John G (27 Mar 2022)

Doves!!  Could this be??  2 Thessalonians 2   I forever have something to ask, and a curious mind.  I don't think I ever get a thought I don't talk about.

God bless all of you. Thinking of Doves, I had a couple of experiences with two doves on my driveway.  I'll have to write about both one day.  Could have been the same Dove, two different experiences.

John G. Tampa

2 Thessalonians
Chapter 2

1 Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and "by our gathering together unto him",  RAPTURE?

2 That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand.

3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day "shall not come, except there come a "falling away" first", and "that man of sin be "revealed," the son of perdition;  (Luke 10: 18  KJV  And He said to them, "I saw satan fall like lightning from heaven) Could this be the falling away FIRST?

4 Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God. he is the god of this world and of the flesh.  A God with a litle g.. Angel/Magistrate 

5 Remember ye not, that, when I was yet with you, I told you these things?

6 And now "ye know what withholdeth" that he might be revealed in his time.

7 For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until "he be taken out of the way."  Revelation 12:7-10 says "And war broke out in heaven: Michael and his angels fought with the dragon; and the dragon and his angels fought, 8 but they did not prevail, nor was a place found for them in heaven any longer. 9 So the great dragon was cast out, that serpent of old, called the Devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was cast to the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. 10 Then I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, "Now salvation,(Rapture) and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night, has been cast down." (NKJ) (Satan loves being our accuser and he loves having the ability of being able to go before the throne he wants to sit on,  Why would he want to leave??  What a life, he is the restrainer, he doesn't want to leave!!  Why?  Because he knows he has but a short time left when he gets tossed out!!!!)

8 And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:

9 Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,

10 And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:

12 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.

13 But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

14 Whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

15 Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.

16 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace,

17 Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.