End times apostasy is a rebellion against God Almighty and His Son, Jesus Christ.
The Great Apostasy–as it has been called–can take many forms. The most common preached in the churches is “apostasy is a falling away” or a “defection.” Many church-goers look at declining church enrollments and pronounce it part of the Great Falling Away.
But is it?
The word “apostasy” comes almost directly from the Greek: ἀποστασία or apostasia, which CAN mean “defection,” but literally means “revolt.”
So while some will merely defect or “fall away,” more will actively “revolt” against the “faith which was once delivered unto the saints.”
This revolt is currently swamping the churches: seeker sensitive, purpose-driven (instead of Jesus sensitive or Jesus-driven) social clubs masquerading as churches; gatherings where people congregate to be entertained with music or spectacles; emergent groups where people sit in pews and listen to New Age and other philosophical discussions; rebellious man-centered militants who think that the churches have to conquer the world before Jesus can return; cults who follow other gospels; and many more.
There are attempts to “explain away” Jesus’ question in Luke 18:8.
“Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?”
His question was not rhetorical. Present happenings confirm this.
Present circumstances also confirm another of Jesus’ observations.
“They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.”
The Great Apostasy began centuries ago. It has been gathering speed over the last several decades.
But it’s only getting started.
Apostasy is rebellion against God Almighty and His Son, Jesus Christ
“The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying, Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.”
God’s Word declares the whole world will worship Satan and his man of sin.
Is the reader ready for such a deception?
Is the reader ready to make a choice for 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
“But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:”
—2 Corinthians 4:3
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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
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