...out of all that Christians pray for what do we pray for the most? Do we pray for souls to be saved? Do we pray to be free from sin? Or, is most prayer directed to wordly blessings like a well paying job or new and upgraded home? So many are still in love with this world and will pray for a pay raise before they pray for a soul to know Christ...
One of the reasons the world hated Christ was because he rejected the vain philosphies and speculations of men. He didnt conform to the worlds standards and his view was never tainted or formed by the world or human reasoning. He didnt bow to political correctness. He proclaimed one way and absolutes as truth that wont be influenced by an always changing world. He was not of this world.
The only true refuge in the coming days will be in God the father and in the ark of Christ when the rains of antichrist begin to fall. All these places of refuge we make for ourselves will cease exist as the new world order closes in... The things we seek to give us a sense of comfort will no longer provide comfort or a sense of security that tommorow will be ok.
...historically speaking if we cross reference ages and peoples of old the world has moreso represented a pillaged and burning village as opposed to an american dream. Its a place that has only benefited a few while leaving the multitudes trapped in a prison planet where their heartcry is for anything, but the present reality. I have had people tell me I need to take reaponsibility for my own life ...(continued)
The beast system will be an existence that caters to the carnal man. It will provide his flesh with all the temporal quick fixes and goods of the world that his flesh could lust after, a life of unending self indulgences and vain simple pleasures... It will gear towards suppressing and running from(ignoring) the part of himself that was made in the image of God and that needs God.
John 6:28 Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?
John 6:29 Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.
Joel 2:12 Therefore also now, saith the LORD, turn ye [even] to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning:
Joel 2:13 And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God: for he [is] gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.