who had just bought out the Observer in which she asked him why Trump believed in Birtherism:
              She later conceded that it was possible that Kushner was lying to her in defense of Trump, apparently thinking that making him out to be evil instead of stupid was better. Spiers herself is a well respected person and I have no reason to doubt her account.

            3. This is a little extra news about Fox News; a Real News organization:

              Boycotted. Criticized. But Fox News Leads the Pack in Prime Time.
              Led by Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity, the channel’s pro-Trump lineup outranked every network from 8 to 11 p.m. in June and July.

              In June and July, Fox News was the highest-rated television channel in the prime-time hours of 8 to 11 p.m. Not just on cable. Not just among news networks. All of television. The average live Fox News viewership in those hours outstripped cable rivals like CNN, MSNBC and ESPN, as well as the broadcast networks ABC, CBS and NBC, according to Nielsen.

            4. I’m no Trump fan at all, but that People Magazine quote is a hoax. Trump was never even interviewed by People Magazine that year, that quote appears nowhere in any interview with People Magazine nor anywhere else, and he has never been shown to have said that quote in any other context.

              One that’s close to that sentiment is a third-hand account: Elizabeth Spiers, former Editor-in-Chief of the New York Observer, recounted a conversation she had with Jared Kushner who had just bought out the Observer in which she asked him why Trump believed in Birtherism:
              She later conceded that it was possible that Kushner was lying to her in defense of Trump, apparently thinking that making him out to be evil instead of stupid was better. Spiers herself is a well respected person and I have no reason to doubt her account.

          1. All you have to do is watch any of the several videos that exist & you’ll have your proof. When Kaepernick was taking a knee during the anthem & other black players started doing the same, Trump called them all sons of bitches. If you’d actually watch something other than Fox News or get on Twitter & view the dozens of video clips of Trump, you’d see what Trump has said about different ethnic groups. The pics of quotes from Trump I replied with are just a small number of things he’s said. You’re obviously one of those Trump cult followers who don’t pay attention to anything negative about Trump & enjoy trying to engage people in drawn out bullshit. How about you show proof of Trump being a great leader & human being. Only QAnon idiots & as your precious Trump puts it the “uneducated” & Republicans, “because they believe everything on Fox News”, believe Trump is a great leader & does no wrong. Pull your head out of your ass & open your eyes. Can’t say it’s been a pleasure conversing with you. Goodbye & good luck

            1. The black NFL elitist millionaires who take a knee during the Anthem deserve to be called out and President Trump will do it again if this abhorrent behavior continues.

              Grow Up. The people who understand what is going on with the Democrat socialist movement are going to re-elect President Trump in a landslide.

      2. Spoken like a cult member of the Orange Death Cult. You really need not say anymore, we know what you are. Facts to Orange Death Cult members are similar to sunlight to Vampires. They must be avoided.

        1. If that were true you would have some facts to share with us. But you don’t just hysterical invective and childish tantrums.

  52. Time to update this again. With stores no longer handing over coins it looks like we’re heading for that cashless society.

  53. Yes Trump is evil, and a jerk. One problem though: Daniel never mentions anti-Christ. According to the New Testament, an anti-Christ is a preacher that claims that Jesus was an entirely spiritual being without a material body. Trump could be an evil Antiochus of the book of Daniel, and/or an evil Beast 666 Emperor Nero of the Book of Revelation, but there are always details that doesn’t fit. It is actually more clarifying to explain that Trump is a malicious narcissist with ADHD.

    1. Perhaps you mean the Beast and the False Prophet are evil. President Trump may be a jerk to you as you are to us but not evil.

      1. Name one redeeming quality which TЯ卐m₽ possesses.

        Name one Christ-like characteristic that TЯ卐m₽ has ever exhibited in his entire miserable, blasphemous, vindictive, evil, life.

        Name just one TOAD.

        We’ll wait … and do provide reputable documentation.

        1. He has patience to allow ignorant people such as yourself to lie about him without taking retribution like our Lord who when reviled uttered no complaint. 1 Pet. 2:23

          1. Patience? ‘Patience’ like your Orange-Pig-Idol demanding that schools reopen while the pandemic rages?

            Is endangering children part of the ‘pro-life’ agenda?

            Or perhaps you meant TЯ卐m₽’s ‘patience’ in demanding workers return to infected meat processing plants where so many workers came down with COVID.

            https://www.pbs.org/video/covids-hidden-toll-lof6d5/

            Both of these acts of impatience committed by
            TЯ卐m₽, were entirely based on his self-serving obsession to be reelected … no matter how many lives are lost or how much suffering your Orange-Pig-Idol causes to other people.

            Furthermore TOAD no matter what I say or don’t say about the Orange-Pig, TЯ卐m₽ has NO authority to allow or disallow anyone from speaking their mind about him.

            You do remember the First Amendment, right MAGAT?

          2. “When they hurled their insults at him, he did not retaliate; when he suffered, he made no threats. Instead, he entrusted himself to him who judges justly.” – 1 Peter 2:23

            Name one time the Orange-Pig did not retaliate against someone speaking the truth?

            TЯ卐m₽ even attacked Greta Thunberg, a 15 year old school girl, for speaking out about climate change.

            Then attacked her again, in a jealous rage, when she won
            Time Magazine’s Person of the Year.

            Your vicious Orange-Pig also attacked Dr. Fauci for warning the American people about the dangers of Coronavirus …

            … because those TRUE health warnings, in TЯ卐m₽’s evil mind, went against what he considered good for his own reelection.

            How retaliatory and vindictive is that?
            Yet you still worship TЯ卐m₽-the-Beast.

          3. Patience? ‘Patience’ like your Orange-Pig-Idol demanding that schools reopen while the pandemic rages?

            Is endangering children part of the ‘pro-life’ agenda?

            Or perhaps you meant TЯ卐m₽’s ‘patience’ in demanding workers return to infected meat processing plants where so many workers came down with COVID.

            https://www.pbs.org/video/covids-hidden-toll-lof6d5/

            Both of these acts of impatience committed by
            TЯ卐m₽, were entirely based on his self-serving obsession to be reelected … no matter how many lives are lost or how much suffering your Orange-Pig-Idol causes to other people.

            Furthermore TOAD no matter what I say or don’t say about the Orange-Pig, TЯ卐m₽ has NO authority to allow or disallow anyone from speaking their mind about him.

            You do remember the First Amendment, right MAGAT?

          4. Trump is notorious for holding grudges for decades for even the slightest insult. Remember when during the primaries he brought up the size of his fingers to “Little Marco” and said that his yuge fingers were indicative of the size of, er, another part of his body? Remember that?

            Do you know why he brought that up? Because SPY Magaine had called him a “short-fingered vulgarian” — in 1988!

            Patient, you say? Forgiving? Not the type to seek retribution? Let’s hear it from the horse’s mouth:

            Do you know what his motive was to run for President in the first place? Revenge on Obama for making fun of him over his Birtherism at the 2011 WHCD. That’s why his main goal has been to tear down all of Obama’s accomplishments, no matter what it does to America and its reputation (this alone has already permanently and irrevocably destroyed the reputation for trustworthiness among our peer nations that it took us over 2¼ centuries, 44 Presidents, and 114 Congresses to build up — he flushed all of that down the toilet forever just to get back at Obama for telling a couple jokes about him (which he deserved) at a dinner. That hard-earned reputation is gone now. It’s just — gone. We can’t ever get that back, no matter who the next President is.

            Even in business (Trump’s supposed area of expertise), a reputation for trustworthiness among your peer businesses is vital if you want to be taken seriously. Let’s say that a corporation changes CEOs every few years, and until the current CEO the previous CEOs had always honored deals even if made under the tenure of a prior CEO before them whom the current CEO opposed. That’s how you get a reputation for trustworthiness, if a deal made would last even through changes of leadership, even if the new leader hates the one who negotiated the deal, even if he truly thinks it was a bad deal. Now, let’s suppose the newest CEO just up and decides to break previous deals made by his immediate predecessor because that predecessor told a few jokes about him at a social event. He just says, “Well,I didn’t make those deals, so I don’t consider us bound by them.” If you were the CEO of another company that had intended to make some long-term deal with that company, would you once that happened? If the next CEO could just feel free to break the agreement with your company because he hates the current CEO?

            The Framers of the Constitution knew that we could never become a truly great nation unless we could be trusted to keep our given word with at least other peer nations (granted, we weren’t so upright with abiding by treaties made with Native American tribes and nations, etc.). So they put it in the Constitution itself (Article VI ¶2 aka the Supremacy Clause) that all ratified Treaties became equal to the Constitution itself, that they were jointly the Supreme Law of the Land!

            So what does Trump do? He breaks our given word with other nations — not just once, but repeatedly. He pulls us out of the Paris Climate Accords. He pulls out of the TPP.. He pulls out of the Iran Nuclear Deal. He does those things not because he thinks they were bad deals (the proper thing to do in that case would be to try to renegotiate them). He did it because those deals were negotiated under Obama, Obama got credit for them, and Obama made fun of him at a dinner (again, over something Trump made the first move on by doing the whole Birtherism thing!) so everything Obama has to go! No matter what the consequences!

            The consequences were the permanent and irrevocable loss of our international reputation for trustworthiness, a key foundation of our leadership position on the world stage. Now the precedent that he has set, which will be our reputation for as long as this nation continues to exist is this: any deal made with the USA can only be trusted to last, at most, through the administration of the President under whom it was negotiated because the next President might hate the previous one and seek to undo his accomplishments, including breaking any deals made under him. It doesn’t matter if Biden wins and doesn’t do that, because the next President after him might. That precedent has been set. It replaces the reputation we had before that was written into the Constitution and took 2¼ centuries, 44 Presidents, and 114 Congresses to establish.

            One of the things your side blames Obama for is leaving Iraq too soon after toppling Saddam Hussein, leaving a power vacuum that allowed ISIS to arise. But Obama didn’t do that of his own initiative. Bush had made an agreement with the government of Iraq to withdraw our troops by a certain date. Obama tried to extend that date, but the Iraqis said no. Now, Obama could’ve just overridden the Bush agreement and told the Iraqis that he didn’t feel bound by an agreement negotiated under Bush. But Obama knew that doing so would destroy our reputation for trustworthiness, and he knew that that was more important in the long run.

            What he didn’t know was that that reputation and our resulting greatness on the world stage only had a few years to live anyway, thanks to Trump.

            And that’s not even getting into what he did in tearing down Obama’s pandemic response organization which had been independently rated #1 in the world. And his attempts to repeal “Obamacare” even without a replacement (even though what is commonly called “Obamacare” aka the ACA isn’t even Obama’s plan [his had a Public Option, remember?] — it was a Republican plan! But Obama was given credit for it because the Republicans started calling it “Obamacare” hoping to slime him with it, but people love it [even Republicans when you don’t mention Obama when asking about it] and that backfired on them) and is still trying to do so even in the middle of a pandemic with a devastated economy (our bad handling of which resulting largely from his tearing down of the pandemic response system) and people really needing it — just because it has Obama’s name on it.

            1. Grudges. Grudges. He doesn’t hold any fu__in grudges. Oh my that was funny. SPY magazine is responsible?

              Trump’s main goal is not Obama obsession because that is a waste of time. Getting elected put that to rest.

              Only other corrupt liberals in foreign countries believe that reputation litany. It’s just more fabricated lies to keep liberals incensed. Ask the Syrians whom Obama killed.

              The Paris accord is not and never was a Treaty. Obama never even tried to get that nonsense approved. It was just another economic disaster that crooked politicians from around the world used to make money. Trump correctly dumped it.

              You seem outraged with Obama’s failures to the point that four years later you still can’t accept the election. Well join Hillary, all Democrats and the media. Obama was not qualified to run this great country and it showed from the beginning.

              Remember when Obama told O’Reilly that there was ” not even a hint of corruption” in his administration? Well now we know he created the biggest Presidential scandal in the history of the country and we know exactly how he did it. Soon Durham will have the co-conspirators indicted and lined up for long prison terms leaving Obama to twist in the wind.

              Obama’s signature health care legislation was deeply flawed like the website he commissioned that didn’t work and the mandate that stole money from the young to pay for this one size fits all disaster. Good riddance.

  54. Seen from someone like me who sees the Bible as a mythology book : there is a slight mistake. COVID propagates through breath, not through waters.I have to say the rest is impressive. You did put a lot of good work into this compilation. I am deeply impressed.

    The human beings who wrote the Bible indeed had a deep knowledge of the human behaviors, the best as the worse. The sermon on the mount, as evil as it might be (with the criminalization of the thought and other toxic teachings), is also a direct strike into the very center of our psyche – a real masterwork of human litterature. And when you compare Yahweh’s behaviour with Trumps, the first thing that comes to mind is “Trump inspired them ti describe Yahweh’s behaviour”. Well, they alreay had a leader like Trump in those times, probably. I bet they suffered under his rule – and yet had to describe him as a god. Or…..

  55. Excellent stuff, Benjamin!

    And I say that as something of a lay biblical scholar/prophecy buff myself (including upon your selfsame topic)…

    You’ve presented your case well: cogently, clearly and perfectly understandably, and with deep insight/perception…

    Others, e.g. authors from centuries gone by such as Christopher Hill (‘Antichrist in Seventeenth-Century England’) and Ellen G White (‘The Great Controversy Between Christ and Satan’, also known as ‘Cosmic Conflict’) have made equally compelling cases based entirely upon the long-cherished and well-established, biblically unassailable principle of ‘sola scriptura’ (the Scriptures Alone), which in this instance could be summed up as ‘let the Bible interpret itself’.

    Coincidentally enough, before reading your incredibly mind-blowing writing this evening I posted some more biblically-based/derived antichrist-related material (as I have previously in various posts on various blogsites of mine), as happenstance would have it after viewing (c/o my agnostic Society of Friends (Quaker) mother channel-scrolling and completely inadvertently stumbling upon) a TV programme entitled ‘Secrets Unsealed (or Unveiled)’ on our Firstlight (freeview) channel here in Aotearoa-New Zealand with a pastor Stephen Bohr teaching/preaching thereupon.

    Enough already – but thank God and praise the LORD for believers like yourself prepared to go out on a (well-argued and articulately, biblically sound) limb in the interests of ‘the faith once delivered unto the saints‘, who have been well warned

    ‘Blessed is s/he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy (i.e. the Revelation of Jesus Christ, in the Bible book by the same title), and keep those things which are written therein, for the time is at hand.’

    Maranatha! And may that ‘Great Day’ find us all ready and waiting for our LORD’s long hoped for and much-anticipated Second Advent to Planet Earth, for surely it cannot tarry all that much longer…

    Your Brother in Christ Jesus

    David Bernhardt
    (Author of some (arguably, oftentimes pertinent) blogsites if your reader/viewership are at all interested, and it’s okay by you (at a later date) for me to cite them herein, and/or the relevant posts thereon – at least once you yourself have screened/approved them.)

    P.S. And how about this equally novel idea: that, vis-a-vis your own (antichrist) theory and the others I’ve alluded to, as with so much else in this old world of ours these days, it’s not necessarily a case of ‘either (this) or (that)’, but it could actually – if only occasionally, admittedly – be one of ‘both (this) and (that)’.

    1. Exactly. I recommend a book by Alexander Hislop called The Two Babylons:

      The Two Babylons, subtitled Romanism and its Origins, is a religious pamphlet published in 1853 by the Presbyterian Free Church of Scotland theologian Alexander Hislop. Its central theme is the argument that the Catholic Church is the Babylon of the Apocalypse which is described in the Bible. Wikipedia
      Originally published: 1858
      Author: Alexander Hislop

      This book will open your eyes to all the changes made by the Church. A good study for those who feel secure in their faith.

  56. I’m not even Christian, an X if you will but I knew the minute he got into office. I started calling him the AntiChrist. Now with this article shared with me by a friend on Facebook, I read the entire article aloud to myself taking it all in. Makes sense and my allegiance to God, White Light, Goddess and All That IS remains in tact. I hate tRUMP with a passion and all of his “swamp monsters”. They are legion and they are many. They surround him and yet have no idea how to do their jobs effectively. Look at Betsy Devos… what a waste of space she is. Nasty, all of them! I do not wish them well!

    1. Did you see the part where the Antichrist will fool everyone? Apparently Trump lacks that superpower or you have immunity…

      1. The Beasts (the word “Antichrist” never appears in Revelation) fool many but not everyone. Many also follow the Two Witnesses. “The Rapture” is false doctrine (the term appears nowhere in the Bible) and true Christians (aka “the saints”) are still on Earth during the Tribulation as witness by the fact that “it is given unto the Beast to make war with the saints and overcome them.”

      2. The Beasts (the word “Antichrist” never appears in Revelation) fool many but not everyone. Many also follow the Two Witnesses. “The Rapture” is false doctrine (the term appears nowhere in the Bible) and true Christians (aka “the saints”) are still on Earth during the Tribulation as witness by the fact that “it is given unto the Beast to make war with the saints and overcome them.”

      3. Those of us “truly” filled with the Holy Spirit of God have “immunity”.
        That you don’t and can’t see that you don’t is the clearest “mark” I see.
        This is elemental.
        You are out of your element bob.

        WE are Christians and you are a Fake.
        Nothing you can hurl at us can hurt us but we have power to torment you.
        Live with it.
        You are marked Bobby boy.

  57. I am a conservative Christian who at the start supported Trump. I am currently 17 and will turn 18 in about a week, so I will be able to vote for the next president. Lately, I have really questioned my support of Trump and what I read here really blew my mind. I am not quite sure if he is the Antichrist or not but he definitely does fit a lot of the descriptions, if not all of it. Not quite sure what to think, I almost feel like my world has been flipped upside down. Thanks for the article, I learned a lot. God bless!

    1. Just remember there are two side to every story. This story is written to hurt the President for political purposes by misusing scripture. Since most people on this site have no clear understanding of Revelation it is easy to influence the readers. Just scroll through the comments and you will the confusion. If you use this blog for study and try to prove each point to yourself your understanding would increase ten fold and you would then form your own opinion and be able to defend it to someone else.

      1. Bob

        You can’t blame everything on politics.
        For God sake Bob.
        Just Stop.
        You are a fake christian.
        The Holy Spirit is not informing you.
        You WILL answer for the lives you turn away from the TRUTH.

  58. Greetings to all of those on this forum! I have read a few comments after reading some of what the author wrote, however, I find that he basically crafted his story of the antichrist to fit his own agenda, which is to attack President Trump. I doubt that he is all he says he is, since otherwise he would have done a more professional analysis instead of attacking other Christians, which is what Christians would no better than to do. I am only being critical of his article, I am not judging him. However, when anyone publishes an article they automatically open themselves up to criticism, which is what I am doing. I bet if you dig a little deeper on his background, you will find he is not what he claims to be. This is a hit piece, as it is called in the publishing world. If anyone of you is truly Christian, then you should not be listening to biased writing such as this piece. Pray to our Lord God that He will forgive you for spreading lies and misinformation about President Trump, since if you do not, then you will be judged accordingly by our Lord God. That is all I have to say on this subject. I do hope you all have a very nice remaining day! Adios from Texas.

  59. The manufacturing of your vision by using false information to distort who President Trump is, tells me more about YOU than him. Calling his buildings the “7 HILLS” is patently delusional and would be laughable if you weren’t leading so many people astray. And having equally insane people build you up for your completely ignorant analogy shows how many can be deceived by ONE VERY EVIL FALSE PROPHET!!

    1. You make a great point. When you read through the comments it is alarming to see how many, many people want to believe and agree with the comparisons. If Ben wanted to he could persuade his followers to actually read the bible on their own so they can begin to questions these assertions.

    2. Whether TЯ卐m₽ is the Beast, or just another run-of-the-mill Beast, makes no difference when one surrenders their soul to the evil spirit of the Beast.

      Those who support, defend, condone and worship an evil Beast,
      put the Mark of the Beast in their own foreheads.

      Hitler was a Beast and those who supported that monster,
      put the Mark of the Beast in their forehead too.

    3. Whether TЯ卐m₽ is the Beast, or just another run-of-the-mill Beast, makes no difference when one surrenders their soul to the evil spirit of the Beast.

      Those who support, defend, condone and worship an evil Beast,
      put the Mark of the Beast in their own foreheads.

      Hitler was a Beast and those who supported that monster,
      put the Mark of the Beast in their forehead too.

      1. Trump is not the Beast. He’s the Little Horn of the Great Beast with the Mouth that Speaketh Blasphemies (“I don’t need God’s forgiveness. I never do anything wrong!”) in Revelation Chapter 13, aka the Tenth Horn/King of the Scarlet-Coloured Beast of Revelation Chapter 17.

        The three Beasts themselves are not individual human beings. They’re aggregates of persons. That’s why John called them “Beasts” to show that they’re not individual humans with souls and consciences.

        1. Whether TЯ卐m₽ is the “Little Horn” or the “Great Beast” or the “Big Mouth Speaking Blasphemies” or the “Scarlet Beast” or the “Abomination of Desolation” or whatever other names apply, the Orange-Pig is still a Beast.

          One could surmise that Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Nero, Caligula and hundreds of others were Beasts in their own time.

          And whosoever worships a Beast (whichever one he is) puts the Mark of the Beast in their own forehead.

  60. The lies that the antichrist will push, and the truth that it denies, is that Jesus is God.
    The antichrist will eventually have ALL people liking him.
    The antichrist will defame God by making claims on God that is not true. Not that God is evil, but that popular evil things are considered good by God.

    Almost every point made, 2 or so are used to match and are reaching, and a third is snuck in that isn’t in the scripture quoted.

    The beast heads and horns are metaphorical, they are powers and principalities, not buildings.

    The mark of the beast is necessary to buy food. It’s more likely to be an embedded smartphone-like device than a printed symbol.

    While I agree that Trump has many faults, he doesn’t carry the favor of all sides necessary to be an antichrist.

    1. Thanks. Very nicely said.
      Unfortunately too factual for the Progressive/Leftists on this site to comprehend.
      When you sat the antichrist will promote that popular evil things (abortion, racism, anarchy, salvation by grace alone, Jesus didn’t have to die for our sins, God doesn’t judge and respond) as good you are prescient.

  61. Keeping in mind that, even if he is the Antichrist, it doesn’t mean it’s the End of the World. Many others have fit the bill–Hitler, for example, fits extremely well, but the world didn’t end then. Though climate change and the availability of nuclear weapons make the End of the World a higher possibility than it ever was before.

    1. I agree with your analysis because no one knows the time except the Father not even the Son. Many have predicted the end date without success. But when you point out Hitler and say Trump also fits the bill I completely disagree. Trump doesn’t want to be a dictator nor rule the world which are necessary attributes for that job.

      1. I disagree on that, but time will tell who’s right….In any case, I’ve moved away from the Evangelical interpretation of Antichrist and now see it as more of a Type we’ll see again and again throughout history until the world does finally end. Just in reading the books of Maccabees the past few months, I’ve identified several Antichrists and that was before Christ….Looked at that way, it becomes less of a mystical prophecy we may never see, and more a danger that every generation needs to watch out for. We also see how to fight and that eventually, the antichrists fall, so there is hope for the Church.

        1. At the end of this age when The anti-Christ is healed from his head wound people will believe he is God. Then they will receive his Mark willingly. Those who don’t ultimately will be killed. After that there will few, if any, of the Church left. But then Christ will return and you can read the rest in Revelation.

    2. If you examine scripture with an eye to relevance there are many things about “this generation”.
      Jesus said “this generation shall not pass away…”,
      Many believed He referred to “His” generation.

      But he makes clear when you read back in the chapter he was referring to the generation who experienced specific things happening at the time of the end.
      The ability to broadcast simultaneous video around the globe did not exist until THIS GENERATION.
      The addition of thousands of Amazon satellites recently is filling existing holes.
      A medium exists to convey a video image to everyone on the earth.
      While this may not be even necessary, this generation has such power, no other before did.

  62. Theres another key verse you can add to the Worthless Shepherd prophecy due to recent events.

    “Woe to the worthless shepherd,
    who deserts the flock!
    May the sword strike his arm and his right eye!
    MAY HIS ARM BE COMPLETELY WITHERED,
    his right eye totally blinded!”

    https://i.imgur.com/wjgzl5G.gif

    Here is a collection of my own research that you might find interesting.

    http://imgur.com/a/q4absTK

    https://youtu.be/2N2_jjmcOE0

    https://youtu.be/bL4-unvBf9U

    https://www.reddit.com/r/TheGreatDeception/comments/eqazk7/donald_trump_the_orange_god_king_made_in_the/

    https://www.reddit.com/r/TheGreatDeception/comments/dvyye1/trump_obelisks_and_sin_city/

    Feel free to delete these links after you grab them if youd like. Not trying to be rude and push my stuff on someone else’s site but I think its important info to spread around so at the very last I’d like someone who’s as knowledgable and put in the hours of research like you to at least check it out.

  63. So, interestingly, the president seems to be having trouble using his right arm and walking/standing steadily. Zechariah 11:17 may be telling us why,

    “Woe to the worthless shepherd,
    who deserts the flock!
    May the sword strike his arm and his right eye!
    May his arm be completely withered,
    his right eye totally blinded!”

    1. Good scripture; doubtful interpretation.
      Remember when Hillary almost fell on the sidewalk when trying to enter the van?

  64. Just wonder how many other leaders the signs apply to? Totally generic signs or possibly not?

  65. Just goes to show there are as many loony evangelical lefties out, as there are cultish alt righties. This article is living proof, despite the author’s apparent insufferable, laodicean, TDS-esque maladies afflicting this satirical piece. Oh, and he forgot the one qualifying identifier of the Antichrist, Daniel 9:27, which disqualifies Trump (Scottish/German)

  66. From the comments section:

    “[People I dislike] are Trumpsters who have had their consciences seared by the very subject of this column”
    “TЯ卐m₽ is the Beast, not the Antichrist.”
    “I believe Trump to he the First Beast from Revelation and thus, the Antichrist.”
    “Personally, my favorite is the MAGA hat being the mark of the beast on the forehead.”
    “I am fully convince he is the antichrist or his evil twin man is pure evil!”
    “It’s white supremacists and out-of-control cops who are the real terrorists, rioters and looters!”

    Now let’s laugh at those ‘fundies’ who believe in the anti-Christ.

    I’ve said it before: “Progressive Christianity” is the belief that hatred of Trump is more important than love of Jesus.

    1. • TЯ卐m₽ is the Lawless One as described in:
      – 2 Thessalonians 2:9-12

      • TЯ卐m₽ is the Abomination of Desolation:
      – Matthew 24:15-31, Daniel 12:9-13

      • TЯ卐m₽ is the Beast!
      – Revelation 13:1-9, Daniel 7:25

    2. • TЯ卐m₽ is the Lawless One as described in:
      – 2 Thessalonians 2:9-12

      • TЯ卐m₽ is the Abomination of Desolation:
      – Matthew 24:15-31, Daniel 12:9-13

      • TЯ卐m₽ is the Beast!
      – Revelation 13:1-9, Daniel 7:25

      1. Naturally, you are still a liar.

        But it’s almost cute that you pretend to be Christian while you lie about God’s word to follow your petty, childish hatreds.

      2. But while you’re busy pretending to care about Bible verses, check out that one about bearing false witness, and the one about taking the Lord’s name in vain.

        And Godwin’s Law ain’t in the Bible, but despite the name it doesn’t actually come from God, so you can safely look it up– go ahead and check that one out too.

  67. “Christians are dumb because they believe in the Antichrist!”

    “Now watch me lie my head off to explain why Trump is the anti-Christ.”

    I’m not sure which is funnier, watching Mr. Corey show that he hates Trump more than he loves Jesus, or the idea that the “Resist” idiots sexually assaulting preachers out on Soymalia are “wise.”

  68. ” … which shall be diverse from ALL kingdoms, and shall devour the WHOLE “earth”, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces.” = Clues.
    “You are under the power of no other enemy, are held in no other captivity, and want no other deliverance, but from the power of your own earthly self. This is the murderer of the divine Life within you. It is your own Cain that murders your own Abel.” William Law ……….. and in order to heal mankind of this dual nature:
    “He [the Christ] is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us.” Ephesians 2:14

    1. “And the Lion (Dominance, Supremacy) SHALL lie down with the Lamb (peaceable, meek humble).
      Interesting juxtaposition.
      I have wondered how God works out these Left/Right Strong/Week matters.
      Seems The divisions can only grow wider as He approaches.
      And He IS approaching.
      In the perfection of time.

  69. I have a nearly deadly serious comment: Can the antichrist’s followers ‘smell’ a person that isn’t ‘them’, so to speak, and attack them, or try to?
    I’ve had some downright worrying encounters the past couple years…

    1. Not sure about ‘smell’ … but we know for sure that Satan knows who the true saints are.

      If we keep our eyes and ears tuned into the Holy Spirit, true Christians can discern the spirits.

      This is how many of us immediately recognized the Beast when he rode that gaudy golden escalator down to the lobby of his tacky tower, then went right into his, now infamous, speech:

      “Mexicans are criminals and rapists.”

      Immediately thereafter, every single white-supremacist and neo-nazi group in the country flocked to his side.

      About 6 months later, most Evangelicals flocked to his side too.

      1. Indeed.
        The Spirit warned me at the same point,
        I began to tweet about it then.
        The “Bob Shiloh” entity is just a demon.
        He’s “faking” being Christian, have taken Christ name in vain ( a wife ‘takes’ her husbands name) betraying her husband.
        Bob can’t even know he is fake.
        He is just an accuser.
        Ignore him.

        1. At one point, about 2 months ago, “Bob Shiloh” advised me to listen to Hannity and Limbaugh, to “learn the truth”.

          That was the most demonic advice I’d ever been given.

          So yes, you’re probably right about just “ignore him” but part of me feels like it’s my sacred duty to refute his lies.

    2. If you means annoyances and outright “attacks” the answer is, if you are a follower of Christ (Notice I don’t say Christian, because the currency has been devalued) then you are the enemy of the god of this age. If you are getting repeated attacks, God may be trying to get your attention. In my 45 years in “this way” I have experienced both types.
      Satan’s feeble & foolish efforts, and God’s purposeful deliberate “nudges”.
      It’s not the human host who ‘smells’ you. It the demon in control.
      The hosts are disposable.

  70. Interesting Calculative Predictions: Over time people have tried to predict Nostradamus, The Revelations, etc etc. There’s endless math for predictions. They can be made by anyone for anything against or for anyone. If you take just the points from the bible you have taken here you could attribute these predictions in a wonderful story to dozens and dozens of leaders over the last few hundred years all over the world. But we all need to make a living and I appreciate the efforts! By the way you missed one Trump tower in Las Vegas, so I guess thats 8, Peace all !!

  71. This is fascinating, with a lot to absorb. (I’m an Episcopalian; I was taught that Daniel was accurate right up to the point when the second author, writing in Aramaic instead of Hebrew, tried to predict the future, and that Revelation is mostly about Rome (“seven hills”) – the Number of the Beast adds up to Nero Caesar, and he certainly persecuted Christians.)

    You do have some things wrong about St. John’s/Lafayette Square. The rector (not the pastor) did have some things to say about the violent police invasion, which drove off not only a priest but seminarians and members of the laity, but it was the Bishop of Washington, +Mariann Edgar Budde, who had the most to say (as is meet and right, since she has authority over all the parishes and missions in her diocese).

    I’m not sure what you mean by “but that he would use their church and a Bible from inside, as a photo op.” He wasn’t inside, and the Bible – which was fished from a $1,540 designer handbag by Ivanka Trump – wasn’t, either. Nor did Trump hold it upside down and backward. This isn’t to say that he wouldn’t have, but the photos show it right side up and front forward.

    Anyway, thank you. You have built a persuasive case!

    1. AS I’ve said.
      These are those whose eyes God has purposely blinded.
      And yet they know not they are blind.

      Begone.

      1. Begone? Ha. Such kindness, the love of Jesus. I have eyes to see. Blind I am not. Jesus opened my eyes and you cannot take that from me. I stand by my words.

    2. Love that flag. Thanks.
      Based on what I read on this site a degree in theology is more suspect than not. The bible is of no private interpretation. 2Pet. 1:20

  72. Trump is not the anti-christ.

    Speaking of the anit-christ, the scriptures say in Daniel 11:37 “Neither shall he regard the God of his fathers, nor the desire of women, nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all.”

    Trump LOVES women, and has a beautiful wife. So this CANNOT be him.

  73. Hi, I came here to say you needed to update your page after recent events, and you have! Thank you for writing this up. A few points to think about:

    1. I would actually quote the Matthew 24 verse mentioning “when you see standing in the holy place…” so the words of that prophecy are actually visible on your page, and say something like what if the holy place is not a Jewish temple but a little chuch near the WH.

    2. The WH has now been fenced in by kilometers of steel fence, which as far as I know has not happened before. More fortressing.

    3. I would take off the final point about the maga hats, it’s weak, and it’s not good to finish on a weak point.

    1. I saw a formula that makes “MAGA” work out to 666, but then again, a formula could be done to make any letters work out that way. More interesting is that Trump’s full name in his ancestral language is:DONALD
      JOHANN
      DRUMPFCount the letters.

      More interesting still is what the GOP changed their logo to in their mid-2014 rebranding. I commented on it a couple weeks ago with a comment that has their logo prominently displayed along with a Bible verse. Check it out.

      1. Ok

        Here is a bit of arcane wisdom.

        Everybody knows about encryption/decryption.

        Common ways of examining the “666” knowledge use various ways of counting and force strange rules.

        I contend it is because no-one knows the decryption key.

        If you take the name DONALD TRUMP and add up the simple sum of the letters starting with a value of A = 1, B=2 etc you get a number that is irrelevant.

        If you take the Key number of 48 as the starting zero and make A = 49, B=50 etc.
        Now take the name and add up the digits.

        If you’ve done your work properly you will see what I mean.

        If you think that is trickery, please tell me how with examples that actually work.

        DONALD TRUMP = 666

        Please don’t insult me if you are too lazy to do the work.

        1. My point is that you can do that to anyone’s name if you pick the right starting value or do some other tricks.D = 4
          O = 15
          N = 14

          S = 19
          O = 15
          U = 21
          C = 3
          Y = 25

          Total: 116So if we can find some way to sneakily add 550 to your total, that’d work out to 666. We could, for instance, say that 68 is the zero point, so that A = 69 and so on, and that’d add 544 for a total of 660, then we can just say that the space between them = 6 for whatever reason, and voila!

          If we assume that your real first name is “Donald” (is it?), then the initial total without any offset would be 131, so we’d need to add 535 to that. We’d add 66 to each letter and 7 for the space, and again, voila! You can pull a similar trick with anyone’s name.

          No, I’d be more impressed if the name worked out that way according to real rules of Hebrew or Aramaic or Greek or Roman numerology of the time.

      2. Ok

        Here is a bit of arcane wisdom.

        Everybody knows about encryption/decryption.

        Common ways of examining the “666” knowledge use various ways of counting and force strange rules.

        I contend it is because no-one knows the decryption key.

        If you take the name DONALD TRUMP and add up the simple sum of the letters starting with a value of A = 1, B=2 etc you get a number that is irrelevant.

        If you take the Key number of 48 as the starting zero and make A = 49, B=50 etc.
        Now take the name and add up the digits.

        If you’ve done your work properly you will see what I mean.

        If you think that is trickery, please tell me how with examples that actually work.

        DONALD TRUMP = 666

        Please don’t insult me if you are too lazy to do the work.

  74. When I first read your update, I nitpicked a little on the “food prices skyrocket while oil remains cheap” point because the verse actually says, “… but do not harm the oil and the wine.” But then, I realized… that fits too.
    1) Liquor stores stayed open as essential businesses from the beginning of the pandemic.
    2) I never remember seeing a store that was completely out of alcohol.
    3) I did a little cursory Googling and saw several sources proclaiming or projecting a drop in US wine prices.
    4) I saw another article about a French winery that had so much surplus they converted the extra into hand sanitizer.
    Excellent article. You’ve convinced me.

  75. When I first read your update, I nitpicked a little on the “food prices skyrocket while oil remains cheap” point because the verse actually says, “… but do not harm the oil and the wine.” But then, I realized… that fits too.
    1) Liquor stores stayed open as essential businesses from the beginning of the pandemic.
    2) I never remember seeing a store that was completely out of alcohol.
    3) I did a little cursory Googling and saw several sources proclaiming or projecting a drop in US wine prices.
    4) I saw another article about a French winery that had so much surplus they converted the extra into hand sanitizer.
    Excellent article. You’ve convinced me.

  76. (Full disclosure, I’m not a christian any longer, though I was raised in evangelical christianity)

    In the many many (many many many, etc.) end-times sermons and such, one thing I remember being brought up more then once is the theory that there is an “antichrist” figure in every age. The train of thought being that because Satan doesn’t know when the end times will occur, he has to have one ready at all times. It’s still both hilarious and sad that the evangelical “moral majority” all rallied to elect a person who so closely fits their description of the antichrist.

    1. Deception is how it works.
      God has hidden the truth from their eyes.

      I too looked at the possibility of mutliple.
      Trumps name has a decryption key of 48.
      To decode his name set A =49, B=50 etc.

      There may be others out there. I doubt Satan is foolish enough (in fact trump shows the genius of evil) to bet on only one. He probably has several backup AC’s.
      Trump is head of the revived Roman Empire.
      Pax Americana = Pax Romana.
      There are no other countries that could fit that i can see.

      Rome ruled the world.
      Trump is trying to.
      He’s clumsy, and stupid and that may bode well for us.
      But he has incredible persistence.

  77. For consistency, Trump would’ve already had to invade Mexico, Israel, Egypt, Libya, and many other countries by now, “sweeping through like a flood”. And Canada would’ve already attacked the US. So it needs a little work, to say the least.

    1. A Historical Fact you’re probably not aware of.

      Even Hitler didn’t begin exterminating people until AFTER his first four-year term as Chancellor of Germany.

  78. Man. Reading over these comments I just have to be like, wow, commenters have too much time on their hands. In no particular order.
    Obama sucks and was and is an awful man.
    Hillary Clinton sucks and is and was and is an awful woman.
    Biden is blatantly demented.
    Frankly, they probably all have had sex with children. Like all Democrats and Republican leaders, they sacrifice their souls onto the altar of mammon to worship the almighty dollar and praise this sick country and worship it more than they would ever revere God.

    That doesn’t make Trump not so hilariously and ludicrously evil that it’s depressing people can’t see that he’s the most fitting candidate for the Antichrist in a long while, and even though I as a Christian do not believe in an ‘Antichrist’ and I’m not a Revelations adherent, it doesn’t change that he’s awful. Just look up his own words, his quotes, ignore the media’s description of them and you can see that. It’s not just a New Yorker thing, I’ve family in New York City, hell, one of my family members is a gun dealer and a former con man in New York, and he’s less of a boastful, foul-mouthed, money-obsessed shitlord.

    1. How exactly were Obama and Hillary an awful man and woman, respectively? Give specifics.

      Biden is not blatantly demented. He has a life-long speech disorder that causes basal stutter and word substitution, He makes gaffes, but he always has, and is showing no sign of progressive decline beyond the occasional “senior moment” that all elderly people are subject to without it being dementia. Dementia requires progressive loss of cognitive function over time.

      “Frankly, they probably all have had sex with children”? Wow. I guess you think that the 9ᵗʰ Commandment doesn’t apply to you? You just hurl one of the most serious accusations possible out there against multiple people whom you don’t know without a lick of evidence, just because you’re on the other side politically? And call it “Frankly” but also try to qualify it with “probably” as if you think that lets you off the hook? “Even as ye have done it unto one of the least of these, ye did it unto Me.” (That’s from the passage where He describes the Final Judgment, no less!) You just accused your Lord and Savior of child molestation.

  79. • TЯ卐m₽ has emboldened the police to commit acts of violence against America’s citizens! He must be stopped, or this will only increase to a level which we cannot undo.

    Our Open Society will be dismantled and destroyed by an authoritarian mad-man, if that hideous monster is allowed to continue to infest our Seat of Power ever again.

    The police have been exposed as modern-day SS and Brown-Shirt Nazis who will do TЯ卐m₽’s bidding.

    https://www.mediaite.com/news/watch-graphic-video-of-buffalo-cops-knocking-down-elderly-man-goes-viral-after-police-say-he-tripped-and-fell/

    Just as they did in 1930’s Germany, Austria and Poland … today’s American cops beat the elderly, children, handicapped, disabled and anybody they come in contact with.

    Police Accountability NOW!
    Vote Blue!

  80. We’ve joked for years that Bill Gates was the anti-christ. Lately more of the prophecies can pertain to him as well. You might want to consider who is actually in charge and not just puppets like presidents and prime ministers. Start researching and see how many verses can be applied to Bill Gates and what he’s said and done lately.

    1. Gotta know you’re a TЯ卐m₽-TOAD … always projecting the crimes and sins of your sweaty-orange-pig, idol onto others.

      The documentation and Scriptural verses you provided to support your vile, false accusations and Q-MAGAT lies, are quite noticeably absent.

  81. God has been impressing much upon my heart lately. In the coming days, I will be posting signs, predictions and reasoning to my new Twitter account @19_witness. I pray for all reading this to be safe and well during these Tribulations. If you have not accepted Jesus as your Savior, I encourage you to reach out to Him through prayer. God is good and He is with us.

  82. Wow you guys were really having a big discussion… 2 things we as Christians should know are true…
    1. You’re known by your fruits
    2. Do unto others as you would want done to you. Sin is sin, we all sin, we fail, but we strive to do better, right? We don’t continue deliberately hurting others, so either you believe the leader of America is A. Not a Christian and not living a Christ like lifestyle at all, or B. He’s a Christian, striving to be like Christ, because he said he was (he’d never lie) and everything he’s done in his lifetime, has only been to Glorify God??
    So one thing I’d live to leave with you….. He said I could walk down the middle of 5th avenue and shot someone, and I’d still not lose any voters… Wonder if he feels the same today? That seems Christ like… Also only one Law remains. Love… Love your enemy Love your neighbor, the greatest commandment is love…

  83. Bush was the Anti-Christ. I remember GQ Magazine making a picture of him as Jesus. I found it and posted below. Back then if you spoke out against the Iraq war you were demonized even though you stood for something true and right. It was a hard time. Trump I thought was a clown but now I see he is the TRUE BEAST. All those who have the eyes to see and the ears to hear, shall know.

    By the way I’m a theistic agnostic. For those that don’t know, that means I believe in a higher power but I admit I do not know what it is and will never really know. I do not follow any religion but my own good conscience. I was raised Catholic and refused confirmation. I do however love Jesus and I believe in his teachings and his mother Mary is my best friend. So I guess I’m Christian but I don’t like the religion. I have studied the bible though because I went to a school that was Christian my whole life. The book of Revelations was always my favorite.

    1. Dubya wasn’t the Anti-Christ, he maybe was the precursor.

      I remember around 2008 when Evangelicals put on pretentious, pious, prayer vigils … asking God for a Christian president. God sent us Barack Obama.

      Immediately after President Obama’s election, those same Evangelicals falsely accused him of the most heinous lies. God proved them to be liars when President Obama, for 8 years, had NO SCANDALS!

      Then when the real Beast, rose from the Bottomless Pit, slithered down his golden escalator to the lobby of his tacky tower, and gave his first speech, “Mexicans are criminals and rapists” … every evil white-supremacist and neo-nazi group flocked to his side. Evangelicals followed soon after.

      Afterthought: You are a Christian if you love Jesus, follow His teachings and obey His commandments (Love) as well as you can.

      Jesus warned us when we see the Harlot of Babylon riding the Beast, (Revelation 17 & 18)

      “Come out of her my people, lest ye partake in her sins and receive of her plagues.” – Revelation 18:4

      1. I seldom call myself a Christian.
        I prefer “Follower of Christ”, because that is how you tell how well you are doing.
        If my steps and actions represent Him to the world.
        The word “Christian” has been co-opted.
        It like many such words have been stolen and redefined.
        The evangelical church in as much as they have abandoned their first love -Jesus, is heading for the exit door on the back of the beast. They become the whore because they have traded the love of God for the worship of an idol.
        He spews them out of His mouth.

  84. I’ve read this before and shared it. Now I’ve read your update and it’s given me chills. I’m not even all that “religious.” I’ve shared it everywhere I can. Thank you for researching and posting this.

    #BlackLivesMatter

  85. There is no “antichrist” in the Bible as such: the only time the word appears is in the plural “antichrists”, and Daniel and Revelation are talking about different figures, with the latter borrowing a lot of imagery from the former. The “Beast” etc are both references to antichrists in the authors’ own times and also archetypes of every antichrist that has arisen since. Trump ticks all the boxes for another antichrist fooling the faithful in quite a spooky way, as the article above points out.

    1. Close. The Beasts are not individual persons. The Scarlet-Coloured Beast of Chapter 17 has seven heads and ten horns, and the ten horns are ten kings who reign one hour with the Beast. That means that individual persons (the kings in this case) are merely parts of the Beasts, which means that the Beasts are each aggregates of persons. This is why John called them “Beasts,” because beasts are not human beings, not real persons with a soul and a conscience of their own. Beasts can move and act and devour and destroy like humans can, but they have no conscience.

      What is like that in the world today?

        1. Not according to the guy I used to communicate online with decades ago who claimed to be one of the Two Witnesses.

          1. Alright, this whole post is full of a lot of ill-informed and passionate people on both sides. I’ve browsed your posts here, and you seem remarkably well-informed, but also well into what to my eyes seems like some really crazy stuff. But I love crazy stuff. Can you tell me what about this person claiming to be a Witness was compelling enough that even decades later you still haven’t disregarded him?

            1. Why haven’t I disregarded him? At the time I did more than “disregard” him. I outright mocked him for a loon (I and most of the others in the various online forums and occasional chatroom where I encountered him — almost no one took him seriously). This was about two decades ago, give or take (it was a several-year period beginning when years still began with a one and extending until about 2004 or so). He was an absolute loon — or so I thought at the time.

              Now? Now I’m not so sure. His prophecies have been coming true in ways I simply can’t explain. Just for starters, he prophesied that the GOP would change their logo, and what they would change it to, at least a full decade before they actually did it (which was in late September, 2014, at least according to when it showed up on their GOP.com website according to the Internet Wayback Machine). In fact,seeing that new logo unnerved me, and I didn’t realize why for a few years, and then I remembered this guy (I hadn’t spared him a thought in over a decade before that). See my comment from 12 days ago as I type this that shows the current official GOP logo (the image there is directly from their @GOP Twitter feed and is also on their Instagram page, on most any Press Release on their website, and all official printed materials, since the rebranding of 2014 [their Facebook and YouTube also use the logo, but a color-reversed “negative” version of it]). There’s a lot more, too.

              He never gave me any name but the username he was using, which he said was now his “real” name since it was the name that God gave him when He caught him alive up into Heaven to witness His Courtroom and Judgment of Babylon the Great (which is the USA, according to him). That name is “Bands,” one of the Two Staves of the Lᴏʀᴅ in Zechariah Chapter 11 (the other is “Beauty” — I have no idea who that is, and neither did “Bands” — nothing in the Bible states that the Two Witnesses would necessarily know each other, at least not before the Tribulation).

              At any rate, I disregarded and outright dismissed and forgot about him for years, though now I see that I subconsciously remembered. I desperately did not want him to to turn out to be who he claimed. I love America and don’t want it to be Babylon the Great, especially given the extremely detailed way he said that the entire North American continent would be utterly destroyed in a way that would seem to the world to be a horrific, cataclysmic, yet natural (albeit artificially enhanced) disaster with a valid scientific explanation that would not seem to the world to have no explanation other than actual divine judgment. I even became an atheist during the intervening years because I really didn’t want him to be right.

              Now, while I still don’t fully believe him, I’m having to face the possibility that maybe he really is who he said he is. If his prophecies keep on coming true like they have been, I need to get myself and everyone I know and love off of this continent and preferably out of this hemisphere sometime in the next four years tops, because that’s how long this continent would have left to live as a land mass.

              BTW, I recognize your username, oh godlike one of the 1990s Marvel Comics Universe’s “Secret Wars”! 🙂

          2. You never know. It’s possible that the “Two Witnesses” don’t even know who they are, as of yet.

            Just like TЯ卐m₽ probably didn’t realize he was in practice to become the Beast … with his every cruelty and vindictive act, sexual predation, depravity, deceit and fraud.

  86. This is quite interesting. I was kind of going in like “Okay, Obama, Bill Gates, George Bush, and Barney the Dinosaur. So what is it this time?” But I think I’ve seen more correlations with Trump than with the others, and Barney is a “beast” of sorts.

    I realized that Federal politics are no longer important to my faith, so I stopped paying attention and turned my focus to the church I go to. Now, I’ll have to keep the presidential election in my peripheral vision.

    1. It does you no honor to brush off and scoff at the prophesies being fulfilled right before our very eyes.

      The “church” you are focusing on, or at least 81% of her members, have surrendered their souls to TЯ卐m₽-the-Beast, thereby turning the Bride of Christ into the Harlot of Babylon.

      When you see the Harlot of Babylon riding the Beast (as we are seeing today) Christ, through his Apostle John, said:

      “Come out of her my people, lest ye partake of her sins and receive of her plagues.” – Revelation 18:4

      1. I’m not brushing anything off. I just realize that God in control and my job is my own personal responsibility. I will face an almighty God and be called to account for everything I’ve done (or not done).

        I also know (like the author) that countless of times people have predicted the end and the antichrist (remember Hitler? Remember the Rapture cult?) – so I’m very skeptical when I see yet *another* “here’s proof that is the AntiChrist.” I wish I could find that email from the days of AOL saying how Barney the Dinosaur (I’m not kidding, the guy was dead serious) was at least the beast, if not the antichrist.

        As for Churches: “By their fruits, you shall know them.” I’ve been to many, and I think 81% is a bit low. :/ The church, where I am at the moment, doesn’t get into politics much, but they do at least *act* like Christians.

        1. I agree with you wholeheartedly. Even the “Hitler” part. He was a Beast too. There’s been hundreds (probably thousands) of Beasts down through history.

          The difference this time around is that no other Beast has ever had access to a nuclear arsenal which could extinguish all life on our little blue planet.

          And who handed TЯ卐m₽-the-Beast that nuclear arsenal?

          Answer: the Harlot of Babylon … today’s fake-christian churches.

        2. Nancie – I feel like you’re the only person on this thread with a level head. Trump will gone by the end of the year. Reading this post and comments makes me think of Harold Camping and people like that.

  87. Bahaha Trump has the police forcibly drive away people from the church so he can have his photo op outside it…. MAGA. And for laughs Iran and China are telling the US to be lenient on its own people. (Remember the USA chastising China over Hong Kong protests) … Is the USA completely f###ed or what?

      1. • TЯ卐m₽ is the Lawless One as described in:
        – 2 Thessalonians 2:9-12.

        • TЯ卐m₽ is the Abomination of Desolation:
        – Matthew 24:15-31, Daniel 12:9-13

        • TЯ卐m₽ is the Beast!
        – Revelation 13:1-9, Daniel 7:25

      2. • TЯ卐m₽ is the Lawless One as described in:
        – 2 Thessalonians 2:9-12.

        • TЯ卐m₽ is the Abomination of Desolation:
        – Matthew 24:15-31, Daniel 12:9-13

        • TЯ卐m₽ is the Beast!
        – Revelation 13:1-9, Daniel 7:25

  88. It was finally good to have my opinion of Trump being the Anti-Christ affirmed. I have been saying this for about 2 years, ever chance I get. Thank you.

  89. Deuteronomy 6:8, we are supposed to tie God’s commands to our wrists and bind them to our foreheads. Instead, we have replaced that with the mark of the beast, Rev 13:16. What in modern times is used as described like that? Well, a smart phone, in our hands, to conduct commerce in the digital world (and read Twitter), and on our heads, to communicate. The kicker is most of these have a symbol of the fall of man hiding in plain sight, an apple with a bite taken out ofit.

    1. Well did you know the first Apple computer was sold for $666? Look it up! I’m not even kidding. So how’s them apples for symbolism!

      1. Didn’t know that. Thanks for that bit of “symbolism”.

        Of course, that doesn’t mean computers are the Antichrist or the Beast. … but will be used as a tool to deceive the whole world, even the Elect, if that were possible.

      2. Actually, the price was $666.66 so not the Number of the Beast (which has no digits after the decimal point). When made into a whole number of something, it’d be 66,666¢ — still not the Number of the Beast.

  90. ““call down fire from the sky” Not to mention ‘Space Force’; you just KNOW Trump wants to put nukes in orbit…

    I’m a former Pentecostal pastor turned atheist bit I’m going to share the shit out of this – if it causes a few crazed fundies to abandon trump at the polls then it’s worth it…

  91. The anti-Christ, and those with the spirit of the anti-Christ, hate Jews, and by extension Christians, Jerusalem and Israel. Benjamin L. Corey, and many others posting here, need to take their TDS meds.

    1. “Jews will not replace us” … shrieked TЯ卐m₽’s TOADS, not so long ago in Charlottsville.

  92. You liberals are nuts. We didn’t vote for Trump we voted against the real beast which is hillary clinton. How can anyone be a christian and vote for a woman as corrupt as hillary??

    1. If Hillary were the Beast of Revelation, she would’ve won the election (and not just the popular vote, which she did win). The Beast rules the world at the time of the Tribulation, with its HQ as Babylon the Great. Hillary doesn’t rule anything.

    2. Those who support, condone, defend and worship TЯ卐m₽ have already put the Mark of the Beast in their own foreheads.

      2 Thessalonians 2:9-12:

      9) “The coming of the lawless one will be in accordance with how Satan works. He will use all sorts of displays of power through signs and wonders that serve the lie,

      10) and all the ways that wickedness deceives those who are perishing. They perish because they refused to love the truth and so be saved.

      11) For this reason God sends them a powerful delusion so that they will believe the lie

      12) and so that all will be condemned who have not believed the truth but have delighted in wickedness.”

      TЯ卐m₽’s TOADS are deluded beyond redemption!
      They are responsible for their own DAMNATION.

    3. How can anyone hold a failed candidate up as a model of Anti-Christ must like bedtime stories.
      Especially if you can’t see your own failure.
      If you didn’t get the HS alert, it means you are part of the fakes.

  93. Of all the most ridiculous analogies… This one is rife with perversity. You stated the Bible used president… No, it does not. But then, because your analog is so perverse, let me state thi… your ANALogy , meaning your anal views are full of holes and full of dung. But, by all means, DO keep deluding yourself and people.

  94. The Anti Christ will HAVE to appear to fulfill the prophecies of the Torah in order to be accepted as the Jewish Messiah and physical leader by the majority of Hebrews. Because their messiah was prophesied about by multiple well known prophets in different ways and times.
    That means that (If This Then That)
    First must come a John the Baptist character prophesying his appearance. And, eventually that ‘prophet’ recognizing him as the Jewish leader by birth and godhood. There is debate on whether Christians will be here for that or not but it does have to take place.
    Until that prophet becomes famous enough to be recognized as such world wide none of the other prophecies can occur.
    And so on.
    NeverTrump AlwaysConservativeChristian but trying not to mislead people for political purposes.

    1. You insult all people who are apolitical.
      You claim we only want to hurt Trump.

      What would YOU do if your Spirit warned you?
      I am not a Democrat.
      I hope Trump is NOT the Antichrist.
      But until he is gone I fight against him.
      I don’t care what the party, any party does.
      I concern myself with the souls of men.
      If that takes a Democrat victory then Let it Be Done.

      1. I’m voting for Biden and have been NeverTrump since he made himself King Birther. I was speaking directly to the concept of Trump as the Anti Christ or Christ figure.

        1. Voting for a man who is already in the early stages of mental decline or worse? Voting for a man who has accomplished nothing in 50 years of public service that you can name? Good luck with that decision.

      2. You are not apolitical by your own words. What has you fight accomplished – anarchy in the streets, assassination of police and the corruption of the legal system in the democrat controlled states. Your spirit warning light is malfunctioning.

  95. I applaud good journalism, but this isn’t it. This author took sentence fragments and added other things.

    Ex: Rev 13 doesn’t say the beast will make boastful speeches, it says he will speak haughty and BLASPHEMOUS things, the emphasis on things being blasphemous, or literally anti-Christ (hence his title). The author here, conveniently took the first part of that sentence and cut off the next words. If you have to do that to prove a point, you’re being dishonest with your arguments.

    Also the passage about the mouth of a lion is not saying he’ll threaten people, it’s saying the beast has the body of a leopard, feet of a bear and the mouth of a lion. That Revelations passage says nothing about threats (though I’m sure the beast will threaten). The threatening part was just added by the author.

    The rest of the “coming out of the sea” and “number of heads”, etc, is pure conjecture, and people have come up with similar for saying everyone from the pope is the anti-Christ (ask any 7th day Adventist) to that it was Nero and the anti-Christ already occurred. You pick ANYONE, you can find a way to make those numbers work somehow.

    The biggest take away from any passage about the anti-Christ is was 1 john 2:22 says: that the anti-Christ will deny that Jesus is lord. And that is a theme throughout the whole Bible, that on the day of the lord, all will have to confess that.

    Trump has been the most Christian president in policy in my lifetime. Recently talking nationally about Easter and the Resurrection and Jesus.

    I’m all for real exegesis, but taking fragments and putting implications into texts that aren’t there is poor exegesis. I recommend all of you go back to the source material and look for yourselves. You realize the enemy wouldn’t choose a polarizing figure for the anti-Christ, that would be stupid. It would be someone who can lead the world astray and seduce the world.

    Sorry the church hurt you man. We’ve all had bad experiences. Because we’re all human and imperfect. God still loves you though, and even at this moment, wants you back

    1. The sheer vitriol against this President given the state of the country is lunacy. Articles like this are proof of that. The comments below show this hysteria is shared.

      If the Progressives had won the election our guns would be taken and freedom of speech would be gone. Those who disobeyed would be in jail. The current examples of gubernatorial overreach such as threatening people sitting in their cars listening to a sermon is but one example. The bottom line is that we are lucky to have this President while we are going through this unprecedented crisis.

      1. TЯ卐m₽ has emboldened the police to commit acts of violence against America’s citizens!
        He must be stopped, or this will only increase to a level which we cannot undo.

        Our Open Society will be dismantled and destroyed by an authoritarian mad-man, if that hideous monster is allowed to continue to infest our Seat of Power ever again.

        The police have been exposed as modern-day SS and Brown-Shirt Nazis who will do TЯ卐m₽’s bidding.

        https://www.mediaite.com/news/watch-graphic-video-of-buffalo-cops-knocking-down-elderly-man-goes-viral-after-police-say-he-tripped-and-fell/

        Just as they did in 1930’s Germany, Austria and Poland … today’s American cops beat the elderly, children, handicapped, disabled and anybody they come in contact with.

    2. You don’t think that “Why should I need forgiveness or repentance? I never do anything wrong!” isn’t blasphemous? Most Christians would consider that blasphemous in the extreme: “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.”

    3. Not supposed to be “journalism”. This article is a precise analysis of the Prophesies which are unfolding before our very eyes.

      Journalists and journalism don’t report on Spiritual and Scriptural happenings.

    4. “You pick ANYONE, you can find a way to make those numbers work somehow.”

      Go Man. Show us how this magic works.

      We are waiting to applaud your brilliance.

  96. Nothing new here. Christians prostituting themselves to populous leaders is nothing new.
    They didn’t even learn from 1930s Germany.

    It’s like they can’t help themselves.

  97. He’s missed an important one.
    The parrable of the 10 Virgins. 5 have the faith to hold out to Christ’s coming, five need more oil and try to buy from the wrong fellow.

  98. Revelation 19:20
    But the beast was seized, along with the false prophet who had done signs in the beast’s presence. (He had used the signs to deceive people into receiving the beast’s mark and into worshipping the beast’s image.) The two of them were thrown alive into the fiery lake that burns with sulfur.

    Tell me there is an end to this madness!!!

  99. Your take on the “mortal” wound survival is where you lost me. Trump may have his faults, but his opposition is even more faulty! Nice try.

    BTW… the “False Prophet” is the “Fake News”.

    1. The False Prophet is all of America’s right-wing evangelical / fundamentalist / Dispensationalist / Dominionist /.“Christian” Reconstructionist / Prosperity “Gospel¨ / etc. etc. etc. “Christianity” that deceives its followers into worshiping (in all but name) the Great Beast (Corporate Personhood — all corporations are collectively the Great Beast), teaching for doctrine the commandments of men, etc.

      1. Most “practicing” Christians are guided by conscience and the Holy Spirit! As Jesus states, “And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand.” As a protestant, which I’ll assume are, you know that everyone who believes in Christ is saved. And the “gates of hell will not prevail against His church” (people). Instead of complaining, be more proactive, or even, dare I say “evangelical”! You have lot of work to do!

  100. You see what you want to see. You pick from what scripture you want to pick from. And — surprise!! — we are not the only country on earth. I stopped believing in religion a long time ago, because of people like you. There are so many people in the world of whom you are not aware of, who could fit any biblical description, and you think you are knowledgeable enough to pin it down? Don’t you think that if the “prophets” in the bible could have, they would have added the name to the description? It also says that no one will know the hour or the day of the second coming, and the “Antichrist” rises just before this. So how do you know? And you have just added yourself to the thousands of previous predictions since the bible was written. Join the club.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antichrist

  101. Any reference to prophecies brings out the nutters and mentally ill, but I do appreciate the references for more concise use on my Christian MAGA friends, but as two recent prophets wrote in a song called “The Boxer”: “Still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest”

    Now with Covid-19 it is even more so: “There will be a leader over the land who will not help the ones who are dying.”

    America at the Federal and many state levels is actually controlled by a Christian Nationalism movement, President, Senate, Courts and many Governorships. This movement is clearly not Christian nor good for the nation. It simply does not take the Bible to see Trump for what he is: a sociopathic con-man who has failed and corrupted everything he’s touched. But a success on reality TV. An empty soul who should have been rejected by any moral person, but for the corrupting influences of the Christian Nationalism which makes good people blind.

    Corporate cronyism has joined with Christian Nationalism in a very unholy alliance for power. Each is eating the other. The poor are not protected, the sick not covered, the meritorious not recognized. The Bible is indeed right that character is destiny. I took substantial money out of the market after Trump got elected as I knew he would fail — it wasn’t prophecy or faith, it was his record. I did not foresee how horrible this would end with Covid-19, but I sit here a “winner” crying for my country.

    1. If this guy I used to communicate with online a couple decades ago really is who he claimed to be, then corporate personhood is the Great Beast, and all of right-wing evangelical / fundamentalist / Dispensationalist / “Christian” Nationalist / “Christian” Reconstructionist / Third Wave of the Holy Spirit aka “Joel’s Army” / Seven Mountains Mandate (see Revelation 17:9 [the one and only occurrence of the phrase “seven mountains” anywhere in the Bible!] about that — why would they choose that imagery to name a movement they claim to be on God’s side!?) / Prosperity “Gospel” etc. are collectively the Second Beast aka False Prophet.

  102. In his prejudice, he missed China. Especially Wuhan, China home to two bioweapons facilities, home of political prisoners who are harvested for China’s booming body part business and home to at least 10 “re education” centers for Chrisitians and Muslims. Oh well back to the drawing board. Does this “Christian” support abortion even unto infanticide? Hmmmm.

    1. In the hysteria over ventilators we should remember why there are few if any being built in this country – Obamacare. One of the vehicles to pay for this program was the Medical Device tax. This caused our manufacturers to go over seas to stay competitive.

      1. Bob google the Philadelphia Inquirer article on Maureen Boland and the coronavirus dated Sunday, April 6. Two conclusions from it. Ventilators are the last thing you want to be on, from the article, almost 0 patients recover once on a ventilator and hydrocloroquine and Z pack cured her. News last night a man who was on a ventilator was the only one in the region to recover but he was given a ebola vaccine.

      2. President Obama responded to the H1N1 and Ebola viruses by creating the Pandemic Response Task Force.

        TЯ卐m₽ destroyed the Pandemic Response Task Force out of sheer insane hatred and jealousy of President Obama.

        TЯ卐m₽ is the one solely responsible for the spread of the coronavirus in the United States!

      3. President Obama responded to the H1N1 and Ebola viruses by creating the Pandemic Response Task Force.

        TЯ卐m₽ destroyed the Pandemic Response Task Force out of sheer insane hatred and jealousy of President Obama.

        TЯ卐m₽ is the one solely responsible for the spread of the coronavirus in the United States!

      4. President Obama responded to the H1N1 and Ebola viruses by creating the Pandemic Response Task Force.

        TЯ卐m₽ destroyed the Pandemic Response Task Force out of sheer insane hatred and jealousy of President Obama.

        TЯ卐m₽ is the one solely responsible for the spread of the coronavirus in the United States!

    2. I don’t know if Benjamin Corey supports abortion even unto infanticide, but I know someone who does: the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Israel in His Old Testament Bible Law, in numerous places. Personhood in the Bible doesn’t begin under the Mosaic Law, as repeatedly stated and commanded by the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob Himself, until age one month after birth!

      1. There is a New Testament. Jesus fulfilled and clarified the Old. “…and the word was made flesh”, confirmed our sanctity and value. Abraham’s almost sacrifice of his son Issac mirrored what the Father was to ask of his Son. Plus add DNA and sonograms and the commandment Thou shalt not kill and you have no excuse.

        1. No, Jesus Himself said that until heaven and earth shall pass, not one jot nor one tittle shall in no wise pass from the Law. Are you suggesting that He was wrong?

          “Thou shalt not kill” is a mistranslation. The Hebrew word for “kill” there means “murder” and most translations render it that way: “Thou shalt not murder.” It’s not a generic commandment against any and all killing, even of humans, because God Himself repeatedly commanded killing of humans under a multitude of circumstances, including the execution of one’s own children for cussing out (Exodus 21:17) or stubbornly disobeying (Deuteronomy 21:18–21) either parent.

          Not to mention the genocide against the Midianites in Numbers Chapter 31 (the whole chapter, so no claiming “out of context”) in which the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Israel Himself commanded the extermination of the Midianites right down to the baby boys in arms still suckling at their mothers’ breasts, and every non-virginal female which would include pregnant< women! Lots of them. So the Lᴏʀᴅ Sabaoth of Hosts commanded the Children of Israel to abort the fetal Midianites! The only Midianites to be left alive were the virginal females (nearly all young girls) who were to be taken as wives for the Israelites.

          Oh, there’s so much more I could go into along these lines. How many fetuses did God abort in Sodom and Gomorrah and the two other cities of the plain that were near them? Four whole cities! Was there not one pregnant woman among any of them? Or on the entire planet at the time of the Flood of Noah? Especially since lifespans were about an order of magnitude longer pre-Flood, which means that the stages of life would also have been longer by about 10×, including pregnancy which would last about 7½ years instead of nine months.

          Or how about Judges Chapter 11 (the whole chapter again, so no claiming out-of-context)? You mentioned Abraham and Isaac where the Lᴏʀᴅ sent an angel to stop a human sacrifice at the last moment that He had commanded, as a test of whether Abraham would put the Lᴏʀᴅ above his own child’s life. Yet with Jephthah (that literal bastard), well, he made a covenant with the Lᴏʀᴅ Sabaoth of Hosts that if He would deliver the Ammonites into Jephthah’s hand, Jephthah would sacrifice unto Him whatever was first to meet Jephthah when he returned home. The Lᴏʀᴅ God of Israel kept His end of the deal! The Ammonites were utterly defeated. So Jephthah returns home and was expecting one of his goats or sheep to greet him first, but no, it was his young daughter, still a virgin, his only child. He wept, and told her about the covenant, and she said to go ahead and carry it out after a time for her to bewail her virginity with her fellow young girl playmates, which she did, and then he carried out his end of the deal and sacrificed his daughter to the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob! And unlike with Abraham and Isaac, no angel stayed his hand. No ram caught by the horns in a thicket was substituted. It became a tradition among the Israelites to mourn this girl, the daughter of Jephthah, annually. (There’s more fascinating stuff in that chapter such as Jephthah’s attempt at diplomacy with Ammon and just what that implies, but some other time.)

          Or the time much later that Elisha, who’d just watched his predecessor Elijah ascend into Heaven in a chariot, was on the road to Bethel, and along the way some little kids (it specifically says that they were little children!) saw him coming down the road and they pointed at his bald head and told him, basically, “Go away, Baldy!” So he turned and cursed them, and the Lᴏʀᴅ God of All the Earth sent two she-bears to rip 42 of the little children to bleeding shreds (II Kings 2:22–25).

          And so much more. But for now, back to “thou shalt not murder.” “Murder” both then and now was defined as the maliciously intentional and unjustified killing of a person. All of those executions for violating various commandments (and capital crimes under our own law), deaths in war (even though intentional), killing in self-defense, etc. — none of those are murder even though all are intentional killing. Neither is killing, say, a bug, even if intentional and malicious, because a bug, though every bit as much of a living thing as a human being is, isn’t a person.

          So the relevant question isn’t, “when does human life begin?” (on this we would agree: it begins at conception or even fertilization, scientifically speaking), but rather, “when does Personhood begin?”. Nowhere in the Bible does God say that Personhood begins at conception. Nowhere is that even implied. Nowhere is it stated by God as a matter of Law or commandment that it even happens at birth! No, as I said before, the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Israel was very specific about this: it’s at age one month after birth! Prove it, you say? Okay.

          Numbers Chapter 3 (yet again, the whole chapter, so no claiming “out of context”). This is the chapter that gives the Book of Numbers its very name, because it’s here that the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Israel commands the numbering of the Levites and the Israelites in two separate censuses. Obviously, He wanted Moses to know the numbers of Persons of each. Was it any age from birth up? Did He count the fetuses of pregnant women? No. The Lᴏʀᴅ God of Abraham straight-up said to only count them from a month old and up. Twice He commanded this in that chapter alone, and five more times (four each for each of the four sons of Levi and once for the Israelites as a whole) this aspect of the numbering is explicitly mentioned, for a total of seven mentions in this one chapter alone! And this isn’t the only place this is said, either! There are others.

          Leviticus Chapter 27 starts with the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Israel commanding that each person be assigned monetary value in His eyes, to redeem them from being sacrificed. For the purposes of assigning value, He divided them up by sex (males worth more than females, of course) and age group (working / fighting / childbearing ages worth the most, then youth including kindergarten age through age 20, then senior citizens, and finally infants and toddlers and preschoolers worth the least. But even that last group, the infants, even that group had a minimum age before which they were considered having even the lowest value of all, and guess what that minimum valued-as-a-Person-in-the-eyes-of-the-Lᴏʀᴅ was? Yep. You guessed it: “… from a month old even unto five years old….” (verse 6). Before that age? They have no value at all in the eyes of the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Abraham,. Isaac, and Jacob!

          And that’s not all! If the unborn were considered Persons, then killing one should carry a penalty at least as severe as saying a cuss word to a parent, right? Remember when I brought that up as a capital offense according to Exodus 21:17? Well, read in the very same chapter, starting just four verses after that. Verses 22–25. Herein we see the penalty for causing a pregnant woman to lose her child, and guess what? It ain’t death. It’s not even imprisonment. It’s a fine. You know, like you might have to pay for going a few miles over the speed limit or running a red light or parking in the wrong place or jaywalking or littering. “Oh, but that’s only if no harm is done to the mother or child!” Not so. While the KJV and some other translations are ambiguous on that point, most translations make it very plain that it’s only if further harm is done to the woman that the penalty gets escalated to the eye-for-eye, tooth-for-tooth, … life-for-life thing. The actual Hebrew makes it clear that this Law only comes into play is the child is born prematurely as a result of the violence done to the woman. How would they know, back then, if the child was born prematurely? They didn’t know about “trimesters.” They didn’t even know what a “sperm” or “ovum” was. They had no idea of the actual workings of human gestation. Heck, they thought that the baby started as a “seed” that was “planted” by the father into the “soil” of the mother’s womb, which is why women who couldn’t get pregnant were called “barren” (like sandy soil or rock that won’t grow anything). To this day, we still call the fluid from the male prostate that the sperm swim in “semen” which is Latin for “seed”! So how would they know if a child was premature? Simple: if it died! If it lived, then it was not considered premature! They had no NICUs back then (and they were in a desert which is the 180° diametric opposite of the precision temperature-controlled humid environment of an NICU needed to keep premie lungs from collapsing due to undeveloped hyeline membrane). No hyeline membrane syndrome drugs to help prop the undeveloped lungs open (lungs and eyes are the very last things to develop before birth because they aren’t needed until after birth). Premature babies always died, without a single exception because that was how they defined “premature birth”! So there was no need for the commandment to specify what would happen if the baby was premature yet lived, because that circumstance by definition could never happen!

          And finally (for now), let’s check out Numbers Chapter 5. Here we have the Law of Jealousy, which is to be invoked whenever a man thinks his wife may be pregnant with another man’s child. She’s taken to the priests, who brew up some medicinal herbal tea (“bitter water”) made from “the dust of the Tabernacle floor” which would contain dried herbs native to that region, which would include herbs known to be abortifacient! She has to drink it, and if she’s pregnant (the husband presumably not having had intercourse with her in some months), it causes symptoms which according to the Biblical description are those of a miscarriage! “Thy belly [womb] to swell and thy thigh [genitalia] to rot.” An herbally induced abortionoutright commanded by the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob!

          1. Wake Up! Killing children in the womb is murder. They are unborn persons not detritus to be tossed into the garbage bin or sold to the medical industry. There is no person in their right mind who would destroy a baby for the sake of expedience. The Old Testament and the New Testament testifies against you. This is sin and the penalty for sin is death. Your position is just like the three policeman who watched while another killed an innocent man.

            1. No, it isn’t. Ancient peoples including the Hebrews did not consider even a newborn, let alone the unborn, to be a Person yet. Not until (in the case of Semitic peoples such as the Hebrews, at least) the Moon reached the same phase again as it had been on the day of the birth, thus the “a month old” (lunar month as per the Hebrew and other Semitic peoples’ calendar) in Numbers Chapter 3 (seven times) and Leviticus 27:6.

              I challenge you to show me even one verse anywhere in the Bible in which the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Israel Himself, or any of His duly authorized representatives (including prophets, apostles, or the Lord Jesus Christ) explicitly includes the unborn as Persons in matters of Law or commandment.

              No, not Jeremiah 1:5. That’s the Lᴏʀᴅ having a chit-chat with a prophet, not a matter of Law or commandment, and even so if you read it carefully it’s not talking about the Personhood of Jeremiah as a fetus, but rather the foreknowledge of God because it talks about before Jeremiah was even conceived (“Before I formed thee in the belly…”).

              Even in New Testament times, the Greeks (the language that the New Testament copies we have were written in) used the same word for “unborn” as for “newborn” (“βρέφος” transliterated “brephos”) and people on your side like to say that that proves that the unborn are Persons, but no, it’s the opposite. Remember, the Greeks practiced infanticide by exposure — leaving an unwanted newborn in a field to die. That was not considered a crime at all, let alone murder. It was legal to kill a βρέφος / brephos! But not an older infant past the brephos stage. That would be murder. Abortifacient herbs were known since ancient times and used by women often to procure abortion.

              1. Your analysis is faulty.

                Show us a verse revealing the Hebrew abortion centers or any verse telling someone to get an abortion. You can’t because there are none.

                The Greeks are used as pagans in the NT so what they thought about unborn babies is not relevant.

                God has told us not to murder and all societies recognize this and value life. Only lawless liberals and Progressives try to differentiate stages of life so they can murder with impunity.

                Your challenge is to open your eyes to what God says about life in the womb not to try and pervert its clear meaning.

                Psalm 129:16
                Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them. – Psalm 129:16

                Psalm 139:15-16
                My frame was not hidden from You, when I was made in secret, and skillfully wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Your eyes saw my substance, being yet unformed. And in Your book they all were written, the days fashioned for me, when as yet there were none of them.”

                .Jeremiah 1 1
                Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” “Ah, Sovereign LORD,” I said, “I do not know how to speak; I am only a child.” But the LORD said to me, “Do not say, `I am only a child.

                1. None of those are matters of Law or commandment. I specified that it has to be matters of Law or commandment. In matters of Law or commandment, the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Israel repeatedly places the onset of Personhood as a (lunar) month old after birth. Multiple times, in multiple places, talking about multiple things all directly related to who is and who is not counted (Numbers Chapter 3 — the whole chapter, stated seven times therein, twice commanded by the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Abraham Himself) or monetarily valued (Leviticus Chapter 27, key verse 6 but do read the whole first section of that chapter) as a Person.

                  Why, exactly, would a 27-day-old male Levite or Israelite baby not be counted in the two Censuses commanded in Numbers Chapter 3, but a 28-day (lunar month)-old one would be? Why exactly would a 27-day-old Israelite baby of either sex not be assigned a monetary value, when every age group starting at 28 days old (one lunar month) all the way up to death (notice that no upper bound is given for the senior citizen age group [60+] in verse 7, yet a lower bound is given in the immediately preceding verse for the youngest age group!)is assigned one in Leviticus 27:1–7? Failure to answer those specific questions in your next Reply here will constitute an implied concession of complete and utter defeat on this matter.

                  Why is cursing mother or father a capital offense in Exodus 21:17, but starting just four verses later in the same chapter causing a pregnant woman to lose her baby is a mere fine (like a traffic or parking ticket!) unless she is harmed?

                  As for your cited passages, none of them speak to any Personhood status of the unborn. They’re all talking about the foreknowledge of God. The only times that the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, speaks to the matter of when Personhood begins (including when to count / number [the very name of the Book of Numbers, the second-to-last book of the Torah aka Pentateuch] them and when to value them as Persons), He says that it’s a lunar month after birth.

                  I suppose that the commandment to circumcise the males could be used to justify backdating that to a little over a week (eight days old) instead of a lunar month, but that’s the earliest that can be supported from the actual Law. None place Personhood as starting even the first breath, let alone at birth, at crowning, at the water breaking, at the onset of labor, and certainly not “quickening,” let alone conception, let alone fertilization (which the ancient Israelites wouldn’t even have had any way to detect at the time — it’s not like they could bop on down to the local pharmacy to get those strips that turn blue when pregnant Mommy pees on them). The only way to detect an early pregnancy was with the abortifacient herbal “bitter waters” tea brewed from “the dust of the Tabernacle floor” as described in Numbers Chapter 5, and that kills the embryo / fetus! It’s induced abortion and the Lᴏʀᴅ Sabaoth of Hosts Himself commanded it!

                  You’re teaching for doctrines the commandments of men (Mark 7:7 ← red ink in a Red Letter Edition). In all of the Bible, Old and New Testaments, there is not one prohibition against killing specifically unborn human beings. Not. One. Not from Jesus, not from Paul, not from Peter nor James nor John nor Jude nor any of the other Apostles, not from Elijah nor Isaiah nor Jeremiah nor Ezekiel nor Daniel nor any other prophet all the way to and including Malachi, not Moses, not the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Israel Himself, not from anyone.

                  1. You are completely wrong about Jewish Law. Damages were owed for injuring a fetus. And you are using compensation formulas from the Civil side of Jewish Law to argue why abortion is not murder. But even then you don’t get anything correct. Census data is not relevant

                    “The famous medieval biblical commentator Solomon ben Isaac, known as Rashi, interprets “no other misfortune” to mean no fatal injury to the woman following her miscarriage. In that case, the attacker pays only financial compensation for having unintentionally caused the miscarriage, no differently than if he had accidentally injured the woman elsewhere on her body. Most other Jewish Bible commentators, including Moses Nachmanides (Ramban), Abraham Ibn Ezra, Meir Leib ben Yechiel Michael (Malbim), Baruch Malawi Epstein (Torah Temimah), Samson Raphael Hirsch, Joseph Hertz, and others, agree with Rashi’s interpretation. We can thus conclude that when the mother is otherwise unharmed following trauma to her abdomen during which the fetus is lost, the only rabbinic concern is to have the one responsible pay damages to the woman and her husband for the loss of the fetus.”

                    “Intentional abortion is not mentioned directly in the Bible, but a case of accidental abortion is discussed in Exodus 21:22‑23, where Scripture states: “When men fight and one of them pushes a pregnant woman and a miscarriage results, but no other misfortune ensues, the one responsible shall be fined as the woman’s husband may exact from him, the payment to be based on judges’ reckoning. But if other misfortune ensues, the penalty shall be life for life.”

                    As to whether abortion is murder relates to the Commandments of God not the Civil statues. But even here you fail to understand. Jews are not Christian and they don’t believe Jesus is the son of God. Christianity does not allow abortion.

                    Failure to understand the above will constitute an implied concession of complete and utter defeat on this matter. This will be indicated by any reply at all.

                    1. You already lost the debate. You don’t get to apply conditions because you already conceded. You posted again without answering the questions I asked. You didn’t even try to answer them, because you can’t and you know good and well that you can’t. To refresh your memory and for the benefit of anyone else reading here, the questions were:

                      • Why, exactly, would the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Israel consider a zero-day-old, a one-day-old, a two-day-old, and so on, all the way through and including a 27-day-old, infant, to be not worthy of being numbered in the Census as a Person (Numbers Chapter 3), nor being assigned monetary value as a Person (Leviticus Chapter 27)? I remind you that in that latter case all He had to do was leave out the words “from a month old” before “even unto five years old” or change it to “from birth” or “from conception” for the lowest-valued age group (infancy through preschool) just as He left out any upper bound in the following verse for the second-lowest-valued age group (senior citizens, defined by Him as “from sixty years old and above” with no specification of an upper bound), but He specified a lower bound even for the youngest age group. Again: the question is, Why did He specify “a month old” in all of those passages (and others I could bring up — those aren’t all)? You didn’t even attempt to answer that one.

                      Why did God say that cursing father or mother (which Jesus Himself began His ministry by condemning the Pharisees for reducing the penal