End Time Confusion: Believing Good to Be Evil and Evil to Be Good

Calling Good evil and Evil good

“Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!”
–Isaiah 5:20

One would believe that such foundational values of life–such as good and evil (which have been established over the centuries and which are detailed in God’s Word)–would be a basic known part of everyday life.

However, in the times in which we now live, with Satan and his workers in control of almost every facet of life, even such  basics as good and evil are twisted to mean exactly the opposite of what they traditionally have been understood to mean.

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Who would twist such things until their meaning is confused?

Satan, the deceiver of the whole world.

“that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world”
–Revelation 12:9

In fact, deception in the end times is so bad, Jesus warned to be absolutely sure that what one believes is light is not really darkness.

“Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness.”
–Luke 11:35

That is, Let every man above all things consider and take care, that the moral judgment of his mind and understanding be not corrupted with blind unreasonable prejudices, and with vicious and willfully indulged affections; for, in that case, his very guide becomes his seducer, and his light itself is darkness.
–Dr. S. Clarke, British Family Bible Notes

How has this situation come to be?

Satan has been an effective teacher.

Slowly and surely, over time.  What is good has been portrayed as “old-fashioned” or “outdated.”

What is evil has been portrayed as “edgy,” “bold,” “cutting edge,” “fashionable” or “cool.”

God’s Word is branded “out of date” and “a book of mean-spirited restrictions from the past” or “only a book written by men about other men.

Over time, wickedness is rebranded into something exciting and fun!

Sin is presented as something else.

Good is regularly disparaged until it is not desirable.

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The youth are taught from an early age that they are smarter and more clever than traditional values; that there is no higher authority on right and wrong than themselves.

That they know so much more than those who came before them; that they alone are fit to determine what is good and evil; that they stand at the top of the moral universe.

And so, man looks around and wonders “How did society become so rotten?

The answer?

Man believes himself to be smarter than God.

“Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!”
–Isaiah 5:21

DOES the reader believe he knows the difference between “good” and “evil“?

DOES the reader believe the meaning of these words changes depending upon the circumstance?

DOES the reader believe that he “knows what is right for him” and “no one else should make decisions which affect him“?

DOES the reader believe that he is generally a good person?

“As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.”
–Romans 3:10-12

It is not YET too late: there is still time to change direction (repent), place your faith for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

DOES the reader believe he is saved?

Make Your Calling and Election Sure: End Times Survival

DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation

THE GOSPEL

“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.”
-–Romans 1:16

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[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: May 15, 2018.]

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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier

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