The Holy Spirit spoke to me tonight. He told me not to be surprised by those who are falling away from the faith–even those whom I was closest to–for they were not of the faith from the beginning. He said we are in the last days where he is allowing the spirit of the antichrist to be revealed, and many people who are in the church who claim to be of the truth will become exposed as liars. God said he is in the process of separating the wheat from the tare, the sheep from the goats, the real from the fake, the children of God from the children of Satan. In this season, God is exposing hearts. He is creating a clear distinction between those who are for Him and those who are against Him. He is cleaning His house out and gathering his remnant.
1 John 2 vs 18-21 NKJV
Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard that the Antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come, by which we know that it is the last hour. They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us; but they went out that they might be made manifest, that none of them were of us. But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and you know all things. I have not written to you because you do not know the truth, but because you know it, and that no lie is of the truth.