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Showing posts from May, 2011

Is the World Ending Today? Or Soon?

Here we go again! Another prediction about the end of the world. Coming from the United States, it has been predicted for May 21, 2011, American time. We would not have noticed this except that the media picked up on it. According to Bill Muehlenberg, both Christians and amiable atheists are offering a ‘pet-sitting’ service for raptured Christians who leave their pets behind:
As you wake up on May 22nd, with the world still intact, what are you to make of all this. Is the world coming to an end? Is this end coming soon? Of all the questions we could ask in life, these two have to be high up the list.
Here are some points to consider:
Date-Setters: While they cause alarm and upset -- not to mention exercising a practice not endorsed in Scripture (Matthew 24:36), the date-setters do have one point: prophetic signs are coming to pass right under our noses. As prophetic signs increase, so does date-setting. 
This is in marked con…

Osama, WIlliam & Wilkerson: 3 Very Different Celebrations

Crowds begin to gather in front of key American landmarks: the White House and Ground Zero in New York City. The air is jubilant, almost like a party atmosphere, especially in the United States. Congratulatory message and tweets began whirling around cyberspace.    Sober yet triumphant statements are issued by US President Barack Obama. Other leaders of the western world follow suit, including former US Presidents Bush and Clinton. 
What was the cause for all this excitement?  Osama bin Laden is dead. Why all this rejoicing at the death of a seemingly lone figure who had not been seen in public for years? The simple reason is that bin Laden was the founder of al Qaeda, the global merchant bank of jihadist terrorism. More specifically, Osama bin Laden was the mastermind of the September 11th attacks nearly 10 years. Al Qaeda has a simple goal: to rid the Muslim world of US and western influence, reestablish a global Islamic caliphate (a political-religious empire run inhabited and run by M…