Christians need to listen. Christians need to wake up. By p2alm03.02.2014 ( 2 ) Christians need to listen. Christians need to wake up. Walid Shoebat. A man raised up at the right time. Share/Print:SharePrintFacebookTwitterGoogleEmailTumblrLinkedInPinterestRedditPocketLike this:Like Loading... Categories: The Religion of Peace, The True Revived KingdomTags: antichrist, end times, eschatology, islam, islamic antichrist, last days, prophecy, walid shoebat Related Articles Simple Questions to Ask People Looking in Europe for the Antichrist By p2alm05.07.2017 ( 4 ) Beast Kingdoms and Biblical Math // Revelation 17:9-11 By p2alm08.27.2016 ( 1 ) Brief Exposé of the Biblical False Prophet By p2alm08.04.2016 ( 7 ) 2 comments › email@example.com 03.02.2014 • 12.58 PM I think true believers are awake and I think people who don’t remain awake dont care about whats coming because they don’t beleive anymore We knew That Putin the Antichrist would finally come and with patience we endured till the time and now that it’s time it’s a day of some final relief of sick twisted world we have. And soon all the sickness will all be gone what a day to look forward to for me if you don’t fell the same I don’t care Reply ↓ p2alm 03.02.2014 • 5.18 PM Putin is not the Antichrist as he is not from the line of Ishmael. If we want to understand Bible prophecy, we first must start in Genesis 12. Consider, God promised Abraham a son through whom He would make a great nation and redeem the earth. The promise of the redemption of the peoples of the earth: Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go forth from your country, And from your relatives And from your father’s house, To the land which I will show you; And I will make you a great nation, And I will bless you, And make your name great; And so you shall be a blessing; And I will bless those who bless you, And the one who curses you I will curse. And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.” [Genesis 12:1-3 NASB] The promise of a son: And Abram said, “Since You have given no offspring to me, one born in my house is my heir.” Then behold, the word of the Lord came to him, saying, “This man will not be your heir; but one who will come forth from your own body, he shall be your heir.” And He took him outside and said, “Now look toward the heavens, and count the stars, if you are able to count them.” And He said to him, “So shall your descendants be.” [Genesis 15:3-5 NASB] The promise of the land of Israel: On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, “To your descendants I have given this land, From the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates: [Genesis 15:18 NASB] The promise of the land of Israel and the redemption of the peoples of the earth through his son with Sarah: Then God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name. I will bless her, and indeed I will give you a son by her. Then I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of peoples will come from her.” [Genesis 17:15-16 NASB] This is important. God’s promise to Abraham was directly connected to the land of Israel. It was to be fulfilled through his son, Isaac, the firstborn of Sarah, through who came the nation of Israel, the Jewish people and the redeeming Savior of the peoples of the earth, Jesus Christ. But what had Abraham and Sarah already done? The birth of Ishmael. Back in chapter 16, Sarah, lamenting her barrenness, told Abraham to go in to her maid, Hagar, and conceive by her. Perhaps because he doubted, perhaps he became impatient, Abraham, after listening to the voice of God for so many years, took things into his own hands and listened to the voice of his wife. Now Sarai, Abram’s wife had borne him no children, and she had an Egyptian maid whose name was Hagar. So Sarai said to Abram, “Now behold, the Lord has prevented me from bearing children. Please go in to my maid; perhaps I will obtain children through her.” And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai. [Genesis 16:1-2 NASB] This is important, too. This child was Ishmael through who came the nations of the Arab peoples and, eventually, the greater Islamic world. Moreover, the angel of the Lord said to her, “I will greatly multiply your descendants so that they will be too many to count.” The angel of the Lord said to her further, “Behold, you are with child, And you will bear a son; And you shall call his name Ishmael, Because the Lord has given heed to your affliction. “He will be a wild donkey of a man, His hand will be against everyone, And everyone’s hand will be against him; And he will live to the east of all his brothers.” [Genesis 16:10-12] Hagar conceived Ishmael and, immediately after this, we read that she began to despise Sarah [Genesis 16:5]. Sarah, also, despised Hagar because she had conceived a child [Genesis 16:6]. After this, Sarah treated her so badly that Hagar attempted to flee. This enmity between Hagar and Sarah because of Abraham’s very bad decision is the beginning of all the enmity that exists to this day between their descendants. Knowing this is essential to understanding the modern-day Middle East and this is why secular analysts and experts, no matter how good at their job, can never really get at the truth. The birth of Isaac. Fourteen years after the birth of Ishmael, Isaac is born fulfilling God’s promise to Abraham through Sarah [Genesis 21:1-3]. Ishmael begins mocking Isaac’s birth so Sarah tells Abraham to send Hagar and Ishmael away Therefore she said to Abraham, “Drive out this maid and her son, for the son of this maid shall not be an heir with my son Isaac.” [Genesis 21:10] Abraham was greatly troubled by this but God told him not to worry and to do what Sarah said reminding him the promise was to be through Isaac [Genesis 21:12]. Ishmael was not to be heir with Isaac, however, out of His mercy, God also promised to make Ishmael a great nation because he was a son of Abraham. And it is from this nation that Islam eventually came. And of the son of the maid I will make a nation also, because he is your descendant.” [Genesis 21:13] With the exception of Adam’s sin necessitating the death and resurrection of Christ for the salvation of all mankind, I don’t think there has been any one sin in the Bible that has been so felt around the world as Abraham’s. The consequences rage on to this very day between the descendants of Isaac and Ishmael and it will only be resolved upon Christ’s return. With the promise of the land comes the promise of a savior. The longer Islam doesn’t occupy the Promised Land, the more it proves the religion of Islam as untrue and the more it creates the desire in Islam to claim it. And, if Islam teaches that the promise to the land is theirs then with that comes the promise of a savior, a deliverer, through Islam as well. Muslims are, in fact, waiting for a savior. They call him the Mahdi, or Imam Mahdi. Who might this Islamic savior be that will embody all of this anti-Christian enmity toward Jews and Christians? Who might this Islamic savior be that he might be willing to lead armies against Israel to claim the promise of the land upon which it sits and, thereby, legitimize Islam? I’m sure by now you can see where we’re headed and I‘m sure you can see why it is entirely necessary to start at the beginning to know the end. “Remember the former things long past, For I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is no one like Me, Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, ‘My purpose will be established, And I will accomplish all My good pleasure’; [Isaiah 46:9-10 NASB] Just as God’s chosen people are the Jews, Satan’s chosen people are the Middle Eastern gentiles. Just as Jesus came through the Jews, the Antichrist will come through the Middle Eastern gentiles. This conflict has been highlighted throughout the Bible starting in the Book of Genesis and continues to this day [Genesis 3:15]. Reply ↓ What's on your mind? Cancel reply Enter your comment here... 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