Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness. But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth: ( 2 Thessalonians 2:9-13)
What a strange time we live in. God has chosen us to live in the day of the Lie, the delusion which He promised to send as a judgment on those who do not love the truth.
I speculated yesterday about the rapid and widespread acceptance of what once would have been unthinkable, nauseous, and even insane, and which is now seen as “wholesome”, “Family friendly”, and “loving”, ie th sexual anarchy of Gay, Lesbian and transgender madness sweeping the world now. Could this be a portent of the “Strong Delusion” Paul and Isaiah warned us about?
I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears upon them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spake, they did not hear: but they did evil before mine eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not. (Isaiah 66:4)
Thus saith the LORD.
I didn’t even mention another prime, puzzling example of this strange acceptance of the unacceptable and even disgusting. I speak of “Good Morning America”, and the hosts, Football Star Michael Strahan, and Sara Haines, celebrating “the Amazing Desmond” the drag kid!
How cruel and crazy to celebrate the perverse sexualization of a ten year old boy! This comes from an article called “Good Morning America Promotes Child Drag Queen”
Desmond identifies as a same-sex attracted “androgynous drag kid” who developed an affection for women’s clothing at age six. When his parents showed concern, a “therapist” told them to let Desmond simply “explore” himself. According to LifeSiteNews, he became a celebrity in the LGBT community after appearing in a music video by RuPaul and Jinkx in 2014.
In his appearance on “Good Morning America” earlier this month, Desmond, known onstage as “Desmond is Amazing,” got the royalty treatment by co-hosts Michael Strahan and Sara Haines, who celebrated him as a brave pioneer.
Desmond, wearing a blonde wig and makeup with a feminine white coat, strutted out onto the stage to cheering applause before segueing into a brief discussion on his love for trains and root beer. Later, several “iconic drag queens” were invited out to meet Desmond: Hedda Lettuce, Shannel, and Alyssa Edwards; all of whom praised the boy as “courageous,” “inspirational,” and “the future of drag.”
We are back in the cruel days of the Roman and Greek Empire, where pederasty was routine, and children were used as chattel by powerful, perverted and sadistic people. Satan seems to have cut the last moorings of the old Judea Christian world, which protected children, the poor and helpless and which tried to put the genie of sexual anarchy into the bottle of marriage between a man and a woman. It wasn’t a perfect world, but far better than the cold, evil , sadistic age which is descending upon us.
There is certainly no love or respect for poor Desmond and all of those like him. They are too young to even have to deal with the depraved issues thrust upon them. Are we an unredeemable civilization? IS there any time left? Endgames Deceptions
But Paul makes it clear that not everybody comes under the delusion.
The delusion comes as a judgment upon those “who receive not the love of the truth, and who have pleasure in unrighteousness”.
There are others, (unfortunately an ever shrinking number) who do not accept it, and will not go along with this new, sexually anarchic world. Not everybody will come under the delusion, and not everybody will eventually take the Mark of the Beast, which is the final and irreversible expression of the current apostasy.
Tremendous pressures are coming to bear on everybody to go along with what is abominable and unnatural. Not necessarily to do those things, it would be enough to force us all into the acceptance of those very things which our God has pointedly rejected as abomination.
In the name of Social Justice, or of Civil Rights for all, or in the name of compassion for the “bullied” or minorities, a good many of our former institutions which should have been a bulwark against this onslaught on our society, have caved to the demand to accept the unacceptable. The Supreme court betrayed the nation by decreeing out of thin air a new definition of marriage, instantly changing the moral landscape and making those who once were part of a vast consensus into beleaguered outliers. Satan is subtle.
The LORD taught me a very sobering lesson one day about five years ago, which I would like to pass on to you by way of warning.
A friend who was an evangelist brought a woman to our Palm Sunday service. The music was charged with the glory of God, the worship, prayers, everything just full of the Spirit. The sermon was about the last week of Jesus’ life, and very powerfully pointed towards the cross.
When the service was over this woman visiting was crying, almost shaking under conviction. My friend asked her if she now knew that God brought her to this place, “Yes” she answered. Did she believe the message she had heard about Jesus? “Yes” she most definitely did. Did she want to pray with us to accept Jesus as Her LORD and Saviour and be saved? “I would love to…but I cannot do it”, was her reply.
“Why Not?” My friend asked her. “Because though I know this to be true, and I can feel God in this place, and though I myself do not practice homosexuality, I have a lot of gay friends, and I feel it would be slap in their face if I became a born again Christian”, she replied, in a totally convincing way. She believed this.
I believe the Holy Spirit spoke to me in my mind, that morning, saying, “You don’t have to be a homosexual to go to hell for homosexuality, all have to do is remain in total and unquestioning support of it…”. Not everybody in Sodom or Gommorah were practicing homosexuals, but they all seemed to be in support of it.
Too many people have caved in to the propaganda, and too many preachers refuse to take God’s side in the controversy of our day ( which is totally spiritual, a spiritual warfare if I ever saw one).
The only ones who will not come under the delusion are the ones who still “cry and sigh” over the abominations being committed now, and who just cannot come to peace with them.
And the Lord said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the midst thereof. And to the others he said in mine hearing, Go ye after him through the city, and smite: let not your eye spare, neither have ye pity: (Ezekiel 9:4-5)
There are still many who just will not go along with it, their loyalty is to God and to the Word of God, they cannot change with the times that much. The pressure is going to increase, upon that shrinking remnant, a persecution is coming, which will imply psychological warfare, guilt and shame basing techniques, phony preachers will come out and implore the holdouts to succumb to the acceptance of what God calls evil, and abominable.
Slogans like “Love the Sinner but hate the sin” are almost deceptive at this point, because in God’s economy it isn’t that easy to separate the sin from the sinner, when the sin is celebrated in “Pride Marches” in the most degrading fashion, and using children as props for their debauchery.