Examining Matthew 24:4-5 – The Great Deception

Jerry Faith: Bible Study, Featured 0 Comments

“And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.” Matthew 24:4-5 Some people wrongly assume that this passage is teaching that many will come professing to be the Messiah. In actuality, this verse is addressing the very same issue spoken about by Jesus in Matthew 7:22-23. Jesus is not saying that many will come proclaiming they ARE Jesus. Instead, He is saying that many will come in His name, professing to be Christians. They will even declare that Jesus is …