Delusion in the Last Days [How Can We Stand For Truth with God?] – Pastor Wilson

In this episode, Pastor Ted Wilson talks about the great delusion of the end time. He shares how we can survive it and stand for truth.

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We often hear the saying, “to see is to believe.” But can we establish our beliefs on what we see?

In this episode, Pastor Ted Wilson talks about the great delusion of the end time. He shares how we can survive it and stand for truth.

In art, specifically in drawings and paintings, there is what we call “optical illusion.” 

For instance, the famous German artist Edgar Mueller’s “Crevasse” seems to show a vast glacial drop in the pavement. Then, there is a person dangerously teetering on the edge of the precipice. Though the artwork is merely on a completely flat surface, it gives an illusion of three dimensions.

Indeed, illusions are amazing. But for them to work, they must distort reality to appear realistic from the person’s viewpoint.

In relation, Proverbs 14:12 says, “There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death.” We, humans, tend to think we know what is right. Little do we know we are often victims of distorted truths.

However, Proverbs 9:10 reminds us that “the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.” Also, “the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” But how can we have the “Holy One” and know God?

In John 17:3, Jesus mentioned, “And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ Whom You have sent.” In verse 8, He continued, “For I have given to them the words which You have given Me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came forth from you; and they have believed that You sent Me.”

Continuing in verse 14, Jesus spoke, “I have given them Your word; and the world has hated them because they are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.” In verse 17, He prayed, “Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth.”

Finally, in verses 20 and 21, Jesus prayed for us. “I do not pray for these alone, but also for those who will believe in Me through their word; that they all may be one...” As we can see, God’s Word is the theme of Jesus’ prayer.

Moreover, according to 2 Timothy 3:16, 17, “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God.” It is “profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.”

Now, as we near the end of time approaching eternity, we will face great deceptions. An error will be presented as truth, and the truth will be condemned as an error. As such, we need to be prepared. We have to stand firm in defense of God’s commandments.

With faith in God’s Word, let us connect with Him daily through prayer and reading of the Scriptures, guided by the Holy Spirit.