Will the Antichrist Work Real-Miracles or Fake-Miracles?

By |2023-10-04T04:41:04+00:00September 28th, 2023|Theology|

For false-christs and false prophets will arise and perform great signs and wonders, so as to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.—St. Matthew 24:24 Will the false prophets towards the end of the world be working real miracles or false miracles?  Our Lord says they will certainly appear to be "signs and wonders" performed by the enemies of His Kingdom.  But they will not be actual miracles.  They will be closer to magic than miracles.  We will consider the Old Testament and St. Thomas Aquinas to see why magic is not the same as miracles. When God asked Moses to free His people from the slavery of the Egyptians, [...]