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By Craig C. White
The world has gone haywire! Folks are beginning to conclude that we are all entering the end times spoken of in the Bible. The end times are marked by terrible wars and natural disasters, by the oppression of Israel, and by the rise of a world empire. The ruler of this world empire is known as the Antichrist. Now more than ever folks are expecting to identify the Antichrist. They have several candidates but only one world leader is fulfilling the criteria that the Bible lays out.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the Antichrist. Here is a checklist that shows which Bible prophecies he has already fulfilled.
The Antichrist will claim that he is god.
2Th 2:4 Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.
Lately Turkish President Erdogan has been claiming to be god! There is now a public campaign in Turkey claiming that Erdogan is god. They even rewrote the Turkish national anthem adding the line, “Erdogan always gets his power from Allah”. Billboards in Istanbul invite the people to Erdogan’s “holy” birthday celebration.
The Antichrist will perform false miracles.
2Th 2:9 Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,
Erdogan is now performing healings. During an outdoor pre-election rally in May 2015 Erdogan addressed tens of thousands of his supporters. During his speech a woman fainted in the front row. The woman was carried to Erdogan where he touched her. The woman instantly revived and began praising Allah.
The Antichrist will invade Syria and then northern Israel.
Isaiah 10:5-6 O Assyrian, the rod of mine anger, and the staff in their hand is mine indignation. 6 I will send him against an hypocritical nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge, to take the spoil, and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.
The Antichrist is called “the Assyrian” in Isaiah because he will do the same things that the Assyrian kings did! The Assyrian Kings led two separate invasions into Israel. First they invaded Syria plus northern Israel in 734 BC. The second invasion was into southern Israel in 701 BC.
Turkish President Erdogan vowed that he will remove Syrian President Bashar Assad from power in Damascus. He also called for Islam to conquer Jerusalem. Read The Assyrian is the Antichrist!
The end time invader of Israel is the primary governor of Turkey.
Eze 38:1-3 And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, 2 Son of man, set thy face against Gog, the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy against him, 3 And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal.
According to Ezekiel chapter 38 a man called “Magog” will lead an invasion into Israel. Ezekiel calls the end time invader of Israel the “chief prince” amongst his brothers. The Hebrew words translated as “chief prince” mean “primary governor”. Magog’s brothers settled Turkey and were set over provinces. Most Bible prophecy teachers place them there. Magog was also set over a province in Turkey. He was the most prominent prince amongst his brothers. So the end time invader of Israel is the “primary governor” of Turkey. I feel comfortable in calling him the Prime Minister of Turkey don’t you!? Recep Tayyip Erdogan was the Prime Minister of Turkey from 2012 until December 2014. Read Princes of Turkey!
The Antichrist is also called a “prince” and “a little horn”.
Dan 7:8 I considered the horns, and, behold, there came up among them another little horn, before whom there were three of the first horns plucked up by the roots: and, behold, in this horn were eyes like the eyes of man, and a mouth speaking great things.
Magog is called the “chief prince” of Turkey in Ezekiel. He is also called a “little horn”. If a big horn is a king, then a little horn is a prince! A Prime Minister is a “chief prince”! Erdogan was Prime Minister of Turkey for 12 years. Read the little horn is a big pain
The Antichrist will build his palace between the seas on top of a holy mountain.
Dan 11:45 And he shall plant the tabernacles of his palace between the seas in the glorious holy mountain; yet he shall come to his end, and none shall help him
Erdogan has built the largest palace in the world for himself in Turkey’s capital city of Ankara. It is called the “White Palace”. It sits on top of the highest hill overlooking Ankara. The White Palace is built in a preserved area of land that was dedicated to Suleyman Shah the grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire. It is illegal to build on the preserve but Erdogan built there anyway. Erdogan’s presidential palace is built between the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, and the Caspian Sea.
The Antichrist will honor the god of military power in his palace.
Daniel 11:37-38 Neither shall he regard the God of his fathers, nor the desire of women, nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all. 38 But in his estate shall he honour the God of forces: and a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honour with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things.
Turkish President Erdogan is honoring the military might of the Turkish led Ottoman Empire in his new palace. Erdogan has dedicated his palace to the resurgence of Turkey as a world power as he proudly displays soldiers dressed in Ottoman era armor. By the way President Erdogan has publicly announced his intention to reestablish a Turkish led Islamic Empire! Read Erdogan is honoring the God of forces in the Erdogan Palace
8 thoughts on “Antichrist checklist”
I think the election on the seventh will embolden Erdogan if it goes well for him. If he does not do well, he might have to tighten his grip and move forward without a mandate. Do you think satan has entered Erdogan, or will this event only happen at the rapture?
Hi Dave. I think Erdogan’s AKP party will do well on June 7. Has Satan entered Erdogan? Good question. Erdogan has been president for only five months but he has already created a shadow government over Turkey’s true government so he is already the ruler over everything. Recently Erdogan has flooded Al-Qaeda in Syria with heavy arms. The rebels are thrilled. They say that now they are able to conquer Syria’s larger cities like Hamah. Hamah is Syria’s fourth largest city. Hamah is next to Turkey in western Syria. Hamah is mentioned in Jeremiah 49. Hamah hears reports of a coming attack just before Damascus is destroyed. Erdogan is moving quickly. The bible says that Satan will move quickly because he knows that he has only a little time.
Also, I recently read that Russia, and Iran have withdrawn over 100 of their war advisors to Assad, and basically hung him out to dry. I think that you will be doing commentary on the fall of Damascus, and next steps for Gog by the year’s end.
Argreed. Although I have already written several commentaries on the fall of Damascus. Folks just gotta read em. I did.
Yesterday Turkey started shelling Azaz in Northern Syria, just about 30 miles from Aleppo. The nations are definitely taking notice, and this could be the beginning of the Syrian invasion. If Assad threatens Turkey, this could very quickly escalate all the way to Damascus. Is Azaz an ancient biblical city under another name?
Azaz is in the right place to be Arpad. I can’t find much info on which modern town is Arpad but the consensus is that it is located north of Aleppo. Arpad may even refer to the region north of Aleppo. Most info that I have found is that Arpad is the town of Tell Rifaat just south of Azaz. Turkey is also bombing Tell Rifaat. These towns have been reclaimed from the Al-Quaeda rebels that are fighting against Assad. The Kurds now control the area cutting off the arms supply route to Turkey.
I think one of the short term goals of Turkey is to secure their supply lines, but I think this will escalate into something much bigger. I found that Azaz was also the site of a famous battle.
Soon he will fulfill one more prophecy…
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