An Obama Revelation: Supporters Marking Their Right Hands

The Obama campaign recently asked its followers to write messages on their right hands and, with their hands pressed over their hearts, pledge their allegiance to Obama by posting these pictures on Twitter or Facebook.  A number of celebrities such as Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, and Jessica Alba complied. Of course, for those who are not part of the Obama cult, such actions, as well as the very request, are creepy.  The act seems more an expression of quasi-religious adoration of and not just political support for Obama.  But for one who has read the New Testament closely, the actions are much more ominous. I recently taught the book of Revelation to a local church Sunday School.  In Revelation 13:16-17, the Beast requires all to receive a mark on their foreheads or their right hands in order to buy and sell.  The mark is the number of the beast, 666, based on the numerical value of the beast's name. Now, I do not consider Barack Obama to be the Beast...(Read Full Post)