1 John 4:4 - You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.
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It was a real thing in the early days of the church - false prophets and a spirit of the antichrist. It’s a real thing today. There are many in the world that are antagonistic and hostile toward the things of Christ. They are violent and riotous when it comes to the spread of their own message. The Apostle John warned Christ followers not to believe everything they heard. He taught them, to in fact test and examine every message they heard to see whether it aligned with the message of Christ.
The church, regretfully, fails at this many times. The message of Christ is not the message of politics or inspirational speakers. There may be hints and mentions of Christ in their message, but that doesn’t mean they are preaching Christ. Too often we listen and follow those that are making the most noise. And it’s so easy to be swayed by the eloquence or bullying of a popular voice.
We do have an agenda as the people of God, and it’s the message of Christ. As there are false prophets and antichrist’s even today in greater number, in hidden circles, in shady areas that shout with a bullhorn from the bushes or bully on the grandstand - we as the people of God must realize what we’re up against.
There is no reason to fear, though. John said because of the power of the One that dwells inside us is greater than the one who falsely professes and bullies, we have already overcome. Know that today, we have victory, because of the presence of Christ. Recognize that which is false and antichrist because of the presence and message of Christ inside.