How Much Misplaced Faith Does It Take To Believe in One’s Self?

BELIEVE IN ONE'S SELF

“He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool”
–Proverbs 28:26

The WORLD seemingly NEVER tires of urging the reader to “believe in himself.”

Though many men acquire riches from goading others to BELIEVE IN YOURSELF!, God’s Word (which is the ONLY source of TRUTH in our world) urges quite the opposite approach.

“Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.”
–Proverbs 3:5

“And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.”
–Luke 16:15

“Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts.”
–Proverbs 21:2

Which all leads to one question–which the reader may NOT answer–yet to PONDER on this question may prompt the reader to get back to the narrow way.

How the reader answers this question reveals a LOT about where the reader is at in his approach to life and death.

The question?

“How much misplaced faith does it take to believe in one’s self?”

HAS the reader EVER been told to “believe in yourself“?

WHAT does the reader think about such advice?

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?

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

A Reminder: The Gospel is Simple

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 30, 2022.]

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