The Coming of the Universal “Christ”
for the Many Who Are ONE vs
The Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ
for the Few Who Are His
The Ultimate “Man of Peace”
In spite of man’s efforts to “fulfill the Great Commission,” deception is going to wax worse and worse (see 2 Timothy 3:13) until God ultimately tops it off. Those who are not deceived at first but continue to reject God’s absolute truth are going to be given strong delusion by God Himself so that they will believe a lie and will have no more opportunity to repent.
“I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears upon them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spake, they did not hear: but they did evil before mine eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not.” (Isaiah 66:4)
“And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming: Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, and with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.” (2 Thessalonians 2:8-12)
The people who will become deluded when the Antichrist comes are those who prefer their “pleasure in unrighteousness” over believing the truth. People will reap what they sow. It is not a coincidence that God’s Word mentions the Antichrist in this passage of either loving the world and its things or doing God’s will:
“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever. Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.” (1 John 2:15-18)
Scripture gives many warnings about the coming of this Antichrist. Following the example of Satan he will oppose and exalt himself above the Lord God in his attempt to “be like the most High” (see Isaiah 14:12-14; and also Revelation 13:5-6 and Daniel 7:25.)
“Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him, that ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand. Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition; who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.” (2 Thessalonians 2:1-4)
“And the king shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvellous things against the God of gods, and shall prosper till the indignation be accomplished: for that that is determined shall be done. Neither shall he regard the God of his fathers, nor the desire of women, nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all.” (Daniel 11:36-37)
Our Adversary’s counterfeit kingdom will become a Beast government that “shall devour the whole earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces” (Daniel 7:23). Its two Beast world leaders (the Antichrist and False Prophet) will be given the power “over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations” and “to make war with the saints, and to overcome them” (Revelation 13:7). They will “cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed,” and will cause “all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: and that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name” (Revelation 13:15-17).
Although all who follow the Antichrist will be allowed to continue to live and buy and sell and succeed in this world, there is an eternal cost.
“And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand, the same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb: and the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name.” (Revelation 14:9-11)
Ultimately, Satan’s Plan for a global government is not at all about politics. It’s spiritual, it’s personal, and it’s where today’s seduced world and Christianity are being driven by our devouring Adversary. He knows just the bait to use in enticing the world into his spiritual trap -- world peace. Global government, global economy, and global religion: through the lure of false peace he shall hook and destroy many.
“And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up. And his power shall be mighty, but not by his own power: and he shall destroy wonderfully, and shall prosper, and practise, and shall destroy the mighty and the holy people. And through his policy also he shall cause craft to prosper in his hand; and he shall magnify himself in his heart, and by peace shall destroy many: he shall also stand up against the Prince of princes; but he shall be broken without hand.” (Daniel 8:23-25)
As mentioned earlier, the Antichrist’s kingdom will initially appear wonderful and as peace and not as the destruction it actually is. “Churched” and “unchurched” alike will be in wonder of this ultimate “man of peace” who will embody the universal “Christ” and his seemingly “Christian” ideals.
The Universal “Christ” and “World Teacher”
The Angel of light’s counterfeit “Christ” is already followed by the bewitched world. He prefers Mystery to the certainty of God’s Word. He is the cosmic “Christ” behind the principles and practices of the (New Age) New Spirituality, the Ancient Wisdom, and Eastern Enlightenment, including the “Christ Principle” and “Christ consciousness.” He is the “World Teacher” of every religion:
“The work and the teaching of the Christ will be hard for the Christian world to accept, though easier of assimilation in the East. Nevertheless, some hard blow or some difficult presentation of the truth is badly needed if the Christian world is to be awakened, and if Christian people are to recognize their place within a worldwide divine revelation and see Christ as representing all the faiths and taking His rightful place as World Teacher. He is the World Teacher and not a Christian teacher.… They may not call Him Christ, but they have their own name for Him and follow Him as truly and faithfully as their Western brethren.” —Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul (Bold added)1
This universal “Christ” accepts people from all religions (faiths) regardless of who they believe he is. His counterfeit kingdom is founded on relationships and works, so beliefs and the true doctrine of Christ are irrelevant. His kingdom is already “gather[ing] into its ranks all men of peace and good will, without interfering with their specific loyalties … who - belonging as they do to every world religion … - are free from the spirit of hatred and separativeness.”2
The Angel of light’s workers have summed up man’s required preparation for the coming universal “Christ” in a “prayer.” This prayer is also a song that is especially popular in Religious Science and Unity churches.
“Where there is this unification of purpose, this uniformity of spiritual intention and of realized demand, then there is only one thing which can arrest His reappearance and that is the failure of mankind to prepare the world stage for that stupendous event … to familiarize the people everywhere with the idea of His coming, and bring about the required measure of peace on earth - a peace based upon right relations.…
“The little prayer which says, ‘Lord God Almighty! Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me,’ sums up all the requirements for those who seek to work in preparation for the coming of the Christ … and the preparation required is that of working, with strength and understanding, to bring about right human relations - a broader objective.” —Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul (Emphasis added)3
The so-called “hatred” and “separativeness” of the Lord Jesus Christ’s exclusive narrow way will not be tolerated in this kingdom in which manmade “peace on earth” is the order of the day. True peace on earth begins and ends in God—specifically in the Lord Jesus Christ—not man. Yet this prayer is being widely circulated now in diverse circles oblivious to its broad ramifications. It even closed Rick Warren’s article titled “A Plan for Peace,” in the December 2005 issue of Ladies’ Home Journal (discussed earlier in chapter 13):
“‘God blesses those who work for peace for they will be called the children of God.’ Do you remember the song that begins with ‘Let there be peace on earth’? Let it begin with me.” —Rick Warren4
His statement here was made in an article that is devoid of the Gospel of Christ and is all about his global P.E.A.C.E. Plan. This greatly twists and gives an entirely different meaning to the words of the Lord Jesus Christ Who said, “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God” (Matthew 5:9). Given how hard Rick Warren is trying to get everyone in any religion to work together for peace, the obvious implication is that those who work for peace in his P.E.A.C.E. Plan will be called the children of God.
Yet this statement of the Lord Jesus Christ’s is not at all about working for peace according to the world’s definition, and especially not manmade peace through interfaith unity. Nor is this work the means to becoming children of God (salvation)! On the contrary, only those who believe in the Lord Jesus Christ are saved and have become the children of God because through faith they have made peace with God.
“For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.” (Galatians 3:26)
“Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.” (1 Peter 1:21)
“Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Romans 5:1)
Nevertheless, Christians today are increasingly gravitating toward the universal “Christ’s” feel-good message of unity and brotherhood -- that all are children of God regardless of what religion (faith) they are in.
“When the Christ reappears, the non-essentials will surely disappear … That new world religion must be based upon those truths which have … brought assurance and comfort to men everywhere.…
“The second truth to which all give allegiance - no matter what the faith - is that of man’s essential relationship to God.… ‘We are all the children of God’ …” —Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul (Bold added)5
In the counterfeit kingdom of this universal “Christ,” relationship transcends “non-essential” religious (doctrinal/theological) barriers. The different religions (faiths) are just another path to a relationship with God or Christ in its popular “new world religion.”
“The Christ Who will return will not be like the Christ Who (apparently) departed. He will not be a ‘man of sorrows’…
“He has been for two thousand years the supreme Head of the Church Invisible, the Spiritual Hierarchy, composed of disciples of all faiths. He recognizes and loves those who are not Christian but who retain their allegiance to Their Founders - the Buddha, Mohammed and others. He cares not what the faith is if the objective is love of God and of humanity. If men look for the Christ Who left His disciples centuries ago, they will fail to recognize the Christ Who is in process of returning. The Christ has no religious barriers in His consciousness. It matters not to Him of what faith a man may call himself.” —Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul (Parentheses in the original; emphasis added)6
“I happen to know people who are followers of Christ in other religions.” —Rick Warren (Emphasis added)7
“He [‘the Christ’] inaugurated the new era and … the new world religion began to take form. The word ‘religion’ concerns relationship, and the era of right human relations and of a right relation to the Kingdom of God began.” —Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul (Emphasis added)8
“I have known many people who believe in the Messiah of Jesus, regardless of what religion they are, because they believe in him. It’s about a relationship, not a religion.” —Rick Warren (Emphasis added)9
“You may be Catholic or Protestant or Buddhist or Baptist or Muslim or Mormon or Jewish or Jain, or you have no religion at all. I’m not interested in your religious background. Because God did not create the universe for us to have religion. He came for us to have a relationship with him.” —Rick Warren (Emphasis added)10
As time grows shorter, the inclusive values of the interfaith “Christ” and his “new world religion” are being widely embraced. These values are ultimately inclusive of all except true fundamentalism, which is his kingdom’s big enemy.
“And it Was Given unto Him to Make War with the Saints,
and to Overcome Them”
“The major effect of His [‘Christ’s’] appearance will surely be to demonstrate in every land the effects of a spirit of inclusiveness - an inclusiveness which will be channeled or expressed through Him. All who seek right human relations will be gathered automatically to Him, whether they are in one of the great world religions or not; all who see no true or basic difference between religion and religion or between man and man or nation and nation will rally around Him; those who embody the spirit of exclusiveness and separativeness will stand automatically and equally revealed and all men will know them for what they are. The cleaving sword of the spirit will - without wounding - bring revelation and indicate the first needed step towards human regeneration.” —Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul (Bold added)11
Completely opposite to “without wounding,” this false “Christ” is going to brutally judge all true believers in the Lord Jesus Christ who stand separate from a world united in its rebellion against God’s absolute truth and the Lordship of Jesus Christ. Yet it is far better to be viewed as the presumed “enemies” of man than to become actual enemies of God.
“[T]he expressed aims and efforts of the United Nations will be eventually brought to fruition and a new church of God, gathered out of all religions and spiritual groups, will untidily bring to an end the great heresy of separateness.” —Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul (Emphasis added)12
“You will now understand the meaning of the words used by so many of you in the second of the Great Invocations:
“The hour of service of the saving force has arrived.
“This ‘saving force’ is the energy which science has released into the world for the destruction, first of all, of those who continue (if they do) to defy the Forces of Light working through the United Nations. Then - as time goes on - this liberated energy will usher in the new civilization, the new and better world and the finer, more spiritual conditions.” —Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul (Parentheses in the original)13
“[T]he Hierarchy took its stand upon the side of the United Nations and let it be known that it had done so. In doing this, definite physical steps were taken to aid the Forces of Light; men and leaders were carefully chosen and picked disciples were placed in positions of power and of authority. The leaders of the United Nations and of their armies … are able thus to work - consciously or unconsciously - under the inspiration of the Hierarchy. This has been amply demonstrated. On account of this decision of the Hierarchy, Christ became automatically the Leader of these Forces.…
“[A]nd the simple-minded are apt to forget that the Christ said, ‘He that is not with me is against me.’” —Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul (Emphasis added)14
“‘Let light and love and power and death fulfil the purpose of the Coming One.’” —Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul (Emphasis added)15
This evil, counterfeit “Christ” has been referred to befittingly as “the christ of Satan.”16
“… Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time. And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child.… And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.” (Revelation 12:12-13, 17)
“And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.… and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority. And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast. And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him? And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months. And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven. And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations. And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world. If any man have an ear, let him hear.” (Revelation 13:1-9)
In the past, people were told to renounce the Lord Jesus Christ if they wanted to live. Like everything else, the coming persecution will be completely upside down. It will try to deceive people into thinking they have already renounced or don’t really believe in the Lord Jesus Christ if they don’t go along with the counterfeit kingdom’s Oneness and world service. This deception will be very great in its attempts to frighten true believers into thinking they really aren’t believers. It is essential that we grow in the wisdom and knowledge of the Holy Scriptures, which are a major part of the armor of God.
“Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, and will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.” (2 Corinthians 6:17-18)
“Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.” (John 14:27)
“For he is our peace …” (Ephesians 2:14)
“Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.” (Acts 14:22)
“The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.” (Romans 13:12)
“And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.” (Matthew 10:28)
“And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times, and strength of salvation: the fear of the Lord is his treasure.” (Isaiah 33:6)
Yet today’s unprepared, sleeping Christianity has de-emphasized growing in the true knowledge of God and His Word. It has chosen to deliberately keep its eyes tightly closed for fear its gaze may behold something “negative” that may distract it from its path of unity and purpose.
“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour.” (1 Peter 5:8)
“How, Where or When He Will Come Is None of Our Concern”
“If men look for the Christ Who left His disciples centuries ago, they will fail to recognize the Christ Who is in process of returning.” —Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul17
For reasons that should be obvious, the Master Deceiver wants people to focus on works at the expense of the knowledge of God’s Word. And since prophecy is so important and takes up so much of God’s Word, he also prefers that people ignore the details of Christ’s return as “none of our concern.” This way they will more easily fall for his coming false “Christ” and get on board with his kingdom of World Servers.
“One thing it is most necessary to have in mind. It is not for us to set the date for the appearing of the Christ or to expect any spectacular aid or curious phenomena. If our work is rightly done, He will come at the set and appointed time. How, where or when He will come is none of our concern. Our work is to do our utmost and on as large a scale as possible to bring about right human relations, for His coming depends upon our work.” —Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul (Bold added)18
Similarly, Rick Warren would also have us believe that Christ’s return depends on our work, therefore our work is to be our focus. He even would have us believe that it is the true Jesus Who said, “The details of my return are none of your business”!:
“God’s timetable for history’s conclusion is connected to the completion of our commission. Today there’s a growing interest in the second coming of Christ and the end of the world. When will it happen? Just before Jesus ascended to heaven the disciples asked him this same question, and his response was quite revealing. He said, ‘It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.’ [endnote: Acts 1:7-8 (NIV)]
“When the disciples wanted to talk about prophecy, Jesus quickly switched the conversation to evangelism. He wanted them to concentrate on their mission in the world. He said in essence, ‘The details of my return are none of your business. What is your business is the mission I’ve given you. Focus on that!’” (PDL; p. 285; bold added)
Contrary to Rick Warren’s word, the Lord Jesus Christ never said or implied any such thing and gave His disciples and us the plethora of prophetic details in His Word for a reason. In addition, the disciples did not ask the Lord Jesus Christ “this same question” regarding His return and the end of the world in this passage of Scripture. The answer He gave them in Acts 1:7-8 was to their question, “Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel?” (Acts 1:6).
When the disciples actually did ask Him, “Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?” (Matthew 24:3), the Lord Jesus Christ’s response was not the reprehensible and deceptive claims by Rick Warren. Rather, His clear response was, “Take heed that no man deceive you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many” (Matthew 24:4-5). He then followed this with numerous prophetic details.
No, we do not know the exact day or hour. But the Lord Jesus Christ has given us an abundance of prophetic details in His Holy Scriptures so that we can avoid deception and not fall for the false “Christs” and false prophets and other deceptions rampant today (e.g., see Matthew 24, Mark 13, Luke 17:20-37, and Luke 21). The Lord Jesus Christ even told His disciples:
“Behold, I have told you before. Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not. For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.” (Matthew 24:25-27)
“And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares. For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth. Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.” (Luke 21:34-36)
Even the very passage of Acts 1 that Rick Warren twisted in his previous quote gives indispensable prophetic details of the Lord Jesus Christ’s return. Right after He ascended into the clouds, the disciples were told by two men in white apparel:
“… Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.” (Acts 1:11)
Their words reiterated the prophetic details and warnings the Lord Jesus Christ had already given regarding His return. It is not possible to obey the Lord Jesus Christ’s warning to “take heed” that no man deceive us regarding His return if the details of His return are “none of [our] business”! This claim in itself is deceitful regarding His return.
The exact same Lord Jesus Christ is returning “in the clouds” to gather His faithful true believers to meet Him “in the air”:
“For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.” (1 Thessalonians 4:15-17)
On the other hand, it is an unbelieving world in awe of its universal “Christ” that will assemble to welcome its new leader when he appears on the earth (e.g., see Revelation 13:3-9). The difference in location is one of the very things the Lord Jesus Christ was warning about in the plethora of prophetic details He has given. Any “Jesus” or “Christ” who appears on this earth before the Day of the Lord judgment is a counterfeit (e.g., see also Acts 3:20-21).
“For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ: Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.” (Philippians 3:20-21)
Thankfully, the Lord Jesus Christ’s return from heaven does not depend on the work or mission of mankind. If God’s timetable for His return had to wait for Christians to be faithful enough to finish His work and bring in His Kingdom, we would never see history’s conclusion! Contrary to unscriptural Kingdom Dominion teachings,19 God Himself will establish His Kingdom on earth, and His timetable has already been set in His own power and cannot be manipulated or hindered by mankind.
Besides, as mentioned earlier, the falling away from the faith at the end will be so great that the Lord Jesus Christ asks us to consider whether He will actually find faith on the earth when He returns (see Luke 18:8). Given the following, it’s no wonder the Lord Jesus Christ asked this!:
• Christians are trading in the truth of the faith for the interfaith unity of the “One Truth,” the “One God,” and the “One Church.”
• Christians are trading in the Gospel of Christ for the false gospel of Oneness that says all religions (faiths) are equally valid paths to a relationship with God.
• Christians are trading in the Lord Jesus Christ, the Rock of Offence and Stumblingstone, for the universal “Christ” who accepts people in any religion.
• Christians are trading in the narrow way for the broad way.
Quite the contrary to “the complete evangelization of the planet,” the Angel of light’s Vision is being fulfilled. It is later than we think.
“Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils.” (1 Timothy 4:1)
Incidentally, there are those who think that prophecy is irrelevant because they also don’t believe we will be here to be subjected to the deceptions, etcetera. Aside from the fact that none of God’s Word is irrelevant, regardless of whether one believes the Lord Jesus Christ is coming back before or after the Antichrist is revealed, He is not coming for anyone who has turned away from loving and obeying the truth.
“Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God.…” (2 John 1:9)
“Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.” (Mark 8:38)
Two Paths, Two Christs, Two Kingdoms, Two Eternities
The Lord Jesus Christ is the one and only Christ, the Creator of the universe, the Lord from heaven, God manifest in the flesh, the Saviour of the world. Christ is a Person, not a “Principle” or “consciousness,” and can no more be separated from the true Lord Jesus Christ than Jehovah can be separated from the true God. There is absolutely no comparison whatsoever between the Lord Jesus Christ Who is light and the universal false “Christ” who is darkness.
• The Lord Jesus Christ is the truth, not relativism.
• The universal “Christ” is relativism, not the truth.
• The Lord Jesus Christ’s narrow way is the Kingdom of God.
• The universal “Christ’s” broad way is the kingdom of the god of this world, the Angel of light.
• The Lord Jesus Christ’s narrow way leads to eternal life.
• The universal “Christ’s” broad way leads to eternal destruction.
• The Lord Jesus Christ’s narrow way is the way of the faith, as set forth in His Holy Scriptures.
• The universal “Christ’s” broad way is the way of works in any faith.
• The Lord Jesus Christ’s narrow way is the way of repentance and forsaking the world’s ways and thoughts.
• The universal “Christ’s” broad way is the way of preserving and conforming to the world’s ways and thoughts.
• The Lord Jesus Christ’s narrow way is the way of believing.
• The universal “Christ’s” broad way is the journey of becoming through doing.
• The Lord Jesus Christ unites through faith in the eternal Word of truth.
• The universal “Christ” unites through spiritual experience, purpose, vision, and mystery apart from the truth.
• The Lord Jesus Christ is coming for the few separated from the broad way.
• The universal “Christ” is coming for the many united on the broad way.
• The Lord Jesus Christ is coming for those who are in Him by faith and being born again of the Holy Spirit.
• The universal “Christ” is coming for those who have relativistically “centered” around Jesus apart from scriptural doctrine.
• The Lord Jesus Christ is coming for those who yield their lives and selves to Him as Lord.
• The universal “Christ” is coming for those who pattern their lives and works after Jesus but do not follow Him as Lord.
• The Lord Jesus Christ is coming for those who have an eternal relationship with God on the narrow way.
• The universal “Christ” is coming for those who have a temporal, seeming relationship with God on the broad way.
• The Lord Jesus Christ is coming for His faithful believers in true Christianity who abide in His doctrine of the faith.
• The universal “Christ” is coming for his followers in the New Spirituality who abide in their own doctrine of any faith (religion).
• The Lord Jesus Christ is coming for the few who are His.
• The universal “Christ” is coming for the many who are ONE.
Which one is coming for you?
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1. Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul, The Reappearance of the Christ, Chapter IV - The Work of the Christ Today and in the Future, http://laluni.helloyou.ws/netnews/bk/reappearance/reap1019.html.
2. Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul, Esoteric Psychology II, Chapter III - Humanity Today, The World Situation, http://laluni.helloyou.ws/netnews/bk/psychology2/psyc2250.html.
3. Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul, The Reappearance of the Christ, Chapter VII - Preparation for the Reappearance of the Christ, http://laluni.helloyou.ws/netnews/bk/reappearance/reap1049.html.
4. “A Plan for Peace” by Rick Warren, Ladies’ Home Journal, December 2005 issue, p. 28.
5. Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul, The Reappearance of the Christ, Chapter VI - The New World Religion, http://laluni.helloyou.ws/netnews/bk/reappearance/reap1042.html.
6. Ibid., Chapter III - World Expectancy, http://laluni.helloyou.ws/netnews/bk/reappearance/reap1018.html.
7. Aspen Ideas Festival, The Aspen Institute, July 6, 2005, “Discussion: Religion and Leadership,” with David Gergen and Rick Warren, http://www.aspeninstitute.org/site/c.huLWJeMRKpH/b.901097/k.C0C7/Agenda.htm. Transcribed from the audio available at Lighthouse Trails Research Project, http://www.lighthousetrailsresearch.com/newsletternovember05.htm.
8. Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul, The Reappearance of the Christ, Chapter IV - The Work of the Christ Today and in the Future, http://laluni.helloyou.ws/netnews/bk/reappearance/reap1025.html.
9. Interview with Rick Warren, CNN Larry King Live, Aired December 2, 2005, Transcript, http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0512/02/lkl.01.html.
10. United Nations, Interfaith Prayer Breakfast, September 2005, transcribed from the audio available at http://www.lighthousetrailsresearch.com/newmissiology.htm.
11. Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul, The Reappearance of the Christ, Chapter V - The Teachings of the Christ, The Establishing of Right Human Relations, http://laluni.helloyou.ws/netnews/bk/reappearance/reap1033.html.
12. Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul, The Destiny of the Nations, Christ and the Coming New-Age, http://laluni.helloyou.ws/netnews/bk/destiny/dest1065.html.
13. Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul, The Externalization of the Hierarchy, Section III - Forces behind the Evolutionary Process, http://laluni.helloyou.ws/netnews/bk/externalisation/exte1213.html.
14. Ibid., http://laluni.helloyou.ws/netnews/bk/externalisation/exte1204.html.
15. Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul, The Reappearance of the Christ, Chapter VII - Preparation for the Reappearance of the Christ, http://laluni.helloyou.ws/netnews/bk/reappearance/reap1054.html.
16. “The Mystic Plague: Catholicism sets a Spiritualist Agenda” by Richard Bennett (a former Roman Catholic priest), Berean Beacon, http://www.bereanbeacon.org/articles/Mystic_Plague.htm. This article contains information on the connections between Roman Catholicism, Mysticism, the New Age, and the coming false “Christ” and kingdom.
17. Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul, The Reappearance of the Christ, Chapter III - World Expectancy, http://laluni.helloyou.ws/netnews/bk/reappearance/reap1018.html.
18. Ibid., Chapter VII - Preparation for the Reappearance of the Christ, http://laluni.helloyou.ws/netnews/bk/reappearance/reap1054.html.
19. For information on Kingdom Dominionism, see “Dominionism and the Rise of Christian Imperialism” by Sarah Leslie, Discernment-Ministries, Inc., http://www.discernment-ministries.org/ChristianImperialism.htm.
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