Category Archives: Deceivers

SPIRIT OF ANTICHRIST

The Antichrist is a deceiver intent on destroying the church through deception, apostasy, and if necessary, persecution.

In many interpretations, the Antichrist is a global political leader bent on world domination. In the end, that may be the case. However, Jesus and the Apostles expressed far more concern about the many deceivers that would practice their trade within the church. For that matter, in passages about the Antichrist, the concern is about his deceptions that target believers.

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DOOMSAYERS AND CHRISTIAN ANGST

SYNOPSIS – Prophecies of impending doom should neither be rejected nor taken at face value. “Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.” 

The year 2019 produced economic and political turmoil around the world – Just as previous years have done – And 2020 is proving to be even more tumultuous. Current armed conflicts are too numerous to count, “world peace” remains a pipe dream, the global economy is close to collapse, and a new epidemic is working its way rather rapidly through the population.

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END TIMES DISINFORMATION

False information about the “day of the Lord” caused alarm among many in the congregation at Thessalonica2 Thessalonians 2:1-2.

Paul addressed claims that the “Day of the Lord had set in,” rumors that were disrupting the congregation in Thessalonica, apparently, spread by a “spirit,” a word (logos), or a letter, “as if from us.” In response, Paul listed two events that must occur BEFORE the “parousia” of Jesus – the “revealing of the man of lawlessness” and the “apostasy.”

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Has Bible Prophecy failed?

Has Bible Prophecy or its interpreters failed?  It is one or the other. In light of the End-Time Prophecy Industry’s track record, the question is legitimate. One can easily assemble a list of the Industry’s failed predictions going back decades. But try to find one it got right. Now that is a challenge! I am talking about specifics.  Today’s shrewder interpreters have learned to employ three tactics:  ambiguity, the subjunctive mood, and fancy footwork. News headlines do not go as expected? Start dancing! Distract ‘em with new and frightening predictions. Start swimming fast or your “ministry” will sink! Continue reading Has Bible Prophecy failed?