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2 Thessalonians 2 - AMP

2 Not to allow your minds to be quickly unsettled or disturbed or kept excited or alarmed, whether it be by some revelation of Spirit or by word or by letter from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has arrived and is here. 3 Let no one deceive or beguile you in any way, for that day will not come except the A possible rendering of the Greek apostasia is ``departure ."apostasy comes first ."falling away of those who have professed to be Christians has come+], and the man of lawlessness (sin) is revealed, who is the son of doom (of perdition), 4 Who opposes and exalts himself so proudly and insolently against and over all that is called God or that is worshiped, taking his seat in the temple of God, proclaiming that he himself is God. 5 Do you not recollect that when I was still with you, I told you these things? 6 And now you know what is restraining him ; it is so that he may be manifested (revealed) in his own time. 7 For the mystery of lawlessness (that hidden principle of rebellion against constituted authority) is already at work in the world, restrained only until Many believe this One Who restrains the antichrist to be the Holy Spirit, Who lives in all believers and will be removed with them at Christ's coming; yet a majority thinks it refers to the Roman Empire.he who restrains is taken out of the way. 8 And then the lawless one (the antichrist) will be revealed and the Lord Jesus will slay him with the breath of His mouth and bring him to an end by His appearing at His coming. 9 The coming is through the activity and working of Satan and will be attended by great power and with all sorts of miracles and signs and delusive marvels-- lying wonders-- 10 And by unlimited seduction to evil and with all wicked deception for those who are perishing (going to perdition) because they did not welcome the Truth but refused to love it that they might be saved. 11 Therefore God sends upon them a misleading influence, a working of error and a strong delusion to make them believe what is false, 12 In order that all may be judged and condemned who did not believe in the Truth, but took pleasure in unrighteousness. 13 But we, brethren beloved by the Lord, ought and are obligated to give thanks always to God for you, because God chose you from the beginning Many ancient manuscripts so read.as His firstfruits (first converts) for salvation through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and belief in (adherence to, trust in, and reliance on) the Truth. 14 to this end that He called you through our Gospel, so that you may obtain and share in the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah). 15 So then, brethren, stand firm and hold fast to the traditions and instructions which you were taught by us, whether by our word of mouth or by letter. 16 Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, Who loved us and gave us everlasting consolation and encouragement and well-founded hope through grace (unmerited favor), 17 Comfort and encourage your hearts and strengthen them in every good work and word.

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Craig Condon avatar
Christ, Our Firm Foundation
Shared by: Craig Condon on Nov, 2016
Summary: Every house has a firm foundation. Without it, the house would quickly fall down. Similarly, our faith has a firm foundation-Jesus Christ. That foundation can never be shaken.
Dean Rhine avatar
2 Thessalonians 2
Shared by: Dean Rhine on Nov, 2016
Summary: Concern and Comfort
Derrick Tuper avatar
Sweet and Sour Encouragement
Shared by: Derrick Tuper on Aug, 2016
Summary: Two weeks ago I preached on sweet and sour fellowship. Today I want to talk about sweet and sour encouragement. It sounds strange but there are ways in which we can be negatively encouraging. Let’s take a look at how encouragement can be sweet or sour.
Timothy Enns avatar
Stand on guard
Shared by: Timothy Enns on Apr, 2016
Summary: Paul is warning the Thessalonians ans us that there are those that will lead us astray and also warning us about the Lawless One, Satan. There is a real danger, but our God is all-powerful and in control.
David Radcliff avatar
Shared by: David Radcliff on Mar, 2016
Summary: Paul had a balanced ministry. In these letters, he moves from prophecy to practical Christian living.
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 245
Bob Faulkner avatar
What must happen before Jesus comes?
Shared by: Bob Faulkner on Nov, 2015
Summary: The imminence of Christ's return has been taken to a point where certain Scriptures are now just ignored. Better to see imminence as a personal thing, which it truly is!
Bob Faulkner avatar
Christ or antichrist: the Fact
Shared by: Bob Faulkner on Nov, 2015
Summary: Who comes first, Christ or antichrist? This message lays the groundwork upon which we can build.
Scripture: 2 Thessalonians 2:2
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 493
Dr.W.Samuel Legon avatar
Close of the church age
Shared by: Dr.W.Samuel Legon on Nov, 2015
Summary: Three things that will take place at the close.
Terry Laughlin avatar
Powerful Delusions
Shared by: Terry Laughlin on Oct, 2015
Summary: Delusion becomes all who do not fully embrace the truths of God's word. These people are intrigued with political leaders who have a worldly social agenda that embraces humanistic views.
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Scripture: 2 Thessalonians 2:3
Views: 487
Marvin Del Rios avatar
Stand Firm
Shared by: Marvin Del Rios on Oct, 2015
Summary: words of encouragement and prayer for the Thessalonians are still words of encouragement and comfort for us today.
Mark Aarssen avatar
The 3 R's The Remnant, the Rapture and the Revelation
Shared by: Mark Aarssen on Aug, 2015
Summary: Saints we should not be looking for the Rapture as our get out of jail free card. Bible scholars cannot even agree as to when it takes place only that it will take place. For that reason we must be ready to meet the Lord every day.
Shine Thomas avatar
The Blessed Hope
Shared by: Shine Thomas on Jul, 2015
Summary: Order of future events, how we are saved from God’s wrath, and our life in light of his coming.
Jack Woodard avatar
Shared by: Jack Woodard on Jun, 2015
Summary: Paul makes the argument for a Pre-Tribulation Rapture by showing us the three events that must first take place. Paul shows us that the Rapture is one of those events.
Greg Gordon avatar
False Teachers in the End Times
Shared by: Greg Gordon on May, 2015
Summary: The coming of the lawless one will be in accordance with how Satan works. He will use all sorts of displays of power through signs and wonders that serve the lie. - 2 Thessalonians 2:9 Though God is always working in different ways and with different ..
Bob Faulkner avatar
Who Is the Antichrist? Paul, and conclusions (final in series)
Shared by: Bob Faulkner on May, 2015
Summary: The apostle Paul's comments about the coming man of sin jive perfectly with Daniel's, Jesus', and John's. One would expect this in a Book that proclaims itself to be the Word of God. One author in Heaven speaking His truths through many authors on earth.
Bob Faulkner avatar
Caught Up, But When? Questions and Summary (final in series)
Shared by: Bob Faulkner on May, 2015
Summary: Many questions surround the pre-tribulation rapture theory. It is necessary to ask them.
Dr. William D.  Poovey avatar
The Rapture Question
Shared by: Dr. William D. Poovey on Apr, 2015
Denomination: Foursquare
Views: 430
Rick Boyne avatar
The Man of Lawlessness
Shared by: Rick Boyne on Mar, 2015
Summary: The world stage is being set for the arrival of the anti-Christ.
Wade M. Hughes, Sr avatar
The strong man of error#1, wrong as right?
Shared by: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov, 2014
Summary: We may define wrong as right, but the Father sets our standards... Ponder about the cold within? We face a re-defining of what truth is? Beware of the spirit of gradualness.
Kelly Durant avatar
You Are Being Fed ‘Strong Delusion’
Shared by: Kelly Durant on Oct, 2014
Summary: Christians and everyone are being deceived by many lies originating from their culture, systems, and even churches
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Denomination: Salvation Army
Views: 756
David Dykes avatar
God’s Prophetic Agenda
Shared by: David Dykes on Oct, 2014
Summary: The Day of the Lord refers to the time when God will dramatically intervene in human history and set in motion the events of the end of the world, as we know it.
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Denomination: Baptist
Views: 709
David Dykes avatar
The Defeat of Satan’s Superman
Shared by: David Dykes on Oct, 2014
Summary: Satan has power to perform miracles. Just because someone claims to perform a miracle, doesn’t necessarily mean they are from God.
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Denomination: Baptist
Views: 551
David Dykes avatar
Standing Firm in an Unstable World
Shared by: David Dykes on Oct, 2014
Summary: Why does God love you? Because God IS love. God loves you because God loves you. God knows more about you than anyone else. He knows every mistake you’ve ever made, and every mistake you’ll ever make. And yet, He still loves you with an unconditional love
Paul Clemente avatar
Living before the Rapture
Shared by: Paul Clemente on Apr, 2014
Summary: the antichrist will come but this will only bring Jesus Christ's glory which He will share with you and me, His followers!
Paul Clemente avatar
End of the World?
Shared by: Paul Clemente on Apr, 2014
Summary: God gives us clues about the end of the world so that we can properly respond to Him!
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 293
Mike Fogerson avatar
7 Great Lies in the Church Today
Shared by: Mike Fogerson on Feb, 2014
Summary: We are entering into perilous times as believers and need to be aware of the season & dangers that are clear and present.
Mike Fogerson avatar
Has the "Falling Away" Happened Yet?
Shared by: Mike Fogerson on Feb, 2014
Summary: The Bible tells us that in the latter days there will be a collapse of morality ethics, & faith, called the falling away.
Scripture: 2 Thessalonians 2:1
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 899
Monty Newton avatar
Don't ZPanic... What Will Be Is Not Yet
Shared by: Monty Newton on Nov, 2013
Summary: In a time when people are facinated by apocalyptic things... we hold firmly to the truth of God's Word as the Lord enables us to live as his people.
Richard Schwedes avatar
Being Strong in faith - relying on the God who never gives up
Shared by: Richard Schwedes on Nov, 2013
Summary: Ever felt like giving up on God.... This sermon encourages us to see how God never gives up on us and as disciples we benefit greatly by relying on him to strengthen our faith in an often challenging world