Pastor and author John MacArthur told his congregation on Sunday that todayâ€™s world â€“ with a virus spreading through every country and governments ordering citizens to stay home â€“ seems â€śperfectly suited for the Antichrist to come.â€™
MacArthur, the pastor of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, Calif., and a popular author and radio pastor, made the comments during a Sunday evening service in which he discussed COVID-19, government restrictions and Scripture.
The worldâ€™s governments, MacArthur said, â€śhave done something that's never been done in human history.â€ť That is, they have made the issue and the response â€śglobal,â€ť he asserted.
â€śNow we are a global world. And that is a setup that we've been waiting for through redemptive history since the Lord promised that there would come, in the future, an Antichrist who would have a global government,â€ť he noted. ...