Prophecy

The Road to Damascus — Obama, Politics, Prophecy, Paul, and Twenty Centuries Later

Conversion On the Road to Damascus, Caravaggio

Conversion On the Road to Damascus, Caravaggio

Why I adore the Atlantic: Biblical references abound amidst astute observations on the politics of Syria.

“Obama is about to walk the road to Damascus: the president who sought to end Middle Eastern conflict will convert to the goal of violent regime change.” Continue reading

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Culture, Prophecy

Rev 13:18

Solve a riddle: Put your heads together and figure out the meaning of the number of the Beast. It’s a human number: 666.

Whats the use of the most literal translation?

Here is where wisdom comes in: Let the one that has intelligence calculate the number of the wild beast, for it is a man’s number; and its number is six hundred and sixty-six.

STRONGS NT 5585: ψηφίζω
ψηφίζω; 1 aorist ἐψηφισα; (ψῆφος, which see); to count with pebbles, to compute, calculate, reckon: τήν δαπάνην, Luke 14:28;τόν ἀριθμόν, to explain by computing, Revelation 13:18. (Polybius,Plutarch, Palaeph., Anthol.; commonly and indeed chiefly in the middle in the Greek writings to give one’s vote by casting a pebble into the urn; to decide by voting.) (Compare: συγψηφίζω, καταψηφίζω,συμψηφίζω.)

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