The Man of Sin Sitting in the Temple of God

2 Thessalonians 2:4 - a statement about the Man of Sin - is no easy verse to interpret: "He will exalt himself and defy everything that people call god and every object of worship.  He will even sit in the temple of God, claiming that he himself is God" (NLT).  There are various explanations of… Continue reading The Man of Sin Sitting in the Temple of God

The Man of Sin: Sitting in the Temple?

2 Thessalonians 2:4 says that the man of sin/lawlessness will take his seat in God’s temple and declare himself God.  So what does it mean that he will sit in “the temple of God?”  Baptistic Dispensationalists take this to be a physical temple in Jerusalem.  For one example, John MacArthur says in the future the… Continue reading The Man of Sin: Sitting in the Temple?