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Discussion in 'Eschatology & Prophecy Forum' started by stunnedbygrace, Apr 28, 2019.

  1. n2thelight

    n2thelight Well-Known Member

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    Most can't handle yet alone even know the truth,that's what the strong delusion is for .If you know the truth and still do wrong there's no hope for you.

    He loves you so much that He will(make) allow you to believe the lie
     
  2. Bobby Jo

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    Perhaps before one pontificates on what the "great delusion" is, one should figure out WHO the person is. If it's Obama, then we might have certain expectations, or if it's Trump we might have other expectations. Of course it's NEITHER of these -- although Obama has earned and received the most verbose personal curse in all of Scripture.

    The point being, -- if you identify the ELEPHANT, then the blind guys might be able to associate each of their examinations and arrive to AN ELEPHANT.


    Or, keep being blind ...


    It's like a wall; no it's like a snake; ...
    Bobby Jo
     
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    Yep, I'll knock the tarnish off your "christianity" (small "c") so that it becomes "Christianity" (capital "C"). This is, unless you tarnish it up again. -- Then all bets are off. :)


    Bobby Jo
     
  4. n2thelight

    n2thelight Well-Known Member

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    It's neither of them,they are just a part in bringing in the NWO ,everything after that,ie deadly wound,will be super natural,nothing flesh man has ever seen before!!
     
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    stunnedbygrace Well-Known Member

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    You're quite amazing bobby jo, almost like you can't be real.
     
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    Same delusion that Eve came under in the garden. Believing she could "be like God" while disobeying God.
    Let's see how many Bible scholars here...starting with the first verse, and following through to the last, linking the ideas together then answer the final question correctly and you will have the answer as to the identity of those who aren't going to be deluded.
    Hebrews 12:29
    Ps. 1:1-3
    Isaiah 33:14-16
    Revelation 3:18
    1 Peter 1:7

    Now the question....why did the bush not burn up, despite being in the midst of a consuming fire? (Exodus 3:3)
     
  7. Bobby Jo

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    It's not all your fault. We've allowed HIRELINGS to take over our churches and fellowships, and we've been manipulated into trusting them to deliver our Christianity. But Scripture states how the Church is SUPPOSED to be run:

    1 Cor. 14:26 What then, brethren? When you come together, each one has a hymn, a lesson, a revelation, a tongue, or an interpretation. Let all things be done for edification. 27 If any speak in a tongue, let there be only two or at most three, and each in turn; and let one interpret. 28 But if there is no one to interpret, let each of them keep silence in church and speak to himself and to God. 29 Let two or three prophets speak, and let the others weigh what is said. 30 If a revelation is made to another sitting by, let the first be silent.

    In virtually EVERY church (small "c") one person speaks week, after week, after week, after week, after week, after week, after week, -- well you get the idea. And the things which are "presented" are like a banquet where the only bowl on the table is broccoli, and it doesn't always come how most people prefer it, with salt, or butter, or salt and butter, or cheese, -- or on someone else's plate. And the ONLY participation I ever get is when I open my wallet.

    So the church stumbles around in the dark, thinking that they are just fine picking whatever flower comes up along the path.

    However, Christianity is serious business with serious consequences, and I doubt that any so called "christian" in this Forum has any clue that, -- per my best understanding --, we entered the 42 month tribulation a year ago when Trump recognized Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel. -- And there's no magical "Rapture" to protect us from that future time when we can't buy or sell, -- and the sleeping christians (small "c") will have their own "holocaust" just like the sleeping Jews had.

    But you criticize me for telling non-thinking people to THINK, when we should ALL be THINKING PEOPLE.

    So keep the tarnish off yourself AND the church so that all of our brightness shines. :)


    Bobby Jo
     
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    Study Ezekiel 28 and Isaiah 14 where God is actually describing Lucifer's rebellion in coveting God's Throne. No flesh born man is an "anointed cherub that covereth" that was in God's Garden of Eden.

    The sin in 2 Thess.2 that Paul was showing that Wicked one will do is the very sin that Lucifer did in his original rebellion against God. So how could the Bible student miss that?

    Another important study on that is Ezekiel 16 where God speaks of Jerusalem, and having married her. This is why that man of sin will sit in the temple of God in Jerusalem, which Jesus foretold us about in Matthew 24:23-26.

    So really, information about this coming event in Jerusalem is in many of both OT and NT Scriptures.
     
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    Do you have a view on this brakelite?
     
  10. Reggie Belafonte

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    Maybe you do not understand what the Talmud whore is and how it controls the world.

    Get back to me when you have studied all of the Talmud books, but you won't do that will you, so how would you know what or how the Talmud works, so as to fool and control all of their cattle and that's all that most are because they do not understand the Talmud.

    The Talmud dominates and controls all of the Jews and now it's dominates and has got control over every Christian Church.
    If you understand the people who created the Golden Calf and tried to kill Holy Moses you may understand who the Talmud are, not to mention that they were behind the creation of WW1 and also WW2 and they are peddling the NWO and the madness of the rapture BS, so as to help them in their position of total domination and power over all people and then they will put into practice Agenda 21. they have it down to an art in turning people into dupes they are masters of this, that is how they got the Germans to play into their hands and swallow the socialist Nazi BS, just shows how great their works are not to mention how they created Communism, one has to hand it to them they are truly masters in deception, hey hell they killed 6 million Jews and got away with it and the majority are just to ignorant to understand the fact, because they have been brainwashed.

    And it's all about strong delusions, do you understand that. the Nazis were under strong delusions and the Communist were under strong delusions and now the world is under strong delusions even the Church is now as well, just look at what a total moron Pope Frances is, not to mention all the other churches are as well. because they have abandoned Jesus Christ in fact and just given over to mans works, Cultural Marxist Socialism rules the roost under it's god (idolised whore ) Political Correctness.
    Political Correctness is the key to dictatorships and the Nazis used this tool, because without Political Correctness Hitler would of not had the power over the people that he had and it's the same deal with the Communist.

    One can not dominate over a people without Political Correctness and such is a great deception in it's workings for sure when you can fathom what it truly really is.
     
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  11. brakelite

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    Yes, but n no one seems interested in finding out...I have a partial answer in the thread the false gospel of grace...post #69. In short, the same reason Moses had to remove his shoes. The ground was holy... The bush was holy.... Because Gods presence made it such.
     
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    While this is interesting, how does it relate to the OP? What Moses saw was the exact opposite to delusion -- divine reality. To answer the question God's consuming fire only consume God's enemies.
     
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  13. brakelite

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    My point is precisely that... That those not deluded will be those having Christ in the life... Christ in us, the hope of glory. That consuming fire, while it certainly consumes the enemies of God, also consumes the sin and evil habits in our lives. God is holy, and His presence makes us holy. Just like He made the bush holy, and the ground that Moses was standing on. And Mt Sinai when He stood upon that to give Moses the law, and the temple also holy, but only because of God's presence...and we are temples, and holy, but only if the spirit of Christ does indeed dwell within. The expulsion of all things impure and abominable will be vanquished by and in God's presence. The delusion is the opposite of this, or at least a great part of the delusion...that any man can have Christ within and continue to sin. The more of Christ...the less of us...the more of righteousness and holiness...the less of wickedness and depravity. This is real, experiential and practical Christianity. The gospel is not a lifeless theory.
     
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    'And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion,
    that they should believe a lie:'

    (2 Thessalonians 2:11)

    Hello @stunnedbygrace,

    I confess that I have not read the entries you have received so far, so forgive me if I am simply repeating what others have already said.
    I believe that the context of 2 Thessalonians 2 will reveal the nature of the 'strong delusion'; that we need go no further than this chapter to know what the Holy Spirit is referring to.

    * In the margin of my Bible, I am told that the words, 'strong delusion' [G4106] should be understood as, 'a working of error', (as in Romans 1:27): however, looking at that reference, the whole of Romans chapter 1 & 2 is worth reading in the light of this I believe, though verse 27 itself translates the same Greek word, as, 'error' (ie., a wandering - wrong action - [G4106]). I believe that the 'error' or 'delusion' will be doctrinal, for those affected, will, 'believe a lie', because they received not a love of the Truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.

    * The contrast is shown in the verses that follow:-

    'But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord,
    .. because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation
    .... through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
    Whereunto He called you by our gospel,
    .. to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
    Therefore, brethren, stand fast,
    ..
    and hold the traditions which ye have been taught,
    .... whether by word, or our epistle.

    Now our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and God, even our Father,
    .. which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace,
    .... Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.'

    (2 Thessalonians 2:13-17)

    Praise God!

    In Christ Jesus
    Chris
     
  15. stunnedbygrace

    stunnedbygrace Well-Known Member

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    I agree wholeheartedly. But let me ask you this...what, if anything, do you think might fix it?
     
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    Hello @stunnedbygrace,

    Considering that this is a prophetic word, I don't see that it can be 'fixed': for it is the stating of something borne of God's foreknowledge isn't it? He knows that this will be the state of affairs at the time referred to, for He has foreseen it, and made it known through the ministry of Paul.

    All that can be done really is to preach the gospel of the grace of God faithfully, and pray that God's perfect will, will be done in those who hear it, to the glory of His Name. Though I believe that apostasy is already here.

    In Christ Jesus
    Chris
     
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    And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie

    7 For the mystery of iniquity doth already work:

    Fallen leader that separated from the truth.
    Paul said the beginning has started working in the church, when the falling away happens, its brings forth the condition on the partial church that has fallen. People will be wanting the lie instead of the truth.
    Paul said when I depart grievous wolves would come in and scatter the flock. Acts 20
    Paul said some was preaching another Jesus and another gospel, which there is none.
    It brought Pale Horse gospel in their so called Christian church.

    History

    Revelation 17:5 (KJV)
    5 And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
     
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    To a point I agree.

    But then, my question is this - given that Israel had a long history of waxing and waning, repenting and turning back then turning away, can we be certain we are not seeing just a cycle of waning rather than the end?

    In other words, are we seeing fulfillment or are we just seeing shadows?
     
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    Hello @n2thelight,

    I have read your previous post, which led to this. Will you please explain what led you to this conclusion?

    Thank you
    In Christ Jesus
    Chris
     
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    Hello @stunnedbygrace,

    Interesting thoughts. No, I think that this is concerning the end time. For this epistle (2 Thessalonians) gives knowledge of the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ, and of the resurrection of the dead.

    In Christ Jesus
    Chris
     
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