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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 8746 false Christs
8746 false Christs

8746 false Christs

Mistaken and deceptive people claiming to be Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ warns his followers to be on their guard against the appearance of such people.

Jesus Christ warns that false Christs will appear

Mt 24:5 pp Mk 13:6 pp Lk 21:8 See also Mt 24:23 pp Mk 13:21

False Christs will perform signs and miracles in order to deceive

Mt 24:24 pp Mk 13:22

False Christs can be recognised because the return of Jesus Christ will be obvious to everyone

Mt 24:27-31 pp Mk 13:24-27 pp Lk 21:25-28 The personal return of the Lord Jesus Christ is not described in terms of an appearance to a select group, but to the whole world. The attempt of anyone to convince others that he is Christ therefore is a sure sign of deception.

See also

2565Christ, second coming
8747false gods
8749false teachers
9115antichrist, the