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The Anti-Christ According to the Bible Has Nothing to Do With President Trump

Updated on August 22, 2019

President Trump: "I Am The Chosen One!"

The Question

Yesterday during a press conference President Trump was speaking about "economically taking on China." He talked about how Obama, Bush, Clinton and other former president's did nothing about the huge amount of taxpayer dollars given to China each year through trade. He stated that "over the past five or six years, China has made five hundred billion dollars." Money that was freely given to China by former administrations.

Meanwhile, the United States is more than 22 trillion dollars in debt.

When our own personal debts are higher than we can manage, If we are responsible we budget and work to get our debts under control.

The last two president's didn't seem to care. In fact, when Obama took office in 2009 the US debt stood at almost 11 trillion dollars. When he left office in January of 2017 the US debt was nearly doubled at over 19 trillion dollars.

When the president said the words, "I am the chosen one," it was obviously sarcasm.

Of course, immediately following this press conference Social media lit up with hashtags calling President Trump the "anti-Christ." The mainstream media networks began reporting that "President Trump has declared that he is the chosen one." It's not surprising that they would add a twist to what was said in context, they do that every day. What is shocking is how insane the left seems to be as they run with the twisted news and are fully willing to accept nonsense such as this, as fact.

Now, if people are going to call President Trump the anti-Christ they should clearly be able to show how it's true with the scriptures. The very word "anti-Christ," is a Biblical term, and it can only be proven by the Holy Writ.

If you were to ask the democrat's to prove this narrative by the Bible, they couldn't do it. In fact, they wouldn't even attempt to do it because they don't actually believe what the bible says. They simply think that they can spout out such accusations, and others will have to agree with them. Especially Christians who know that the anti-Christ is the ultimate evil that engulfs the earth just before the end of it all.

With that being said, let's take a look at every mention within the scriptures about the "anti-Christ."

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Bible Verses that Speak of the Anti-Christ

Let's start with the verses that directly mention the "anti-Christ."

There are only three passages that directly use this term. There are many other passages that tie into these three passages that we will look at later. For now, let's stick with the verses that make a direct mention of the "anti-Christ."

Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that anti-christ shall come, even now are there many anti-christs; whereby we know that it is the last time. They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us. But ye have an unction from the Holy One, and ye know all things. I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth. Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is anti-Christ, that denieth the Father and the Son. Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also.

1 John 2: 18-23

The very first mention of the the anti-Christ is contained in the above passage. John the Evangelist wrote that there are "many anti-Christ's." John was speaking of the people who had walked away from them because they were never truly part of the body of Christ, which made it easy for them to not continue with the true believers. The passage goes on to ask, "who is the Anti-Christ?" The answer is also given, "He that denieth that Jesus is the Christ." Denying the Son of God is the same as denying the Father.

Of course, this wasn't the first instance of people walking away from Jesus. In the book of John Chapter 6, there were many disciples besides the 12, who after hearing a "hard saying," walked directly away from Jesus. The same passage says that they "went away and walked with Him no more."

From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.

John 6: 66

I do not think the chapter or verse number is simply a coincidence. Some may believe differently, but walking away from Jesus and never turning back is a definite indication that a person never really believed to begin with. Which according to these two passages indicates that they are "anti-Christ's."

Muslim' will often tell people that they believe in the same Jesus that Christian's believe in. He's even mentioned in their Koran after all.

The this claim is completely untrue. Though the Koran mentions a Jesus, it is not the same Jesus mentioned in the Holy Bible.

The bible tells us that Jesus is the Son of the Living God who died on the cross and rose again the third day.

The Koran denies these three key elements of who Jesus is.

1. Jesus is the Son of the True and Living God.

2. Jesus was born of a Virgin.

3. Jesus died on the cross and rose again on the third day for the sins of all who would believe.

The Apostle Paul warned about this as he spoke to the Corinth's.

For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him.

2 Corinthians 11: 4

This is confirmed by mention within the scripture below:

And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of anti-Christ, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.

1 John 4: 3

In fact, every passage that mentions the attributes of the anti-Christ has one thing in common. They all deny that Jesus is the Son of God who came in the flesh.


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A Beast System

Now that we've covered the three mentions of the anti-Christ, let's take a look at the attributes of the anti-Christ system.

And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy. And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority. And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast. And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him? And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.

Revelation 13: 1-5

The above passage is referring to a world system that rises up to power throughout the earth.

Very early on in the scriptures the Babylonian empire was the entire world system. Following the great flood that took place during the time of Noah. His son's and their descendants settled in Mesopotamia, which is a vast area that includes Iraq, Iran, Syria and Turkey. Which today are all Islamic nations.

It makes sense that a religion which denies that Jesus is the son of God sprung out of ancient Babylon, and would impact the entire world even to the end.

Islam is not only a religious system but a political system. Pope Francis has been busy working on the New World Order religious "co-exist," system. Which brings all religions together as one new world religion.

Pope Francis to Jewish, Muslim and Catholic group: We have the same Father

The Same Father?

In the three literal passages within the scriptures that directly mention the anti Christ, all speak of the difference between truth and lies.

Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is anti-Christ, that denieth the Father and the Son.

1 John 2: 22

The bible makes it clear that we cannot mix religious beliefs. We either believe that Jesus is the Son of God, or we don't. Not believing that He is God's son automatically makes a person anti-Christ.

When it comes to saying that we "believe," that Jesus is the Son of God, anyone can say this, but the proof comes with believing the words written within the preserved scriptures. Denying God's word is the same as denying God and His power.

God created everything and He sustains everything, including the ground you walk on.

He existed before anything else, and he holds all creation together.

Colossians 1:17

To deny Him would be to deny all of creation.

Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

Isaiah 5:20

Only Jesus is the light of the world, which makes any system that denies Him a system of darkness.

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers, for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? And what communion hath light with darkness?

2 Corinthians 14:21

What does Christianity have in common with Judaism?

The Christian bible contains the Jewish Torah, (Genesis - Deuteronomy) as well as the writings of major and minor prophets that Christian's also believe.

Islam took the Old Testament scriptures more than 6,000 years after they were written, and changed passages and accounts to reflect Islam. Instead of Isaac being the chosen son of Abraham, the Koran changed it to Ishmael. This is just one of many changes Islam made to the original ancient texts.

It is a counterfeit system.

President Donald J. Trump

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President Trump is the Most Pro-Christian President in History

Many people ignorantly attack Christian's for supporting President Trump.

They throw out accusations that the President isn't "righteous," enough to be a Christian. They have no idea that no human-being alive is righteous. The only one to ever walk this earth who was completely perfect is Jesus, the Son of the Living God.

I'm so thankful that He is so merciful, otherwise there would be no hope for anyone.

President Trump has regular prayer meetings in the White house. He signed an executive order making it illegal to suppress "free speech on college campuses."

During his speech, one of the speakers was a Christian woman who was told that she could not hand out Christian literature on the grounds of her college campus.

The anti-Christ hates Jesus and His followers. We're seeing it around the world today. Christians in Nigeria are being slaughtered by the thousands. The mainstream media does not report on this fact.

Instead we're hearing more on more often that "Christian's are the problem."

Of course to the anti-Christ's we are the problem. We know the truth and we are the biggest deterrent to Satan's globalist, New World Order.

This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

2 Timothy 3: 1-5

The above passage covers many of the the Characteristics of the anti-Christ.

They fit Obama and the Pope, as well as many others, but they do not fit President Trump at all.

“He shall speak pompous words against the Most High, shall persecute the saints of the Most High, and shall intend to change times and law. Then the saints shall be given into his hand for a time and times and half a time.”

Daniel 7:25

Obama did this. He not only mocked God, but he mocked one of the most fundamental passages in the Bible, "The Sermon on the Mount."

“Let no one deceive you by any means; for that day will not come unless the falling away comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition, who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or that is worshipped, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.”

2 Thessalonians 2:3-4

Many today are in the process of using great deception on believers and non-believers alike. With the Pope attempting to mix the world religions into a one world system, there is great deception taking place. He's not alone in this. Well known Christian ministers are also helping to bring about this one world religion through the use of Chrislam.

Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Community Church in Orange County California, gave a speech to the convention of the Islamic Society of North America. Warren stated that "Muslims and Christians must work together to combat stereotypes, promote peace and freedom, and solve global problems." He went on to say that Muslims and Christians are "faith mates, or soul mates."

What he said couldn't be further from the truth.

Those who follow Jesus know that oil and water cannot be mixed any more than light and darkness, good and evil, etc...

President Trump is indeed chosen for a purpose. Currently he's standing in the way of the socialistic, diluted mixture of Christianity and Islam, and the entire Babylonian system that is the New world Order.

The majority of the media attacks president Trump constantly with twisted, and sometimes outright fake news. Which isn't surprising given the fact that we know about the use of propaganda on the American people.

He's also constantly attacked by Hollywood celebrities who themselves fit many of the biblical anti-Christ attributes.

He's attacked by the people of the world who believe the media and Hollywood. They constantly spew the same venom that we have all become accustom to hearing on a daily basis from the globalist, anti-Christ spirit.

The democrat party, the media and Hollywood are also using another key element to the anti-Christ system. They are appealing to the flesh with their constant "racism," narrative. They draw on the darkness that is already in the hearts of people to create anger and hatred. This is a worldly, carnal narrative that encourages division and hate.

The bible tells us that flesh and blood shall not inherit the Kingdom of God.

For those who are in Christ, pray for our nation and pray for our President.


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  • Annkf profile imageAUTHOR

    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Yves,

    I know that there are some high level preachers pushing some of "left out," books. It's unreal and people should avoid them. The Canonized Bible has so much to teach us that it could take a lifetime. I'll never understand why people go into any other (unproven) books for learning about Jesus and instruction besides the bible.

    I'm frustrated by the "no charges," with Comey too. I read a message by one of the Q-Anons, who said that much bigger charges are coming. Full declass will bring several charges and arrests.

    I also just read this morning that Madeleine Westerhout Abruptly Steped Down After The President Learned She Was Leaking Information To The Media.

    President Trump is up against an entire system that the deep state has spent decades building.

    We need to continue praying for him. With ruthless lies the democrats and the propagandist news have been pushing, the President and his family are in constant danger. No President has ever been up against such wickedness, other than John F. Kennedy.

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    Yves 

    3 weeks ago

    No worries, Betty. The Gospel of Thomas seems to be the most popular these days. There is also the Secret Gospel of Mark, the Gospel of Peter....the list goes on and on. And even today, many people even doubt that the Resurrection happened! (Sigh)

    One problem is that some modern Biblical scholars falsely try to place these other gospels into the 1st century, where they clearly do not belong, and which is not supported by archeological evidence. It drives me crazy. Lol.

    FYI: Bad news on the political front. Barr is again choosing not to indict Comey, even after the 2nd IG report finds him guilty of misconduct, same as Hillary had done. I am discouraged. Anyway, time for me to finish making dinner. Have a good evening, despite the news. :)

  • Annkf profile imageAUTHOR

    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Yves,

    I agree with you completely there. There are other books like "the book of Enoch," and the "Gospel of Thomas," that were left out of the canonization because they could not be verified. The Canonized Bible actually only left out a few books for lack of evidence. Almost all others are part of the bible.

    I know that the book of Enoch would have had to be written before the great flood of Noah, and since older texts are written on stone, and not paper, I doubt Noah had one in his back pocket on the ark.

    I've also read that there have been more than one book of Enoch making its rounds throughout history.

    I apologize for misunderstanding, and I do agree with you about being weary of non-canonized books.

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    Yves 

    3 weeks ago

    I never suggested "others" are not qualified. The only thing I am trying to convey is that I see a plethora of misinformation out there....mostly having to do with non-canonical gospels (yes, they are technically called gospels) written after the 1st century, and which cannot bet be relied upon to give accurate information about the life and teachings of Jesus. For those asking questions (about non-canonical gospels), the work of scholars who understand ancient history, languages, archeology, etc. is extremely helpful.

    My focus is upon that. Your focus is different. There is nothing wrong with either focus. Different seekers ask different questions. I had not shared my focus and passion. Hopefully, this clarifies things for you.

  • Annkf profile imageAUTHOR

    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Perhaps I did misunderstand.

    I'm just finding it interesting that a few who have responded have a great deal of things to say about scholars, or studying languages either themselves or other scholars who have done so. Rather than show what you've learned Biblically from what they've taught you, you say you are not qualified, and suggest other's aren't either...

    My whole purpose of sharing studies is to encourage others to study the scriptures and trust God as they do. I have several articles here and on other sites. In each article I encourage others to study God's word.

    As I said before, the information I researched about the actual accuracy of the preservation of the bible isn't about the scriptures themselves, but a historical and preservation issue. I did so to have an answer for those excuse the bible as not being accurate.

    As for the languages, the Interlinear Bible shows the exact languages in which the scriptures were written, and then shows the exact translations along with the added words that helped to make them into coherent sentences in English, as well as other languages.

    I may have misunderstood you, but I'm sure that being in the scriptures ourselves gives us the ability to discern and judge for ourselves if a scholar or anyone else is sharing the truth.

    Christian scholars cover a whole array of area of study, including every denomination one could think of.

    I'm simply trying to encourage you to study, as you mentioned that you would like to see an article on the "rapture."

    I personally know that you'll be amazed at what you find. Don't let your own idea of who is and isn't qualified to share their studies stop you from seeking it out for yourself.

    I know of a few people who have lived and taught the scriptures who never had any formal education at all. One of these two never read another book outside of the scriptures. There's a great article about him that another person shared here on Hubpages.

    I hope he doesn't mind if I share a link to his article here.

    https://hubpages.com/religion-philosophy/Smith-Wig...

    Also here a link to the Interlinear Bible where one can look at the direct translations for him or herself.

    https://www.biblestudytools.com/interlinear-bible/

  • Annkf profile imageAUTHOR

    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Yves,

    To each his own. As for myself, when I stand before Jesus I seriously doubt he's going to say, "Why didn't you listen to very well educated and versed scholars?" I also don't believe he will be displeased with those who study for themselves like He instructed.

    All the best in whatever you chose to do. I'll personally continue studying His word and having Faith knowing that He is the greatest teacher.

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    Yves 

    3 weeks ago

    Yes, true. I rely on scholars who are well versed in ancient languages, such as Hebrew, Greek and Aramaic... who are well respected in their fields, and who do not distort the gospels for personal gain. (Many modern scholars do distort the gospels, unfortunately.)

    Indeed, the canonical Gospels are the best and most accurate source of information for understanding the real Jesus of Nazareth. Anyone who says otherwise is, in most cases, simply uninformed and quite ignorant on the subject.

    I will certainly look into the authors you mentioned. Thank you for listing them. One of my favorite books on the New Testament, and one which helps to educate others is: Fabricating Jesus, How Modern Scholars Distort the Gospels.

    Thanks again for all the useful information!

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    As for a specific language being learned and spoken to grasp the scriptures. The Old Testament was written mostly in Israel where everyone spoke Hebrew. Yes, even then, the people faltered, and there are only a few written about within the scriptures who followed the instruction therein wholeheartedly.

    My point is, learning the entire Hebrew language can take a lifetime.

    I'm too busy reading and studying the very accurate translations and the lessons they contain, rather than spending time learning an entirely new language to do it.

    God created the languages, and He says in His word that He is "not the author of confusion." I don't believe anyone of any language will be mislead seeking Him with all their hearts using their language of origin.

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Yves,

    That's awesome that you are studying the ancient origins of the Bible. I've also done some study into this, not because I don't trust the scriptures, but because I had so many people tell me that they are not "original." I researched different historian scholars and I found that the Old Testament has been meticulously preserved for thousands of years. Of all ancient texts that we have today from Homer's Iliad to Lucretius, (which have all gone through translations,) The New Testament is the most accurate.

    Many biblical scholars believe that the New Testament documents were completed before the close of the First Century. It's believed that Jesus was crucified in A.D. 30., then that means the entire New Testament was completed within 70 years of His death and Resurrection.

    Of other famous ancient texts, Homer's Iliad has been copied 643 time, Sophocles texts 193, and the New Testament texts have been copied and translated 5600 times.

    In comparison to the earliest known texts, the New Testament was 99.5% correct. The other 5% is attributed to readable translations as basic words had to be used, such as "the, thou, and thus."

    Norman Geisler & Peter Bocchino, are two of the top scholars in this area.

    I studied it not because I question the authenticity of the scriptures, but to answer some of the people I've talked with.

    Peter was not well educated, nor were any of the disciples other than Luke. Of course they were of Jewish decent and had to know and even memorize entire texts within the Old Testament. They went on to preach the Gospel based on what Jesus taught them.

    Jesus said this:

    John 8: 31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed;

    John 8: 32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

    Notice that He said "continue in My word." That is what makes us disciples believing on Him and continuing in His word.

    Paul also taught the original churches this precept.

    There's other verses that help me in my studies. One is based on "hard sayings." We all know there are difficult sayings in the scriptures, and in John ch. 6 Jesus spoke some very hard sayings. The same things that he spoke still baffle people today.

    The chapter goes on to speak of many of the disciples other than the 12, went away and walked with Him no more. Jesus asked the 12 if they would also go and Peter answered:

    John 6: 68 Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life.

    Another passage that I've found to be incredibly helpful is this one.

    Hebrews 4: 12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

    Read the verse carefully. It applies to all of us as we study. God's word even discerns the thoughts and intents of our hearts.

    Where our heart is as we study the scriptures is very important.

    There is no scholar, or University where we can learn more about Jesus and His word, than through whole hearted, sincere and prayerful study.

    If anyone goes into the scriptures searching for answers, prayerfully and sincerely. The comforter (the Holy Spirit) opens the word and our understanding.

    I shared another biblical account that ties into this, (I think on this thread.) About the two disciples on the road to Emmaus.

    Anyone who is seeking the truth in Christ sincerely, wholeheartedly and by faith, will find it.

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    Yves 

    3 weeks ago

    Thank you, Betty A F. for the references. My area of study has been centered around the "criteria of authenticity" regarding ancient texts of the New Testament.

    The study of Hebrew takes years to comprehend. I do not even pretend to have the knowledge that serious, credible scholars have.

    Nevertheless, I looked at the latest reference you provided. Indeed, transalations are useful and I had wondered where to find them. :)

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Here's a link from the same site that lists the books and chapters if you look for a specific word meaning. It's better than the first link I shared.

    http://www.godrules.net/library/kjvstrongs/kjvstro...

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Yves,

    You are qualified. "Seek, knock and ask," is a promise to everyone. The passage even says "every one who seeks finds, and to everyone who knocks the door will be opened."

    That's awesome! I hope you do write about what you find. There are different websites that offer Bible word search options so that you can look at each passage involved with keywords.

    The words some use would used to search are "caught up," oh, let me give you a link that I used often. This is a website that has the Strong's Concordance numbers associated with each word used from the exact verse that you might be reading.

    If find it very helpful, you might too.

    http://www.godrules.net/library/kjvstrongs/kjvstro...

    You just type in the chapter, and it will show up with the numbers.

    Also, if you don't mind my suggestion. Pray as you search, even ask questions if you come across something you're unsure about.

    May the Lord bless you in your search if you decide to write on the topic.

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    Yves 

    3 weeks ago

    Betty A F.... Thank you for the reference scriptures. I am not in any way qualified to write about the Rapture. However, the texts you cited give me a starting point for research, if I so choose.

    It is quite possible that other HP authors have already written articles pertaining to "The Rapture." I'll look. May as well support the base ;)

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Hi Yves,

    The rapture is one subject that can lead to a lot of debate as there are people who are pre, mid, and post tribulation believers. I've seen a bit of all three in the scriptures, and If they're all there, they're all correct in my view. When a single subject has more than one angle or something that seems contradictory I've found that I saw a contradiction because my own understanding was flawed. I'm sola-scripture. I never go beyond what's written. I learned some time ago, that if I do that I can take it in directions that go off track.

    I agree, I think it would be an interesting subject. I can't promise that I'll write about it but I'd love to see an article by you on the subject!

    Also, I totally relate to what you said. Philippians's 3 is one of my favorite chapters on this subject.

    Philippians 3: 11 If by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.

    Philippians 3: 12 Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.

    Philippians 3: 13 Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before,

    I hope you're having a great week!

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    Yves 

    3 weeks ago

    Dear Elijah.... Not that you or anyone else here had said so but, I personally, am not convinced that all the righteous will "rise up in the sky" when Jesus comes and will thus be automatically protected, thereby not having to suffer the Mark of the Beast.

    If I am correct, I would have a chance of surviving the horrible End times if I could live off of the land as you do. As it stands, I'm a goner for sure.

    The important thing for all of us to remember is the love of Christ. I am the biggest sinner of all in judging others. So, I can only hope and pray that God will have mercy upon my soul and give me strength in the last days.

    Bless you, brother. I feel your heart is in the right place. Perhaps an article should be written about 'The Rapture." What do you think, Betty? Elijah?

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Elijah A Alexander Jr,

    Again I request that you do an article that covers each point while using the specific verses you mention,so others can see your point of view biblically.

    Once you do that then I can discuss this with you. Until then you are just mixing things together and making statements that I have never seen contained in the scriptures.

    I will always believe God above anyone else, so respectfully, I request that you use HIS Word to show your points and reasoning.

    I'll watch for your article.

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    Elijah A Alexander Jr 

    3 weeks ago from Washington DC

    I though I had responded to this one, Betty but I see I haven't.

    Because of where we are in the prophecies fulfillment, less than 10 years before the world ends, the 5 wise virgins (5% of the world's population) MUST learn ecological living since that is the oil for their lives to be the light for others to see their way. Ecological living is the ability live independent of the things the world require. That is only for the 5 wise virgins.

    However, once Armageddon has closed the wise virgins in with the Christ or bridegroom the foolish virgins will have to or receive the mark, number or name of the beast. That's because to leave the world they will, as Christ's words in Matthew 5 reveals, "29 And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell. 30 And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell." But they, when killed, become the replacements (Rev. 14:13) for the "dead in Christ" (Rev. 6:9-11) who reincarnates during the first millennium (Rev. 20:4-5) before everybody else do.

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Vivian, I totally agree that he was being sarcastic. The media jumps on every single thing the President says, and the left gets all worked up without even considering if it's true or not. Many times they don't even bother to see for themselves if various statements are true.

    When many of the newscasters make a correction to one of their false statements, it's only after the fake news has spread far and wide, then they either post, or give a very short statement about their "error." Most people never see the correction, and they just go on believing the lies.

    Sad times were in.

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    Vivian Coblentz 

    3 weeks ago

    Hi, Betty,

    I really enjoyed this article. You have a very discerning spirit in these times and can clearly explain that what we see our enemy doing is just what the Bible said he would do.

    Clearly, President Trump was being sarcastic when he referred to himself as "the chosen one." He even said that everyone in the press laughed because they knew he was kidding, so he couldn't believe they'd turn around and report a big lie when they knew the truth.

    Yes, Christians are in the way of the anti-Christ's plans for a one world system, which is why the intensity is picking up to attack, silence, and eliminate us.

    It's amazing though too how people who scorn the Bible will feebly attempt to quote it at Christians to provide "proof" of their point. If they don't believe what the Bible says, why do they think quoting it will validate their argument?

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Elijah A Alexander Jr,

    I've never questioned whether or not God called you to be a "nomad." In fact, I know that there are some who are. When it comes to God calling a person to a specific "thing," I never question it, because it is fully between that person and God, and I know that I can't limit what God will and can do as I've seen for myself that I can be wrong. Many times experiences go further than words, and people who haven't had certain experiences can't honestly know what a person is talking about. We humans are like that, we draw on what we know.

    So you will not find me saying that God didn't have you do something.

    I won't go into why I believe that not everyone is called to be a "nomad," but I will say from experience, that not everyone is called to the same thing.

    In other areas that I've studied, and I know that an answer was given, I will always stand firm on those things.

    Someday, perhaps I'll write more about certain subjects that draw up a red flag for me and why, but for now I won't go into it. I assure you that my arguments are not unfounded, and they are Biblical.

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    Elijah A Alexander Jr 

    3 weeks ago from Washington DC

    Somehow, sister Betty, our wires of understanding is getting crossed. Some of what you say you had already may have been written to some of your earlier posts. After reading the article I din't read all of the posts that preceded where I logged in so that may be why I am repeating some things you had already said. I apologize.

    Unless the publishers have changed since the 1960s edition of Strongs Concordance I had before obeying spirit to become a "nomad", they are written from the old KJV Bible.

    Why do people tend to believe I want them to believe me? All I ask is to hear what is said and compare the views to gleaning anything new for changing, if need be, or strengthen our beliefs when Spirit say do it.

    You missed my meaning when I said today's Mega-Churches are Laodicean, it is because they generally preach "Prosperity Gospel" rather the gospel Christ taught us. In KJV Matthew 16:16 reads "Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art 'the Christ,' the Son of the living God."

    God's word does not contain errors, it is mostly metaphors, allegories, parables and symbol-types, I call MAPS, and are designed so the opposers of truth being revealed can't easily substitute misleading words as. I showed it with Micah 5:2's 1930s KJVs "last" being changed to "least" around 1970 and it has been changed to "little among" in today's KJV. The word "last" suggest it happens during the end of the world while the others two are saying small for justifying "Bethlehem, Ephratahs." Together they means "house of bread plentiful" to justifying "Oh Little Town of Bethlehem." The Bible's Ephratah describes a "land with plenty" in Ruth. No Bible town had the name Bethlehem because Jews are meticulous about copying scrolls but the American Bible Society isn't, for them it is all about MONEY.

    Worshiping the Bible is idolatry, it is designed to bring those who have "ears able to hear the spirit's interpret it" into becoming the last day's 10 virgins -symbolizing the world end's survivors in Armageddon.

    All things are equally special to god, they have a specific task to perform and they are doing it although we often judge many of them evil. When we accept Luke 17:21's heaven is within us together with Isaiah 45:7s "I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord do [presently] all these things" we see we are but vessels God uses to achieve Their will. So don't even attempt to put an "importance tag" on me, I a vessel in God's like every other being.

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Wesman Todd Shaw

    Exactly! I read an article yesterday where AG Barr compared his stepping into his the position as AG to "D-Day."

    I pray for him, the President and his family daily.

    Seeing the long list of people close to the Clinton's who have been "suicided" is very troubling.

    Here's a link to the list of people, and it's a long list.

    https://americafirstpatriots.com/updated-clinton-k...

    I hope the facts are completely revealed involving Seth Rich.

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Thank you Yves,

    I didn't see his comment until just now, and I have responded.

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Hi Wesman Todd Shaw,

    That's the reason I wanted to address it. I hear leftists far too often referring to the President as the "antichrist" and since that is a biblical term, I wanted to show with the scriptures that he just doesn't fit that narrative at all.

    You're right about Christians being slandered. It's been that way since the very beginning. The Pharisees were always looking for ways to accuse him. Some things never change.

    Thank you for staying on topic and for reading and responding.

    I hope you're having a great weekend.

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Elijah A Alexander Jr,

    You just proceeded to repeat things that I've already covered and answered.

    You said, "Also, my finding is Spirit had written them is such of a way that man-en-mass would not understand them, Spirit didn't want them tampering with their meanings"

    I've explained this to you already, are you even reading my responses to theses things? If you are you should address them directly.

    You then continue by trying to prove that God's word contains errors.

    ""though thou be 'little among'" at least twice to my knowledge. The oldest Bible I've read it said "though thou be the 'last' of the thousands of Judah" and was later changed to "though thou be the 'least'..."

    Which, by the way, different versions use slightly different words all the time. I study using verse comparisons because, many times they edify the specific meaning. If you were to look up a specific word in Strong's Concordance, you'd find that the words hold the same meaning.

    You sir, will never convince me to believe you over God. So you might as well drop that nonsense.

    You've proceeded to call young believers "anti-Christs," and I've shown you that this is not the case. I really don't believe that you're reading through the responses or that you take God's word as truth.

    Of course God is in the hearts of those who are in CHRIST. Not as you keep saying, "The Christ." There is not one single reference to that term.

    You remind me so much of many new agers I've spoken with. They always want people to believe them over what God's word actually says. I've also mentioned how important it is to study, along with the elements of God opening His word to us.

    You seem to have skipped right over that.

    I'm going to tell you right now that If you respond again with attempting to plant seeds of doubt, I will not allow it, and I will not respond to you again.

    I have not found one single example within the scriptures where a single prophet EVER told anyone that God's word is flawed. In fact, they all speak of the perfection of His word.

    I've also heard from some I've talked with, that you remind me of that "some worship the bible, which is idolatry."

    That is so far off and so flawed. Every prophet of God spoke about taking heed to God's word. It is a lamp unto our feet and a light unto our path.

    Either read my responses to each of your comments, or please don't comment again.

    This isn't going to be about how special you think you are. This is about God's word and the importance of it.

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Jason Reid Capp,

    I'm not going to allow your ridiculous response, because you still added nothing about God's word and you did not point to one single passage that you claim was taken out of context. You just jumped in to bash President Trump.

    You can tell me that you studied under the top educators on earth, or that you know Greek, but you can't mange to prove that one single point I made is false.

    The disciples of Jesus didn't go around bragging like you just did about how "biblical" you are and educated you are.

    I'm not impressed at all. When you can actually show me where I'm in error, I'll accept your response. I'm not going to give you a platform on my article to brag about yourself and make accusations that you simply can't back up.

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    Elijah A Alexander Jr 

    3 weeks ago from Washington DC

    No, Betty, I'm not implying you haven't experienced anything nor am suggesting you should put yourself on a pedestal at all. But I am saying when one show where the scripture is found a paraphrasing them reveals you understand it. Have you noticed how many times the Bible say "let him with ears hear what the scripture say"? My understanding of that is, since the kingdom of heaven, or God's throne, is within us we need to listen to the voice of God within ourselves interpret their meanings rather than accepting the social teachers of their meanings. My understanding of "let them withers hear" is that the "spirit" is revealing scriptures' meanings rather than society.

    Also, my finding is Spirit had written them is such of a way that man-en-mass would not understand them, Spirit didn't want them tampering with their meanings. I have noticed, in my 65 years of Bible reading and studying, the ones man do understand they often change the actual words. Example. Micah 5:2s "But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting" was changed to "though thou be 'little among'" at least twice to my knowledge. The oldest Bible I've read it said "though thou be the 'last' of the thousands of Judah" and was later changed to "though thou be the 'least'..." and now you can see it say "little among". Without Spirit's having had me began reading the Bible at about 9 years old with some understanding I would not know that.

    Another place I know of a changing of the words is in Exodus 14:24-25 "24 And it came to pass, that 'in the morning watch the Lord' looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians,

    25 And took off their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the Lord fighteth for them against the Egyptians"

    There the 'in the morning watch the Lord' read in a 1930s Bible "in the morning watch the Gods...". So without Spirit telling us what the scripture intended to convey we would not be able to "hear what the Spirit say," so go to a Library and see if you can find a 1930s KJV Bible and make a comparison for yourself. You will see the "American Bible Society" is the Anti-Christ who are deliberately attempting to distort the scriptures, and, it is also possible that was done under the suggestion of one or some Catholic Popes. So I agree with Matthew 24:35 and encourage us not to "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths" per Proverbs 3:5-6.

    How an we follow the Christ's teachings (Matthew 24:35 & John 10: 27) and not live the life he lived and not obey his words such as John 3:3-8, Matthew 6:28-33, 7:1-2, 8:20-22, 19:29 and 28:19-20, aren't they also his voice?

    Read what was happening while Noah was preparing the ark and compare it with what is happening today like all forms of "sexual perversions" such as the perverted activities of Clinton and Trump's friend Jeffery Epstein and (they say Obama) among this nation and other world leaders being imposed on "The world's People" they are supposed to be an example for. Doesn't it also say somewhere something like "their sins will be shouted from the rooftop"? Where do you think we are at this time?

    Didn't God also say through Isaiah (28:9-13):

    9 Whom shall [God] teach knowledge? and whom shall [God] make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk [religions' teachings], and drawn from the breasts [religions' teachers and learn].

    10 For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:

    11 For with stammering lips and another tongue will [the second Christ] speak to this people [of the last days].

    12 To whom [the second Christ] said, This is the rest wherewith ye may cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing: [notice] yet they would not hear so we need to be looking for him to hear his words [end notice].

    13 But the word of the Lord was unto them precept upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little; that they might go, and fall backward, and be broken, and snared, and taken.

    So, are you listening?

    If, as you say "Isaiah 30: 8, Jeremiah 30: 2 and Habakkuk 2: 2 began [what] Moses [started] when God instructed him to write the laws, and ended in the book of Revelation given to John," doesn't the foregoing suggest we should be looking for him John wrote about in Rev. 5:5 & 12?

    5:5 And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof. [The second messiah]

    5:12 Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing. [Jesus received riches age birth, revealed wisdom at age 12 and demonstrated his powers before his "Out'a Body Experience" (OBE) therefore John's account has to be somebody else. Jesus [the Rod from the stem of Jesse (Isaiah 11:1)] was the first rock (Exo. 17:1-6) Moses smote so is does Jesus have to be smitten twice (Num. 20:1-11 Dan. 2:45) or is "the Branch from Jesse's root" also the "stone" that falls on Daniel 2:4's feet and is a type of Mystery, Babylon The Great, The Mother Of Harlots And Abominations Of The Earth' many waters that forecasts this world's end?

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Hello again Elijah A Alexander Jr,

    It's interesting that you want to tell me what I have and haven't experienced. I'm not about to put myself on a pedestal to try and make anyone feel inferior.

    One thing I learned very early on in my studies is that God's word says everything a million times better than myself. Since I started sharing my own studies back in 05, I have always, and will always reference the actual scriptures as they are written.

    When I speak with other Christians, or attend a church or even read an article written by a believer, I look for God's word in it.

    In fact, that is the most important part of anything we read.

    John 10: 27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:

    Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.

    After Jesus made the above statement He continued by speaking of the last days being like the days of Noah. Nobody on earth would know about Noah if God's word hadn't preserved the accounts of that time.

    Do you know how many times God instructed different people to write His word in a book?

    There are several accounts within the scriptures where He did this. I'll show a few examples.

    Isaiah 30: 8 Now go, write it before them in a table, and note it in a book, that it may be for the time to come for ever and ever:

    Jeremiah 30: 2 Thus speaketh the LORD God of Israel, saying, Write thee all the words that I have spoken unto thee in a book.

    Habakkuk 2: 2 And the LORD answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.

    This began with Moses when God instructed him to write the laws, and ended in the book of Revelation When John was instructed to write the letters to the churches and forward.

    At the very beginning, everything God said happened just as He spoke it.

    Genesis 1: 3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

    Everything that God created is recorded in the very first chapter of Genesis, and everything He said can be seen by every living soul on a daily basis. From the sun and the moon, to the oceans, the fish in the sea, the birds and the grass.

    What God says, stands forever. He's the same yesterday, today and forever. His word is living, (spoken and written.)

    Hebrews 4: 12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

    I could go on because I've spoken with others over the years who have made similar statements that you made. I prayed about it years ago and God confirmed that His word is true and living, and He showed me through the written word.

    So understand that I have, and always will reference God's word. Everyone has a choice to read it or not.

    Many religions have sprung out of the lack of use of God's word. Mormonism is one example. I don't personally know the full story, but I think that it involved a hat with magic stones and a guy named John Smith. They actually have their own book aside from the bible.

    There are so many reasons to stick to God's word.

    By the way, everything that God created is even sustained by Jesus.

    He existed before anything else, and he holds all creation together. Colossians 1:17

    God sustains everything. He most certainly can sustain and preserve His word written on paper in ink.

    We are to live our lives as the disciples and Jesus explained this:

    John 8: 31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed;

    John 8: 32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

    "If you continue in My word..."

    "And Ye Shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free."

    It's a process of maturing from the milk of the word to the meat of the word.

    We continue in it as Jesus teaches us, and as Paul wrote.

    Ephesians 4: 21 If so be that ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:

    I would rather tell people to listen to God and His word than have them listen to anything I have to say.

    The promise that Jesus made is for all, "seek and you shall find, knock and the door shall be opened unto you." Everyone who studies God's written word can be sure of that promise.

    As I stated before, Christian's can and should sharpen one another but the personal relationship with and in Christ is what every believer should seek.

    With your final statement:

    I quote you:

    "The Christ lived what he taught, the word Christian means "one living and teaching what the Christ did because they have lived or are living as he did. He did say "he had nowhere for his head but we should follow him" if we claim to be like him. I did call the US' mega-churches Laodicean because all they see is their material wealth, increased goods and lack of wants but don't know they see nothing of the meaning of the Christ's words. That would make them and everyone who encourage material wealth and good to be in opposition to the Christ's teachings, thus, Anti-Christs."

    The ultimate goal is to bring the members of a church body to the point where they minister the truth of Jesus. Believers are at different stages in their walk.

    In Hebrews is says this:

    Hebrews 5: 12 For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.

    One cannot just say "I believe," and then go out and minister. Even Paul went into the wilderness for three years and studied.

    Galatians 1: 11 But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man.

    Galatians 1: 12 For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.

    Galatians 1: 15 But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace,

    Galatians 1: 16 To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood:

    Galatians 1: 17 Neither went I up to Jerusalem to them which were apostles before me; but I went into Arabia, and returned again unto Damascus.

    Galatians 1: 18 Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to see Peter, and abode with him fifteen days.

    There is a process and a time when a person is ready to minister to others. However, God can use anyone at anytime for specific reasons.

    Hebrews 5: 12 For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.

    Of course JESUS lived what He taught. He taught His word that began on earth in Genesis.

    John 1: 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

    John 1: 14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

    Jesus also said many times, "It is written."

    I'll say what I always say, because I live by this:

    Psalms 118: 8 It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.

    When anyone tells me to listen to them above God's word, I always walk away.

    When anyone thinks that what they say speaks louder than God's word, they are essentially saying "listen to me above God."

    Always believe God above all else.

    As for the wealthy churches, if they draw people to Jesus I can't complain. That's the first step and where the rubber meets the road. Some will diligently seek Jesus through prayerful study, and others will not.

    As for very wealthy mega church leaders, they will also one day stand before God. He judges all things. I may not agree with them or the wealth they build upon, but God will judge it all in the end.

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    Elijah A Alexander Jr 

    3 weeks ago from Washington DC

    Betty, I enjoy discussing with you but I think you feel the need "to belong to" something other than "being spirit led", as John 3:8 instructs the born again. It appears you haven't gone through the flaming (for smelting good and evil into "it is what it is") sword (for cutting us away from all attachments) of Genesis 3:24.

    You quoted the scriptures but didn't give me what Spirit has revealed to you they mean. When someone actually understand the meanings to words they don't have to quote them, they can paraphrase and get the understandings over as proof you know their meanings. There is nothing said in the English language that must alway be said the same way. I once kept two boys from fighting by giving them the meaning of the two words they were about to fight over that they didn't know the meanings of. To call many girls man will cause anger because we don't teach man's are called babies and or children until 12, Adolescents from 12 to about 15 or puberty when they then becomes boys and girls. In Proverbs it say "in all of your getting get understanding" so we need to understand word (scripture's) meanings when we present them so people can know we understand them. I am not denying you said in your posts, I am wondering if you know their meanings.

    Your "I took that to mean that you don't believe anyone teaches God's word according to your understanding" is not my words' meaning. The following is.

    Acts 11 is where we find where and why the name Christian was bestowed on the followers, the Christ had been someone wondering from place to place giving his understanding without condemning anyone except the blind religious leaders. If our lives are not in accord with the life of the disciples we are not Christian.

    Both of my posts' interpretations are:

    The Christ lived what he taught, the word Christian means "one living and teaching what the Christ did because they have lived or are living as he did. He did say "he had nowhere for his head but we should follow him" if we claim to be like him. I did call the US' mega-churches Laodicean because all they see is their material wealth, increased goods and lack of wants but don't know they see nothing of the meaning of the Christ's words. That would make them and everyone who encourage material wealth and good to be in opposition to the Christ's teachings, thus, Anti-Christs.

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Elijah A Alexander Jr, I wanted to add:

    The anti-Christ spirit is apparent by those who deny that Jesus is the son of the living God, and the harlotry/Jezebel/Nicholaitians mentioned in Revelation ch. 2.

    We are to watch for all these things. We watch by God's word and what He said would happen.

    Luke 21: 34 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

    Luke 21: 35 For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth.

    Luke 21: 36 Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.

    There is a deception that will affect the whole world, even the elect, "if it were possible."

    We should always be watching.

    The passage says that it's a "snare." Many won't even realize they are walking right into a trap until they are caught in it, sadly I believe we're seeing it happen currently in the world.

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Hi again Elijah A Alexander Jr,

    To quote you exactly, you said:

    "As a philosophy and objective observer of this nation "I haven't met anyone teaching those understandings," thus, according America's Laodicean church we are all antichrist by that definition."

    I took that to mean that you don't believe anyone teaches God's word according to your understanding.

    In the past we have discussed your belief that Trump is anti-Christ and I most definitely do not agree. I love the book of Daniel. Nebuchadnezzar was raised up by God for a purpose. He wasn't anti-Christ, infact he proclaimed that Daniel's God is the truth God.

    The anti-Christ won't do that.

    In Daniel Ch. 3 Nebuchadnezzar learned and understood that God is wise and He reveals truth. So King Nebuchadnezzar admitted that because of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, God is the greatest of all gods. He even blessed the true God.

    Daniel 3: 28 Then Nebuchadnezzar spake, and said, Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, who hath sent his angel, and delivered his servants that trusted in him, and have changed the king's word, and yielded their bodies, that they might not serve nor worship any god, except their own God.

    He was haughty and high minded, but many are. God's word tells us he humbles those who are lifted up, and God lifts up the humble.

    In Ezekiel God told him to tell the King of Tyre that his heart was lifted up in him. He said that Tyre proclaimed in his heart that he was god. He would fit the description of the anti-Christ much more accurately.

    Jesus said:

    Matthew 7: 14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

    "...few there be that find it."

    The 10 virgins in the parable, all had oil in their lamps, but five ran out of oil.

    Matthew 25: 8 And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out.

    Their lamps would have had to have oil in order for them to go out.

    The five wise tell them:

    Matthew 25: 9 But the wise answered, saying, Not so; lest there be not enough for us and you: but go ye rather to them that sell, and buy for yourselves.

    "...go to them that sell, and buy for yourselves."

    The five that had plenty of oil to keep their lanterns lit had filled up on the word revealed to them by God and they guarded their hearts.

    The others would have to buy from others to refill their lamps, but while they were gone, the bridegroom came, and the door was shut.

    You say that "Christians are Christians," when they walk completely upright like Christ.

    Here is the exact quote:

    "So my understanding is Christians are Christians when they live their lives like the example the the Bible reveals as Christ, a wondering messenger who are, per John 3:8, like "The wind [that] blows where it [desire to go], and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit."

    Within the scriptures, Jesus taught around Israel. God can use people right where they are. He leads them where He can use them. By His Spirit, not just wondering aimlessly around. There are also more than one gift that God gives to different members of the body of Christ.

    Ephesians 4: 10 He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things.)

    Ephesians 4: 11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

    Ephesians 4: 12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

    Believers have different purposes.

    If a young believer were to die, simply because he or she hasn't learned to fully walk in exact same manner as Jesus, that does not make him or her condemned.

    There is an example of a brand new believer who was on the cross next to Jesus.

    He said to Jesus:

    Luke 23: 42 And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.

    Luke 23: 43 And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.

    This man died that same day, he didn't have chance to even begin to learn about walking exactly as Christ walked. Still, Jesus said, "to day shalt thou be with me in paradise."

    We cannot condemn, or say who is and who isn't in Christ, or who has enough oil and who doesn't.

    God is the only one who knows this.

    I do not believe at all that believers in Christ Jesus can be classified as anti-Christs.

    That's not to say there aren't true and false believers, but Jesus will divide the goats from the sheep at the end.

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    Elijah A Alexander Jr 

    3 weeks ago from Washington DC

    Betty, I DID NOT say "teaches the truth like (I) do" I am a philosophy sharing what my experiences are after obeying Christ's teachings taught me. I am not teaching the Christ's teachings but the lessons my obedience to his teaching taught me. If that sounds like what he taught then obeying his teachings must have been intended for us if we want the reward of his teachings.

    I must answer your question by saying:

    I September or October 1973 I had an experience I originally called my "New Birth" until I realized Paul's saying "the invisible things are clearly seen being understood by the thing made" (Ro. 1:20) and changed it to a "new conception" and my new birth to August 6, '76. All I know is my life changed and I began to hear a voice, I later found to be internal rather than external, that I never asked of "who are you". It has now turned to just a knowing. Is that Jesus, I don't know but I do know by continually obeying it no matter what I go through or do I find myself at peace and later gets an understanding of their purpose. I prefer to call that "God's indwelling in my heart" (Lk. 17:21).

    I agree "the word is the sword of God", and bears a flame (Gen. 3:24) to purify our understanding so one no longer recognizes good and evil but "cause, effect and consequence" that teaches us how something should be done and why. In turn, what was "confusing" is presented as having a purpose because we are no longer eating from "the knowledge of good and evil." Because of that I find everyone has a lesson for me to open my vision of the purpose for life and why the things happens the way they do.

    Yes, "iron sharpens Iron" and in the process of sharpening "each other" it carries pain and pleasure with it. It is painful to relinquish what we once believed and pleasurable to be free of the "I have to be correct" attitude.

    You said "So I can't agree with you that Christians are anti-Christs. When we are saved we are a new creature in Christ."

    I say what Peter had to say in 1 Pe. 2:5 "Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ" and 2:9 "But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a PECULIAR people...". So when our lives are like 90% of people and not like the 5% (virgins) with enough oil to enter (Armageddon) and survive civilization's end we are not like (2:9s) "shew(ing) forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light." So my understanding is Christians are Christians when they live their lives like the example the the Bible reveals as Christ, a wondering messenger who are, per John 3:8, like "The wind [that] blows where it [desire to go], and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit."

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Hi, The0NatureBoy,

    I have to agree that since sin entered into the world a battle has raged on between good and evil, anti-Christ and those who are faithful to God.

    A huge percentage of things happening, not only in the USA, but around the world are indeed contrary to God. Though today the anti-Christ spirit is easily seen. Many, even within our own government are openly anti-Christian and antisemitic. Paul wrote that our battle is not between flesh and blood but against principalities in high places. I think we can see this today more than ever before.

    When it comes to believers and followers of Christ, not one person is absolutely perfect. That does not place a person in the standing of being anti-Christ. Not at all in fact.

    When it comes to churches, the most important factor in my view, is calling people into repentance and the acceptance of Christ.

    Without Him our eyes are vailed, just as the Apostle Paul stated.

    2 Corinthians 3: 14 "But their minds were blinded: for until this day remaineth the same vail untaken away in the reading of the old and new testament; which vail is done away in Christ."

    The vail is taken away in Christ.

    Luke ch. 24 gives a perfect example of this.

    After Jesus died on the cross, two disciples were were walking to Emmaus, (about seven miles from Jerusalem.) Jesus Himself joined them as they walked and they did not recognize Him. These were two disciples who had directly walked with Jesus before He was crucified. Still, during this walk they had no idea it was him walking and talking with them.

    When they came to Emmaus, they asked this "man," to abide with them for the night. He did, and as they sat to eat Jesus broke the bread, blessed it and gave it to them. Right at that moment they knew that the man was Jesus Himself. He disappeared from their sight and they said, "Did our hearts not burn within us as He opened up the scriptures to us along the way?"

    There are huge lessons given in this account.

    1. They asked this man to "abide," with them.

    2. They couldn't see Him until HE opened their eyes.

    3. Even the scriptures were opened up by Him.

    I for one, am not against any church that calls people to turn to Jesus, but this is not the end of it. In fact, Jesus said that we must come as "little children." Every parent knows that a child asks endless questions. My kids certainly did when they were small. We should also ask questions too, after all, when we are born again we are like little children in God's Kingdom.

    New Christians only know that Jesus died for their sins. They know that they have a need of the Savior, and they accept Him believing that He will cleanse them of all their sins. Which He does.

    After this, learning about the life of Christ Jesus begins and applying it to our lives is important. Paul said that we go from the milk of the word to the meat of the word.

    With a sincere heart we should take time daily to pray, thank God for all He does, ask Jesus to abide with us and give us the eyes to see and the ears to hear as we read His word. We can and should even ask questions.

    I'm telling anyone reading this that God does answer our questions. It might happen right away or it could take some time. There are things that we are not ready to grasp as we're growing and maturing. Jesus said this:

    John 16: 12 I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now.

    Paul emphasized this truth in the example of going from the milk of the word to the meat of the word. We can be certain that when we are ready to receive what the Lord has to show us, He will indeed show us.

    You say that you haven't met anyone who "teaches the truth like you do." I have to ask you, do you believe that Jesus Himself has taught you?

    I meet people all the time who are teaching the truth. God teaches His children the same things, He is not the author of confusion.

    If I for one second think that I know it all, I know nothing as I should. I only know that God opens up His word to us and HE is the ultimate teacher. I recognize this in others who share their own personal and prayerful studies.

    There are people how have sought the truth in Christ for many years, and I learn from them all the time. The Bible tells us that "iron sharpens Iron."

    We know that the written word is the sword of God. It is also part of our armor.

    Ephesians 6: 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

    If we are not in the word doing what Jesus said to do, "seek, knock and ask.." the blade of the sword we carry becomes dull. When we spend time regularly in the scriptures prayerfully reading and studying, God's word is recalled in an instant with any situation that we face.

    Ecclesiastes 10: 10 If the iron be blunt, and he do not whet the edge, then must he put to more strength: but wisdom is profitable to direct.

    So I can't agree with you that Christians are anti-Christs. When we are saved we are a new creature in Christ. He circumcises our hearts as Paul said, and we go from the milk to the meat of the word. We grow and mature. Paul did not "arrive," until just before he died he said this:

    2 Timothy 4: 6 For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.

    I do read your replies sir, but as you can see from this response I get on a roll and I try to cover every aspect of what was said.

    I appreciate your responses. Kindly, I believe that God's word answers it all.

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    I meant, "the fall months." Three minutes to edit are not enough time...lol

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    Betty A F 

    3 weeks ago from Florida

    Hi Eve, First of all, thank you for your thoughtful response.

    There definitely have been occasions where Christians and Muslims lived together in peace.

    We most definitely should always seek peace. Peter wrote:

    1 Peter 3: 11 Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.

    What I wrote about was the mixing of religions. The pope has made the statement that "we all follow the same God." Which I believe opens the doors, and has opened doors where church leaders are mixing the two belief systems.

    This is just one example of this happening if you have time to watch.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nznEQO3D76M

    From a Biblical standpoint, all the way back to when the nation of Israel was formed, God told them not to even learn about the gods of the people around them. God didn't want them following after their gods or their practices as there is only one True God.

    There's a biblical account where the Philistines, (a neighboring nation of Israel,) stole the Ark of the Covenant, and they placed it within their temple next a statue of Dagon, (their god.) This event begins in 1 Samuel ch 5.

    The first night their statue of Dagon fell over. They set it back up. The second night when they arose in the morning, Dagon had fallen again before the Ark and the statue's head and hands had broken off.

    Both of these are very symbolic scripturally. God often talked about how false gods could neither hear nor see, and that they could do nothing for the people who worshiped them.

    Deuteronomy 4: 28 And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

    God expected the people to follow Him wholeheartedly and not turn to the right or to the left of His instruction. Mixing the word would cause unfaithfulness and a falling away.

    I didn't just speak of the just the Pope saying that Christianity and Islam follow the same god, but many within different denominations are saying the same thing, and even incorporating this into their churches.

    From Genesis to revelations there were always warnings of following other gods. It's easy to hear a person say the word, "god," and instantly think that they are speaking of YHWH.

    There's so much happening in the world today that point to the end times. With the globalist system being forced on the every person on earth,

    Revelation 17 speaks of a "great harlot" that is a biblical term for false religions and false teachings. I believe the entire chapter is speaking of the globalist one world religion.

    The Pope has made many statements about being against border walls, including direct statement about the USA doing away with borders.

    The New world order wants to eliminate all borders and place the entire world under one system, that includes financial and religious systems.

    There is an entire beast system as work and is led by Satan. It's a very in-depth biblical teaching. Revelation ch 17, goes into this in more detail.

    Revelation 17: 6 And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.

    This is not speaking of an actual woman, but a religious system that will slay many believers of Jesus. In the first 3 chapters of Revelations, John is given words to write for the churches. In chapter 2, he goes into the "harlot," and the chapter continues with mentions of Jezebel, and the nicolaitans. Which are all tied to false teachings.

    We most certainly should seek peace and pursue it, but there simply cannot be a mixing of religious beliefs according to the scriptures.

    I hope you are having a wonderful weekend. I'm personally looking forward to the spring months when temperatures go down a bit.

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    Yves 

    3 weeks ago

    Betty, I enjoyed the scriptural elements of your article. Had been looking for a hub that described both the Beast and the anti-Christ. However, I disagree with your assessment of Pope Francis. Unless I missed something, I see no indication that he is trying to create a New World Order.

    He stated, We have the same Father. How is that blasphemous? That is an accurate statement. In fact, the Pope was saying we all have one Father in Heaven and on Earth. He did not say that all religions must share the same beliefs or mesh into one practice, or even that all religions (including the Jewish and Muslim faiths) have the same understanding of Jesus, which clearly, they do not). He spoke only of the Father.

    In fact, there was a time in ancient Babylonia when Christians and Islam did co-exist. Each practiced their own faith and left each other alone. For the most part, we do that in North America today.

    My point is that I got the sense that the Pope is only trying to address the tensions in the world. The Catholic Church is Christian. Thy believe in the Father, Son and the Holy Ghost. Even Dr. Craig A. Evans, one of the most respected Biblical scholars in all of North America and in my opinion, a true Christian, once stated that it is nonsensical to believe the Pope or the Catholic Church is trying to create a New World Order.

    And so, I would have to respectfully disagree on this particular point with you and my new friend, Wesman Todd Shaw.

    As for the president. He is doing an excellent job. He is a secular man, but he upholding the Christian values of protecting the unborn and defending Israel. For this and so much more, I applaud him.

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    Elijah A Alexander Jr 

    3 weeks ago from Washington DC

    I hope Betty don't mind me responding to you, Wesman.

    The prefix "Anti" in front of "Christ" means "to oppose" and at least 90% of things happening in this nation opposes the instructions of the one called Christ. His teachings, like John 3:3-8, Matthew 6:28-33, 7:1-2, 8:20-22, 19:29 and 28:19-20 to show a few, showing what as Christian we are to do are not being followed. So how can anyone not teaching his understandings be Pro-Christ?

    As a philosophy and objective observer of this nation I haven't met anyone teaching those understandings, thus, according America's Laodicean church we are all antichrist by that definition. The Christ's taught to follow the "middle path" or, as he called it, "the straight way with the narrow gate" which means the joining point of the opposites. Therefore I think only a few if any are qualified to say they are Christ like.

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    Wesman Todd Shaw 

    3 weeks ago from Kaufman, Texas

    Thanks Yves! I believe that's about the nicest thing anyone has said about me in a while.

    I like how the author points out the never ending criticism of Trump, and all the reasons why Trump isn't a Christian.

    I'm not sure I've ever heard Trump claim to be a Christian. And why would that even matter? That Trump is absolutely more Christian than Hillary Clinton seems perfectly obvious to me.

    Everyone about to testify against the Clintons about this or that just magically winds up shooting themselves in the back of the head a few times. Isn't that odd.

    Trump? He's been investigated constantly for more than two years now. And how many persons involved with pursuing allegations against Trump have had magical "suicides?"

    Exactly zero. So I'd say the guy not involved with having grotesquely absurd numbers of friends and associates "mysteriously" die from "suicide" before they could reach the courthouse, that guy is much more like a Christian than Hilldog and rapey Bill.

    Also, one shouldn't forget the Antichrist has a BFF. The best friend forever of the global dictator will be the leader of the global religion.

    Does Trump even have a best friend? The Pope would be the closest thing to a global religious leader, and the Pope is perilously close to attempting to incorporate non Christian ideas into the RCC. I doubt Trump likes the Pope any more than he likes little Adam Schiff.

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    Yves 

    3 weeks ago

    Betty AF.....You have mentioned that you do not always notice your feeds/comments..I would encourage you to respond to Wesman Todd Shaw. He is on the right side of things and he deserves our attention. Thank you. I have not read your article yet, but I will...

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    Wesman Todd Shaw 

    3 weeks ago from Kaufman, Texas

    Putting 'Antichrist' in any headline, or using the term at all gets the attention of most people.

    Our legacy madd media is almost entirely dedicated to falsehoods by intentional bias, and of course, complete fabrications.

    So they're desperately attempting to reap the low hanging fruit at every opportunity, it is just about the only fruit left to them.

    Is Donald Trump the dictator of the entire world? Nope. Has the 3rd temple been built in Jerusalem? Nope, and so, Trump can't declare himself God in the 'holiest of holies' inside the non existent 3rd temple.

    I could go on and on, but there's no need.

    Imbeciles knowing nothing at all about the religions and religious ideas they speak of, as if they did know something, are an outright plague in this world - but there's no repercussions for slandering Christians.

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    Betty A F 

    4 weeks ago from Florida

    Hi A B Williams,

    That's pretty common these days. I had someone on Twitter tell me that my writings are all about "Trump being the baby Jesus." I had to laugh when I read that.

    That's one very important thing with the scriptures, if I were to tell someone that he or she was mistaken on a particular passage, I'd show the person the reason that I felt that way. I always hope that Christians who read my articles and see a biblical error will show me why he or she feels that way, and where I may be mistaken. I've actually learned a lot just discussing different passages with different people who didn't agree me.

    I honestly don't mind that at all.

    But just to say that it's a "terrible article," or "hard to read, because it's so out of scriptural context," isn't actually saying anything if the person can't show me where the particular error is. I think you're right that a particular comment was made simply because the person doesn't like the POTUS.

    Thank you for your comment sister. It's much appreciated.

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    A B Williams 

    4 weeks ago from Central Florida

    Hi Betty, great job on this, per usual!

    I've recently commented on one of Jason's articles, I found it odd and interesting, he professes love above all else, while standing in judgment of Christians and Conservatives (no one else, only Christians and Conservatives) As if...we shouldn't have a voice, an opinion or any say. We shouldn't involve ourselves in politics, in the running of this Republic or speak out against depravity....

    His response here, confirms my suspicions. I'll leave it at that.

    Perhaps he will return and follow through on your request...and prove me all wrong.

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    Elijah A Alexander Jr 

    4 weeks ago from Washington DC

    I admire how well studied you are, Betty, and I commend you for your presenting it. You revealed many truths here that many people don't see. Thank you. It is like what you said in your post asking could God have chosen Trump and showed so many "shady" people he had put in leadership positions, I which to I add "all are called but few are chosen."

    Look at Isaiah 45:7's "I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord do all these things" and Luke 17:20-21's "The kingdom of God cometh not with observation: Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you." What that is saying is God does everything being done through everyone of us. Then the Christ said "don't judge" because our minds are fill with what we like and dislike (good and evil) so our judgments are based on our individual likes and dislikes but not on Cause, Effects and Consequences which is True Judging.

    Daniel chapters 2-4 have given us the cause for Trump's actions. Nebuchadnezzar dreamt of this nation in chapter 2 as the world's last ruling nation that will end civilization. Notice what Daniel old the king in verse 29, "As for thee, O king, thy thoughts came into thy mind upon thy bed, what should come to pass hereafter: and he that reveals secrets made known to thee what shall come to pass." That suggests the king was being told how the world would end saying he was birthing today's effect of the feet of Babylon called "Mystery Babylon" composed of un-uniting man of all ethnics. That divided nation has Nebuchadnezzar's second dream (Chapter 4) him exalting himself and within an hour (I don't know how long in our time) removed from office. Thus, before the spiritual hour is completed Trump is to be out of office for "Draining the Swamp" of this un-Constitutional government's corruption.

    You will notice how his first dream revealed a "stone was cut out of the mountain (that last Nation, Judah of Genesis 49:8-12 & Micah 5:2) without hands (not taught by man), and that it brake in pieces the iron, the brass, the clay, the silver, and the gold" is the second rock Moses Smote in the wilderness sojourn (revealing the world's end). And so, we are living the last days of this half of the earth's two civilizations. May it manifest as the prophets have revealed it.

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    Betty A F 

    4 weeks ago from Florida

    Tony Muse,

    I don't troll on Conservative websites. But I do see how the left behaves daily in life and on Social media. You did respond in a 'triggered manner." That's just the truth. You made unfounded accusations and instead of admit it, you just keep it going.

    You can believe as you wish. As for me, I personally see a connection throughout the bible that involves politics. If you've read the scriptures from beginning to end, there are a whole lot of politics involved, from kings to natural laws to leaders of all kinds. Even the establishment of Israel has patriotic aspects involved.

    Paul even addressed politics by writing:

    "Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God." Romans 13:1 The passage continues through verse 7 of the same chapter.

    We are subject to this natural world, and believe or not, in a free nation like the USA, we as Christian's do have a voice. We're in the world but not of it, and actions or lack thereof effect our entire nation. What we allow and what we don't allow carries on for generations to come.

    Just look at the last 20 years and how many things have changed in the USA as well as in many churches.

    I say you're wrong...but we each answer to God in the end.

    Again, I added the verses and the complete passages in most cases that backed up what I said. I even quoted many of the passages in my own view, word for word what the bible says.

    You didn't react to the actual passages, you reacted based on your own hatred of the President.

    That's not my problem. I wasn't happy when Obama was in office, but I didn't complain about him or accuse people falsely. I literally prayed for him, like the scriptures say we should do.

    This discussion isn't even actually based on the article I wrote. It's based your feelings.

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    Tony Muse 

    4 weeks ago from Texas, USA

    Betty,

    You used the word "triggered". You troll on conservstive websites, don't you?

    Honestly, I don't believe that politics and religion mix well. Both parties are immoral as far as i am concerned. I am a conservative Christian without a party. Poltical conservatives stand behind the shield of anti-abortion, and yet take a cold-hearted stance on immigration. As far as I am concerned, that is a stark contradiction.

    I am done here, this has taken up way too much of my time and phone battery.

    Peace to you.

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    Betty A F 

    4 weeks ago from Florida

    Tony, you are the one who literally responded that you believe Trump isn't a Christian because of something he said. I asked if you said that when Obama mocked God and took his word out of context.

    You are the one who responded with false accusations about the use of Scriptures in this article, where i literally used the exact verses I referenced.

    It seems you were triggered by it. Rather than answer with scripture, you just threw insults. I'm sorry, but that's not right at all.

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    Betty A F 

    4 weeks ago from Florida

    Also Tony, in the scriptures, Peter literally denied Christ three times when Jesus was arrested.

    Do you also say, "no matter how you slice it, that's not something a Christian would do or say?"

    It's a mistake to assume what God will or won't do, or what God sees in each of us.

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    Betty A F 

    4 weeks ago from Florida

    Tony Muse, you said:

    "I watched an interview with Donald Trump where he said "I am not aware of anything that I have done that requires forgiveness". I am sorry, but those are not the words of a Christian, no matter how you slice it."

    That is actually not what he said at all. He corrected it later. Here's a link for proof.

    Trump: I hope I don't have to ask 'for much forgiveness' from God."

    https://www.politico.com/story/2016/06/trump-forgi...

    No matter how you slice it, you're nitpicking. Obama literally mocked God. Did you call that out?

    People like to compare him to the Pharisees, when in reality it is they who are behaving like the actual pharisees. It's completely hypocritical.

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    Tony Muse 

    4 weeks ago from Texas, USA

    Betty,

    I watched an interview with Donald Trump where he said "I am not aware of anything that I have done that requires forgiveness". I am sorry, but those are not the words of a Christian, no matter how you slice it.

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    Betty A F 

    4 weeks ago from Florida

    Also, to Tony Muse, bring in your scriptures. Show how I used them "out of context," and then explain to me biblicaly how politics are not part of our Christian lives here on earth.

    I love open discussions on these subjects, and I love studying the scriptures. If there is an actual error, I find it far more respectful to show me my error through the scripture. I don't mind correction at all but I do fully expect actual correction, and not opinions simply because you don't like the President.

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    Betty A F 

    4 weeks ago from Florida

    I think it's insane that there are Christians who do not see the natural POLITICAL side of our Christian faith.

    If Christian's had been taking a stand for generations, abortion would not have ever been a taxpayer funded issue, through planned parenthood. Prayer would have never been removed from our schools, and even today, our laws would be upheld rather than pushed aside. There are so many ways that many Christians have neglected the politics of life..." that have always applied to God's word.

    But the democrats and their voters are helping to fulfill the end time prophecy about hearts growing cold because lawlessness will abound.

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    Betty A F 

    4 weeks ago from Florida

    Hi Jason,

    The verses were used exactly as they are written and in context.

    Don't just throw out accusations without showing proof. Please respond again with your proof for my "scriptures taken out of context."

    You may not like that I said President Trump is the most pro-Christian POTUS in history, but I also call on you for proof.

    My proof is that President Trump has regular prayer meetings, as well as meetings with pastors. He is also standing up against funding abortion, which is against the most fundamental beliefs of most Christians. I don't recall another President taking such a stand.

    I never mind it when someone disagrees with me, but I do call for proof over the things that you say are "out of context."

    Take you time. Show context and explain please, if you can.

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    Jason Reid Capp 

    4 weeks ago from Tokyo, Japan

    I'm sorry, Betty, but this was a tough read. So many of these verses were taken out of context, there is a massive amount of bizarre conspiracy theorizing and de-theorizing, and the "President Trump is the Most Pro-Christian President in History" section was just one wild statement after the next.

    Look, I don't care what your political views are, and I don't care if you like and support Donald Trump, but to even attempt to Christianize and give such credit to a guy who is all words and no action blows my mind. Jesus would not approve much of anything Trump is saying or doing these days, and if Jesus' ministry started today and not 2000+ years ago, modern day Christians would condemn him in the same way the Pharisees did.

    I absolutely hate this new "Tea Party"/Evangelical politics. It's injecting Christ into a system that Jesus stayed so far away from. Christians should actually not care so much about politics, but focus on the teachings of Christ and love the world around them, in the same way Christ loved us. It is not about "being right", aligning with the correct politics, or proving who is or isn't the anti-christ. Christianity is about Jesus and Jesus alone.

    If you start to add too much to that equation then you muffle the message and turn it into something that it's not supposed to be.

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    Betty A F 

    4 weeks ago from Florida

    Hi Tony Muse, I personally believe that there is one person who will rise to power. There is the anti-Christ spirit, and then there is the anti-Christ. Plus, there is an entire anti-Christ system.

    At the time the book of John was written, there were other belief systems, and Islam was not yet established, the same characteristics are evident even in today's world belief systems. The bible itself uses terms such as, "as in the days of Noah,' to reference of the end times. Some things never change.

    There's a really good and very interesting video by Trey Smith on Youtube that goes into the days of Noah. He shows how even religious names change, but many of the exact same symbols and systems have carried on even into today.

    It's long, but it 's worth the watch. I don't agree with everything he has to say, but seeing the historic symbols carry on throughout time is very interesting. Plus, the guy himself has a way of keeping your attention throughout the video.

    It's linked below. Thank you for reading for commenting.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lktmmd7YnD8&li...

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    Tony Muse 

    4 weeks ago from Texas, USA

    While I completely agree that Trump, even though I am not a fan of him as a person, is not the "anti-christ", I also don't believe that there is an end-time anti-christ person, I simply don't believe that is supported in scripture. When John penned that term, there were no Muslims in this world. It is most likely that those that he referred to as being anti-christ were those who were of Jewish faith who were attempting to dissuade early converts. Anyone who denies that Jesus is the Son of God is anti-christ, including Jews, Muslims, atheists, Hindus, etc..

    Blessings!

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