<<disgrace, atrocity>>

The detestable, disgusting behaviour that God hates includes murder, idolatry, human sacrifices, sexual perversion, divination, sorcery and evil motivations of the heart. These and all sins are opposed or contrary to the nature of a holy righteous God.  Nothing evil, detestable or anyone practicing sin will be permitted into heaven.  Praise God for the blood that cleanses when sin is confessed and there is a change of lifestyle (1 Cor 6:9-11; 1 Jn 1:9; Rev 21:27).

“The abomination that causes desolation” refers to a major deliberate attempt to mock and discredit God. Although this could refer to various events throughout history, the greatest insult to God’s holiness will happen in the end times when the Antichrist will have a statue of himself erected in the temple in Jerusalem. Everyone will be ordered to

Am I dealing with those things in my life that are not acceptable to God?

worship it, claiming that he is God (Dan 9:27, 11:31, 12:11; Mt 24:15; Mk 13:14; 2 Thes 2:4; Rev 13:14,15).

See also: Antichrist, depravity, end times.