"And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these,saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints,To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him. These are murmurers,complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaketh great swelling words, having men's persons inadmiration because of advantage." Jude 1:14-16 KJV
Six millennia ago a prophet named Enoch foretold the Lord’sreturn. In the first millennium, the prophecy was proclaimed and has stood for over six thousand years unchanged. Six thousand years!!! Many men trapped in the mindset of time’s restrictions have grown weary of waiting, not realizing that God is eternal and unencumbered with the finite.
“Beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is long suffering toward us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.”
God knew from eternity past which sons of Adam would repent and which would not. He is waiting patiently “for whom he did foreknow” to repent and turn to Him in faith. Since faith has to come “by hearing…the Word,” Truth must be preached “to every creature.” We must give every soul the opportunity to hear. It matters little to us whether they obey, only that they hear. Their decision is recorded by God to either condemn them or free them. It is joyous to witness willing obedience to Truth, but not necessary to the task of proclaiming it. “The Lord cometh!” All believers’ responsibility is to proclaim Truth unflinchingly to
everyone. We know not if a seed will grow, but plant we must, or there’ll be no harvest. The more ungodly the world becomes, the closer it is to our Lord’s return.
“As it was in the days of Noe…God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.”
Faithful obedience to Truth is nearly non-existent, even among believers. “Ungodly” is the watchword of this generation and vengeance will soon fall, but God will remove His own before that takes place. His call will only be heard by His own. “My sheep hear my voice and they follow me.” Will you hear Him when He calls His children Home, or will you be left behind? Does He know you? It’s time to forget your pride and be certain. “Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.”
Do you hear when Jesus speaks?
Is His pleasure what you seek?
When He calls His loved ones Home,
Will you be left, forlorn, alone? ~CGP
Don’t hope so, guess so, or think so. Know so! Trust God’s Word no matter what and pray with the distraught father, “Lord I believe! Help Thou mine unbelief!” Faith frees you from carnal condemnation.
"If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself." 2 Timothy 2:13 KJV
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Still In His Majesty's Service,
It seems in the world today evil is running rampant and out of control. The world bankers are advancing their evil "New World Order" agenda feverishly and faster than ever before, trying to destroy our economy, our faith, our families, our country, our rights given to us by GOD himself.
Lying has become the daily norm for all politicians, on all levels of government, with the exception of only a few. From the moment we wake up in the morning to the time we go to sleep at night, we are lied to all day long by government and big business via TV, newspapers, magazines, radio, internet, at work, etc.
I don't know how the average person manages to get through the day having to deal with all of this. I'm sure people frequently ask themselves "WHO CAN I TRUST"?
I know one thing for sure....we need to get all the chronic liars removed from public office!
Let me clarify something....at one point or another in all our lives, we have all told a lie....I am talking about chronic liars....you can not trust people like that.
I believe liars are addressed in the Bible and from what I understand they have a very warm place waiting for them!