"And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon. And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed. And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men, And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live."
It seems that it is getting easier to see many aspects of the Tribulation period upon us. Jerusalem is quickly turning into a burdensome stone. Israel is back in its land as predicted. The economy appears to be on the brink of a meltdown that will lead to a universal monetary system. Even the world governments and politicians seemingly are hinting to a one world amalgamated government. We can certainly see the rise of the Beast and his government. Furthermore, we can see the technology leaning towards a universal mark controlling the free trade. However, there is one aspect of the Beast's takeover that many are not as focused on. We are beginning to see the preeminence and proliferation of a one world religious system. It is the whore of Revelation--the man can do it without God religious system--that will dominate in the last days. It is the rise of the False Prophet!
The False Prophet, the other beast, will lead men and women to worship the anti-Christ and ultimately Satan. He has the power of a lamb--a meek religious leader. He also has the mouth of a dragon--always an emblem of the devil. He will lead men from the truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and join them to one last great heresy that will destroy the souls of millions. Like all that is of deception, his teaching will make sense, it will appear right, many will assure that it is true and right, and ,sadly, it will be backed by false miracles. Many will be deceived. Will you?
His task is not an easy one. He will need to join atheists and agnostics together with Islam, Hinduism, reprobate Christianity and a host of myths, legends, and false religions and ideologies. If you look hard, you can see that happening now. Look at this article.
Here are a few quotes from the article. "Representatives of Jewish, Catholic, Protestant, B'hai, Mormon, Sikh, Vedic Druid and Muslim beliefs read scriptures from the great religious texts - including six verses from the Quran calling for all faiths to live in harmony." Peace, harmony, love--such attractive words. However, the scripture is very clear. There is no love outside of the cross of Christ. Peace is a gift of the presence of the Holy Spirit! Only Jesus Christ can ever bring peace and harmony as He is the Prince of Peace! There is no salvation outside of Jesus Christ!!!!!
"Instead of the image of burning Qurans suggested by Florida Pastor Terry Jones, "Today we saw the great faiths of the world and they blessed to the Quran ... Indeed, blessed are the peacemakers," said Haq, who read a prayer from St. Francis of Assisi: "Oh God make me an instrument of your peace ... Where there is hatred let me sow love!"" Now, I do not agree with the pastor's method of addressing the lies of Islam, but reactions to his plan to burn the Quran will give us a foretaste of the absolute tyranny of the upcoming system. Under the guise of "let's all get along" there will be a call to crush any and all beliefs that are exclusive (like the teachings of Jesus where He clearly says that He is the one and only way to heaven!). Those not in line with this syncretic system will be humiliated publicly and eventually killed for their "rebellion" to the established spiritual authority. We will have much, much more to say on this later. God Bless you and pray daily for discernment! (...And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.)
Rise of the False Prophet
Justice Breyer Suggests That Burning a Quran Could be Like Shouting 'Fire' in a Crowded Theatre--Thus Not Protected by 1st Amendment | CNSnews.com This is a major sign. the courts have been anti-Christian for years, but now appear to want to change policy towards Islam!
Where’s Waldorf? « Liveshots It is illegal to teach Christ in schools! Yet, we can use the methods of cults to enhance education! Having studied the history of the American education system for years, I can assure you that things were much better off when Christian ethics and a personal relationship with Christ was encouraged!
Here is what Islam teaches children! 100,000 children attend radical Hamas summer camps
The World from Berlin: 'Europe Needs a Directly Elected Leader with Charisma' - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International
PA: Jewish Worship 'Sin and Filth' at Western Wall - Defense/Middle East - Israel News - Israel National News Here is the part about crushing those who do not agree with you!
Israel and the Middle East--War on the Horizon
U.S. envoy's upcoming Syria trip raises speculation of possible peace developments - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News
Netanyahu to Abbas: Don't let end of settlement freeze foil peace talks - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News