“And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.”
Jesus said a great many things about the end times. But the one thing he specifically warned believers about was DECEPTION.
And yet, men are not only deceived, but are deceived in such a way that they deny the possibility that they are deceived.
It’s not just a portion of the world which is deceived, but the WHOLE WORLD lies in deception.
“that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world”
Perhaps no place on earth is blanketed with lies like the United States of America. Americans are used to being lied to: it’s something they expect from their leaders, their lawyers, their governments and the companies which sell them goods (advertising).
Advertising has been called “legalized lying.” America is the capital of advertising.
Yet Americans trust the products advertised, trust the companies which sold them those products and trust their government to protect them from any bad products.
IF anything is truly “Made in the USA,” it might be the “Read the fine print” warning which many Americans learn at an early age.
Ask the typical American about whether they trust the government to tell them the truth and there’s a better than average chance the person will say “NO!”
Ask them if they believe what their government tells them, the most frequent response might be a laugh.
Yet those same Americans trust that same government (which they insist does not tell the truth) to protect them from bad food, bad medicine, bad consequences AND from people not telling them the truth.
Ask a person on the street “Do you trust a lawyer to tell the truth?”
Again, the answer is likely to be a laugh followed by “NO!”
Yet Americans trust their courts, which are made up of those same lying lawyers to dispense justice and protect them from a great number of societal ills.
The end times churches received more warnings than any perhaps any other target.
The Bible specifically warned about wolves in sheep’s clothing, deceitful workers and fables.
Yet people continue to place their faith in these same churches about which they warned.
“For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.”
—2 Corinthians 11:13-15
Men continue to place their faith in colleges, seminaries, certificates, other men’s words, robes, smiling faces and all the other tricks used by Satan’s ministers in the churches.
Satan is a tricky fellow.
Will God excuse all those deceived by Satan at His judgment?
Jesus said ‘No.’ Both the deceivers AND the ones they deceive will end up in the same place.
“Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.”
The times in which we live are such that the smiling, deceitful workers in the pulpits can no longer hide their actions with their words.
But it seems to matter little: their congregations work TWICE as hard to provide excuses why their church leaders do not follow the Bible.
The workers of iniquity who man the so-called ‘Christian ministries’ on so-called ‘Christian TV’ are caught time-and-again in scandal, lies and deception. They say the most ungodly things and bring reproach to the name of Jesus Christ.
And yet, the pseudo-Christian TV preachers continue to make millions from their deceived audiences.
“TV evangelist” is a synonym for “liar” for many.
Yet those in the churches provide the audience and the money for these wolves to continue their dirty work. Worse, they provide more excuses when these wolves are caught red-handed in crime.
“And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.”
Though the Bible warned of the man of sin and his specific acts, the man of sin will find the world ready, deceived, willing and able to follow him and the dragon.
To their everlasting destruction.
People put their faith in many things which those same people insist they do not trust: government, business, the legal system, their insurance companies, Big Pharma, TV preachers.
More than anything else, that is proof of the times in which we live.
“For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.”
Do not be deceived.
In a church?
Put your trust in the only One worthy: Jesus Christ.
“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
–1 Corinthians 15:1-8
“For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.”
-—1 Corinthians 1:18-19
- Avoiding Spiritual Deception
- Do You Know if You are Going to Heaven? Be Sure!
- The Nature of Spiritual Deception
- False Watchmen, Merchants of Fear and Antichrist Deceivers
- Jesus is the Spirit of Prophecy: Deceiving Men Away from Jesus
- Your Life is Not a Vapor: Devil’s Greatest Trick
- The Many Layers of End Times Deception: Deception in the Church
- American Apostasy: Disobedience in the House of God
- The John Hagee Deception: Jesus not the Messiah for the Jews
- Yitzhak Kaduri, the Kabbalah and Antichrist: MAN OF SIN
- Satan Has Counterfeited the Christian Church
by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
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