“Let no one in any way deceive you, for it (the day of the Lord) will not come unless the apostasy comes first”, 2 Thessalonians 2: 3.
The Thessalonian Church had been disturbed by a message or letter falsely claiming to have come from Paul. It made out that the gathering of the believers to be with Christ had already taken place. The Thessalonian’s faith had been shaken by the report that they had been left behind. To assure the church that such teaching was nonsense Paul describes two events that will precede the day when our Lord comes for His own. One is the revealing of the man of sin. The other is a falling away from the truth. Continue reading