BEASTS

{DECEIVERS AND BEASTS}

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  1. Howling Imposters - (“Evil men and howling impostors will wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived) - {PDF Copy}
  2. 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}
  3. Welcoming the Beast - (The “inhabitants of the earth” willingly venerate the Beast and receive its mark, although Christians are not immune to its allurements) - {PDF Copy}
  4. 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)
  5. Mark, Number, Name - (The False Prophet coaxes and coerces men to take the Beast’s “mark,” its “name,” or “number”) - {PDF Copy}
  6. 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}
  7. Ascending from the Abyss - (Satan and his forces “ascend” from the Abyss to attack the men and women who belong to Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Beastly Warfare - (In Revelation, Satan attacks the Lamb by waging war against and persecuting his followers) - {PDF Copy}
  9. 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}
  10. The Beast is Rising! - (To identify the Antichrist, we must depend on what the relevant scriptures say about him, his methods, and his agendas) - {PDF Copy}
  11. Antichrist - Final Incarnation - (The “spirit of antichrist” already is raising up deceivers within the church, though a final “antichrist” will also appear) - {PDF Copy}
  12. Four Beasts into One - (In Revelation, the single “beast from the sea” is related to but distinct from the four beasts from Daniel’s vision) - {PDF Copy}
  13. False Christ - {PDF Copy} - (Will the Antichrist be a global political figure or a deceiver from within the Church?)
  14. The Ancient Beast - (The beast from the sea is the latest incarnation of an ancient creature that has stalked the seed of the woman since Adam’s fall) - {PDF Copy}
  15. The Spirit of Antichrist - (The Antichrist is a deceiver intent on destroying the church through deception, apostasy, and if necessary, persecution) - {PDF Copy}
  16. Persecuting the Saints - (The Devil's earthly vassals wage war against the saints, and not against other nation-states) - {PDF Copy}
  17. Beasts in the Church - (Throughout the present age, the Church has been plagued with deceivers from within) - {PDF Copy}
  18. Preaching Another Jesus - (Is the messianic role of Jesus fulfilled as a roaring predatory lion or the sacrificial Lamb? ) - {PDF Copy}
  19. The Beast Wages War - {PDF Copy} - (The language of war is employed to portray the assaults of the Dragon against the saints who follow the Lamb)
  20. Wars and Rumors - {PDF Copy} - (The Discourse opens with warnings about coming deceivers who propagate false expectations about the end)
  21. Repeated Warnings - {PDF Copy} - (Three specific warnings to disciples are repeated by Jesus in his Olivet Discourse to help them avoid deception)
  22. Another Gospel - (The Judaizing opponents at Galatia were preaching a different message that deviated from the apostolic tradition) - {PDF Copy}
  23. Pseudo Messiah - (The “beast from the earth” mimics the Lamb and presents a counterfeit of the true faith) - {PDF Copy}
  24. Beastly Economics - (The False Prophet employs economic pressure to coerce men and women to render homage to the Beast from the Sea) - {PDF Copy}
  25. The Coming War - (At the end of the age, Satan and his minions will launch the final “war” against the saints) - {PDF Copy}
  26. 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}

{MAN OF LAWLESSNESS}
  1. Disinformation - {PDF Copy} - (Disinformation about the “Day of the Lord” caused alarm among many in the congregation at Thessalonica)
  2. Two Missing Events - {PDF Copy} - (2 Thessalonians 2:3-4 - Two events must occur BEFORE the Day of the Lord)
  3. The Apostasy - {PDF Copy} - (Repeatedly and consistently, the New Testament warns of the final “apostasy” that will occur prior to the return of Jesus)
  4. Son of Destruction - {PDF Copy} - (Many Christians will apostatize when the Lawless One, the Son of Destruction, seats himself in the sanctuary)
  5. Little Horn - Son of Destruction - (The “little horn” in Daniel is the model for the “man of lawlessness” described by Paul in Thessalonians) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Seated in the Sanctuary - {PDF Copy} - (Prior to the return of Jesus, the man of lawlessness will be revealed while sitting in the sanctuary of God)
  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} - (2 Thessalonians 2:8-12 - Jesus will undo the evil works of the Man of Lawlessness at his arrival)
  9. Stand Fast! - {PDF Copy} - (Believers prepare for the apostasy and the coming man of lawlessness by “standing firm” in the Apostolic traditions)
  10. Lying Signs and Wonders - {PDF Copy} - (The final deceiver will use “lying signs and wonders” to deceive and cause many saints to depart from the faith)
  11. Mystery of Lawlessness - {PDF Copy} - (Already, the mystery of lawlessness is at work, preparing the way for the Man of Lawlessness)

Lighthouse Photo by Srikanta H. U on Unsplash
Photo by Srikanta H. U on Unsplash