How come most Protestants are deceived?

Matthew 7:14 - Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.

John 7:19 - Did not Moses give you the law, yet none of you keeps the law?

Isaiah 6:13 - But yet a tenth will be in it, And will return and be for consuming, As a terebinth tree or as an oak, Whose stump remains when it is cut down. So the holy seed shall be its stump.

Amos 5:3 - For thus says the Lord God: The city that goes out by a thousand Shall have a hundred left, And that which goes out by a hundred Shall have ten left to the house of Israel.

  • Adam & Eve ate the Forbidden Fruit (Gen 3:4-8) – 100% Deceived by Satan
  • Noah Flood (Gen 6:5-22); Entire world was deceived except Noah – Almost 100% Deceived
  • Babel Tower (Gen 11:1-9); The Entire World was deceived – 100% Deceived
  • God chose Abraham (Gen 12:1-3); Everyone else sinning except Abraham - 99.9% Deceived
  • Golden Calf (Exo 32:1-10); All Israelites sinned except Moses & Joshua - 99.9% Deceived
  • Idolatry during the period of Judges (Jud 2:11-12, 10:6, 10:13,14) - 99% Deceived
  • Israel rejects God as king (1 Samuel 8:7) - Almost 100% Deceived
  • Northern kingdom idolatry (1 Ki 12:28-30, 2 Ki 17:16, 1 Ki 16:30-31) - 99% Deceived
  • Judah & Benjamin (Jerusalem) idolatry (2 Chr 28:1-3, 33:1-9) - Almost 99% Deceived
  • Moses Law ignored during the ministry of Jesus (John 7:19) - 100% Deceived
  • Israel rejects Jesus as king & accepts a gentile king (John 19:15) - Almost 100% Deceived


Matthew 25:5 - But while the bridegroom was delayed, they ALL slumbered and slept.

Luke 18:8 - ...When the Son of Man comes, will He really find faith on the earth?

In the Bible, the majority were deceived by Satan at different periods.


Matthew 24:4 - And Jesus answered and said to them: Take heed that no one deceives you.

Matthew 24:5 - For many will come in My name, saying, I am the Christ, and will deceive many.

Matthew 24:11 - Then many false prophets will rise up and deceive many.

Matthew 24:24 - For false christs and false prophets will rise and show great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.

2 Timothy 3:5 - Having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away!

2 Peter 2:19 - While they promise them liberty, they themselves are slaves of corruption; for by whom a person is overcome, by him also he is brought into bondage.

Romans 16:18 - For those who are such do not serve our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly, and by smooth words and flattering speech deceive the hearts of the simple.


Matthew 7:22-23 - Many will say to Me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name? And then I will declare to them, I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!

Matthew 24:5 - For many will come in My name, saying, 'I am the Christ,' and will deceive many.

Matthew 24:11 - Then many false prophets will rise up and deceive many.

2 Cor 11:14 - And no wonder! For Satan himself transforms himself into an angel of light.

2 Corinthians 11:15 - Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also transform themselves into ministers of righteousness, whose end will be according to their works.

1 John 4:1 - Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

Philippians 3:18-19 - For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ whose end is destruction, whose god is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame--who set their mind on earthly things.

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