Thursday, February 28, 2013

A Christian Blindside

For the longest time on this blog, I said in my bio that I supported the prophecy of St Malachy. In my ignorance, I implied that it was valid Catholic prophecy. What brought about my change of heart? None other than Michael Voris:

I would also like to add that once you look at the prophecies a little closer, you will find a good number of them just don't add up. The pope prophecy supporters would have you believe that  Benedict XVI is the pope referred to when it talks about "glory of the olive", the last one before the supposed final pope Peter the Roman. They state this must be talking about Benedict XVI because the emblem of the Benedictine Order is an olive branch. There are two things wrong with this:
1. Benedict XVI himself was never a member of the Benedictine order.
2. The Benedictine Order doesn't have an emblem. The closest thing they have is the St Benedict medal and there are no olives anywhere on the medal.

At one point in the video, Voris brings up all the so-called Christian groups that have predicted the end of the world is coming but they have all been wrong without exception.

So one may ask "what does this have to do with combating atheism?" The answer is plenty.
What reason would atheists have to become Christians if they hear Christians talking about the world coming to an end and then being wrong about it? Wouldn't they have every right to question whether these Christians have their heads on straight?

Quick disclaimer: I made this exact same complaint against Christians before I accepted Christ as my Savior and His Holy Church as My Mother, so I can say beyond hyperbole atheists read the Bible even less than they say Christians do in this regard. In fact, I'll go even further and say if atheists did read the following verses, they would see how more reasonable the Bible created by the Catholic Church is:
Matt. 24:36 - many sects try to predict the coming of Christ. But Jesus says, "no one but the Father knows the day and the hour." The sects that try to predict Christ's coming ignore these words.
Acts 1:7 - Jesus says it is not for us to know the times or seasons which the Father has fixed by His
own authority.
Rev. 22:20 - Jesus says He is coming soon, but He does not tell us when He is coming. Because Jesus says we do not know the day or the hour and will be surprised at His coming, it is silly, and disobedient, for people and
groups to predict His coming.

So in the end, atheists are idiots and I am ashamed to have ever supported the prophecy. The Masked Angel withdraws his support for it.

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