Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Your Redemption Draws Near
Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard that the Antichrist is coming...
—1 John 2:18
When the Bible says the Antichrist is coming, you better believe it’s going to happen. With computer technology where it is today, the possibility for a man to come and use technology to manipulate and rule the world is present like it has never been before.
Everything is ready for the Antichrist to come. It could happen at any time.
Despite the inevitability of the Antichrist, I’m not going to stand around holding my breath, waiting for him to come.
Many people try to figure out who he is. And every few years, a new theory arises where someone has allegedly cracked the code. They know who the Antichrist is.
But I’m not looking for him, because the Bible doesn’t tell me to. The Bible says, “Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near” (Luke 21:28). I’m not looking for the Antichrist.
I am looking for Jesus Christ. And He is coming soon and very soon.
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