Beast’s Religion Mix of Pentecostalism and Liberalism?
I saw a posting a while back about some kind of church that was supposed to be Pentecostal that had a falsely so-called ‘married’ ‘gay’ ‘pastor’. There are apparently ‘churches’ out there that accept Pentecostal or Charismatic teaching and cultural packaging that promote homosexual perversion. At first, this was a major contradiction to me. I wondered how anyone could tolerate the incongruency.
I wonder if we will see a religion that merges the non-Bible-believing forms of liberalism, including ‘progressive’ beliefs that currently promote homosexual behavior under the guise of social justice. Some individuals who hold to these views may not see the resurection of Christ as a physical event, but as a ‘spiritual experience’ of the disciples.
But Satan is an imitator. For decades, we have seen preachers who accept certain Pentecostal (and Charismatic) distinctives whose teaching promotes greed. There are preachers divorcing and remarrying who don’t seem to face much inquiry from those they lead about it, and others falling into other types of sexual immorality.
The Bible warns of decievers coming in Jesus’ name, and of lying signs and wonders. Could this come (partly) through a false kind of Pentecostalism, that borrows some of the cultural packaging mixed with error and apostacy? Could the religion of the Beast and the false prophet in Revelation incorporate aspects of an apostate false Pentecostolism?