“But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.
As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.”
We live in a time of mass deception.
This deception oozes from the Corporate Media, from the government, from entertainment and ESPECIALLY from the churches and those who have the name of Jesus Christ upon their lips but deceit in their hearts.
One of the greatest deceptions is the false and phony gospels which SOUND good. These other gospels LOOK good–if one doesn’t look too closely.
This is an example of a video that many church-goers will no doubt think is wonderful.
Initially, this writer thought “Ah, what a wonderful Christian message to share!”
But is it? Or does it contain subtle anti-Christian messages sprinkled throughout its 2 minute presentation?
“Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world.”
—1 John 4:1
Some of these points might appear small of themselves. But taken together, they add up. The last point is the important deception: another gospel.
* The first thing that caused one to take heed was where the video was first seen. Is the Corporate Media a promoter of Jesus Christ?
Or is it a deceiver?
* The second warning sign was the video’s use of “Christ.” That can be a tip-off, though the video did throw “Jesus” into the mix a couple of times. In the times in which we live, Christians will frequently hear “Christ” being used by the world; “Jesus” much less and “Jesus Christ” almost never.
The New Age and the occult speak of a coming Christ. They also speak of Jesus being one of the “Ascended Masters” though a lesser one.
But Jesus Christ?
No way: the Christ is yet to come. Jesus was not the Christ.
* The next alert was a phrase used at the 1:40 mark.
“The trader sees Work as Worship.”
This brought back memories of conversations this writer had 35 years ago with a good acquaintance who used that phrase quite a lot “My work is my worship.” This acquaintance practiced an Eastern religion.
At the time, the phrase sounded thoughtful and good. It wasn’t until this writer became a Christian that he checked out what the Bible had to say on the subject.
“Their land is also full of idols; They worship the work of their own hands, That which their own fingers have made.”
“Thy graven images also will I cut off, and thy standing images out of the midst of thee; and thou shalt no more worship the work of thine hands.”
Not exactly what this writer was looking for, but close enough. (We’ll leave aside the fact the acquaintance really DID worship idols.)
The Bible has much to say about worship. Nowhere does it state that work is worship.
* Lastly, did the video present the good news of Jesus Christ? Or was there a slickly-packaged gospel of good works? The organization responsible for the video and other similar ones: rightnow.org.
NOWHERE in this video is the gospel of Jesus Christ either proclaimed OR recommended. Instead, doing good works to improve this present world is urged.
End times man is being bombarded with other gospels–and these other gospels don’t sound bad.
They are supposed to sound good.
But they ARE NOT the gospel of Jesus Christ–which believers are commanded to preach to all the world.
It is the gospel of Jesus Christ; it is the power of God unto salvation.
“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
Do not let the reader be deceived: it is only through the gospel of Jesus Christ that men come to the LORD.
“And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.”
In the times in which we live, there are no champions on TV or in mass media or in the movies. The only champions are the ones found in the Bible–and those who try to live by those words without listening to the false prophets sent by the enemy to deceive believers.
We live in a time of mass deception.
Whether that deception takes the form of other gospels which sound good and seem “close enough” OR whether that deception is a substitution of the man of sin for Jesus, it is happening.
And Jesus warned of it.
IF any will heed his clear warnings.
“And what I say unto you I say unto all, Watch.”
Do not be deceived.
“But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.”
“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
[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: February 17, 2014.]
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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
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