Christ has never been in man's holidays, which are built on lies, and which teach children they cannot trust the veracity of their own parents.
Paul reveals the dividing line between the saved and the unsaved, the undeceived and the deceived: Those who do not have the 'love of the truth' will die.
How are we different from those who have fallen away from the truth? How do we know that we will not also follow a path of deception and eventual apostasy?
Truth is a fundamental base of a relationship between God and His people. As the days grow evil, God's people must cling to the truth and love His holy law.
Oftentimes, searching for the truth brings us into conflict with others' beliefs, causing separations between brethren in the church of God.
In this time of sharp religious confusion, it is good to hunker down in our spiritual foxhole until the deadly volleys of heretical shrapnel have ceased.
If we are going to search for truth, we should not be seeking it in the philosophies of men, but rather in the fullness of truth found in God's revelation.
Only a converted person humbles himself before the truth, making a conscientious effort to follow the light of evidence, even to unwelcome conclusions.
Through the shaping power of God's Holy Spirit, He starts to fill the chasm that divides us so we can have fellowship with Him.
Two articles, 'Why We Lie: The Science Behind Our Deceptive Ways,' and 'Why Do We Lie?' both proclaim that lying is expedient, therapeutic, and beneficial.
Our vulnerability to deception has been increased with the exponential explosion of information, via Facebook, Twitter, and other internet sources.
Revelation 12 pictures a flood proceeding from the mouth of the dragon, sweeping many away in a torrent of information that drowns out the truth.
Joseph Baity, reflecting on Marcellus,' oft-quoted pronouncement from Shakespeare's Hamlet, "something rotten in the state of Denmark," suggests that this aphorism has served as a shorthand for political corruption and intrigue in our culture. In scanning the Internet, one finds impelling substantiation for this …
We have hundreds of church groups from which to choose. How do we make that choice? What guidelines do we use? Do we even need to make a choice?
Many heresies have crept into the church over the past several years. Here is how Satan works to introduce heresy into the church, and what we can do about it.
Technology makes us susceptible to the 'quick fix' mentality, expecting miraculous solutions to all problems, making us susceptible to false miracles.
The prophecies concerning the Man of Sin refer to a person with great political power with global significance rather than to a leader of a small church.
We seriously err if we rely on the secular media to give us spiritual understanding. God sends strong delusion to those who do not love the truth.
Amos 8:11 speaks of 'a famine...of hearing the words of the LORD.' Such a famine is occurring today: The words of God are available, but few can hear.
One of Paul's prophecies foretells of a falling away shortly before Christ's return. The coming apostasy is worldwide in scope and will put pressure on all.
Our responsibility is to freely choose to follow the revelation God has given us, overcoming the baggage and resistance we have absorbed from the world.
Our minds adapt to what we focus on. We can damage or even destroy faith through abuse or neglect. Without being refreshed in what He says, faith weakens.