Patient but will not be fooled
The Lord shows great patience towards each person; but at the same time He will not allow unfruitful trees to continue to deplete the soil. (See Luke 13:7.)
He will judge
The Lord Jesus is now very approachable, and so forgiving; but when He is (as He shall be) on His throne of judgment, He will yield to no one, and grant no forgiveness.
Things destined to perish
How often people are engrossed by some perishing thing, while God's word points them to that which never fades away! Once, while Jesus was instructing His disciples, a man interrupted Him, saying: “Master, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” (See Luke 12:13.)
You cannot earnestly desire both human praise and the praise from God; for no one can be loyal to two masters. Just in proportion as we seek the approval of people, we shall be indifferent to the honour which comes from God.
Others don't care
People are naturally indifferent to the glory of God; only those who are truly converted really care whether God is honored or despised.
O that this fearful judgment might awaken those who are now unconcerned about their precious souls! “And anyone not found written in the book of life was thrown into the lake of fire.” (Rev. 20:15)
A fearful state
How fearful is the state of that person who cannot say, “My God,” without uttering a falsehood!
The danger of merely supposing
Oh, how many are now in error, because of their own negligence!
They credulously believe the rumors they hear against Christ's ministers; they readily believe the objections that unbelievers make against the Bible; and they never inquire into the truth of these rumors and objections.
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