(AP Photo)What a mess our world is in. 20 Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! NEW TESTAMENT BOOKS IN ORDER. ‘Alas! 2Ti 3:2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, 2Ti 3:3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, 2Ti 3:1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. It's not referring to religion. BOOK 1 - GOSPEL OF MATTHEW. for that day is great, There is none like it; And it is the time of Jacob’s distress, But he will be saved from it. The last days will see the promotion of evil as the normal, acceptable and good … American King James Version ×). Calling Good Evil and Evil Good. ... that in the last days perilous times shall come. Unfortunately, the evil caused by man's inventions these days far outweighs the good. Just before he died, "Jacob called his sons and said, 'Gather together, that I may tell you what shall befall you in the last days'" (Genesis 49:1 Genesis 49:1 And Jacob called to his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last days. But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come. We are living in the last days. You could frame the question a number of ways. Every human being today lives at the nexus of the old and the new. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to… 2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, 3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, ""God knows that your eyes will be opened when you eat it. 2 Timothy 3 : People will turn away from God in the last days. Verse 20. This is the fourth woe. Then lets go to 2 Timothy 3:13 were we are warned about the perils of the last days. - Woe unto them that call evil good. This does not mean that, as we approach Christ's return, human nature itself will get any worse than it already is, but that the expressions of its evil will intensify and increase.As the heart's evil acts multiply, greater inducements and opportunities are … - Rev.12:9] set mankind's easily-deceived heart and mind on the destructive path of "calling good evil, and evil good. James, his readers, and we today are already in the last days, and those who lay up earthly treasure now do so, tragically, in … We don’t even blush anymore. v1 Understand this! If you are seen to be a good, holy person, then the world will sneer at you, being labelled as a "goody two shoes". These days, there are rapidly appearing new strains of viruses and bacteria with previously unknown characteristics. Islam) are becoming friends. The world is so full of sin today that it cannot handle people who are good. Good will be called evil and evil good. Revelation 6:5-8 says that in the final days, the world will be rocked by subsequent famines and plagues. So many people in these last days think that all they need to do is believe in Jesus and they will be saved. There are so many signs that tell us we are living in the last days of earth's history. 1 The “end times” or "last days" are already and not yet. They will want lots of money. For they proceed from evil to evil, and they do not know Me," says the LORD. What a mess the church is in.Depressed yet?Isaiah 5:20 encapsulates, I believe, the cultural condition of much of the world, most of America and an alarmingly high percentage of those who belong, or at least claim to belong, to the body of Christ. 3 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. This is recorded in Revelation 11:3: “And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days.” The great tribulation will feature the classic battle-good vs. evil. The Bible is very clear. In Matthew 24:37-39, it is said that the end times will be more evil than it was in the days of Noah. These days seem very similar to the days of Noah which Jesus warned about in the last days, and said, “For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man” (Matt 24:37), as “they were unaware until the flood came and swept them all away, so will be the coming of the Son of Man” (Matt 24:39). They have not settled the word of God in their hearts. For people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, unloving, irreconcilable, slanderers, without self-control, savage, opposed to what is good, treacherous, reckless, conceited, loving pleasure rather than loving God. The LAST DAYS will be a time of utter wickedness, such as the world has never seen before. 2 Timothy 3:1-5 .....'This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. His words are echoed in the further prophecy of the Last Days which he gives to John (Rev 6:7,8; 16:8,9). There are persons who gloss over evil deeds and evil habits by fair-sounding names, who call cowardice caution, and rashness courage, stinginess thrift, and wasteful profusion generosity. James denounces the unbelieving rich by saying, “You have laid up treasure in the last days” (James 5:3). If you don't have good works to match your faith, if you are not growing in your faith each day with Jesus, then it is a … Matthew 1:23a - 'Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel' (Isaiah 7:14). Nearly everything in life is a double-edged sword. 2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, 3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, 4 Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Isaiah 5:20 Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Not only do we have the main Bible signs, and the 6000 year timeline plan of God, we also have the apostle Paul's description of the last days in 2 Timothy 3. I told you that I was going to speak on the problem of evil: why did God allow evil in the world? 1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. 2:17 "Everyone that doeth evil is good..." A. But understand this, that in the last days difficult times will come. THE COMING BIRTH OF JESUS IS ANNOUNCED. We have a situation where a large population of our nation’s churches have declared that what Jesus said was evil in his sight, is now good. But it’s also the same time that two prophets from God receive power from on high for the same 3 1/2 years. These ARE the last days, and anyone who says they aren't is either very wishful, or ignorant of Scripture. Ps. Our society calls abortion, homosexuality, and just about every activity frowned upon by Scripture "good". They will think that they are much more important than other people. It seems pretty clear that Isaiah is denouncing one of the many deceptions of his day. Bible Verses about Evil - The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy… Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good… The fear of the Lord is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy… But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant… Let love be without dissimulation. American King James Version ×, Leviticus 23:34 Leviticus 23:34 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, The fifteenth day of this seventh month shall be the feast of tabernacles for seven days to the LORD. What a mess America is in. 2 Timothy 3:13. Even the devils believe in Jesus, but their WORKS show them to be wicked! Jesus said that as lawlessness increases, “most people’s love will grow cold”. v2 People will love only themselves. Good is evil spoken of and Evil spoken of as good. This Bible sign is applicable more for our day than any other before us, and shows we are living in the last days. When Jesus described the events that will surround His second coming, He said, “Just as it was in the days of Noah, so will it be in the days of the Son of Man. 119:128 “Therefore all Your precepts concerning all things I consider to be right; I hate every false way.” Prov. (KJV) ... Mal. As man's technological skills advance, so does his capacity to commit sin and evil, to hurt others. They were eating and drinking and marrying and being given in marriage, until the day when Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all” (Luke 17:26–27). INFANCY AND CHILDHOOD OF JESUS ‘It shall come about on that day,’ declares the Lord of hosts, ‘that I will break his yoke from off their neck and will tear off their bonds; and strangers will no longer make them their slaves. None of this is good, yet we have 81 percent of white evangelicals who have supported and called out what is evil as being good. Diseases, Diseases Everywhere! (Isaiah 5:20) Restoration of all things (Acts 3:19-21) Gospel to be preached to all the world (Matthew 24:14, Revelation 14:6-7) Worldly knowledge to increase (Daniel 12:4) Israel to be restored as a political state (Deuteronomy 28:64, 30:3 Jeremiah 29:14, 30:3 Isaiah 43:5-6, Ezekiel 36:24, Amos 9:14-15 Amy, thank you for your comment and yes, I think it has very much to do with the last days when evil is now called good and good is now thought of as evil and we are now in what I call “the love of many will grow cold” (Matt 24) so yes, it may be close and we are becoming the enemy and the former enemies (e.g. 2 For men shall be lovers of … They also call those of us who take the Bible seriously "evil". John 15:9 9 As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love. 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