Looking for a People

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Occasionally, one hears the question “Why are we here on this earth?

Or “What are we supposed to be doing?

God’s entire purpose in creating man, fashioning the earth, putting man on earth and having man undergo the trials and tests of this present life has been no secret to those who study God’s Word.

God is looking for a people–for HIS people.

God is looking for those who value God above the things of this world.  Man is born and placed in this world, with a choice of all of the various pleasures, blandishments, amusements and distractions of this world.

God is looking for those who value God above all of those various pleasures, amusements and distractions.

“And they shall be my people, and I will be their God:”
Jeremiah 32:38

“as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.”
2 Corinthians 6:16

“For thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I, even I, will both search my sheep, and seek them out.”
–Ezekiel 34:11

“And I will give them an heart to know me, that I am the LORD: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God: for they shall return unto me with their whole heart.”
Jeremiah 24:7

“This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;”
Hebrews 10:16

“and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people”
Hebrews 8:10

“Moreover I will make a covenant of peace with them; it shall be an everlasting covenant with them: and I will place them, and multiply them, and will set my sanctuary in the midst of them for evermore. My tabernacle also shall be with them: yea, I will be their God, and they shall be my people.”
Ezekiel 37:26-27

“And I will bring them, and they shall dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God, in truth and in righteousness.”
Zechariah 8:8

“But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.”
John 4:23

God is not looking for pretenders.

The LORD is not looking for tares.

God is not looking for fakes and phonies.

God is not looking for counterfeits.

And He is DEFINITELY not looking for those who talk the talk.

God has went through the process of creating the earth and placing man in it–surrounded by sin–for one reason and one reason only: God is looking for a people who SINCERELY want to be God’s people.

“And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.”
Revelation 21:3

The end times are a time of testing.

They are also a sort of a final exam: NO ONE will be able to say that they were not given a clear choice who lives through the end times.

God OR the things of the world.

Sadly, almost all of mankind choose the things of the world–though many believe that they can carefully “walk the fine line” between God and the things of the world.

This deception is very prevalent in a land which teaches that “God wants to bless you” and that material things are “heaven-sent.”

There is no fine line.

There is no gray area.

There are no compromises.

There is God and His Son, Jesus Christ OR there is the world and the things of the world.

DOES the reader believe that he is enjoying the good life provided by God?

It is not YET too late: there is still time to change direction (repent), place your faith for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

DOES the reader believe he is saved?

Make Your Calling and Election Sure: End Times Survival

DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

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[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: July 20-22, 2018.]

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