All deception originated from Satan, who is the father of lies (John 8:44). The word “dragon” in the Book of Revelation identifies it as Satan, the one who will give the antichrist and the false prophet their power (Revelation 13:4, 14).
Month: April 2021
The phrase “the prince and kings of Persia” is in reference to fallen angels who have authority and great power. Their power is not in the sense of position but of physical power.
Jesus calms the waves when His disciples cry out for help after a storm develops in the sea. In the Old Testament, the same account occurs. The LORD [Yahweh] calms the waves when the people cry out to Him for help.
Jesus commands those who follow Him to go out and make disciples. We have two main primaries. The first one is to stay in communication with the Lord through prayer. Listening to the Lord by reading His Word, and the second is, to spread the gospel, bringing people to salvation.
Adam and Eve’s shameless view of their nakedness was due to their sinlessness. They had no improper thoughts. But, after sin entered the world through their disobedience, they felt shame in their nakedness. Not only did they felt shame, but death also entered them. For the first time, they were embarrassed to be in the presence of the Lord naked.
Clothes represent the person’s spiritual condition with the Lord. If their clothes are dirty, it means that they are still in sin. If their clothes are washed and clean, it means their sins have been forgiven.
In the Great Tribulation, right before the second coming of the Lord Jesus Christ. Satan (the dragon), the antichrist (the beast), and the false prophet will dispatch demons to deceive the nations to fight against Him and His army.