In 2 Thessalonians 2, we find further information as to the rise of this final embodiment of Satanic power. There we are clearly told that the revelation of that awful being has an appointed season. He cannot arise before his time. Here, we are told why and how this is.
The time has come in the Divine counsels for this great event of the ages. Satan, who has hitherto had access to the heavens is at long last to be cast out.
Any intelligent spiritual student of the Bible should be ready to acknowledge that there MUST be a difference between the SAVING Gospel for the sinner and the EDIFYING Gospel for the saint.
Perhaps you have observed that Children of God who are opposed to the Doctrine of Eternal Security actually HATE the Doctrine of Predestination. Nonetheless, all the way from foreknowledge to glorification, Salvation is of God, and is by His Grace from beginning to end. BUT, there is also the human responsibility!
Revelation 1:19, "Write the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall be hereafter." Are these THREE separate things...