Bible Prophecy: Antichrist the deceiver will arrive as 'charismatic world leader'
Daily Express- BIBLE prophecy stipulates the Antichrist will make his grand entrance onto the political scene, with many Christians believing the great deceiver will appear as a "charismatic world leader".
The Antichrist's arrival is one of the many events, which the Bible says will precede the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. According to prophetic passages in scripture, the world will be torn apart by war, disease and unrest in the End Days. Prophecies regarding the shadowy figure of the Antichrist can be found in the New Testament, particularly in the Epistle to the Thessalonians.
One passage in 2 Thessalonians, for example, warns: "He will oppose and will exalt himself over everything that is called God or is worshipped, so that he sets himself up in God's temple, proclaiming himself to be God."
The temple in the context of the passage is a reference to the Third Temple of Jerusalem.
The house of worship does not presently exist as the Second Temple was destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD.
But many Christian evangelists and conspiracy theorists believe it is simply a matter of time before the Temple returns to Jerusalem's Temple Mount - and.....READ MORE
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