End Times Faith: Trusting in God Instead of Man is a Frightening Prospect IF One Has Never Done It Before

In God we trust

“It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.”
–Psalm 118:8

MUCH has been written about choosing to trust God in the end times instead of one’s self or other men.

BUT a recent discussion highlighted how difficult it must be for the lost/wicked to trust God.

Since they have NEVER EVER trusted in God before.

Many of the lost have been taught from an early age that God is nothing more than a fairy tale believed by those of simple, primitive minds.

To trust their future to a “invisible man in the sky” does not even enter into their consideration. To trust their faith in the future to an entity with which they have not only NOT had any experience but whom they don’t even believe is real seems to be just foolishness to the lost/wicked.

And so, the foolish, the lost, the wicked, the evil men are left to depend upon

  1. THEMSELVES (this would explain the surge in “survivalism” or “prepping”). It would explain the tremendous demand for firearms and other weapons during times of uncertainty.  IF one has no faith in God and the promises of God, one has to look elsewhere.
  2. OTHER MEN (government, friends, various groups of people who appear to think like they do)
  3. FAMILIAR SPIRITS which will NOT provide protection–as hundreds of those throughout history who have relied on familiars have proven.
  4. OTHER GODS, which are not gods at all but devils (evil/familiar/unclean spirits sent as a judgment by God to those who worship false gods and other idols).

How frightening it must be to lack any experience of God’s protection and mercy!

But, because they have no experience–and just as importantly because they know of no one who has legitimately experienced God’s protection–they have no faith that God will provide for them and their families in times of chaos, terror and unrest.

“Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all.”
–Psalm 34:19

The lost cannot believe this simple truth because the lost have not ever seen it in action. OR rather, the lost have never seen it in action and attributed their deliverance to God’s mercy.

Little wonder so many church folk invest so much faith in their guns.

How frightening it must be to turn one’s back on those things of the world which one can see, hear and touch!

There once was a man who was delivered BY GOD from an incredible string of troubles–AND this man KNEW that God had delivered him.

YET, that man remained a heathen for years after his initial deliverances–and others which took place afterward.

So, it is not hard to grasp that the lost have a hard time believing in the power of God’s deliverance.

And so, the great majority of pleas to trust in God, not man fall on deaf ears.

How sad.

But, it requires faith to trust God–and the lost/wicked/foolish do not have faith.

That is a primary reason they are presently lost/wicked/foolish.

How frightening it must be to only know “In God We Trust” as a slogan printed on U.S. money!

DOES the reader trust God, but still thinks it is a good idea to have a Plan B?

Just in case…

Just to be on the “safe side“…

Just because “you never can tell“?

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?

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

MORE: Eternal Salvation Through Jesus Christ: Salvation Messages from End Times Prophecy Report

[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: March 20-22 2020.]

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