|Lesson 14 Page 2
This could be today’s newspaper headlines:
The rapture of the Church is not
After the rapture of the Church, this earth enters into a terrible time, known as The Tribulation Period, a period such as the world has never known. This period will last 7 years. If it lasted longer, there would be no life left on earth.
After the Rapture, the world, the Governments, people, etc. will be in such a chaotic state that they will grasp for someone to be their world leader. This person comes forth and is called the Antichrist.
Here we have the Satanic trinity (in contrast to the God-Head Trinity).
The Antichrist will not be revealed until after the rapture of the Church. Read II Thess. 2:1-10 (open your Bible here and read for yourself. Verse 7 refers to the Holy Spirit being taken out at the rapture of the Church).
Verse 8 says, “Then shall the wicked one be revealed.” He will be a man endowed by Satan with much power. Man’s number when in scriptures is 6. His number is 666; again referring to the un-Holy Trinity.
The Antichrist will have great power and will set himself up as God and demand to be worshiped as such. II Thess. 2:4 - “Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshiped so that he as God siteth in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.”
He will have the mark of the beast 666 put on
the hand or on the forehead of every one living. If a person does not have
the mark of the beast, they cannot buy or sell.