Category Archives: Deception

PREACHING ANOTHER JESUS

Is Jesus the “slain Lamb,” or has he become the “roaring” Lion of Judah out to exact vengeance on his enemies?

When certain “super-apostles” began to undermine his teachings, Paul reminded the church that the “serpent beguiled Eve in his craftiness,” and warned against anyone who came “proclaiming another Jesus, whom we did not preach, or a different spirit, or a different gospel.” He pointed to the same Christ that he first proclaimed as the benchmark against which all other versions must be measured.

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DISINFORMATION CAMPAIGNS

Just as occurred in Thessalonica, deceivers continue to propagate false information about the imminence of key apocalyptic events.

In the church at Thessalonica, claims that the “Day of the Lord had set in” were disrupting the congregation, and apparently, someone attributed them to Paul (“as if from us”). In response, he warned believers not to be “troubled” by such false expectations, for the “Day of the Lord” will not come before the arrival of the “lawless one” and the “apostasy.”

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BABYLONIAN TERRITORY

The “seven mountains of the culture” belong to Babylon, and God calls His children to come out of her before it is too late.

As a young Christian, I was taught rather consistently that disciples of Jesus must live “separate from the world,” not physically, but morally and spiritually. We are “in the world but not of it,” and our task is to call others to “save themselves from this crooked generation” while there was still time before Jesus returns to judge the world.

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