For years our pre-millenialist evangelical brethren, along with Catholic apocalyptic writers such as Michael O'Brien, have been proclaiming that we are on the verge of seeing the events that will ultimately bring about the Second Coming of Christ. It would be much easier to take these folks lightly if the events that they foretold for decades weren't coming true right before our eyes.
For instance, look at the following story about British Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Mr. Brown believes that now is the time to push for a "new world order," a global government.
Is that the sound of the hoof beats of the four horsemen that I hear in the distance?
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