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A survey conducted by Public Policy Polling disclosed that one in four Americans think President Barack Obama may be the Biblical Antichrist. According recent census polls that could mean as many as 80 million people!
The question is, does Barak Obama fit the Biblical criteria for the Antichrist? It is our conviction that he does not, and the following are just 10 ten reasons that we believe that Barak Obama is not the Antichrist.
1.) The Antichrist enters into the temple in Jerusalem on at least one occasion. (2 Thes 2:4)
At the mid-point of the 7 year period, known as Daniels 70th week, the Antichrist enters into a rebuilt temple in Jerusalem, and sets up an “abomination that causes desolation.” To put it simply, if there is no temple in Jerusalem then we obviously aren’t anywhere close to the midpoint. Such a structure would require a significant amount of time to construct, and even if they started right now, Obama would have long since fulfilled his last term in office by then.
2.) The Antichrist will cause the daily sacrifices to cease. (Dan 9:27)
This one is like the first one. The Jewish “daily sacrifice”, was a specific type of sacrifice that was to be performed every day, twice a day. As much as it will anger animal rights activists, scripture tells us that this sacrifice will once again start up when the temple is rebuilt. Obama cant stop something that hasn’t started yet.
3.) The Antichrist will be killed and die, and then, seemingly come back to life in front of everyone. (Rev 13: 3, 12, 14)
This appears to be the reason that the people worship the Antichrist, not because of his smooth speech or anything like that, but because he seems to be resurrected from the dead, Obviously Obama has never been killed and come back to life in front of everybody.
4.) The Antichrist will have a “false prophet” who performs signs and wonders like calling fire down from heaven and making a statue of a man speak and kill those who do not worship it. (Revelation 13:12-15)
It sounds pretty sci-fi but scripture tells us that the Antichrist has a miracle working sidekick. These miracles that he performs are pretty specific, and I think they may be a bit too difficult for Joe Biden to pull off.
5.) The Antichrist declares himself to be higher than God or anything else that is worshiped (Dan 11:36, 2 Thes 2:4)Obama could be accused of being arrogant, but it’s quite another matter to say that he has fulfilled theses scriptures that say the Antichrist will claim to be, not just God, but better than God (Yahweh) or any god or anything else that is worshiped by any people group. This has obviously not happened, and to say that he has even come close to such a claim is ridiculous.
6.) The Antichrist causes the whole world to worship him or be killed. (Rev 13: 8,15)
Obama may be concerned with opinion polls, but he is a long way from forcing everyone to worship him or be executed.
7.) The Antichrist will cause the worst religious killing of all time. (Matthew 24: 15-22)
The 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust will pale in comparison to what the Antichrist does. Jesus is quite specific that the genocide of the Antichrist will be worse than any such killing the world has ever seen or ever will ever see. It is ludicrous to say that Obama has done anything like this.
8.) The Antichrist’s nation of origin is ruled by 10 kings prior to his début. (Daniel 7: 7, 23-24)
It doesn’t matter if you think he is from Kenya or the US, or really anywhere else on earth at the moment, he didn’t come from a nation which had 10 kings or 10 rulers. There is no way to fudge the numbers, or any of the other circumstances, it just isn’t the case.
9.) The Antichrist will “subdue” three of the 10 preceding kings by casting them down in a humiliating fashion. (Daniel 7:24)
Obviously if number 9 on this list isn’t true, then this one can’t be true either.
10.) The Antichrist will come from one of the four divisions of Alexander the Great’s Empire. (Daniel 8:8-9)
The four divisions of Alexander’s Empire are: the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, the Seleucid Empire in the east, the Kingdom of Pergamon in Asia Minor, and Macedon. None of which contained, Kenya, Hawaii, or obviously anywhere else in America.
Of the 10 prophesies examined we can confirm that Barack Obama has not fulfilled any of them, nor is he likely to in the future. In fact, this examination has not only shown the silliness of the claim that Barack Obama is the Antichrist, it also shows that the conditions of the world at large do not yet fully resemble the conditions described in the Bible about the time of the end.
As Christians we are called to pray for our nation and for the rulers of our nation whether we like them or not, which includes Barack Obama. I wonder what would happen if instead of slinging such accusations at dignitaries we instead invested our time and energy into praying for his salvation. I think we should give it a shot.