“So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy.”
EVERY man’s life is an individual, odd little Journey.
And while each man’s journey is somewhat different, there are parts of that journey which are common to ALL men.
One commonality is that each man knows that he will have an ending to this life’s phase of the journey. Where that life leads each man is a decision made by every man.
Another common factor is that NO man knows when his journey began.
While MOST men know the day that the world has declared someone was “born” into this life (and almost all moderns even receive an official certificate by the authorities of the day this happened), NO ONE knows the time in which God created each man IN SECRET and thus, began that man’s journey.
As a creation of God, each man’s life span is determined by God BEFORE that man has breathed even one breath.
“I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.”
And so, each man sets out on his life’s journey NOT KNOWING WHEN THAT JOURNEY BEGAN.
But God knows.
And an all-knowing, all-seeing God knows all.
An all-knowing God knows when each journey began–even if the man involved in that journey does not.
MORE: The Journey
HAS the reader EVER thought about he does NOT know when he was created?
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?
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DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?
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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.”
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[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: June 20, 2022.]
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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
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