Beasts

{ENEMIES OF THE CHURCH}

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{DECEIVERS AND BEASTS}

  1. The Decision - {PDF Copy} - (Disciples who give their unrestricted allegiance to the State are at risk of taking the Mark of the Beast)
  2. Beastly Mark - Considerations - (When we compromise with the values and ideologies of the existing world order, we begin to take the Mark of the Beast - Revelation 13:16-17) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Beast's Number - (The Number of the Beast, 666, is based on the dimensions of the great image erected by Nebuchadnezzar in Babylon) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Counterfeit Christs - (Since its founding, Satan has been sending hordes of deceivers and false prophets to destroy the church from within) - {PDF Copy}
  5. The False One(s!) - {PDF Copy} - (The presence of false teachers in the Assembly demonstrates that the period of the Last Days is underway)
  6. Howling Imposters - (The New Testament warns repeatedly of coming deceivers and false prophets who will cause many disciples to depart from the faith) - {PDF Copy}
  7. The True Lamb - (Jesus is the slain Lamb who redeems men, but both the Beast and the False Prophet mimic him to deceive humanity) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Embracing Leviathan - (The inhabitants of the earth willingly venerate the Beast and take its mark, although believers are not immune from its allurements) - {PDF Copy}
  9. Rendering Homage - (The false prophet uses every means necessary to coax or coerce men to render homage to the beast from the sea) - (PDF Copy)
  10. Mark, Number, Name - (The False Prophet coaxes and coerces men to take the Beast’s “mark,” its “name,” or “number”) - {PDF Copy}
  11. The Beast from the Abyss - (The Beast first appears when he ascends from the Abyss to wage war on the Two Witnesses after they complete their testimony) - {PDF Copy}
  12. Ascending from the Abyss - (Satan and his forces “ascend” from the Abyss to attack the men and women who belong to Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  13. Beastly Warfare - (In the book of Revelation, Satan attacks the Lamb by persecuting his followers, those who have the testimony of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  14. The Beast's Reign - (Rulers and nations that refuse to follow the “Lamb” render homage to the “Beast,” and his reign extends over all the habitable earth) - {PDF Copy}
  15. The Beast is Rising! - (To identify the Antichrist, we must understand what the relevant scriptures say about him, his methods, and his agenda) - {PDF Copy}
  16. The Final Antichrist - (The Spirit of the Antichrist is raising up deceivers in the Church, but a final Antichrist will appear at the end of the age) - {PDF Copy}
  17. Four Beasts in One - (The single Beast from the sea in Revelation is related to but distinct from the four beasts that Daniel saw rising from the sea) - {PDF Copy}
  18. False Christ - {PDF Copy} - (Will the Antichrist be a global tyrant, or a false messiah sent by Satan to deceive and destroy the Church? )
  19. The Ancient Beast - (The Beast from the Sea is the latest incarnation of the ancient creature, the Dragon, that has stalked the seed of the woman since the sin of Adam) - {PDF Copy}
  20. The Spirit of Antichrist - (The Antichrist Spirit works to destroy the church from within, especially through deception propagated by deceivers and false teachers – 1 John 2:18-22) - {PDF Copy}
  21. War Against the Saints - (The Beast from the sea is authorized to wage war on the SAINTS for its overlord, the Ancient Serpent, the Dragon – Revelation 13:6-10) - {PDF Copy}
  22. The Persecuting Beast - (The Dragon and his earthly vassals wage war against the saints, the followers of the Lamb, and not against other nation-states) - {PDF Copy}
  23. The Beast from the Earth - (The Beast from the Earth counterfeits the Lamb. It is the mouthpiece of the Dragon and the propagandist for the Beast from the Sea) - {PDF Copy}
  24. In the Assembly - (John identified false teachers IN THE CHURCH as ‘antichrists’, and their deceptive teachings confirmed that the Last Days had commenced) - {PDF Copy}
  25. Proclaiming Another Jesus - (Is Jesus still the Messiah who died on Calvary to save the world, or has he become a roaring Lion hellbent on taking vengeance on his enemies?) - {PDF Copy}
  26. The Beast Goes to War - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, the language of war is used metaphorically to describe the persecution of believers by the Beast from the Sea)
  27. Deceivers and Catastrophes - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus warns us of coming deceivers who will mislead many and disseminate false information about the future and his return)
  28. His Repeated Warning - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus stressed critical information that is vital for his disciples if they wish to avoid deception by false prophets and other deceivers)
  29. A Different Gospel - (The Judaizing opponents at Galatia were preaching a different message that deviated from the apostolic tradition) - {PDF Copy}
  30. Pseudo Messiah - (The False Prophet mimics the Lamb and uses economic control and religious propaganda to advance the Beast’s agenda) - {PDF Copy}
  31. Beastly Economics - (The False Prophet employs economic pressure to coerce men and women to render homage to the Beast from the Sea) - {PDF Copy}
  32. Final Battle - Armageddon - (At the end of the age, Satan will launch his final attempt to exterminate the church, the saints who have the testimony of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  33. Mouth Speaking Great Things - (The mouth speaking great things in Daniel appears in Revelation in the description of the Beast from the sea and its war against the saints) - {PDF Copy}
  34. The Abyss - (The Abyss is the source of satanic attacks against the saints even though it remains under the authority of the Lamb – Revelation 11:7) - {PDF Copy}
  35. Babylon Past and Present - (The story of Ancient Babylon’s demise is reflected in the Sixth Trumpet and the Sixth Bowl of Wrath in the Book of Revelation) - {PDF Copy}
  36. Why Do the Nations Rage? - {PDF Copy} - (The conspiracy by the earth’s kings to unseat God’s Son is applied by the New Testament to the plot to destroy Jesus – Psalm 2:1-6)

{MAN OF LAWLESSNESS}
  1. Rumors and Disinformation - {PDF Copy} - (Disinformation about the day of the Lord caused alarm in the congregation at Thessalonica – 2 Thessalonians 2:1-2)
  2. Two Missing Events - {PDF Copy} - (Two events must occur before the day of the Lord - The apostasy and the unveiling of the Man of Lawlessness)
  3. The Apostasy - {PDF Copy} - (Paul warned the Thessalonians of the future apostasy which he linked to the unveiling of the Man of Lawlessness, the Son of Destruction)
  4. The Son of Destruction - {PDF Copy} - (Many saints will apostatize when the Lawless One, the Son of Destruction, seats himself in the sanctuary of God)
  5. Lawless One - Forerunner - (The Little Horn in Daniel is the model for the Man of Lawlessness described by Paul to the Thessalonians) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Seated in the Sanctuary - {PDF Copy} - (The Man of Lawlessness will be unveiled when he seats himself in the House of God - 2 Thessalonians 2:3-4)
  7. Until Revealed - {PDF Copy- (The mystery of lawlessness is at work even now preparing the way for the Lawlessness One)
  8. Lawless One Destroyed - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus will destroy the works of the Lawless One and paralyze him at his glorious arrival on the Day of the Lord)
  9. Stand Fast! - {PDF Copy} - (Believers prepare for the Apostasy and the coming Man of Lawlessness by standing firm in the apostolic tradition)
  10. Lying Signs and Wonders - {PDF Copy} - (The Lawless One will use lying signs and wonders to deceive saints into abandoning the faith)
  11. Mystery of Lawlessness - {PDF Copy} - (The Mystery of Lawlessness is preparing the way for the unveiling of the Lawless One who will cause many believers to apostatize)
  12. The Little Horn - (The description of the Little Horn in Daniel fits the known history of the Seleucid king, Antiochus IV, who waged war on the Jewish nation) - {PDF Copy}


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