DECEIVERS

FALSE PROPHETS AND BEASTS


For there shall arise false Christs and false prophets, and shall show great signs and wonders; so as to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.”


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Howling Imposters – (The church in the last days will experience deceivers and apostasy as “howling imposters” wax worse and worse)

Predicted Events – (The Church has been plagued with deceivers and apostasy, just as predicted in the New Testament)

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Wars and Rumors – (Jesus warned of coming deceivers who will propagate false expectations about the end)

False Messiah – (The Beast is a false christ bent on deceiving and destroying the church)

Last Hour – Deceivers – (The presence of false teachers demonstrates that the “last hour” is upon us)

Antichrist – Final Incarnation – (The “spirit of antichrist” already at work raising up deceivers within the church)

Spirit of Antichrist – (The New Testament stressed this figure’s efforts to deceive believers)

The Beasts within the Church– (New Testament warnings stress the deceiving activities with the church of a final malevolent figure)

Counterfeit Religion of the Beast – (The False Prophet employs a false religion to deceive the saints, if possible)

Armageddon (The several battle scenes all present the same final assault against the saints)



MAN OF LAWLESSNESS


And then shall be revealed the lawless one, whom the Lord Jesus shall slay with the breath of his mouth, and bring to nothing by the manifestation of his coming.


End Times Disinformation – (Disinformation about the return of Jesus troubled mean in Thessalonica)

Two Missing Events – (Two events must occur before the Day of the Lord can occur)

Seated in the Sanctuary – (The lawless one will be revealed when he seats himself in the sanctuary of God)

Until Revealed – (The mystery of lawlessness is at work even now preparing the way for the Lawlessness One )

Mystery of Lawlessness – (The mystery of lawlessness is preparing the way for the lawless one)

Lying Signs and Wonders – (The final deceiver will use “lying signs and wonders” to cause many saints to apostatize)

Lawless One Destroyed – (Jesus will destroy the works of the Lawless One and paralyze him at his arrival)



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