From: Charles Crismier’s Spring 2009 newsletter: VIEWPOINT, SEDUCTION OF THE SAINTS — Living Pure in a World of deception (pdf here) (Chuck’s website)

“It is the last time”

As ye have heard that antichrist shall come,
even now there are many antichrists;
whereby we know that it is the last time.

I John 1:18

7 Reasons Why Saints Are Easily Seduced Sexually And Spiritually

1. They are conforming to the ways of the world
(Rom. 12:1-2).

2. They “love not the truth”
(II Thess. 2:10).

3. They have “pleasure in [un]righteousness”
(II Thess. 2:12).

4. They do not truly love God
(I Jn. 5:2-3, Rev. 14:12).

5. They have lost the fear of the Lord and do not truly believe they face judgment (Mal. 2:17, 4:2, Psalm 86:11, Hebrews 12:25-29).

6. They “love the praises of men more than the praise of God” (Jn. 12:43).

7. They are not diligent “to make their calling and election sure (II Pet. 1:10).