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by Benjamin Munsell on December 19, 2017
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And he said, TAKE HEED THAT YE BE NOT DECEIVED: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ;  and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them. Luke 21:8. BE NOT DECEIVED; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. Galatians 6:7. But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, DECEIVING, AND BEING DECEIVED. 2 Timothy 3:13. And the devil THAT DECEIVED THEM was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever. Revelation 20:10. "Deceived: Thayer's Definition: to cause to stray, to lead astray, lead aside from the right way, to go astray, wander, roam about. Metaphor: to lead away from the truth, to lead into error, to deceive, to be led into error, to be led aside from the path of virtue, to go astray, sin, to sever or fall away from the truth. Of Heretics: to be led away into error and sin". Romans chapters 1-3 takes away any, every, and all possible excuses for denying, turning away from, and rejecting Christ in any way, shape, sort, or fashion you may try to come up with. Everyone has a full and equal opportunity to Follow Christ. Those who ultimately don't Follow Christ, CHOSE TO NOT FOLLOW HIM OF THEIR OWN FREE WILL. They will go to Hell by default for not choosing TO Follow Him. So how does deception fit into all this? Here's how. You KNOW enough Truth to follow Christ, AND CHOOSE NOT TO, because something else looks better. Deception is OFFERED to draw you away from the Truth. IT CAN NOT FORCE YOU TO GO ASTRAY, IT'S JUST AN OFFERING FROM SATAN TO DRAW YOU AWAY FROM THE LORD. Adam and Eve are first deceived and WILLINGLY left the Word of God for something that sounded "better". NO FORCE INVOLVED. Satan only offered words, they put those words into action. You can't blame Satan if you choose to walk away from Christ and His offer of  Eternity with Him. DON'T BE DECEIVED, BE BLESSED.
 
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