"Michele Bachmann predicted I would bring about the biblical end of days," Obama quipped from the podium. "Now that's big. ... Lincoln, Washington - they didn't do that."and that pissed off some Fundie lunatics:
Unsurprisingly, the religious right livid with the president's joke, and conservative news outlet World Net Daily captured some of the more ardent outrage.I don't have to go to some obscure passage in the OT to refute these wackadoodles because Matthew gives me all that I need:
"Rarely has this nation witnessed the kind of hubris, arrogance and callousness as we did at the President's Correspondents Dinner," said Joel Richardson author of "The Islamic Antichrist." "President Obama and his left-wing supporters in the media think it is absolutely hilarious that his policies could have fostered in an apocalyptic atmosphere in the earth."
End times expert Carl Gallups, author of "The Final Warning: Understanding the Trumpet Days of Revelation," was similarly miffed.
"I am rarely offended by good humor, especially upon consideration of the context in which it is spoken," he said. "But I think what is unnerving about Obama to so many Christians is his consistent mocking of Christianity, the scriptures, the basic Christian message, and even the Judeo-Christian heritage of America."
The Parable of the Fig Tree32 “Now learn this parable from the fig tree: When its branch has already become tender and puts forth leaves, you know that summer is near. 33 So you also, when you see all these things, know that it[d] is near—at the doors! 34 Assuredly, I say to you, this generation will by no means pass away till all these things take place. 35 Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will by no means pass away.
No One Knows the Day or Hour36 “But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven,[e] but My Father only.