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Could Barack Obama be Antichrist?

In a sense, any powerful and charismatic person could be Antichrist. For that reason, people have suggested that most American Presidents in our generation might be that ruler of the predicted final one-world government.

We can not know who Antichrist will be until the Holy Spirit, the One who holds back sin, has been taken away, presumably by the Rapture. People may have suspicions about one person or another, but they can not know for sure who he will be until that time.

1 Concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered to him, we ask you, brothers, 2 not to become easily unsettled or alarmed by some prophecy, report or letter supposed to have come from us, saying that the day of the Lord has already come. 3 Don't let anyone deceive you in any way, for that day will not come until the rebellion occurs and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the man doomed to destruction. 4 He will oppose and will exalt himself over everything that is called God or is worshiped, so that he sets himself up in God's temple, proclaiming himself to be God.

5 Don't you remember that when I was with you I used to tell you these things? 6 And now you know what is holding him back, so that he may be revealed at the proper time. 7 For the secret power of lawlessness is already at work; but the one who now holds it back will continue to do so till he is taken out of the way. 8 And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will overthrow with the breath of his mouth and destroy by the splendor of his coming. 9 The coming of the lawless one will be in accordance with the work of Satan displayed in all kinds of counterfeit miracles, signs and wonders,
- 2 Thessalonians 2:1-8

There has already been a great deal of talk, even among non-Christians, that Obama is a messiah figure. Only time will tell what will come of all this speculation. It is not wrong to wonder about the possibility of any great person somehow becoming the predicted False Christ. But it is wrong to make unprovable accusations.

One day Jesus Christ's will return to take His church away before the coming "Tribulation." After the true Christian believers have been removed the identity of the one-world ruler will be confirmed and people will be forced to receive "The Mark of the Beast" in order to be permitted to buy or sell.

14 Because of the signs he was given power to do on behalf of the first beast, he deceived the inhabitants of the earth. He ordered them to set up an image in honor of the beast who was wounded by the sword and yet lived. 15 He was given power to give breath to the image of the first beast, so that it could speak and cause all who refused to worship the image to be killed. 16 He also forced everyone, small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on his right hand or on his forehead, 17 so that no one could buy or sell unless he had the mark, which is the name of the beast or the number of his name.

18 This calls for wisdom. If anyone has insight, let him calculate the number of the beast, for it is man's number. His number is 666.
- Rev 13:14-18

Current Events

Current Events

See also:
Moral Issues in the Presidential Campaign 2008
Moral Issues in the Presidential Campaign 2012
Warnings and Cautions
The Rapture
Mark of the Beast
New World Order

President-for-Life, King of the World paving the way for Messiahship

Nov. 28, 2012 - This post-election article from the Canada Free Press is an example of the fear and frustration of many afterPresident Obama won re-election this month. It points to some extreme examples of misplaced devotion to the president.
At Sunday’s Soul Train awards, Obama was nominated as “Our Lord and Savior” by Oscar-winning actor/comedian Jamie Foxx, who was answered by a wildly cheering throng.
Another example is a painting by artist Michael D’Antuono currently on display at Boston’s Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery.It depicts Obama as Jesus Christ being crucified with a crown of thorns around his head and his arms outstreched.
Source: Canada Free Press

Obama's Executive Order Authorizes Peacetime Martial Law

Mar. 19, 2011 - On Mar. 16 President Obama issued an Executive Order that gives the White House absolute control over all thecountry’s natural resources in case of a natural disaster or during a time of war.
The text of the document itself does not limit implementation to a time of war. In fact, the specific sections of the order make it clear that the President can take complete command and control of the country’s natural resources in peacetime, as well.
Source: Joe Wolverton, II - New American
Text of the Executive Order

New Bill Gives Obama ‘Kill Switch’ To Shut Down The Internet

Jun. 16, ,2010 - A new US Senate bill would give President Obama a figurative “kill switch” to seize control of the world wide web in response to a Homeland Security directive.
“The legislation says that companies such as broadband providers, search engines or software firms that the US Government selects “shall immediately comply with any emergency measure or action developed” by the Department of Homeland Security.
The bill is entitled "Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act." TechAmerica, a technology lobbying group, believes that the bill would have “the potential for absolute power.”

Quarter of Republicans think Barack Obama is 'the Antichrist'

Mar. 25, 2010 - In a new online poll of 2,320 adults, carried out by Harris Interactive, 24 per cent of Republican respondents agreed with the statement that the president might be the Antichrist."
According to the poll 67 per cent of Republicans thought President Obama was a socialist, 57 per cent thought that he was secretly a Muslim...
Source: Telegraph - UK

Obama For World President?

Dec. 8 - Veteran Obama-watcher David Gutmann thinks that the President is "already getting restless in his present job, and that he seeks a promotion to an even greater status."

Congressmen are fearful that Obama will stubbornly press ahead with his unpopular plans for Health Reform, and that they will be voted out of office in 2010. Gutmann says he thinks the president is not even concerned about his own re-election, and that...

...he will enact as many of his programs in health reform, energy conservation, arms reduction and income redistribution as he can before his current term expires, and then try for higher goals.
The rest of the article gives support to this idea.
Source: Front Page Magazine

Obamamania Cools to Luke Warm

Nov. 2, 2009 - President Obama was wildly popular at his election and even more so in January with a 70 percent approval rating. Six months later Waschington DC vendors were disappointed that their Obama memorabilia were not selling well.

The President and his Congress quickly implemented controversial programs to rescue the economy: bailing out sinking US auto manufacturers and unleashing a 787-billion-dollar stimulus plan.

In late April, at the end of the first 100 days in office, Obama still enjoyed more positive reviews than his predecessors in the previous 20 years.
But since that time Americans have begun to doubt the president's ability to pull the US economy out of a nosedive. His popularity has continued to decline since that time.
July - Dipped below that of George W. Bush at the same point in his presidency.
October - Dropped to just above 50 percent according to Frank Newport, editor in chief of the Gallup Poll. Newport called this "slightly below average for all US presidents since World War II."
November - Even though the US has technically emerged from the recession, a Rasmussen poll reported that 29 percent strongly approve of Obama's performance, compared to 39 percent who strongly disapprove.
Source: NewsMax
Limbaugh Assails Obama's 'Radical' Agenda, Predicts One-Term Presidency - Fox
Transcript of Rush Limbaugh's interview with Chris Wallace - Rush Limbaugh

In a Surprise, Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Oct. 9, 2009 - Less than two weeks after taking office, President Obama was nominated to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Even more surprising, he has been named the winner of the prize.
President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples," the Norwegian Nobel Committee said, citing his outreach to the Muslim world and attempts to curb nuclear proliferation.
Source: TIME
Why Winning the Nobel Peace Prize Could Hurt Obama - Time
Peace Prize When There Is No Peace - Ron's Blog

Obama Is Not the Anti-Christ
Dr. John Mark Reynolds
The Torrey Honors Institute

Aug. 13, 2009 - Dr. Reynolds alerts us to a disturbing You Tube video that claims that Barack Obama might be Antichrist. He says that traditional Christians should reject this video because it is "hateful, wrong, and illogical."
The Antichrist is a literary symbol for all that is bad about humanity and many traditional Christians think that eventually there will be one tyrant who incarnates all those evils.
Reynolds adds that calling or suggesting that someone is the Antichrist is worse than calling the person “Hitler.”
Source: Crosswalk
Editor's note: See our warning against false accusations about Antichrist in our 2008 In Review - The Year In Prophecy
The subject video: Original - Updated Version - Did Jesus Give Us The Name Of The Antichrist? - You Tube
Did Jesus actually reveal name of the 'antichrist'? - WorldNetDaily

Obama's sculpted face heads to Mt. Rushmore park

June 16, 2009 - A 20-feet-tall concrete sculpture of President Obama will have a temporary showing at Mt. Rushmore, and will then go on to its permanent home in South Dakota.
The massive bust of Barack Obama is scheduled to finish its tour about 40 miles from Mount Rushmore, in Lead, S.D., home of another tourist attraction called Presidents Park.
Source: WorldNetDaily

Life-like talking image of Obama at Disney World

May 21, 2009 - On the Fourth of July, a life-sized animated figure of President Obama will be open to the public Hall of Presidents exhibit at Disney World in Orlando, Florida.
The Obama figure is the result of attention to minute details by Disney sculptors, animators, engineers and even anatomists who pored over presidential photographs and video of him and then drew on the latest advances in robotic technology.
Source: New York Times

100 days in office, coronated MessiahArms outstretched, he wears crown of thorns on his brow

Apr. 28, 2009 - Artist Michael D'Antuono's plans to unveil his painting called "The Truth" on April 29 at the Square's South Plaza. The painting features President Obama with his arms outstretched and wearing a crown of thorns on his head.
Source: WorldNetDaily
Website about the painting
Update: Apr. 29 - Artist cancels Messiah Obama display -Thousands of emails, calls objected to president wearing crown of thorns. - Crosswalk

America: Ready to Come Home from Oz

Feb. 28, 2009 - Bob Burney, award-winning host of the “Bob Burney Live" radio show, thinks the nation is already discovering that the hopes and dreams of the new presidency are not going to come true. But like the story of the Wizard of Oz, there could be a good result from this disappointment.
Today, those trusting in government need to pull back the curtain. America and America’s churches need to come home. Home for America is the Constitution. Home for the Church is the Bible.
Source: Crosswalk

Obama's triumphal entry: Gentle, riding on donkey

Jan. 24, 2009 - A sculpture of Barack Obama riding a donkey was led in a procession in Des Moines, Iowa. The sculpture was created by Matthew J. Clark.
Clark called the marching artwork "A Simulacrum of Hope: Simulation of the Triumphal Entry of the Christ."
Source: WorldNetDaily

Obama Inaugural To Be The Most Expensive Ever

Jan. 19, 2009 -
Reports indicate $150 million will be spent by President Barack Obama to celebrate his inauguration ($45 million without security costs).
Source:The Bulletin -Philadelphia
The Obama-Lincoln Parallel - CBS
Obama Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. - Voice of America
Gay bishop to open inaugural weekend - Prophecy Central's Obama Watch
Update 1/19/09: Text of Bishop Gene Robinson before Sunday's pre-inauguration concert - Episcopal Cafe

Obama to star in Spider-Man comic

Jan. 9, 2009 - President-elect Obama, a Spiderman fan, will be memorialized on the cover of a special issue of Spiderman Comics.
A six-page story, with the superhero saving the day when an imposter tries to take Mr Obama's place as president, will hit shelves next Wednesday.
Source: BBC

Kissinger: Obama primed to create 'New World Order'

Jan. 7, 2009 - In an interview on CNBC, Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said,
"Conflicts across the globe and an international respect for Barack Obama have created the perfect setting for establishment of "a New World Order."
Last year Kissinger told PBS interviewer Charlie Rose that there is a need for a new world order. He suggested that it could happen at the beginning of the next president's administration.
Source: WorldNetDaily

Barack Obama TIME's Person of the Year 2008

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Dec. 17, 2008 - TIME editors give a summary of the reasons they picked President-elect Obama as the Person of the Year
In one of the craziest elections in American history, he overcame a lack of experience, a funny name, two candidates who are political institutions and the racial divide to become the 44th President of the United States.
Source: TIME Magazine

As 'New World Order' Shapes Up, Fear Is That An Anti-Christ Spirit Will Control It

Nov. 21, 2008 - Global problems, such as financial collapse, terrorism, and environmental issues are prompting a move toward global governance. Last week, the UK's Prime Minister Gordon Brown urged Barack Obama to become a "globalized" leader. He said, "We can seize the moment and in doing so build a truly global society."

Amazingly, executives from companies like Google have proposed a globalized "religion."

One can be excused for concern here too -- in that Google, Microsoft, and many other "tech" companies are less than warm toward traditional Christianity.
While some people are trying in vain to identify the PERSON who could become Antichrist, it is becoming increasingly obvious that there is a strong movement toward a global government, and that the SPIRIT of Antichrist will control it.
Source: Spirit Daily - Story no longer online

Striking Headlines and Covers

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TIME: The New New Deal

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Newsweek:Obama's Lincoln

Obama: Oratory and originality

Three Million Plus Possible at Inauguration

Obama Youth

Nov. 14, 2008 - Hal Lindsey says that Georgia Rep. Paul Broun formally apologized to his constituents for comparing Barack Obama's idea for a civilian security force to Hitler's actions during his rise to power. But Lindsey went back and read what Obama said last July.
"We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded."
Source: Hal Lindsey - WorldNetDaily
Emanuel volunteers Americans to do 'a lot' - WorldNetDaily

Obama Wins, Muslims Divided

Nov. 12, 2008 - Islamic expert Daniel Pipes explains that Barack Obama is the perfect fit to Shiite prophecies about their coming messiah. However, other Muslims are unhappy with him for various reasons.
Source: Daniel Pipes

America Cries, "Give us a King!"

Nov., 2008 - Jan Markel likens America's desire for a "king" who can solve our many problems to Israel's demand for its first king - 2 Samuel 8.
Source: Constant Contact

Congressman Warns of Obama Dictatorship

Nov. 10, 2008 - Georgia Congressman Paul Broun said he hopes he is wrong, but he is concerned that Obama could become a dictator because of a speech he made last June. Obama called for a civilian force to take some of the national security burden off the military.
"That's exactly what Hitler did in Nazi Germany and it's exactly what the Soviet Union did," Broun said. "When he's proposing to have a national security force that's answering to him, that is as strong as the U.S. military."
Source: Newsmax

Obama Wins, Candidates Call For Unity

Nov. 5, 2008 - Historic election picks first African-American president, and both candidates give eloquent speeches calling for unity and cooperation.
Analysis: Key Factors in the 2008 Presidential Race - Fox
McCain's Concession Speech - Fox
Obama's Victory Speech - Fox

Earlier News From The Presidential Campaign

"Left Behind" Authors Do Not Think Obama is Antichrist

Aug. 8, 2008 - Following the release by the McCain campaign of the ad "The One," Beverly Rykerd reports that "Left Behind" authors Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins do not believe Obama is the Antichrist. LaHaye said,
"There is no indication in the Bible that the antichrist will be an American."
Source:Christian News Wire

How Obama prepped world for the Antichrist

Aug. 1, 2008 - Hal Lindsey comments on presidential candidate Barak Obama's European tour. His remarks to huge crowds made him sound like he was running for "President of the World."
"People of Berlin – people of the world – this is our moment. This is our time. ... With an eye toward the future, with resolve in our hearts, let us remember this history, and answer our destiny, and remake the world once again."
Lindsey says the world's pressing problems make it ready for "someone like him – a messiah-like figure, charismatic and glib and seemingly holding all the answers to all the world's questions." He says Obama isn't Antichrist, but he has given a foretaste of how Antichrist will be received.
Source: WorldNetDaily

Obama As Antichrist

Apr. 24, 2008 - There was a rumor that the Book of Revelation predicted a "man in his 40's of Muslim descent" would become Antichrist. This article shows that this concept is false.
Source: Snopes

Is Obama a (or the) Messiah?

Feb. 21, 2008 - Newsweek's Claire Hoffman responds to questions from all sides about whether or not Barak Obama is a messiah figure. One example is Chris Matthews of MSNBC.
"I’ve been following politics since I was about 5. I’ve never seen anything like this. This is bigger than Kennedy. [Obama] comes along, and he seems to have the answers. This is the New Testament. This is surprising.”
Source: Newsweek
Is Barak Obama the Messiah?
- Fascinating illustrated page about Obama's amazing effect on people.

An Antichrist Obama in McCain Ad?

Rush Limbaugh to Obama: 'You are no Jesus Christ'

Sept. 12, 2008 - As part of the Democrat campaign strategy, Barack Obama is being compared to Jesus and Gov. Sarah Palin to Pontius Pilate. Rush Limbaugh blasted the concept as "pathological" and "insane."
"I know Jesus Christ. I pray to Jesus Christ all the time," said Limbaugh." I study what Jesus Christ did and said all the time, and let me tell you something, Barack Obama, you are no Jesus Christ."
Limbaugh also said he couldn't find any Biblical references to Jesus promoting infanticide or sex education be taught to 4- and 5-year-olds.
Source: WorldNetDaily

Obama promises to 'remake the world'

July 24, 2008 -
Addressing more than 200,000 elated Europeans massed in Berlin at twilight, presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama promised Thursday that he would work to unite Christians, Muslims and Jews in a safer, more united world.
Source: Politico
Obama's $845 billion U.N. plan forwarded to U.S. Senate floor - 'Global Poverty Act' to cost each citizen $2,500 or more - WorldNetDaily

Other questions people are asking:

Is it God's will for Barack Obama to be President?

Should we support him?

What kind of appointments will he make?

How will he deal with terrorism?

How will he treat Israel?

What effect will he have on moral issueslike abortion and marriage?

Is he a true Christian?

Could he be Antichrist?


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