Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Matthew 7:21. Not all who profess to be workers for Christ
And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: but I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren. Luke
And the Lord looked upon him, and said, Go in this thy might … : have not I sent thee? Judges 6:14. To Gideon came the divine call to deliver his people. He was engaged at the time in threshing
And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold. Matthew 24:12. Just as soon as the people of God are sealed in their foreheads—it is not any seal or mark that can be seen, but a settling
Little children, keep yourselves from idols. 1 John 5:21. Every true child of God will be sifted as wheat, and in the sifting process every cherished pleasure which diverts the mind from God must be sacrificed. In many families the
Sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear. 1 Peter 3:15.