Man may not be all-knowing, but man is all-proud–particularly of his own self and his meager accomplishments.
“The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things: Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?”
Man has ALWAYS struggled to keep his PRIDE in check, but Modern Man has especially suffered from this flaw.
“This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy”
The Creator of ALL promises to deal harshly–though fairly–with those who are PROUD.
“And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease…Therefore I will shake the heavens, and the earth shall remove out of her place, in the wrath of the LORD of hosts, and in the day of his fierce anger.”
End times man believes himself so clever that he thinks he can outsmart a God in which he claims he does not believe.
This is particularly true of all those who make their elaborate plans to circumvent God’s judgment during the last days.
This is ESPECIALLY true of the survivalist/prepper community, who believe they can PREPARE for that which is not able to be prepared.
Perhaps the most surprised of all men will be those wicked souls who did NOT believe they would EVER have to deal with either 1) a creator intent on judging them for their deeds; or, 2) ANY kind of judgment for their actions in this life.
IF end times man was not so proud and so eaten up with arrogance, he would no doubt AT LEAST PONDER whether he would continue being wicked IF he knew that by doing so he was fulfilling God’s will.
Man CANNOT outsmart God: man does not posses the abilities needed for such a task.
But then, God’s Word would NOT be true.
And these words would NOT be written.
DOES the reader live his life as HE sees fit?
DOES the reader think God is just a story for those who are not very smart?
It is not YET too late: there is still a little 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?
DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?
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.”
[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: November 17, 2021.]
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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
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