It’s just starting. A great spiritual deception is beginning to take place. Many untruths are starting to creep into the different churches as church leaders twist the Bible to meet their own agendas. They are completely losing sight of the scriptures and coming up with their own plans of Christian unity and paths to righteousness. Actually they are only concerned about building a larger church membership, so they are boldly putting their own personal beliefs ahead of God.
What is currently happening goes right a long with what the Bible tells will happen. The Bible tells us that in the last days many untruths will come into the church to confuse and deceive those that are not firmly planted in the Bible, the lukewarm members. The Bible says the one behind this Great Spiritual Deception is the devil himself.
You see the devil knows that he will eventually be punished for all his sins and hates to face his charges. He knows in the end that he will be terminated, sin will be no more and the Lord will restore true Christianity. The devil will have his power removed over the Earth and the Lord will restore life to the way it was originally designed to be before all the sin started….no pain, no sorrow, no lies, and no deceptions. The Lord will clear the minds of all those that believe and will finally stand up His throne for all eternity.
The devil doesn’t want that to happen. He shudders to think that he will be non-existent. He wants control. He is a proud being. He wants all eyes on him. He doesn’t want God to rule the world, he wants to be the one that rules as God. He hopes he can avoid his penalty of sin and convince humans that he is in the right and that he should be pronounced God.
In order to prove himself, the devil has a great plan ahead. The Bible says that an Anti-Christ will appear on this Earth, just before Jesus comes, that will have the same characteristics and resemblance of Jesus Christ. He will be so close to the liking of Jesus, that many will be deceived into thinking that he is the true Jesus. The problem is that this Anti-Christ is not Jesus. We know this if we know the truths spoken about in the Bible. The devil will come before men saying that he is God, but in reality he will be a direct counterfeit to God, but a very convincing counterfeit. He will quote scripture, heal the sick, preach like Jesus, and tell us that we are to come to him and bow down to him, and that he is our God. He will deceive many into believing that he really is the Heavenly Father. Many will follow the Anti-Christ and will give up the true God in order to pay allegiance to this false Christ. It will be very sad to see, but many will not know what they are doing or getting involved with. They will not know the Bible well enough to understand their mistakes and will just follow the herd. They will follow their friends and others down the path of ruin. In the final hours, there will only be two classes of people on different paths…the ones on the path to Jesus and others on the path to destruction. Each path will look similar. One will lead to eternal life, the other will lead to eternal death. One lead by God, one lead by the devil.
So what will keep us from falling for this “Great Spiritual Deception”? How will it be started? How will we know which is the correct path? How will we know who is the Anti-Christ and who is the real God? How will we know that what we hear from our pastors, priests, rabbis or friends is the truth? The only way we will know is if we ourselves are firmly planted in the Bible, Bible Prophecy and in connection through constant prayer with the Heavenly Father. Armed with the Truth of the Bible we can then easily spot the counterfeits and know when they are coming and what they look like. We must know the scriptures so well that we will not fall for the devil who will try to deceive us in all things. We will realize that we will be faced with this effort of spiritual deception and that we can avoid it if we stay close to Jesus and His word. If we firmly keep planted in the Word of God and stay connected to Jesus through much prayer we can avoid being caught-up in the wrath of the devil and his commands. If we solely cling to Jesus, He will pull us through the evil deception and temptations that will be all around us.
So why is it so imperative that we know the truths of the Bible? Why should we care to learn about the coming of the “Great Spiritual Deception”? How can we tell if we are spared from being a part of it?
We must become very educated in the Bible and prepared for what is to happen before Jesus comes. The devil is and will continue to work harder than ever to try to ensure that we are all lost. He doesn’t want anyone to be saved. He doesn’t want God to bring us Home to Heaven. He wants us all to be deceived so that once Jesus Christ comes, that no one is left on this earth because the devil has destroyed us all.
So you see what is happening? You can see the times of the world changing right now. The devil is planning to soon appear to us as God in the human form so that he can persuade us to follow him and remove our eyes and focus off of following the true Jesus. The devil is working hard now, since he knows his time is very short. He fooled Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden into sinning. He will try now to fool millions of people with his “Great Spiritual Deception”.
“And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.” Revelation 16:13:14
According to the verse above, it says that unclean acts will come out of the dragon and false prophet. The false prophet is the Anti-Christ. But who is the beast? Whatever the Beast is, the Bible says it will go against God by trying to get the whole world to be on it’s side. So the beast must be a pretty powerful entity on Earth. Sounds like some type of powerful organization that is against God and is being controlled by the devil. Hmmm. Let’s read on.
Jesus knew that Satan was a liar. “You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him. Whenever he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.” John 8:44
The Apostle Paul tells us that the only way we will not be deceived is to: “Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.” Ephesians 6:11
Putting on the “full Armor of God” means spending much time in the Bible, learning all the Bible passages and being deep in prayer with the Lord. Our only protection in these last days is holding firm onto Jesus. If we take our eyes off of the Lord for just a second, the devil will be there to pull us away. We must not be tempted to look for the Anti-Christ or seek to listen to him when he arrives. It’s best to just know that he is coming and to avoid any eye contact or interaction.
The Bible says that the Anti-Christ will be so convincing that even the most highest elected leaders in the church will be deceived. They will immediately give up their faith and follow the Anti-Christ. Our education in the Bible tells us that the real Jesus will appear to us in the clouds of glory where “all eyes” will see Him come. The Anti-Christ will suddenly appear and his appearance will be announced across the nations like a news report.
See the difference? The real God will appear coming down from Heaven where ALL eyes will see Him. The fake God (Anti-Christ) will just appear on this earth in some secluded location and his existence will rapidly spread by word of mouth as he heals the sick and talks like Jesus. The devil hopes that we don’t understand this difference so that when he appears, that we all come running to him as if he is the real God. Meanwhile he is only appearing to deceive all into giving up their eternal life.
The devil knows he has no chance for eternal life. God has condemned him to death because of the sin he started in Heaven. The devil wants to take everyone on this earth down with him so that he can prove to God that he gained the victory, that he derailed His plan of redemption. Well it’s not going to happen, devil. God is Our God of Truth and you devil are going to pay very dearly, very soon, for all your sins.
So how do we prepare ourselves and make sure we are not deceived by the Anti-Christ in the last days?
“Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.” John 5:39
“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” II Timothy 2:15
The only way to not be deceived is by studying and knowing the true word of God.
I found a couple videos that explain what is creeping into the churches. A “Great Spiritual Deception” has started. The works of the devil are very subtle and he is working diligently through the name of Christianity to try to deceive many.
“The Coming of the Great Spiritual Deception” Part 1
“The Coming of the Great Spiritual Deception” Part 2
The two videos just explained the “Great Spiritual Deception” and how the devil is going to try to deceive us all through the use of Christianity. He knows the Bible very well and knows that he can deceive us through the use of the word and love for God. If he can touch our emotions, then he can make his calls to come to him. Many will drop their guard and just follow toward the Anti-Christ and his cause.
Update! – – Warning! Warning! – – There is a call being made now for Christian unity by the Pope! This is the beginning of the “Great Spiritual Deception”!
As you know, the Catholic Church is the most powerful church on Earth. The church is wide spread with great political and economic power. It now has more power than any church and many governments. In the video presented below, the Pope will be seen reaching out to other denominations asking that all people in different churches “come together in unity”. Churches are starting to accept the Pope’s message and agreeing that we need to give up our denominational differences and come together as a united Christian Faith. You know what that means? It means that soon we will all be under the Catholic Church like we used to be in the early ages….to once again be Catholics. And if we chose to not come under the Catholic Church, then what happens? Remember in the Dark Ages, the Roman Catholics killed and tortured Christians that were against the Catholic Church. Since then the Catholic Church has not changed their stance on the idea that heretics must be ruled and killed. They have the same beliefs as they did back then. They believe that all non-Catholics are deserving to die.
So with this video, you can see that the Catholic Church is asking for unity of the church body. They are asking everyone to come under one love of Christ. The real underlying message is that the Catholic Church is saying that the Protestant Protest is over. That the Catholic Church has lasted the test of time. That we should put down our past differences and seek unity under the Cross of the Catholics. This is scary stuff and just shows that the first steps of the “Great Spiritual Deception” are starting already. The devil has started his work to get us all under the same church in name of unity so that when he comes as the Anti-Christ he is easily received, ready to deceive. That is what the devil wants. He wants all the churches to be unified so that he can easily appear to us as the Anti-Christ and tell us that we all need to come back to God. If we all become unified under one church, then we can be ruled by one leader.
The Anti-Christ will be very powerful. He will be looked upon as Jesus and will be allowed to create any rules and laws he wants. But the real plan is that he wants to carry out the plan for total destruction of all mankind. He will use the power of the spirit to sway our beliefs into believing in what he says is the truth and that he has the power to establish laws. He will totally remove the Bible and setup his own Bible and rules of the church. All nations and people will follow. What matters is, will it be you?
This particular video is a message from Catholic Pope Francis being sent to the Evangelical Church leaders asking for church unity. Evangelical Bishop Tony Palmer leads this call for unity and has already firmly clasped the hands with the Pope and his Catholic Church ideals. This is just the start of the movement and you will see more and more appearances of the Pope asking for church unity and many of the different denominations will agree to clasp hands with the Catholic Church. This is real, so watch and learn what is happening today.
As you can see, the start of the “Great Spiritual Deception” has already started. If the devil can just get this message across to all churches, then all churches will be united in their belief with the Catholic Church. He then can appear to the world as God (the Anti-Christ) and complete his work of deceiving everyone toward total destruction. Remember the devil hates God and we are God’s people. He doesn’t want to see God’s plan of bringing sin to an end. The devil doesn’t want to see anyone go Heaven to live forever without sin. The devil wants to derail God’s plan and make it to where no one enters Heaven. The devil doesn’t care about you and me. He just wants to see us all die with our sins, without repentance and forgiveness.
What side will you be on? Will you accept Jesus Christ and be ready to be in His Kingdom or will you marvel after the wonders of the Anti-Christ and be deceived and led astray from God?
Spiritualism’s Role In Deception
“Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.” I John 4:1
“Many will be ensnared through the belief that spiritualism is a merely human imposture: when brought face to face with manifestations which they cannot but regard as supernatural, they will be deceived, and will be led to accept them as the great power of God.
As the teachings of spiritualism are accepted by the churches, the restraint imposed upon the carnal heart is removed, and the profession of religion will become a cloak to conceal the basest iniquity. A belief in spiritual manifestations opens the door to seducing spirits and doctrines of devils, and thus the influence of evil angels will be felt in the churches.
The popular ministry cannot successfully resist spiritualism. They have nothing wherewith to shield their flocks from its baleful influence. Much of the sad result of spiritualism will rest upon the ministers of this age; for they have trampled the truth under their feet, and in its stead have preferred fables.
Satan has long been preparing for his final effort to deceive the world. The foundation of his work was laid by the assurance given to Eve and Adam: “Ye shall not surely die.” “In the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.” Genesis 3:4, 5 Little by little he has prepared the way for his masterpiece of deception in the development of spiritualism. He has not yet reached the full accomplishment of his designs; but it will be reached in the last remnant of time. Says the prophet: “I saw three unclean spirits like frogs… They are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.” Revelation 16:13, 14 Except those who are kept by the power of God, through faith in His word, the whole world will be swept into the ranks of this delusion. The people are fast being lulled to a fatal security, to be awakened only by the outpouring of the wrath of God.”
E. G. White, Maranatha (The Lord Is Coming), p. 166
Do You Want to be Ready?
Look for more posts about this very topic and how the last day events will unfold. Learn how and what the devil will do to try to deceive us. Learn who will be the Anti-Christ, who will be the Beast, what will they do, and how they will bring the majority of this world to their knees. The only way that we can avoid the snare of the devil is to stand up for the truth, to be fully immersed in the Bible…to understand the scriptures inside and out. Now is the time to start your own Bible Study with deep prayer to our Heavenly Father so that you may be saved.
The plan of God is very simple. He wants to completely eradicate sin and bring us all to Heaven with Him. He will finish His plan, but the devil will try hard to trick us into thinking that we need to follow and listen to him and not to God. His stories (lies) will be so very convincing, but we need to understand that the Bible speaks of this happening and how we need to make sure that we do not fall into the trap.