[During editing an OOPS! occurred. I lost most of the post. Will have to re-do.]
I wrote the following not to be unkind, but for light to shine darkness must be unveiled. This verselet could rightfully be applied to all deception, universal.
“God has already begun judging his own people. And if his judgment begins with us, imagine how terrible it will be for those who refuse to obey His message. As the Scriptures say,
18 #“If good people barely escape,
what will happen to sinners
and to others
who don’t respect God?”# 1 Peter 4:17-18 (CEV)
#Prov. 11:31 (see Septuagint)#