Bible: 2 Thess 2:3-10
2:3 Let no one deceive you in any way. For that day will not arrive until the rebellion comes 1 and the man of lawlessness 2 is revealed, the son of destruction. 3 2:4 He 4 opposes and exalts himself above every so-called god or object of worship, and as a result he takes his seat 5 in God’s temple, displaying himself as God. 6 2:5 Surely you recall 7 that I used to tell you these things while I was still with you. 2:6 And so 8 you know what holds him back, 9 so that he will be revealed in his own time. 2:7 For the hidden power of lawlessness 10 is already at work. However, the one who holds him back 11 will do so until he is taken out of the way, 2:8 and then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord 12 will destroy by the breath of his mouth and wipe out by the manifestation of his arrival. 2:9 The arrival of the lawless one 13 will be by Satan’s working with all kinds of miracles 14 and signs and false wonders, 2:10 and with every kind of evil deception directed against 15 those who are perishing, because they found no place in their hearts for the truth 16 so as to be saved.
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