Accusations of fake news are everywhere these days. Thanks to the President's
But long before there was "fake news" in politics there was fake news in Christianity. In the 19th
The first Christian fake news I remember was in 1988 where there was a big
I remember the nervousness I felt at the thought that "this could be the year." Some people even sold their stuff and prepared for the rapture.
And the latest was September 23rd, 2017, yes, just a few weeks ago. Once again the Christian
Somebody asked me months ago, "Did you pick the date of Dare 2 Share Live to coincide with the rapture?" Nope (but it would have been pretty cool for thousands of teenagers to be raptured while out sharing the Gospel!)
Even my daughter asked me the week of Dare 2 Share Live, "Dad, some kids at school are saying that September 23rd is the rapture. Is that true?" In true dad
She was traumatized until I told her that I was kidding and that the
In Luke 17:23,24 Jesus said, "People will tell you, ‘There he is!’ or ‘Here he is!’ Do not go running off after them. For the Son of Man in his day will be like the lightning, which flashes and lights up the sky from one end to the other."
Jesus is reminding us not to believe the fake news when it comes to his return. Instead, let's live
"Therefore be on the alert, for you do not know which day your Lord is coming." - Matthew 24:42
This article was written by Greg Stier and originally appeared at his blog. Find it here.