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whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now …that man of sin…the son of perdition; Who

ition; Who opposeth and And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, come out of
already is it in the world. 1 John 4:3 exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is her My people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that
worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, ye receive not of her plagues. Revelation 18:4
Q. Are you saying that Satan is going to come against the shewing himself that he is God. 2 Thessalonians 2:3b,4
church as the man of sin? Q. But what about fellowship? Doesn’t the Bible say
A. Yes. The Bible says that at the beginning of the great Q. If Satan is ruling in the churches today - how does this something about gathering together in churches till
tribulation, Satan will be loosed to assault the churches and affect my friends and family that still go to church each week? Christ returns?
congregations with false gospels near the end of the time: A. The fact is, since God’s wrath is upon the churches of our A. The Bible tells us not to forsake gathering “ourselves”
And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be day, anyone associated with the church is in an extremely together, but it does not tell us that we must gather in
loosed out of his prison. Revelation 20:7 dangerous spiritual situation: churches. Believers can experience wonderful fellowship
And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast Behold, the days come, saith the Lord God, that I will send a outside of the churches. Meeting in homes or through the
that ariseth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for electronic medium of radio or internet:
them, and shall overcome them, and kill them. Revelation 11:7 water, but of hearing the Words of the LORD. Amos 8:11 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the
And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and And the carcasses of this people shall be meat for the fowls of manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much
to overcome them: and power was given him over all the heaven, and for the beasts of the earth; and none shall the more, as ye see the day approaching. Hebrews 10:25
kindreds, and tongues, and nations. Revelation 13:7 fray them away. Jeremiah 7:33
They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time Q. Why is this the first time I have heard this?
cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth Parents who desire the best for their children must also con- A. God has concealed these truths in the Scriptures until our
God service. John 16:2 sider the awful language of the Bible regarding children being generation. The Bible says that God closed up the Scriptures
brought up in the churches during the dark days of the great relating to end time events until the actual time of the end
Q. All I am hearing from you is that Satan overcomes, tribulation period (recognizing that in Scripture Christ is arrives:
that he is victorious. But where is God in all of this? called the Bread of Life): But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book,
Where is His Spirit? Woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and
A. Things are not out of control. Sadly, it is true that God’s in those days! Matthew 24:19 knowledge shall be increased. Daniel 12:4
Spirit has left the churches; but the Spirit of God is still The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his
operating in the world: as a matter of fact, God’s plan is to mouth for thirst: the young children ask bread, and no man Q. Do you think we are near the end of the world?
save a great multitude of people outside of the churches breaketh it unto them. Lamentations 4:4 A. Yes. The Bible says that the judgment now upon the
during the great tribulation period: Though Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, as I live, saith the church will transition shortly into the final day of judgment
For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only He who Lord GOD, they shall deliver neither son nor daughter; they for all (unsaved) mankind:
now letteth will let, until He be taken out of the way. shall but deliver their own souls by their righteousness. For, lo, I begin to bring evil on the city which is called by My
2Thessalonians 2:7 Ezekiel 14:20 Name, and should ye be utterly unpunished? Ye shall not be
After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man Q. What should I do then? unpunished: for I will call for a sword upon all the inhabitants
could number… These are they which came out of great A. God instructs His people on what to do once Satan of the earth, saith the LORD of hosts. Jeremiah 25:29
tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them overcomes the churches: Thus will I do unto thee, O Israel: and because I will do this
white in the blood of the Lamb. Revelation 7:9a,14b Then let them which are in Judaea flee to the mountains; and unto thee, prepare to meet thy God, O Israel. Amos 4:12
let them which are in the midst of it depart out; and let not Q. What will happen once man “meets” God?
Q. How is it possible that God’s Spirit has left the them that are in the countries enter thereinto. For these be
church? A. Any person who stands before the judgment seat of
the days of vengeance, that all things which are written may Christ will be found guilty of breaking God’s law and will be
A. It is truly shocking for us to hear this; but the Word of be fulfilled. Luke 21:21,22
God says there is no longer any blessing of God upon those cast into Hell eternally:
And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and
attending churches anywhere in the world. We have to abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee,
understand this is why the great tribulation is so awful. The the books were opened:… which is the book of life: and the
neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest dead were judged out of those things which were written in
Bible declares that Satan is now the one receiving the thou be consumed. Genesis 19:17
worship in the churches: the books, according to their works. Revelation 20:12
For these things I weep; mine eye, mine eye runneth down Q. I am not sure that I understand what fleeing to the And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was
with water, because the Comforter that should relieve my “mountains” means? cast into the lake of fire. Revelation 20:15
soul is far from me: my children are desolate, because the A. In other words, fleeing Judea for the mountains is Q. I haven’t heard much taught about Hell from the
enemy prevailed. Lamentations 1:16 language that God uses to signify coming out of the churches churches I have attended. Do you think God will really
And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose and congregations that have been overcome by Satan; and throw people into Hell forever?
names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain entering into God’s care and protection outside of the A. Sadly, the churches are not bringing the whole counsel of
from the foundation of the world. Revelation 13:8 organized church: God in our day. There is much talk about being saved, but
As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is very little talk regarding what we are saved from. Indeed,
Q. So, if I go to church this Sunday, who am I round about His people from henceforth even for ever.
worshipping – God or Satan? the Bible does teach that Hell is eternal:
Psalm 125:2 … it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having
A. You must find the answer to all of these questions in the Q. Leave the church? That sounds drastic.
Bible: two hands to go into Hell, into the fire that never shall be
A. There really is no other option. God is not suggesting this quenched: Where the worm dieth not, and the fire is not
When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, as a possible recourse, but He is commanding His people, for
spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, quenched. Mark 9:43,44
their own good, to come out of the churches: And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the
(whoso readeth, let him understand:) Matthew 24:15
righteous into life eternal. Matthew 25:46
Q. I thought that since I went to church regularly, I was And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to IS THE
safe from Hell; but now I am not so sure?
A. The church has never been able to save anyone. Jesus
indicated many churchgoers would end up in Hell:
cry out, and say, Jesus, thou son of David, have mercy on me.
And many charged him that he should hold his peace: but he
cried the more a great deal, Thou son of David, have mercy
CHURCH AGE OVER?
Not every one that saith unto Me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into upon me. Mark 10:47,48 Q. What kind of question is that? Many people still
the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of My But let man and beast be covered with sackcloth, and cry attend church each week.
Father which is in heaven. mightily unto God: yea, let them turn every one from his evil A. Yes, it is true that there are still many churches with many
And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart way, and from the violence that is in their hands. Who can people in attendance, but a church’s spiritual life is not based
from Me, ye that work iniquity. Matthew 7:21,23 tell if God will turn and repent, and turn away from His fierce upon numbers in attendance, it is based solely upon its
anger, that we perish not? Jonah 3:8,9 faithfulness towards the Bible. God has warned the New
Q. How can I escape eternal damnation? Testament congregations that the light of truth will be
A. This is really the all important question for each one of us Q. I feel very uneasy. Salvation seems out of my reach removed if they do not keep His commandments:
because we are all sinners and have offended God and now. …repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto
therefore are subject to spend an eternity in Hell. But the A. Perhaps the reason you “feel” this way is because the thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his
Bible does speak of the possibility of salvation: Bible does declare that salvation is not in man’s hands, but place, except thou repent. Revelation 2:5
…behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation is of the Lord. This is where trusting and waiting
salvation. 2 Corinthians 6:2b upon God comes in. We approach God very humbly for His Q. I know the church is not perfect, but why would you
salvation; and then we wait for Him to answer. Always say that the church age is over?
Q. So, I have to accept Christ? And then will I be saved? remembering that God is a very merciful God: A. You are correct that the church has never been perfect,
A. Unfortunately, many churches teach this, but the Bible But as many as received Him, to them gave He power to and God tolerated the disobedience of the corporate church
says that no man can “accept” Christ because all men are become the sons of God, even to them that believe on His for quite some time. But the time has come that God’s
spiritually dead: Name: Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the longsuffering patience with the church is over and His
And you hath He quickened, who were dead in trespasses flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. John 1:12,13 judgment has begun upon the churches:
and sins; Ephesians 2:1 Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from Him cometh my And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she
Q. Are you sure? I thought all I had to do was accept salvation. Psalm 62:1 repented not. Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them
Christ. Isn’t this true? …He retaineth not His anger forever, because He delighteth that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except
A. No. The problem is that the Bible declares that man is in mercy. Micah 7:18 they repent of their deeds. Revelation 2:21,22
spiritually dead in sin and totally incapable of mustering up For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house
Q. How long do I wait for God to save me? of God… 1 Peter 4:17
faith in himself to salvation: A. We cannot set any time limit. God will save an individual
And there is none that calleth upon Thy Name, that stirreth (if it is His good pleasure to do so) in His own time: Q. The “great tribulation”? Isn’t that supposed to be a
up himself to take hold of Thee:… Isaiah 64:7a I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in His Word do I horrible time of blood letting? Are we in the great
There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh hope. Psalm 130:5 tribulation?
after God. Romans 3:11 It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for A. Yes. However, the character of the great tribulation is
No man can come to Me, except the Father which hath sent the salvation of the LORD. Lamentations 3:26 not one of physical violence; but rather of spiritual
Me draw him:… John 6:44a unfaithfulness in the churches and congregations of the world
If we finally mean business with God, then we will be reading towards the Word of God. It is characterized by a
Q. I am subject to Hell, but I can’t believe and become the Bible as much as possible. If God saves anyone, it will
saved – it seems hopeless. widespread emphasis on signs and wonders. The churches of
always be through His Word: our day (all denomi-nations: whether Catholic or Protestant)
A. God has written the Bible in order to bring us to a My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken Thou me according to
knowledge of our wretched condition; and also to show us have fallen away tremendously from the truths of the Bible:
Thy Word. Psalm 119:25 For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the
that salvation is absolutely not within man’s ability to So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the Word of
achieve. God Himself must do all the work in the matter of beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.
God. Romans 10:17 For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and
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When His disciples heard it, they were exceedingly amazed, shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were
saying, Who then can be saved? But Jesus beheld them, and The church age is over; possible, they shall deceive the very elect. Matthew 24:21,24
said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all but fellowship continues: Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not
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For He saith unto Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will sin be revealed, the son of perdition; 2 Thessalonians 2:3
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