Bible: 2 Thessalonians 2:3-8
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.
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