Man has ALWAYS been attracted to that which is SHINY.
And that which is “shiny” is ‘highly lustrous’ or ‘light reflecting.’
Perhaps man is attracted to what is SHINY because man is easily deceived and believes something that LOOKS like it is highly lustrous is a thing which contains a lot of LIGHT?
God’s Word provides an apt warning about such things.
“Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness.”
There are stores dedicated to providing that which is SHINY. Many of these stores appear to operate in the category “Party Supplies.”
Maybe because SHINY is so much FUN?
Some of Satan’s most beguiling snares are SHINY.
Lots of modern things made from SHINY materials.
Part One – Shiny End Times Trinkets
Part Two – Shiny End Times People
Part Three – Shiny End Times Stories
It seems that those things which are SHINY are just naturally attractive to man.
Has the reader ever wondered why this might be?
HOWEVER, the reader might be cautioned against chasing after SHINY, attractive trinkets.
Some other words which could be used for SHINY are glitter, shimmering and (especially) sparkle.
During the present days, ‘sparkle,’ in particular, has received the media’s attention. ‘Sparkle’ is NOT often paired with SHINY. HOWEVER, ‘sparkle’ is FREQUENTLY paired with SHINE.
The world can usually be counted on to sing the siren song of “shiny sparkle = GOOD.” Not surprisingly, the following ‘sparkle and shine’ quotes are revealing.
“Shine with a genuine golden heart not with a business egoistic sparkle.”
“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?”
“To sparkle is to shine but to dazzle is divine!”
“Even the stars are lies. They sparkle so brightly, but their shine takes years to reach us.”
Satan’s Mouthpiece (the Corporate Media) never tires of telling it customers that ‘man is an animal.’
And many animals, it seems, are attracted to SHINY objects.
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All of the previous information has been written to say this:
Beware the shiny object that sparkles and seizes the attention of the eyes. It might be BAIT instead of just an eye-catching piece of frippery.
DOES the reader have any thoughts about those things which are SHINY?
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: March 7, 2022.]
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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
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