Layers of Deception Versus The Truth
This is a really long post, but I feel that it is vital to our survival as the Church right now.
We are going to have to start coming up into the presence of the LORD to be able to see truth on a daily basis.
The enemy is promoting lies right now that are being accepted worldwide and it is stirring up an Antichrist Spirit all around.
The LORD said to tell you that your choices about standing without fear for truth, will open your eyes to more truth.
He wants us to know that He is about to open the eyes in discernment to those that have stood for truth.
There are layers of deception that are now coming off of the way that we have operated in our societies and it is an evil that we have gotten use to so truth is like an enemy to those who have been deceived by it.
Know the Truth!
God is revealing things right now and truth is surfacing but we “must know the truth and the truth will set us free!”
But notice, You must know it!
If you know it and I mean really know it, then you won’t be deceived by the lies and the masquerade of the enemy!
I am telling you that there are people right now that are believing “The Lie” I saw something on TV last night that astounded me!
It was some so called ‘legit channel’ that was suppose to be telling facts to us, and they were advocating that the moon was created by some outside alien force and that we were being governed by these beings that live inside of it.
People were buying this theory, because they refuse to believe the truth of God’s word!
Look at this passage;
“For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only He who now restrains will do so until He is taken out of the way. And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the LORD will consume with the breath of His mouth and destroy with the brightness of His coming. The coming of the lawless one is according to the working of Satan, with all power, signs, and lying wonders, and with all unrighteous deception among those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth, that they might be saved. And for this reason God will send them strong delusion, that they should believe the lie, that they all may be condemned who did not believe the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness,” 2 Thessalonians 2:7-12.
You see, the Word of God says that He made the greater light and the lesser light (the moon).
Now it is a choice whether to believe the truth (the word) or the people on these TV shows.
We must be aware and know truth in these days! And this is only a small example of how the enemy is now using our institutions to get us to believe a lie!
It is happening in our government and in our schools. Know this.. it is a battle of good and evil but our minds have been so conditioned to accept the evil that it is beginning to even look good and deceive the church!
“For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect,” Matthew 24:24.
“For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work, but the one now restraining will do so until he is out of the way,” 2 Thessalonians 2:7 (CJB).
You see, God is revealing the lawlessness because they did not receive the “Love of the truth”
Therefore, many are blinded today by there own lawlessness and are believing a lie of the enemy!
It comforts them, because if what they are believing is true then, there unrighteousness does not have to go accounted for.
We are now more than ever seeing the rise of the lawless ones and they do not care if they kill you because then your witness will not be in their face!
“They will ban you from the synagogue; in fact, the time will come when anyone who kills you will think he is serving God!” John 16:2 (CJB).
The Truth Condemns Them!
This is why people are being emboldened right not to shut down any speech that speaks out against what they believe!
Be encouraged my friends. God is going to uncover this lie but know that as He shines the light of His Glory on it the roaches will be revealed!
This is what we are seeing today! Remember what the word said in Hebrews about Noah?
“By faith Noah, being divinely warned of things not yet seen, moved with godly fear, prepared an ark for the saving of his household, by which he condemned the world and became heir of the righteousness which is according to faith,”Hebrews 11:7.
You see it was Noah’s faith and obedience that saved His household and condemned the world!
As the world has not only heard the truth, but has seen truth demonstrated through the church’s walk of righteousness, it will be that walk of truth and obedience that will condemn the world and then they will have to make a choice whether to believe the lie or love truth!
But God is saying to us right now, “KNOW THE TRUTH!” AND YOU CAN NOT TRULY KNOW IT UNTIL YOU HAVE BEEN EXERCISED BY IT!”
“But solid food belongs to those who are of full age, that is, those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil,” Hebrews 5:14.
You see, it is not until we have been exercised by the truth that we come to truly know that it works!
This is the truth that you know that will keep your house built upon the rock when the storms begin to come and blow!”
I am not afraid like being fearful, but I am afraid that many in the Body of Christ right now are being deceived because of the veils that they see through!
There are veils of prejudice, pride, religion, and political correctness that they think is truth and it is not!
It is time to throw down these stronghold,
“casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ, and being ready to punish all disobedience when your obedience is fulfilled,”2 Corinthians 10 :5-6.
You see, we can not bring correction to the ungodly until our obedience is fulfilled! Why?
Because, if we aren’t walking in truth, we will be in agreement with what they are doing because of those strongholds in our mind! It is not so much our words that will bring the light to the surface but our lives walking out the truth of his word!
Church, it is time to stop siding with the world because of our biases and political persuasion, no, it is time to “KNOW THE TRUTH!”
It is time to get back into the word of God not for another sermon but to know how to walk and live out the principals and truth’s like Jesus did!
This is a moment in time that the truth is surfacing and to be honest, it is making even some Christians uncomfortable, because they have walked and lived so far from it!
It is time to know the truth and if it offends your way of living and thinking, then so be it, but we must adjust our lives to reflect it so that those who do not know it will see the light in the midst of this great darkness that is being uncovered!
God must have an example and guess what? We are to be it, lest we too begin to believe a lie.
We Are Living in Perilous Times!
God is saying this for such a time as this.
“But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving,unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away! For of this sort are those who creep into households and make captives of gullible women loaded down with sins, led away by various lusts, always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth. Now as Jannes and Jambres resisted Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, disapproved concerning the faith; but they will progress no further, for their folly will be manifest to all, as theirs also was,” 2 Timothy 3-9.
There folly will be manifest to all! It is happening people of God!
Which side will you be on? It is time to change our mind! Know the truth and it will make you free!
Father, open our eyes to the truth that we might see the deception!
Help us to throw away our own biases, political persuasions, stubbornness and pride so that we can see through your eyes of truth and help us to walk in it.
Do not let us be those that are deceived by those who have famous names and those who have political clout!
Just let us see through your word and be able to speak the truth in love with boldness!
In the mighty name of Jesus! Amen!
~ by Jo Ellen Stevens
Jo Ellen Stevens of TCIC Ministries is a Prophetic speaker, author, worshiper and intercessor. She has ministered with her husband for 23 years and was a worship leader at the Assembly of God for many years. She is an ordained minister (Restoration Ministries) and works with Restoration Ministries in their Ministry Rooms doing prophetic worship with her husband. She has taught many bible studies and have led many intercessory prayer groups.