We live in a world at war. God gets blamed for all that is considered “bad”, while mankind takes the credit for all of the good things.
Until we understand the gravity of the situation, it is unlikely that we will be willing to reconsider our expectations, behavior, or mission. But what is really going on?
It’s so easy to think that everything is fine. It’s just hard to get ahead. Everyone has setbacks. All relationships have trouble. All kids struggle.
It’s actually amazing that we experience any peace at all.
Let’s Evaluate Our Lens for the Future.
One of the threats to your faith is unrealistic expectations.
Books have been written and stories have been told which have led many to believe that the end times can only play out a certain way. No matter how “certain” your end times teacher is, the truth is no one knows how the final days will finalize.
When we read biblical prophecies, we should ask, “What lens do I interpret these verses through?”
Fear is the most common lens, and we should not view things through a lens of fear.