This must be expected! As Christ’s victory becomes obvious and inescapable, there will be more attempts to sneak in some false word into His good commands. Holy discernment is a must! Listen to the Holy Spirit!
We may be surprised by many things when we reach heaven. I dare not contend with J.C. Ryle who said that the thing which will surprise us most is how much more we ought to have loved Christ while on earth. But I think there is another reality which will also greatly surprise us when we reach heaven. And that is this: the depths of the spiritual battle that was waged for the souls of men and women during our lifetime. Take any saint—whether in the first century under the persecution of Nero, or suffering under Rome during the Inquisition in the 13th century, or faced with oppression by the secular government in China today—and behind the scenes in his life, the spiritual battle is of the intensest kind.
I think we will be surprised to finally understand the depth of the conflict which was introduced to us…
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