The quality of being selective; usually the extent to which something is selective.
On the topic of “faith,” humanity appears to be divided into three groups.
1- The few who have experienced God’s mercy and power personally. These are the few who are known as believers. Their faith is in God and Jesus Christ.
2- Another group which has experienced the lesser power of devils, demons and familiar spirits. These are opposed to God and His Son, Jesus Christ. Their faith is in such evil spirits and their various powers, which are more powerful than humans but are dwarfed by the power of their Creator.
3- The large majority of humanity, which have experienced neither the power of God nor the lesser power of familiar spirits/demons/devils, make up the third group. These are mostly of the mindset “Show Me.” Their faith is in whatever entity demonstrates the greatest power (benefit) to them, whether it be politics, the government, a political party, a philosophy, the military, personal firearms, a financial scheme or what have you.
It is largely this third group–which comprise the great bulk of humanity–which will worship Satan [the dragon] and follow his minions during the end times.
Satan’s minions are largely drawn from the second group.
“And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him? And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.”
Those “whose names are written in the book of life of the Lamb” are those from the first group.
Why will the third group–which is basically a group which has seen no (what they mistakenly consider to be) proof of spiritual power during their time on earth–worship the dragon [Satan]?
Because they will FINALLY experience a power greater than any they had previously recognized: the power of unclean spirits: the power of the devils, demonic and familiar spirits. This also includes all them which worship idols (and the devils behind such idols).
This group is largely that huge chunk of humanity which is taken in by great end times miracles, signs and lying wonders.
“And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men, And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast”
“And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming: Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.”
“For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.”
“And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.”
One might say this third group is composed of those who have a certain selectivity of faith.
Others have called this uncertainty a certain “moral flexibility.”
DOES the reader experience a thrill when he hears that we are living in a “time of miracles“?
DOES the reader then wish to experience some of these “miracles“?
It is not YET too late: there is still time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.
DOES the reader believe he is saved?
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DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?
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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.”
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[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: January 21, 2019.]
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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
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