Re: Verse reading–1 Timothy 4 (day one)
“The Spirit explicitly says that in the later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons, by means of the hypocrisy of liars seared in their own conscience as with a branding iron.”–v. 1-2.
Latter day saints. Not Mormons, but all who live for Christ in the period AFTER the cross and resurrection and ascension and BEFORE His return. What the Bible calls “the later times” or “the last days”. ( see 2 Timothy 3:1) Evil days. Even within the church, (Acts 20:29) people will fall away from truth. They will claim to believe the gospel, but have no testimony of it’s cleansing power. Hypocrites so far as gospel truth is concerned. Consciences burned and numb, insensitive to the Spirit’s conviction. What does this warning say to postmoderns who desire to be faithful? All week, we will read and reflect on Paul’s answer. God bless you, Latter day saints!