FALSE SENSE OF SECURITY

By Roy Burner - Minister of the Gospel


INTRODUCTION

False sense of security is a real issue as one sees man's feeble efforts to bring peace.  We are living in dangerous times that eludes peace in many countries in the world. 

We are seeing the corruption of man that far outweighs previous times; leadership in many lands fold, with the evilness of man becoming more deplorable with each passing day.  We are in a revolutionary change in the structuring of many nations with little value placed on human life.  (Comment)


FALSE SENSE OF SECURITY
WHAT IS ONE'S HOPE

Many today place their hope in a leader; a bank account, assets safety tucked away, material possessions, their own strength or ability; giving one a false sense of security; oftentimes with the most important element out of the equation:  A right relationship with the one who can simply say: "Peace, be still" to calm the storms of life (Mark 4:39).

Jesus said:  Peace I leave with you: not as the world gives, give I to you.  Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid (John 14:27).  One needs to come to the realization that there is a false sense of security being offered in the world;  that has no real and lasting value, as of one's hope being placed in Jesus Christ.

STATE OF BEING FREE

Security is the state of being free from fear of danger, or injury; from apprehension or anxiety.  One can have fervent hope, stability, and an unshakable faith in a time in which it is much needed.

King Asa, the ruler of Judah, was given such an assurance by a prophet of God, who said:  The Lord is with you, while you be with him; and if you seek him, he will be found of you; but if your forsake him, he will forsake you (2 Chronicles 15:2). 

One need to note the conditional part of those verses!  If one walks away from God; no longer seeking after Him; allowing ungodliness to reign, there is a price to pay.  Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man sows, that shall he also reap (Galatians 6:7).

TAKING A STAND

They shall deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and you shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake (Matthew 24:9).  We are seeing this happening in many lands today; of those who demand acceptance of their religion; or face persecution or death.

I believe as Christianity takes a stand, against the evils of our day, we will see more persecution against the believer in Christ.  Those who presently live under threats for their belief in Christ, in many nations, know in whom their real security lies.

A GREAT TRIBULATION

There shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time; No, nor ever shall be.  And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened (Matthew 24:21-22).  Because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall grow cold (Matthew 24:12).  

In the last days (which we are in) perilous times shall come.  Men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, despising those that are good, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; from such turn away (2 Timothy 3:1-5).

NATURE OF THE UNGODLY

God's Word reveals the nature of the ungodly:  They walk in the lust of uncleanness: presumptuous and self-willed (2 Peter 1:10).  They utter words that deceive (bringing a false sense of security), that will increase only in more ungodliness; enticing unstable souls (2 Peter 2:14-18). 

In many once godly nations we are seeing the promotion of ungodliness that has seduced many.  Laws are being passed, and judicial rulings made, that continue to promote the ungodliness of man.  

You shall know them by their fruits.  Every good tree brings forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree brings forth evil fruit.  Every tree that brings not forth good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire  (Matthew 7:16-19).  Such illustrates a picture of the future of the ungodly, unless repentance comes, a picture of eternal punishment.

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