The Bible is replete with stories of people with extraordinary faith. A level of faith that moved God to personally commend them. Yet their story is incomplete.
When Jesus Christ referred to some people talking about doing wondrous works through His name, it is easy to conclude on the culprits being Fake Miracle Workers.
The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. Therefore my heart is glad,
LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill?
The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.
But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation.
I will sing unto the LORD, because he hath dealt bountifully with me.
1 Help, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men. 2 They speak vanity every one with
If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?
2 Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up thine hand: forget not the humble. 13 Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God? he hath said in
17 The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.18 For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: the expectation
3 When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;4 What is man, that thou
God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day.
12 If he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready.
8 Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity; for the LORD hath heard the voice of my weeping.
9 The LORD hath heard my supplication; the LORD will receive my prayer.
Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation. Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray.
1 Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and
“Let he who is without sin cast the first stone.” Those are the words of Christ and those are the same words the road to hell is currently being decorated with, and folks are being finessed to take that route daily.
I searched for the word meekness and realized it was used only 14 times in the Bible. That is a little too few for my satisfaction, so I searched for meek also. Meek did one better, it appears 15 times, for a joint appearance of 29.