“And being found in fashion a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name. That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father” - (Phil.2:8-11). “...that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus” - (Col.1:28).
Macho means machismo, a strong sense of masculinity, power and strength. Jesus Christ is God’s macho man, the perfect man for every man on earth to emulate and follow - He is the Godman. And so we preach Him so that men can be saved and may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus. “For there is one God, and one mediator between God and man, the man Christ Jesus. Who gave himself a ransom for all” - (I Tim.2:5,6). Now that’s a macho man.
But the Devil has his macho man, the Antichrist, that the worldly, unsaved people will emulate, and follow and worship. Instead of worshipping - “... a lamb without blemish and without spot” - (I Pet.1:19), the sinless Lord Jesus, they worship the spotted leopard, the wicked Antichrist-Beast - “And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear and his mouth as the mouth of a lion...” - (Rev.13:2).
Macho B, an Arizona jaguar, has been in the newspaper for a month now. The jaguar was trapped during a study of black bears and mountain lions, and fitted with a radio collar. The jaguar is a large leopard of South America and north to southwestern U.S. The beast was euthanized by the Az Game and Fish Dept. because they said he was old and had bad kidneys. And now the feds are launching a criminal investigation into the matter. Only a state with mental problems would consider a hunter-killer jaguar worthy of so much love and attention. They even had a memorial service for the beast. He was the only known jaguar in the U.S.
To the discerning Christian, we know that the leopard, lion and the bear point directly to the Antichrist-Beast whose character is described as mostly like a leopard, with the feet of a bear, and the mouth of a lion. He will require everyone to receive a computer digit mark in their forehead or right hand in order to buy or sell, under penalty of death. The Beast can also track the person who has the mark because it’s also a tracking number as well.
The Beast is the world’s macho man. He’s a cruel, proud man with the heart of a beast and he devours millions of people because of his power and strength. He will be the last ‘strongman dictator’ who leads and controls by military force - “...a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly...” - (Dan.7:7). And God is showing U.S. that the American leopard, the jaguar, is much stronger and vicious than an African leopard, and that the Antichrist-Beast may very well be an American President who has the strongest military in the world.
The jaguar is the largest, most powerful, and most feared carnivorous animal where he lives, and except for man, it has no enemies. The people of the Az. Game and Fish Dept. didn’t call him ‘macho’ for nothing. The Antichrist, the strongman beast, is coming soon, and he will ensnare the whole world with his computer Net and Web with the number 666.
President Obama is half Kenyan on his father’s side. Both English and Swahili are official languages of Kenya. ‘Macho’ is a swahili word meaning ‘eyes.’ I made a Web search for ‘macho Obama’ and got 2 million hits. The Web talks about his ‘macho manhood’ and being a war lover by his escalation of the war in Afghanistan. It is written about the ‘eyes’ of Antichrist - “...were eyes like the eyes of a man, and a mouth speaking great things” - (Dan.7:8). The eyes like the eyes of a man point right to the Macho Kenyan man, President Obama. And the eyes of the whole world are on the image of Obama. His image is everywhere and on everything. Before long his image may be worshipped.
Jesus talked about the ‘evil eye’ - (Mk.7:22) and the Beast will have evil eyes that the born again Christian can see if they’re not covered.
Eyes are the soul’s windowpane,
Shaded not they will explain.
Antichrist certainly has “eyes full of adultery” - (2 Pet.2:14), spiritual adultery. He causes the world to worship him and his image. Idolatry is spiritual adultery against the Lord - it is unfaithfulness to God. We worship the Lord by faith not by sight - “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen” - (Heb.11:1). “For we walk by faith, not by sight” - (2 Cor.5:7). It provokes the Lord of jealousy - (Ex.20:4-6). Idolatry is the lust of the eyes just as adultery is.
The Beast will have a leopard’s predator eyes especially suited for the dark and evil end times. His remarkable night vision allows him to prey upon the unsaved people, whose minds and hearts are darkened by sin. They will be easy prey for the Beast to mark. The world loves their macho men, the John Waynes wearing the camouflage military uniforms patterned after the leopard’s skin and the ‘sands of Iwo Jima,’ the hunter-killer macho men. They want nothing to do with God’s macho man, Christ Jesus, and they blaspheme His name constantly. “Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called?” - (Jam.2:7).
The Lord Jesus gave His life on the cross to be our Savior and conquer our death and give us eternal life. He was the supreme sacrifice who is worthy of a million congressional medals of honor. Are you saved and born again? If not, repent of your sins and believe in Christ in your heart by faith and you will receive forgiveness of sins and be saved from hell and become a new born creature in Christ having eternal life. Receive God’s macho man, Jesus Christ, as your savior and emulate and follow him and not the world.
Pastor Mike Storti
5000 N. LaCholla- Lot 76
Tucson, AZ 85705
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