"For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect." Matthew 24:24
We know the Second Advent of our Lord Jesus Christ is near when we read about and see false Christs. Such took place before the temple of Jerusalem was destroyed in A.D. 70 and such is taking place now during the last days just prior to Judgment Day.
The gospel of Matthew warns that before the second coming of our Lord Jesus there would be false Christs rising up in the world making a show in the flesh and deceiving many with their swelling words and signs and wonders.
Jim Jones and the People's Temple was a notable example of how Satan deceived many who followed that false prophet right into hell as over 900 took a trip to Guyana, drank the cyanide laced Kool-aid which resulted in a mass suicide of scattered bodies. They never overcame the wiles of the Devil who tricked them with a false gospel spoken by a false prophet.
Beware beloved lest the same thing over take you during these dangerous times. If your faith is from above you will escape this deception and never follow a wolf in sheep's clothing.
I recently viewed a false Christ on a youtube video where a CNN reporter interview someone claiming to be Jesus Christ. This man and his followers began in a warehouse outside of Miami about twenty years ago and has grown to hundreds of thousands worldwide.
A Puerto Rican born charismatic man named Jesus Miranda has arisen on the scene claiming to be Jesus Christ. Although this man admits to doing drugs and spending time in jail as a youth, he hasn't as yet performed any signs or wonders like the real Jesus of Nazareth did when He walked the earth.
This Jesus Miranda blasphemes the name of God by claiming that "God has merged with him."
Jesus Miranda says, "I do greater things than Jesus of Nazareth."
An interviewers asks, "much greater?" Jesus Miranda replies, "Much greater"
"Does that make you greater than Jesus?" the interviewer asks.
"I am greater than Jesus," said Miranda because Jesus spoke in parables whereas Jesus Miranda says he teaches wisdom and revelation.
Miranda says, "I will appear a second time without relationship unto sin." Thats what this man says and he adds, "That's what I am doing."
As you watch the video you see crowds of people gathered around this charismatic figure cheering and raising their hands in a sychophantic type chant. They are no doubt worshipping a false prophet.
Smiling faces are everywhere surrounding this charismatic leader.
In one instance you see money handed to this man's wife. Jesus Miranda' salary is reported to be $136,000 a year but his lifestyle is richer than that as evidenced by the limosines that escort him places. He wears a diamond ring and Rolex watch and boasts that he owns several Rolex watches.
Now we know according to 1 John 4:1,
"Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world."
Whereever there are false Christ's there is usually a love of money typical of the gospel of health and wealth and word of faith type cults.
Miranda says, "There's nothing wrong with drinking as long as you do it with self-control."
"Sex is fine as long as you do it correctly." What saith the Lord?
"Money is fantastic as long as you spend it right."
The Bible says in James 1:27 "Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world."
I doubt much of this is part of Miranda's ministry.
Miranda has hundreds of thousands of followers world wide and maybe even more. According to one cult expert, "Religious cults are about fear, control, deception and manipulation and about making the leader wealthy not about serving the downtrodden and the poor.
Jesus Miranda calls his religion the government of God on earth.
"You receive it, you accept it and you confess it and it is done unto you." This sounds very much like the word of faith cults which teach a prosperity name it claim gospel.
These followers have been deceived and they like the idea of not worrying about a Devil or sin so they can live as they please and so they can love the world. These deceived ones love the world because the love of the Father is not in them
False Christ's are nothing more than demonically controlled con men who think they can do anything they want and they can have anything they want.
"666 is my name and that's why I love that number" says Jesus Miranda.
"We don't believe in sin."
"We don't believe in the Devil."
"We don't believe that there's such a place like hell."
"The Ten Commandments are good rules for society but not for the Kingdom of God."
This false Christ says all these things which are not according to truth.
Carlton Pruitt ministers the gospel to the Los Angeles area. Formerly a Hollywood actor (SAG member)and junk removal expert he now spends most of his time studying the scriptures, writing articles, hymns and poems and doing street preaching.
See his videos on http://www.youtube.com Type LAStreetPreacher in the search bar. CONTACT at Carlton2061@gmail.
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