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Move Over Adolph Hitler (5 of 9)
Series: Living Ready, Vol. 2
Pastor Jeff Schreve
2nd Thessalonians 2:3-12
If you have your Bible, please turn to 2nd Thessalonians chapter 2.
The date was April 20, 1889. A little baby boy was born. As with all babies that are born, the parents are excited. They had hopes and dreams for this little guy. And he ended up being one of the worst human beings to have ever lived. His name was Adolph Hitler. He was the leader of Germany, the leader of the Nazi Party, the Fuhrer. He was responsible for the deaths of six million Jews who were killed in Nazi concentration camps. He was responsible for about four or five other million people who were killed in those concentration camps. He was responsible for the start of World War 2, which took about 50 million lives. He said his goal was to exterminate the Jews from the earth. He was, no doubt, energized by Satan. A terrible, horrible human being.
Well, we want to talk tonight about someone that the Bible talks about who is very much like Adolph Hitler, although he is going to be so much more sinister, and so much more evil, and so much more awful, and so much more terrible. Adrian Rogers said of this one the Bible calls the Antichrist, "When he comes on the scene, he's going to make Hitler look like a boy scout." A terrible, horrible man is coming. The Bible calls him the Antichrist. Anti means "against," and anti also means "in stead of." He is going to be against the true Christ. He's going to present himself as a substitute Christ. "Instead of Jesus Christ, you worship me." Paul said this in 2nd Thessalonians chapter 3. I'll start in verse 1. He says, "Now we request you, brethren, with regard to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to Him, that you may not be quickly shaken from your composure or be disturbed either by a spirit or a message or a letter as if from us to the effect that the day of the Lord has come." The people in Thessalonica were sh ...
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