New Defender's Study Bible Notes
2:9 signs. In these confusing times, many Christians are seeking for “signs and wonders” to bolster their faith. This attitude, however, was rebuked by Christ, when He lamented: “Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe” (John 4:48). The danger of being led thereby into a false occultic pseudo-Christianity is very real, for Satan and his false christs and false prophets are also able to “shew great signs and wonders” (Matthew 24:24). But these are “lying wonders,” intended to deceive men into a false worship.