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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