God’s Glory

MAKE YOUR CALLING AND ELECTION SURE: The Gospel of Jesus Christ

“I am the LORD: that is my name: and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images.”
–Isaiah 42:8

God is a JEALOUS God.

“For the LORD thy God is a consuming fire, even a jealous God.”
–Deuteronomy 4:24

And one of the things God is most jealous about is His GLORY.

God will NOT give His GLORY to another–EVEN to His creation: MAN.

MAN spins his stories about the Glory of God; he also spins stories about the Glory of Man;  about how that Glory is USUALLY a product of man’s ingenuity and inventiveness.

MORE: The Power of God and the Power of Man

Man is RARELY shy at telling the world how totally clever he is.  As a consequence, in man’s telling–with the apparent glory of MAN everywhere to be seen–GOD has become totally UNNECESSARY.

This ELEVATES man and DEMOTES God.

God will NOT stand for this.

Which is one BIG reason for the last days.

“Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure”
–Isaiah 46:10

DOES the reader believe all of the wonderful stories about how MAN–NOT GOD–has constructed the world which surrounds MAN?

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:  May 2, 2022.]

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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier

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The Myth and Reality of Man’s Superior Vision

LIMITED VISION

Man desperately wants to believe that he is far-seeing and his vision is all-encompassing.

To this end, man tells MANY stories about how he “saw a need and filled it” OR how he “KNEW that one day, (this particular thing) would HAVE to be done.

Man attributes much of his success to his farsightedness.

It is the VERY RARE man who admits that his success was due to him being in the ‘right place at the right time’ OR that he was the beneficiary of something other than his own incredible, carefully-nurtured smarts.

OF COURSE, there are hard-and-fast ways to know that this is total hogwash.

ONE WAY is for the reader to scan the available literature on prepping and disaster preparedness.

IF man was farsighted and had great vision, he would prepare for each possible calamity separately.  INSTEAD of most prep work being for EVERY possible disaster as if it was the same as every other disaster.

It would seem that to those who spend their time thinking on how to prepare, an out-of-control wildfire = an earthquake = war on the home front = whatever.

IF survival prepping was all that it is purported to be, then–because so many are interested in this topic–there should be VERY FEW people who die during the various disasters which befall the land.

ANOTHER area where man’s supposedly superior vision appears to be lacking is WARFARE.

Each country identifies, employs and handsomely compensates those whose duties include protecting that nation and its people from war by another country or group. Great amounts of money are devoted to the planning of civil defense and war planning.

WHY IS IT THEN, that most countries appear to be TOTAL SURPRISED by the onset of hostilities–particularly when they spend days and sometimes WEEKS or MONTHS jawing at each other PRIOR TO the commencement of hostilities?

And–IF MAN HAS SUPERIOR VISION–why is it that countries usually seem to prepare for the LAST WAR, not the NEXT ONE?

MOST of those who are the self-identified “experts” appear to spend most of their time making excuses for why all of that preparedness meant next-to-nothing.

IF man’s vision was really superior, THEN man would be much better prepared for those times of unsettled chaos.

IF Man’s vision was really all of that, then FASHION and ART would be more than just a series of follow-the-leader events.

IF Man’s vision really did reach the limits of man’s mind, THEN very few people would lose their lives due to ‘unexpected’ happenings.

HAS the reader ever spent a few moments pondering the state of preparing for natural disasters?

DOES the reader believe that men have superior vision when it comes to preparing for the unexpected?

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:  May 3, 2022.]

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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier

image: Image by mohamed_Hassan from Pixabay.com

© Jeremiah J. Jameson and End Times Prophecy Report, 2012-19. © Mondo Frazier and End Times Prophecy Report, DBKP 2007-2019. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Jeremiah J. Jameson and End Times Prophecy Report with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

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ALL such links appearing in End Times Prophecy Headlines, such as those below, should originate at ETPR.

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Man’s Odd Sense of Accomplishment

Sometimes, man marks an action as an “accomplishment“–OFTEN, without being fully aware he is doing this.

This point was brought to mind recently by the odd behavior of an acquaintance.

Over the years, this man had CONSTANTLY worked toward the goal of finding THE PERFECT PEN: the PERFECT writing utensil.

To this end, this man had sought, found and evaluated THOUSANDS of those writing instruments we call ‘pens.’  Plastic, metal, combinations of metal and plastic, name brands, offbrands, no-brands: ALL were put through the wringer of this man’s meticulous searching.

Though NOT a man of any great means, this acquaintance had four or five LARGE PLASTIC TOTES full of pens he had once judged to have satisfied his requirements.

BUT, regardless of how often he claimed a previous pen (which he had earlier judged) satisfied ALL of his writing needs, he continued to search for that ultimate pen of worth.

And, upon finding a worthy pen–after a few days admiration–he soon enough added it to his collection which resided in those LARGE PLASTIC TOTES–and his search began anew.

The reason behind this never-ending search for the perfect pen was wondered at until one day, the man revealed a few interesting points about his search when a conversation meandered its way to the topic.

“So where do you have to go to today?”

“Pick up a few prescriptions, get some pot pies and some toilet paper–Oh, and then go down to So-and-so’s Store to look at a pen someone turned me on to.”

“Okay.  But I wouldn’t get my hopes up if I were you: you’re ALWAYS looking for pens that never seem to work out.”

“Yeah, but this one–there’s something about this one I want to check out.”

“I’m just saying…”

“My buddy brought one of these pens over for me to try out and it was a doozy! That’s why I want to check it out!”

“If this pen is the one, what does that mean?  What will you do any differently with it?”

“I’ll find the right pen, then I’ll finish my book!”

“You’re writing a book?”

“Since eighth grade–but it’s been slow trying to do it with the pens I’ve used so far.”

“Why not use a typewriter or a word processor?”

“I like putting my thoughts down with a PEN, that’s why.”

And so, with this little scrap of personal information, it was decided that the man equated finding the perfect pen with finishing his book.  Find EXACTLY the right pen and the book would write itself, as they say.

At any rate, ACCORDING TO THIS MAN, it seemed that this man’s journey to finishing his book was being held up by the lack of the PERFECT pen.

IF ONLY that pen could be found…

Of course, in the 20+ years to being neighbors, this was the first time the man had EVER mentioned his book–and its connection to his WELL-KNOWN, never-ending journey to finding the PERFECT PEN.

SO, was the reference to “his book” an attempt at clever subterfuge?  A red herring of the pen-obsessed?

All of the pens in those LARGE PLASTIC TOTES?

They represented steps along the path of accomplishing his never-written book.

EVEN if those ‘accomplishments’ were only seen as such for a day or two.

EVEN if the man was NOT aware that he thought buying a pen represented an ‘accomplishment.’

EVEN if the man was soon enough back to his search.

For a day or two, “all was right with his world.”

Which is why it is STRONGLY suspected that the man will find some fault with his latest discovery.  It may take him a couple of days, but soon enough, this latest ‘find’ will be REJECTED and a new search begun.

BUT–for a few days at least–the man will bathe himself in the warm glow of his odd accomplishment.

DOES the reader have any ‘odd accomplishments’?

WOULD the reader realize it if he did?

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:  May 2, 2022.]

MORE

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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier

image: Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay.com

© Jeremiah J. Jameson and End Times Prophecy Report, 2012-19. © Mondo Frazier and End Times Prophecy Report, DBKP 2007-2019. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Jeremiah J. Jameson and End Times Prophecy Report with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Link Disclaimer: inclusion of links to other blogs/websites is not necessarily an endorsement of all content posted in those blogs/websites.

[NOTE: The following articles are from a service. We neither endorse nor at times have much control over them–although we do, of course, enjoy articles originating from this website on this service. Some articles illustrate points made in ETPR articles; some are merely for the reader’s edification or education.

ALL such links appearing in End Times Prophecy Headlines, such as those below, should originate at ETPR.

RE: our link disclaimer: there are links, from time-to-time which appear on this site which we neither approve nor endorse. The frequency of these types of links will no doubt grow worse. All effort is made to remove such links when we become aware of them.]

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