When it comes to Prophecy no other book or guide can come close to the Holy Bible, in fact it is the only source that has been, is currently, and will be 100% correct in it's predictions, because they are based on fact and most importantly the word of God.
I am not saying that there are no sources of true prophecy other then the Holy Bible, but what I am saying is that Biblical predictions have a proven track record. I am sure there are many folks over the years that were born before and after the Bible was written, that have received factual visions or predictions of future events from God and or his Holy Angels. One such prediction or prophecy that I have heard about over the years is called the: Prophecy of the Popes, by Saint Malachy Martin.
This prophecy is quite amazing as it has been 100% true from the time it was given, to todays time, and if it continues to be right, then my friends, according to it and the Holy Bible, we have very little time before the rapture of Christs followers occurs and the antichrist comes to rule during the great tribulation.
Saint Malachy was the bishop of Armagh in Northern Ireland, during the 12th century. In the year 1139, he was was summoned to Rome by the Pope, (Pope Innocent II). While in Rome, Saint Malachy had a vision of all popes from Celestine II (1143-1144), right up to and through the rapture and the reign of the antichrist during the great tribulation period. Saint Malachy wrote these names on a manuscript that was then kept in the Roman archive, they were put away and not rediscovered again until 1590.
While in Rome in 1139 he received a vision showing him all the Popes from his day to the end of time. According to these prophecies, only two Popes remaining after John Paul II. until the rapture, reign of the antichrist and the return of Jesus after the tribulation.
There are a lot of popes and the list of them from the first in Saint Malachys vision to the last is very long, so for the sake of this article, I am just showing the last 8, you can easily see the whole list of popes by searching the net for: 'prophecy of saint malachy'
According to numerous references, Here's the last 8 Popes in Saint Malachys vision: (including the endtime pope that is in office during the reign of the Antichrist):
Title: Pius XI (1922-1939)(Intrepid faith)
Title: Pius XII (1939-1958)
Title: John XXIII (1958-1963)
Title: Paul VI (1963-1978)
Title: John Paul I (1978)
Title: John Paul II (1978-2005)
Title: Benedict XVI (2005-)
The last pope, who will be in office during the reign of the Antichrist:
Title: Peter The Roman
Considering that pope Benedict is 83 years old as of 2010, how much longer will he live and or reign as pope before the next (last) Pope is elected ? time is very, very short my friends. The Holy Bible says no one knows the day nor the hour, but the Lord tells us to be ready, and it's looking more and more, like that day and hour is upon us.
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