The Church of the Tares contains both those who are deceived and those who are being deceived AND deceiving others.
“But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.”
It is this last group who are the pretenders: they KNOW they are not Christians and don’t ever care to be. They work for the enemy and the Bible declares they will be successful.
Both groups in the Church of the Tares need the gospel.
But when a tare–a pretender, a counterfeit, a sight-walker–is given the gospel, they mostly act very much offended.
“What are you doing? I’m a follower of Jesus Christ! Who are you to offer ME the gospel? Why, I’m a deacon in my church! That…that…is offensive!”
And that is EXACTLY what the Bible says will happen in the end times: MANY will be offended.
“And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another.”
Preach the gospel anyway.
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Is the reader’s calling and election sure?
“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 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.”
“But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:”
—2 Corinthians 4:3
[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: July 20, 2016.]
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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
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