Many people over the years have proposed that there would be an increase in technology as the end times approach. Among those espousing this view were renowned scientists Isaac Newton and Francis Bacon. On the frontispiece of Bacon’s Instauratio Magna, ships of learning were depicted passing by the limits of human knowledge, with a quote in…

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Discerning whether the good spirit (the influence of God, the Church, one’s soul) or the bad spirit (the influence of Satan, the world, the flesh) is at work requires calm, rational reflection… “Beloved, do not believe every spirit but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world” (1…

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The phrase “the time of Jacob’s trouble” is a quote from Jeremiah 30:7 which says, “Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble, but he shall be saved out of it” (KJV). In the previous verses of Jeremiah 30, we find that the Lord is speaking…

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The Bible is very clear about why Christ was born. The Bible tells us that He was born to “take away the sin of the world”(John1:29). And Jesus said that this sin was that “they believe not on me”(John16:9). Because it is in believing in Jesus that we have the eternal life that Jesus was…

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Deception is the act of misleading someone through intentionally false statements or actions. It is the Devil, not God, who is the originator of deception.  In John 8:44, Jesus says the following of the Devil, “He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him.…

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