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Kidnapped Pastor Preached Jesus to Captors Before the Horrific Happened

A pastor who was kidnapped by Fulani herdsmen last month in northern Nigeria has reportedly been killed by his captors.

The death of Rev. Dauda Bature of the First Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in Hayin Narayi, Kaduna state, was announced Sunday on Facebook.

The gunmen abducted Rev. Bature on Nov. 8 while he was working on his farm in Ungwan Kanti village, Morning Star News reports.

WATCH: Why Should Christians Even Be Concerned About the Antichrist?

The Bible reveals a great deal about the coming of the Antichrist. There are approximately 100 passages in the Bible that deal with him.

Pastor and author Mark Hitchcock says he doesn't believe that the Antichrist will emerge on the scene until after the Rapture of the church. So begs the question, why should Christians even be concerned about him if they won't even be on earth when he arrives?

"My view is that Satan always has a man ready in every generation, and that there is always an Antichrist alive somewhere," says Hitchcock, senior pastor of Faith Bible Church in Edmond, Oklahoma, and author of books such as The End: A Complete Overview of Bible Prophecy and the End of Days.. "We don't know who he is, but he will rise insignificantly at first.

America Is Becoming 'The Purge,' and It Is Getting Uglier by the Moment

It is often said that life imitates art, and these days that is particularly true on the mean streets of our major cities. Violent criminals just keep getting more brazen, and murder rates are soaring all over the nation.

As you will see below, one official in Los Angeles is actually comparing what is now happening to a horror movie that came out a number of years ago called The Purge. But in that movie, violent criminals only had one night each year to run wild. Unfortunately, in America today they are running wild every single night.

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