GETTYAntichrist will bring 7 years of turmoil, warn Christians
Some believe a Biblical apocalypse will begin on September 23 which will herald the end of the world before Christ returns to save his followers.
And theorists have pinpointed September 23 as the day the world begins to end thanks to a number of astronomical alignments which are supposedly predicted in the Bible.
The astronomical alignment of Virgo, Leo, the Sun, Moon as well as Mars, Mercury, Venus and Jupiter will fulfil a prophecy set in the Book of Revelation 12:1-2, according to Christian numerologist David Meade.
Revelation 12:1-2 reads: “A great sign appeared in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun with the moon under her feet and a crown of 12 stars on her head.Related articles
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“And being with child, she cried out in her travail and was in anguish of delivery.”
Mr Meade says the “woman in the sky” refers to the sun’s positioning on September 23 – in the constellation Virgo – Latin for ‘virgin’, IE the Virgin Mary.
He said: “The great sign of The Woman as described in revelation 12:1-2 forms and lasts for only a few hours. According to computer generated astronomical models, this sign has never before occurred in human history.
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“It will occur once on September 23, 2017. It will never occur again. When it occurs, it places the Earth immediately before the time of the Sixth Seal of Revelation.”
Now theorists have pointed to another Biblical passage which they claim highlights when the celestial bodies align the Antichrist will appear on Earth for seven years during a “period of tribulation” before Christ