Wednesday, June 19, 2013

THE DAY OF THE LORD IS COMING

When the day of the Lord comes, none of the following will be allowed to enter: "The fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars" (Revelation 21:8). In fact, all of these "shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone" (same verse).

Think of the horror of the New Age deception! Millions of people today are totally convinced they will take part in a new world order. They believe that soon they will finally have peace and be fulfilled; that all guilt, fear and condemnation will vanish; that sin will no longer haunt them; that they will be able to freely indulge in homosexuality and fornication with no penalty, disease or retribution. They assure themselves, "Away with born-again religion! Away with all the condemnation that causes people to feel bad about themselves. We're going to have a new world where we can do as we please. No one will bother us or upset us."

They are about to face a tragic awakening. When they find themselves in a godless hell, a mocking devil will gleefully proclaim, "Welcome to your New Age. Welcome to your new world order!"

It is no wonder hell will be a place of weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth. There the lie will be exposed—in an eternal furnace of fire. Suddenly the damned will cry, "I've been deceived! The New Age that I was convinced was coming is an everlasting hell!" And the horror of the deception will continue to grow in intensity throughout all eternity.

Multitudes in America are turning to the occult: Hollywood executives, Wall Street tycoons, Broadway actors, government leaders, people from all walks of life. They are embracing the New Age's false gospels: Scientology, channeling, satanism, voodoo, astrology, all kinds of demonic religions of the east. They are blind, deceived—believing a lie!

The apostle Peter tells us the truth about the coming new world and what it will be like. He says the present world is going to dissolve; it is headed for a fiery meltdown that God Himself will bring about. Indeed, the Lord will unleash His reserved fire, to purge both the heavens and the earth:

"But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up" (2 Peter 3:10).