“…for this cause God shall send them strong delusion,
that they should believe a lie:”
2 Thessalonians 2:11. The Greek word
“energeia” is translated into our English language as “strong”.
Interestingly, this Greek word is used in the New
Testament only of superhuman strength.
shall send them strong delusion. The English
words “should and believe” stem from one Greek word
which means: to think to be true, to be persuaded of,
to credit, place confidence in.
The fact that there are
people today walking around in a state of delusion is
obvious. Here’s an example of delusional: Many people
right here in America view their current president as
the messiah – is that not delusional?
shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall
Matthew 24:5. Our current president may not verbally claim to be
the Christ, although many others in positions of
authority and the media here in the US have done just
that, he nonetheless has deceived many – and he never
refutes those delusional declarations promoting his
The Greek word for
“planē” and it means: a wandering, a straying
about, one led astray from the right way.
Metaphorically speaking it means: mental straying,
error, wrong opinion relative to morals or religion,
error which shows itself in action, a wrong mode of
acting, that which leads into deceit or fraud –
deception. The Greek word
“pseudos” is translated into our English as “lie”. The actual
meaning of the Greek word is: conscious and
intentional falsehood. Last year at the Democratic
convention our Creator God was overwhelmingly booed,
thus forcefully removed from that gathering. But the
liar (the current occupier of the Oval Office) was
hailed as god. Is that not a conscious and intentional
falsehood – is that not essence of delusional?
Who are “they” that
Paul is speaking of in 2 Thessalonians 2:11?
all might be damned who believed not the truth,
but had pleasure in unrighteousness.”
2 Thessalonians 2:12. They are those who’ve
been presented with the truth of God’s word and yet
they’ve rejected it as false. This verse then takes us
a step further in describing these truth rejecters.
They had pleasure in unrighteousness. The Greek word
translated into English as unrighteousness comes from
a Greek root word that actually means deceitful; in
other words, besides having no reverence for God these
folks take pleasure in being deceitful.
The delusion which God
has sent cannot be of any human origin, nor will
“they” be able to resist this delusion. It is
supernatural and it is of such power that those who
will not believe the truth will stand before the White
Throne Judgment seat of Almighty God – they are
“…he that believeth not is condemned already…” John 3:18.
“For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against
all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold
the truth in unrighteousness; Because that which may
be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath
shewed it unto them. For the invisible things of him
from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being
understood by the things that are made, even his
eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without
This strong delusion has not been lying dormant but
has been active for quite some time now. This God sent
delusion has been spreading over the nations of this
world and is taking its toll on those who live their
life as though there is no God. They are quite
delusional, and even though they can produce an
abundance of excuses as to why they don’t believe, God
sees them wholly without excuse.
“…there is no power but of God: the powers that be are
ordained of God.”
In other words, those who are in authority over any
populous in any nation have been placed in those
positions by God Himself. We are told we should obey
the powers that rule our land. This holds true with
paying our taxes and being in obedience to the laws of
the land. However, nothing can supersede God’s
precepts. We follow our God first and if we are told
to vary from God’s ways we must respectfully decline
to do so. The strong delusion that God has placed over
this planet will only affect the unbelieving, and that
includes the unbelieving who are ordained by God.
Those with the
propensity to believe a lie because they’ve refused
the truth are being led into what can only be referred
to as the great abyss. Those who see the current
leadership in America as well as other nations as
benevolent are delusional. To the true “in Christ”
believer there is no doubt as to the direction this
nation is heading via its current leadership. As I’ve
pointed out previously, the word of God tells us that
He is the power that decides who will fill the
positions of authority in every nation. Believing that
God has only benevolence in mind towards the nations
of the world when ordaining such persons for authority
is an erroneous assumption; He loves us all, and
occasionally He chastises those who love Him.
That being true, how does He perceive and deal with
those who love Him not? Judgment!
“Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him
not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in
their imaginations, and their foolish heart was
darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they
became fools, And changed the glory of the
uncorruptible God into an image made like to
corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts,
and creeping things.”
Some of these foolish people (pagans) spoken of in
Romans chapter 1 above have recently been elected to
Congress. Are they there to do God’s will? Yes! But
the question must be asked “Why would God place these
foolish, ungodly people into offices of authority over
Americans?” Could there be judgment in store for the
good ‘ol US of A?
enemy’s agenda, to place Christians under persecution
and even destroying us, is now nearing fulfillment.
Under this current
administration’s many new directives, Christians are
being discriminated against. The persecution most
American Christians at one time believed would never
materialize here in the land of the free and the home
of the brave has done just that. Why does it seem this
particular administration is different than the last
few administrations? Simple, America is in the way. In
the way of what, you might ask. Prophecy being
fulfilled – which includes a one world order.
America was originally
established to be self-sufficient in the governance of
its populous; we needed no interference from
outsiders. Indeed we would not even tolerate
interference of any kind. With our Constitution and
our Declaration of Independence we hold exclusivity,
and that exclusivity is not conducive to a one world
anything, especially not a one world government.
Therefore something must “change” or America remains a
stumbling block to the power elite. In this instance
it is the laws of the land which will be diverted to
promote a more worldly order, thus allowing the
greatness of America to diminish while a one world
regime arises on the scene.
Many Americans and
foreigners alike now see the above scenario as the
necessary ingredient for moving humanity into the
utopian existence they perceive is currently waiting
just out of sight. These folks are delusional. The
strong delusion that God has already sent to confound
the unbelieving populous of planet earth is so strong
that these people are now horribly blinded and they
may never see the light of truth again. They will
follow any lie which is perceived as truth. This is
because the ability to distinguish the difference
between truth and lies has been removed by God’s
strong delusion; all because of their unbelief.
At this point you might
be asking “What lie is it that you are referring to
which will lead the masses astray?” It’s not one lie
but a whole mindset of confusion. The strong delusion
that God has sent leads the unbelieving world into the
realm of delusion. Think about it like this. Have we
not become painfully aware over the past four years
that the man who occupies the Oval Office is a
notorious liar? Did God not place him in that position
over us – twice? It shouldn’t be too difficult for the
truly born again to recognize a narcissistic,
consummate liar. But those who’ve rejected the truth
of God’s word find him irresistible. Why? The lie, the
strong delusion, is upon them, while being completely
devoid of godly discernment. Remember this, the
antichrist will promote and build his agenda on “a
What can we do about
all this delusion taking place? God has sent a strong
delusion so that the people who would not believe His
truth would in turn believe “a lie”. There is nothing
we can do about this God sent delusion except
continue to be the light in a dark and unbelieving
We are living in the
last days, and soon Jesus will take His Ekklesia home.
Therefore should we not be about our Father’s
business? Here in America, as well as around the
world, there are already many who are completely
delusional. The longer we stand on the sidelines
waiting to enter the game, the more delusional people
will take the field before us. Get in the game. All
the unbelieving Christ rejecters in this world are
without hope – give them that hope. The Holy Spirit is always at work. Shouldn’t we join Him?
The children of God
should find great distinctions between the delusional
and themselves. We can plainly see that the delusion
that has gripped so many can only be of supernatural
origin. But lest we ever forget, Christian’s have been
given a mandate from their King. We are to love one
another, we are to help our brethren in need, we are
to love our enemies, we are to be the light in a dark
world while proclaiming the Gospel message to the
lost, we are to hold fast to the faith, and we are to
occupy ‘til He comes. Although the delusional are
among us today in great numbers, and growing at an
exponential rate, none of the mandates in the list
above should ever be eliminated simply because people
are turning delusional. They are God’s mandates for
His children and nowhere in His word does He tell us
to cease spreading His Gospel.
We are living in very
exciting times in which we have been given the
opportunity to witness the beginnings of the birth
pangs Jesus speaks about in Matthew chapter 24.
Christians can sojourn in
this world ignoring the signs that indicate the
lateness of the hour, and put off until tomorrow the
spreading of the Gospel of Christ. Or, we can
be everything our God and Saviour is expecting from
His children – today. Your choice.
God bless you all,
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