During this pandemic, the very world I live in (like so many others), has been turned upside down. Yes, the picture above is the way I see the world whenever I walk out my front door.
Lies have become truth, truth has become lies, evil is good,and good has become evil.
How did this world get so out of order? How have the people of this world become so lawless and hardhearted toward one another.
Brothers and sisters can you tell me what is the falling away, what is the root cause and how does one avoid falling away.
I didn’t find out what it meant until I began reading my bible. Jesus Christ warned his apostles about his second coming, of religious leaders coming in his name ushering in a false doctrine, which would cause many to turn away from the true doctrine of the Church.
Yes, you can read throughout the bible regarding many people turning away from the truth, however, in these last days it is happening before our very eyes.
Members are leaving the church.
Some members have become stumbling blocks by attempting to bring in a new doctrine, contrary to the Word of God.
Marriages are under attack.
Let’s put the Word of God on the table to tell us why and who is actually behind this great mystery.
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
1 Peter 5:6-8 KJV
Your enemy has just been identified. Satan our adversary, opposes, resists, or contends with everything God has set in order since the creation. For example,the Lord gave us the 7th day Sabbath (Saturday), however, Satan said the 1st day (Sunday) is his day of worship. Satan’s greatest weapon is lies, however, you don’t need me to tell you, let the word of God speak for itself.
Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;
But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:
In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.
2 Corinthians 4:1-4 KJV
Once you come into this truth, you begin to change your ways and that old man who used to lie, steal, fornicate,etc.. Is no more. You began to walk in newness of life and began sharing this gospel with a world that’s perishing. Those who are lost don’t want to hear anything from the bible and oppose everything you're saying...Why, because we just read satan is walking about seeking whom he may devour. As soon as you give friends or family the true word of God, Satan is waiting to take what they received and cast doubt. Remember, Those who keep the Commandments of God and the Testimony of Jesus are Satan's enemies.
Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him,
That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand.
Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;
Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.
And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:
Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,
And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:
That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
2 Thessalonians 2:1-4, 8-12 KJV
Before Jesus returns to this earth two things clearly have to take place. First a “falling away” from the truth, which is the word of God. The second being the son of perdition or destruction, which is none other than the Pope himself. Do you recall Jesus warning us to go and read about the Abomination of Desolation mentioned in the book of Daniel (Matt 24:15; Dan. 11:31-37, 12:11).God is going to send a strong delusion to those who continue to reject and kick against the word of God.
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
Genesis 1:26-28 KJV
God created man in his own image and in his likeness, which tells me God has a nose, two eyes, two ears, and two legs. God commanded the man and the woman to be fruitful and multiply and replenish the earth, and to have dominion over all the animals. Don’t believe me, go to your local zoo or look at your neighbor's pet. However, mankind in his infinite wisdom has taken mischief and made it a law (Psalm 94:20) by allowing same sex unions to marry in an attempt to usurp what God has ordained. Male and male nor female and female can multiply and replenish the earth.… but I digress
Let Us Continue!
Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?
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.
He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.
Psalms 2:1-4 KJV
Remember the Lord gave man dominion over the earth and now the Lord has asked two questions. Why do the nations rage and imagine a vain thing. It's because man corrupted themselves and turned away from God as they did at the Tower of Babel. Man has chosen to turn away from observing God's commandments, holy days and dietary law, choosing to live contrary to what God has instructed. God gave man the blueprint, however he also made man a free agent. Our choices have serious consequences.
And afterward Moses and Aaron went in, and told Pharaoh, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, Let my people go, that they may hold a feast unto me in the wilderness.
And Pharaoh said, Who is the Lord , that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the Lord , neither will I let Israel go.
Exodus 5:1-2 KJV
God commanded Pharaoh to let The Children of Israel go and keep a feast to him in the wilderness. However he refused because he didn't serve the God of Israel and refused to obey his instructions to let Israel go. This is very true in today's society. Many nations and people know the Lord's sabbath day is on Saturday, however, they choose not to honor God's 4th commandment. They know Christmas and Easter is pagan, nor does it have anything to do with Jesus; yet, will not follow the Word of God. As we read earlier, the god of this world opposes everything God set in place since the beginning of the creation. Satan influences flesh and blood humans to carry out his mission.
Hold on! Let’s Find Out What This Fourth Beast Is Doing!
Thus he said, The fourth beast shall be the fourth kingdom on earth, which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall devour the whole earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces.
And the ten horns out of this kingdom are ten kings that shall arise: and another shall rise after them; and he shall be diverse from the first, and he shall subdue three kings.
And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time.
But the judgment shall sit, and they shall take away his dominion, to consume and to destroy it unto the end.
Daniel 7:23-26 KJV
This fourth beast is the Roman Empire, which will rise and fall ten times. The E.U. will be the last to rise and fall of the Roman Empire. Why is this beast so terrible? Because it will destroy the people both physically and spiritually. The Ten horns out of this Kingdom represent all the men who have tried to resurrect the Roman Empire. The Pope will seek to destroy all those who keep the commandments and the testimony of Jesus Christ that will not make it to the place of safety for three and half years….remember the spanish inquisition? The Roman Catholic Church changed the Lord’s seventh day to Sunday, the first day of the week.
With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.
So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.
And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:
Revelation 17:1-4 KJV
Who is this great whore that sits on many waters receiving judgement from the seven angels. This is none other than the Catholic Church, the false church who sits upon many waters and rules over many people. The wine of her fornication, along with the golden cup in her hand is nothing but lies and false doctrine. Jesus warned us that many would come in his name deceiving many, however, those who hear his voice (Jesus) will not follow this false doctrine. Let us not forget her daughters, the Protestant Church’s who also help in the spreading of Satan's message.
Who Gave The Roman Catholic Church This False Doctrine?
Moreover the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyre, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord God ; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.
Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.
Thou art the anointed cherub that covereth; and I have set thee so: thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou hast walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire.
Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created, till iniquity was found in thee.
By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned: therefore I will cast thee as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.
Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.
Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee.
All they that know thee among the people shall be astonished at thee: thou shalt be a terror, and never shalt thou be any more.
Ezekiel 28:11-19 KJV
The only people present in the garden of Eden where Adam, Eve, Jesus (The Tree of Life) and Satan (The Tree of The Knowledge of Good and Evil); therefore this can’t be Tyrus. Satan the chief angel was originally named Lucifer, the light bringer (bringer of the truth) until iniquity/sin was found in him. Yea, the one kicked out of heaven by Michael and his angels (Rev.12), the one who deceived the whole world, the one who wants to be like the Most High, the one who gave the gentile nations their seat and great authority. It is this angel who is walking about seeking whom he may destroy because he knows he has but a short time. Satan and his ministers come in the name of Jesus to deceive the people, causing them to fall away from the truth.
And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
Revelation 17:5 KJV
And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write; These things saith he which hath the sharp sword with two edges;
I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is: and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.
But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.
Revelation 2:12-14 KJV
Pergamos, the compromising church. Pergamos had many idols, such as Zeus, Dionysius, Athene and was one of the pagan cities of the Roman Empire. Are you willing to give your life for the Word of God, are you willing to count the cost as Antipas. Satan is always on his job; therefore as a servant of God so should we. A stumbling block is an obstacle to progress or an impediment to belief for understanding. However, Balac was sent to entice the children of Israel to sin against their God. The children not only committed physical fornication, they committed spiritual fornication in turning away from their God. Hint...Always keep your spiritual eyes open whenever a brother or sister brings a doctrine contrary to the sixty-six books of the bible.
And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, Avenge the children of Israel of the Midianites: afterward shalt thou be gathered unto thy people.
And Moses spake unto the people, saying, Arm some of yourselves unto the war, and let them go against the Midianites, and avenge the Lord of Midian.
And the children of Israel took all the women of Midian captives, and their little ones, and took the spoil of all their cattle, and all their flocks, and all their goods.
And they brought the captives, and the prey, and the spoil, unto Moses, and Eleazar the priest, and unto the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the camp at the plains of Moab, which are by Jordan near Jericho.
And Moses, and Eleazar the priest, and all the princes of the congregation, went forth to meet them without the camp. And Moses was wroth with the officers of the host, with the captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, which came from the battle.
And Moses said unto them, Have ye saved all the women alive?
Behold, these caused the children of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to commit trespass against the Lord in the matter of Peor, and there was a plague among the congregation of the Lord .
Numbers 31:1-3, 9, 12-16 KJV
And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab. And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods. And Israel joined himself unto Baal–peor: and the anger of the Lord was kindled against Israel.
Numbers 25:1-3 KJV
So, we clearly see why the Lord was angry with those at the Church of Pergamos. The children of Israel were instructed to avenge themselves against the Midianites, but the children of Israel took the women captive,along with the children and cattle.The women of Midian caused the children of Israel to trespass against their God and began making sacrifices to other gods; thus, Israel joined himself to Baal-peor (stumbling block). Let this be our example when we fail to take heed to the instructions written in the bible. God is a spirit and we must worship him in spirit and truth.
And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.
Revelation 17:6 KJV
This harlot has killed many of God’s saints throughout the ages and continues to do so today (spiritually) with her false doctrine.
Now Is The Time For The Judgement of The Great Whore That Sits Upon Many Waters Who Reigneth Over The Kings Of The Earth.
Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called tender and delicate.
Take the millstones, and grind meal: uncover thy locks, make bare the leg, uncover the thigh, pass over the rivers.
Thy nakedness shall be uncovered, yea, thy shame shall be seen: I will take vengeance, and I will not meet thee as a man.
As for our redeemer, the Lord of hosts is his name, the Holy One of Israel. Sit thou silent, and get thee into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called, The lady of kingdoms.
I was wroth with my people, I have polluted mine inheritance, and given them into thine hand: thou didst shew them no mercy; upon the ancient hast thou very heavily laid thy yoke.
And thou saidst, I shall be a lady for ever: so that thou didst not lay these things to thy heart, neither didst remember the latter end of it.
Isaiah 47:1-7 KJV
Jesus Christ, The Lord of Host, The Holy One of Israel, The Lion of The Tribe of Judah Who Is King of Kings and Lord of Lord’s Will Judge This Whore Who Sits On Seven Mountains.
And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads and ten horns.
The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.
And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.
And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space. And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.
And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.
These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast.
These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of Lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.
And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.
And the ten horns which thou sawest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire.
For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled.
And the woman which thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth.
Revelation 17:7-18 KJV
The woman who reigneth over the kings of the earth, the great whore who sits upon many waters, is none other than Vatican City. Ten Kings who rule over Ten kingdoms will give their power to the beast (Satan) for one hour, which is 3 ½ years, the Great Tribulation. It is Rome/Vatican City who sits upon seven mountains.
Can Two Walk Together Unless They Be Agreed?
Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?
And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
2 Corinthians 6:14-18 KJV
What Shall We Do Then To Save Ourselves From This Untoward Generation?
Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour.
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.
For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God. Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience. Be not ye therefore partakers with them.
Ephesians 5:1-7 KJV
This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.
Galatians 5:16-17, 19-24 KJV
Brother’s and Sister’s,
Let us continue to edify one another
Peace in Jesus mighty name!