Summary: 06-06-06: IS IT END OF THE WORLD, AS WE KNOW IT? Will June 6th mark the beginning of the End Time? Summary: June 6, 2006 is nothing more than another day on the calendar, but for some people and groups it marks a day to bring attention t
Scripture: II Thessalonians 2:2-3 & 15
I. EXAMPLES OF HOW JUNE 6th WILL BE CELEBRATE
A. Expecting mothers who are expecting on this day are worried they are going their child will have the mark of the beast.
B. 20th Century Fox Studios will be releasing the remake of the 1970s horror film, The Omen, about a child that turns out to be the antichrist. There are teasers posters all over the place, -06-06-06. Another horror movie entitled, “The Beastwill”
C. 80’s Heavy Metal Band, Slayer, will start their “Unholy Alliance Tour, “ subtitled, “Preaching to the Perverted”. Also, this will Slayer’s guitarist, Kerry King plan to release his album.
Crown Forum, a US Publishing company, is releasing “Godless: The Church of Liberalism”, a new anti-liberal and right-wing columnist, Ann Coulter.
D. 80’s Death Metal band, Decide, (calls itself, “Satan’s favorite band) will release their latest album, “The Stench of Redemption”
In the Netherlands, officials are noticing an increase of couples setting their wedding date for June 6th, giving them an anniversary 666.
9. A web site selling shirts for the dates with the numeric numbers with various bylines: “Date of the Beast”, “The Kingdom Come”.
10. Astrology believers are waiting to see the sun between the horn of the Zodiac sign, Taurus.
11. Church of Satan is hosting a satanic high mass at the Steve Allen Theater, during which Church of Satan High Priest Peter H. Gilmore will bestow his blessing upon those who are there.
12. An Online radio station called, “Free Satan” based out in Chicago, IL is going to celebrate their 6th year anniversary by going to Los Angeles to hold an event at the Zen Sushi in Silver Lake called, “Satan Rockin’ 666”.
II. EXAMPLES OF HOW IN HISTORY PREDICTIONS OF THE END TIMES
A. In AD 135, a Montanus proclaimed that the New Jerusalem would soon descend from heaven to earth and land in what is now in Turkey. He was wrong.
B. Over 100 years ago, a Hippolytus documented that a Bishop convinced his followers to sell all their possessions and follow him into the wilderness because the Lord was on his way. He was wrong. Many of these people died of starvation. Side note: The horror movie, Poltergeist II, adapted this even in their movie.
c. In 999, St Peter Basilica in Rome was swamped by people in fear. They were sure that 1000 year mark would the end times. They were wrong, obviously. We are still here 1000 years later..
D. A farmer,William Miller, taught that Christ would secretly snatch away before the public coming on March 21, 1842. He revised the date to April 3, 1843, and over 3,500 followers packed the Boston Advent Temple. The very next day is set another date. Then, another date..then another date…
e. Cult groups like the Jehovah Witness and Branch Dividends predicted dates and failed throughout history.
III. WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS WE SHOULD HANDLE THIS
- 453 prophesies about the Coming of Christ.
- 196 of them were fulfilled in the first coming.
- 257 signs left to be fulfilled for the Second Coming.
A. Don’t be deceived (II Thessalonians 2:2&3)
B. Stand Firm (II Thessalonians 2:15)
IV. ON JUNE 6, 2006 WHAT SHOULD WE DO
A. Proclaim this day as a day of the Lord.
B. Spend the day seeking God’s directions in your life.
C. Pray for those you know that are lost and hurting.
CONCLUSION: Not everyone is celebrating this day evil. It is also the National Hunger Awareness Day. It a movement that raises awareness about the problem of hunger in America. We also can’t forget it also National Applesauce Cake Day for those who love Applesauce