Saturday, November 4, 2017

Prata's Place: Graceful Garlands 40: Taking Time


  1. I wonder how the antichrist will do that? Maybe change the number of the year (for example, if he came to power in 2025) to a different number so as not not reflect the number of years since Christ was born...

    1. ANonymous, very possibly. Good idea.

      The verse is from Daniel 7:25,

      He shall speak words against the Most High, and shall wear out the saints of the Most High, and shall think to change the times and the law; and they shall be given into his hand for a time, times, and half a time.

      None of the translations say he will be successful, just that he will try, but like Daylight Saving Time, it wouldn't be hard to set a universal time zone since there will be one government anyway, and total global domination.


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