23 At that time if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the Messiah!’ or, ‘There he is!’ do not believe it.(A) 24 For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and wonders(B) to deceive, if possible, even the elect. 25 See, I have told you ahead of time.

26 “So if anyone tells you, ‘There he is, out in the wilderness,’ do not go out; or, ‘Here he is, in the inner rooms,’ do not believe it. 27 For as lightning(C) that comes from the east is visible even in the west, so will be the coming(D) of the Son of Man.(E)

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