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Time to Spread the Apocalypse Message.

Sunday, July 15, 2012 11:30
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The Messagers of the Apocalypse.

That's what we must gather and spread the good news of revealing that Obama's the Antichrist.

How do we know? Because the Bible says "No one will know who the Antichrist is" and – "No one will know the day and hour …of the Apocalypse. "

Well, the omens-signs are clear. Obama's the Antichrist and it's clearly shown by a heaven-sent miracle.

On Obama's election-day, the Illionois Lottery drew 666, something whiich is mathematically impossible. No other US president can have that happen on the day of his election ever again. Even if it did happen, that wouldn't deliver Obama of this curse.

Here are three videos on Internet which relate the events and talk about the Bible's prophecy announcing this event. Pass on these videos, this article and this information around the world, everywhere, even the Far East, and you'll be saved.

Newsweek Senior Editor Lisa Miller wrote a Newsweek article, the same week as the election and lottery draw and it was called "Is Obama the Antichrist?"

 

Belief Watch (Newsweek Column)

Lisa Miller

Lisa Miller

Miller, former senior writer at the Wall Street Journal, is a senior editor at Newsweek and oversees all of its religion coverage and writes the regular "Belief Watch" column.

 

Is Obama the Antichrist?

On Nov. 5, Todd Strandberg was at his desk, fielding E-mails from around the world. As the editor and founder of RaptureReady.com, his job is to track current events and link them to biblical prophecy in hopes of maintaining his status as "the eBay of prophecy," the best source online for predictions and calculations concerning the end of the world. Already Barack Obama had drawn the attention of apocalypse watchers after an anonymous e-mail circulated among conservative Christians in October implying that he was the Antichrist. Former "Saturday Night Live" ingénue Victoria Jackson fueled the fire when, according to news reports, she wrote on her Web site that Obama "bears traits that resemble the anti-Christ." Now Strandberg was receiving up-to-the-minute news from his constituents in Illinois. One of the winning lottery numbers in the president-elect's home state was 666– which, as everyone knows, is the sign of the Beast (also known as the Antichrist). "It is very eerie, and I take it for a sign as to who he really is," wrote one of Strandberg's correspondents.

Ever since Jesus Christ was crucified and, according to the Gospels, rose again in glory, his followers have been anticipating the end of history–the time when their Lord will return to earth and reign for a thousand years. The question has always been when. Most Christians don't worry about the end too much; it's an abstract concept, a theological puzzle for late-night pondering. A few, however, have always believed that it is coming–and soon. Millennialist movements, as they're called, gain prominence especially when the world grows chaotic, during wars and at the turn of every century. According to a 2006 study by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, a third of white evangelicals believe the world will end in their lifetimes. These mostly conservative Christians believe a great battle is imminent. After years of tribulation–natural disasters, other cataclysms (such as the collapse of financial markets)–God's armies will vanquish armies led by the Antichrist himself. He will be a sweet-talking world leader who gathers governments and economies under his command to further his own evil agenda. In this world view, "the spread of secular progressive ideas is a prelude to the enslavement of mankind," explains Richard Landes, former director of the Center for Millennial Studies at Boston University.

No wonder, then, that Obama triggers such fear in the hearts of America's millennialist Christians. Mat Staver, dean of Liberty University's law school, says he does not believe Obama is the Antichrist, but he can see how others might. Obama's own use of religious rhetoric belies his liberal positions on abortion and traditional marriage, Staver says, positions that "religious conservatives believe will threaten their freedom." The people who believe Obama is the Antichrist are perhaps jumping to conclusions, but they're not nuts: "They are expressing a concern and a fear that is widely shared," Staver says.

Before Christ comes again, those who are saved will ascend to heaven, according to this end-times theology, in a huge, upward whoosh called the Rapture. Strandberg is so certain that the Rapture is coming, he's bought a number of Internet addresses in addition to RaptureReady: AntiAntichrist, Tribulationus and RaptureMe. In the event that RaptureReady crashes during the apocalypse, anyone who needs an update will, with a simple Google search, be able to get one. Strandberg says Obama probably isn't the Antichrist, but he's watching the president-elect carefully. On his Web site, he has something called the Rapture Index, a calculation based on signs and prophecy of the proximity of the end. According to Strandberg, any number over 160 means "fasten your seat belts." Obama's win pushed the index to 161.

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Editor's Note: The colum above, written for Newsweek, has received much criticism from Newsweek readers and in the blogosphere. Newsweek blogger Kurt Soller asked Lisa to respond to the critics. This is her response in full:

On Nov. 5, I was on the phone with a source, a conservative Christian who was disappointed in the result of the election. But something else disappointed him more. Too many of his colleagues on the right, he said, were unable to focus on moving ahead. Too many of them, he told me, saw the result as a catastrophe, a sign of the end; some of them were talking about the president-elect as if he were the anti-Christ. I was intrigued for two reasons. The Barack Obama campaign had faced much criticism for the Messiah-like aura that surrounded it. Now, a certain constituency of far-right Christians were looking at the president-elect as the devil–or at least, as devilish. This seemed to me to be newsworthy. As I looked into it, I saw that the Antichrist idea had been "out there," in various ways, in local papers and on sites like Politico and USNews.com. Second, I felt that all the stories about the "new evangelicals" during this election season had obscured a very important reality in the Christian landscape: a third of white evangelicals believe that the world will end in their lifetimes, according to the Pew Forum on Religion & Public life. In other words, Americans with an apocalyptic worldview, who believe that the Bible contains prophesy predicting the end of time, are far from extinct.

Apocalypticism, the idea that God will bring about the end of history soon (in a series of events whose exact order has been debated for centuries) and reward the righteous with heaven, has been around since before the birth of Jesus. Many reputable scholars now believe that Jesus himself was an apocalyptic prophet and preached something like this warning, from the Gospel of Mark: "The Kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe in the Gospel." The controversy over the sanity of this perspective began on the first Easter, when Jesus rose from the dead, according to the gospels, and the world stayed right where it was. The sun rose and set and rose again. The history of Christianity has, in some sense, been a story about reconciling these foreboding teachings of Jesus–and of the apostle Paul–with history as it goes on and on. Today, most mainstream Christians think about Jesus's apocalpyticism in more metaphorical terms, not as real-time warnings. But through the centuries, there have been many who continued to mine the Bible for exact information about where, when and how the world would end. Millennialists have thrived in America; Todd Strandberg, the lead character in our story, is one of them.

I do not endorse millennialist theology, but I do not dismiss it either. I am a journalist, not a rabbi; I do not aim to condone one truth claim above another, for that way madness lies. (Did God really part the Red Sea? Did Jesus, sentenced to death for political crimes, really rise from the dead after three days in a cave? Did Mohammed really travel to heaven to talk to God? Did an angel named Moroni descend from heaven to show a young American boy named Joseph Smith the location of secret tablets upon which scripture was written?) Christians with an apocalyptic worldview are important to the story of Christianity and in America, their values have to a great degree shaped what we call the culture wars. Many of them believe that what they see as the creep of secular progressivism is a prelude to the end of the world. They are an important part of the American fabric, and in my view, worth 600 words in a national magazine. As I do with most controversial subjects, I let these end-times believers speak for themselves, hoping that readers would draw their own conclusions about the soundness of their beliefs. I never imagined that readers would think that they spoke for NEWSWEEK or for me.

http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/panelists/lisa_miller/2008/11/is_obama_and_antichrist.html

Hundreds of people discussed the Biblical prophecy of 666 relating to the Illinois lottery draw of Obama's election on forums among which Yahoo Answers:

ILLINOIS LOTTERY NUMBER 666?

I was just wondering what people think about the November 5th 2008 evening pick 3 number that came out that just happened to be 666.

Do you think that it could really mean anything or not?

Best Answer – Chosen by Asker

It means Obama is the Antichrist
  • 4 years ago

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Resolved Question

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Okay skeptics, regarding the Illinois lottery and Obama?

I have posted a question that some doubt, and want proof. I will enclose a link for you, so that you do not take my word for it. The winning number of the Illinois lottery the day after Obama was elected, was 666. My question is, what do YOU think of this, in context with Biblical prophecy and current events? For proof, go to http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/lot…

Best Answer – Chosen by Asker

It is a little eerie that 666 came up specifically in his state. I’m not superstitious, bu it’s kind of like a portent of bad things to come, isn’t it?

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Resolved Question

Show me another »

666 in Illinois next day after Obama elected ?

Evening pick 3 Wednesday 5th was 666!!!!!!!!!!!!(http://www.illinoislottery.com/numbers.a…
I don't know…You??

Additional Details

4 years ago

Best Answer – Chosen by Asker

argh – to be mathematically/intellectually honest, I had to do additional research . . . go to here: http://www.us-lotteries.com/Illinois/Pick_3/Pick_3-Number-Search.asp

Please note: I don't believe in the "666" stuff – never have, never will. But, if I'm going to look into the 11/5 666 drawing, and declare it to be statistically insignificant, I have to check into the history of 666 in the Illinois lottery.

You can do a search of specific numbers through history of Illinois lottery – so go ahead and do a search on 666 at the link above. You'll see it appeared four times in 2008. Prior to 2008, about once every couple of years, and NEVER four times in one year.

Go ahead – pick a number, any number, and check to see how many times it appeared in 2008 in the exact order you put in – go ahead and find ANY one number that appears four times in one year EVER. (I haven't as yet.) (I don't know how to figure out the statistical odds of having on three digit number appear in a drawing 4 times in one year – anyone care to figure this out?) I did searches on 111, 222, 333 etc., and found instances of 3 times in one year, never 4 times.

Note: I did find instances of numbers appearing within just a few days after a prior drawing – check 111 and 888 for example.

So then I looked into the dates 666 was drawn . . . 1/16/2008; 3/22/2008; 10/23/2008; and 11/5/2008. For fun, I did searches on "Barack Obama + the date", and here's what I got with next to no effort:

1/16/2008: 1 year anniversary of the day BO announces his campaign for president (http://www.4president.us/websites/2008/obama011607website.htm)

3/22/2008: in a stunning announcement, Bill Richardson puts the final nail in Hillary's candidacy (http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/22/us/politics/22richardson.html) (to be fair, Richardson made the announcement the day before, but it didn't hit the news until 3/22)

10/23/2008: new york times endorses Obama (http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/24/opinion/24fri1.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1)

11/5/2008: Obama wins the presidency (http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4572578n)

Please note – this is just for giggles . . .

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There are hundreds of forums like that. The Illinois lottery draw of 666 that marked Obama by the Antichrist-curse is no secret to people, especially in Illinois and neighbouring states, which all witnessed the heavenly miracle of the draw, LIVE – broadcast at the evening news, after the weather.
If you want to gain heaven, you must spread this news everywhere, without delay, even to the Far East. That's the only way to gain heaven.

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  • Pix

    “Time to Spread the Apocalypse Message.”

    What you mean spouting illiterate Apocalyptic death cult BS every day for the past c2’000 years dosen’t count. Keep taking your anti-psychosis pills. lolz

  • Geeper

    Now is not the time. Come back when you have something better than a 1-in-50 lottery result and a shaky understanding of the “fatal head wound” prophecy.

  • Be The Media

    Funny thing is that New York’s Pick Three Lotto drawing on September 11, 2002 was, you guessed it, 911. I know because I was there and saw it with my very own eyes. What could this be? Was it rigged? Or was it because of the millions of people thinking about the same date (same number) at the same time, and the energy was channeled?

  • King of Shambhala

    911 is not a Bible number, while 666 are the most important three letters in the Bible.
    They mark the Apocalypse and end of Christianity which the Bible says will be destroyed in the Apocalypse.
    Spread this good news that the Antichrist is revealed and if you do it worldwide, even to the Far East, you’ll be saved.

  • King of Shambhala

    “Many false christs will come at the time of the Apocalypse anc claim they are me.”
    So beware of anonymous poster cowards who come here to claim they are better than me and know better.
    Obama is the Antichrist marked by 666 and by spreading this worldwide, even to the Far East, those alone are the one who will be saved.

  • Geeper

    Wow, you’re quoting Matthew 24:5 with the word “me”? You actually think you’re Jesus now?

    Protip for spotting a false Christ: they are claiming to be Jesus. That’s exactly what the Bible says! You are the only person here claiming to be the Messiah. Nobody else is claiming to be anything more than a concerned citizen.

  • g-man

    the vile king of sham is insane. mentally incompetent. his karma has the consistency of soot. i don’t know why they keep allowing this clown to post such hateful racist homophobic material. the right to freedom of speech comes with caveats that include laws protecting people from slander and libel. the supreme court identifies four basics that limit ‘free speech’ to include, “clear & present danger”, “fighting words”, “libel & slander” & “obscenity”.

    publications that allow clear instances of libel can be held just as responsible as those doing the libeling. in this case the vile geir smith aka king of sham is using this site to libel people and he’s doing it non-stop. the editor should ban this guy before he and this site find themselves in a boiling pot of water too deeply expensive to climb out of.

    radical opinions are one thing, but this isn’t a case of distortion or truth twisting, it’s just outright hateful lies meant to slander the reputation of individuals, once “slander” (spoken word) is published it becomes “liable”. when we open the door and witness others doing it and then voicelessly look the other way – we pave the road to our own demise. we are essentially agreeing to allow it be done to us.

    this is an issue of principal. and this site needs to employ some grown-up boundaries to protect itself, it’s contributors and it’s readers from those who so gleefully violate the essence and laws surrounding “free” speech.

  • King of Shambhala

    I’m writing about religion and not politics and I’m not homophobic.

    “Many false christs will come at the time of the Apocalypse and claim they are me.”: that’s a quote not talking about me.

    And I don’t see why I’d claim to be Jesus seeing I’m Buddhist; don’t believe in God/Jesus etc…; I’m doing all these Christian things reluctantly because, as a Buddhist, I’m a reluctant messenger to all this… including using the words Antichrist, Messiah (for me – in the Kalachakra, I’d be called the “King of Shambhala” aka the Universal Saviour of the Universe) and 666 (we don’t have this omen/sign/miracle of 666 in our teaching of the end-times prophecy – we have other omens and signs…. and they are all realized in Obama being the Antichrist.)

  • Geeper

    If you don’t believe in Jesus or God and reject the Bible, why on earth are you quoting Matthew 24:5 as if it’s the gospel truth that we should be humbled by?

  • King of Shambhala

    I’mquoting the Bible beause 666 was drawn in the lotteyr and that’s a miracle.
    No matter of that miracle comes from the Bible or Buddha.
    It’s a miracle and if you can’t fathom it then turn away from heaven.

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