"spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and the whole world." So the devil can deceive people with mighty miracles and works of deception. The devil can counterfeit miracles in the hope of deceiving many people.
The second deception is simply a theory that deceives many people, and that's the last part of verse 26. "... behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it(what?) not!"Christ says, When they're talking about the second coming, and they tell you He's coming secretly, don't believe it." Are you listening? It's these two very deceptions that are in our world today, and millions of people believe them.
There is only one-way to avoid deception, and that is to know what the Bible really teaches about Christ's 2nd coming. God will not allow Satan to counterfeit the genuine return of Jesus—God has placed that beyond his evil power. The Bible gives five basic, very clear facts, regarding how the second coming of Jesus Christ is going to take place, and coupled with the Bible texts to back them up, it can keep you from ever being deceived. You can have assurance to know what to believe and why you believe it.
Let's go to our first test, which is a prophecy of how Jesus is going to come. This event took place at His ascension back to heaven. The