The Unholy Trinity by Dr. David Jeremiah

posted Oct 17, 2014, 9:02 AM by Web Ministry
And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs coming out of the mouth of the dragon, out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet.
Revelation 16:13

Counterfeit money is as old as money itself -- coins were first used in Greece around 600 B.C. Counterfeits were made of less valuable metals but looked the same. It is estimated today that for every one million true United States dollars in circulation there are one hundred counterfeit dollars.

At every opportunity Satan will seek to counterfeit God's work (2 Corinthians 11:13-15). Everything he says is a lie, as worthless as counterfeit currency (John 8:44). In the coming Tribulation, Satan will deploy his most dramatic counterfeit strategy of all: an unholy trinity. Just as the Holy Trinity consists of God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, Satan's unholy trinity will consist of himself (counterfeiting God the Father), the Antichrist (paralleling the Son), and the False Prophet (imitating the Spirit) (Revelation 16:13). They will seek to deceive the whole world into worshiping the Antichrist instead of Jesus Christ.

The spirit of the Antichrist is at work today (1 John 4:3). Do not be deceived by what you see or hear (1 Peter 5:8).

There are powers that can counterfeit almost everything in the Christian life.
D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones