A Peacemaker the Anti-Christ?
Ben Witherington states the following in his recent blog post:
"Below you will find a link to a brief video made by a Jewish young man named Mr. Max Blumenthal. He decided to visit the recent CUFI (Christians United for Israel) meeting led by Rev. Hagee and his friends. There are many things that are chilling about this video but here are my top five:
1) the Anti-Christ will be a person who will seek to make peace between the Arabs/Palestinians and the Jews
2) Armaggedon is something to look forward to, when we will have 'the cleansing of the earth'.
3) U.S. support for Israel should be unconditional, regardless of how they treat Palestinian Christians
4) If we want to participate in the second coming of Jesus, then we have to unconditionally support Israel from now until then, regardless of their policies or behaviors, otherwise we miss out on the parousia blessing.
5) It's a Biblical idea to have a pre-emptive strike on Iran before they cause more trouble for Israel.
Read the rest of Dr. Witherington's article and response here.