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Why Bother Since No One Knows?

So we have the prophetic word made more sure, to which you do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts. — 2 Peter 1:19

“But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone. — Matthew 24:36

There are phrases which are inarguably found in Scripture which have become universally recognized even though most Christians in the present climate can only hope to guess which book of the Bible they originate, much less specify the verse in which they are found. But even more problematic is that the scriptural context in which they are presented is lost even sooner so that these extracted pieces of God’s Word are uttered for meanings never originally intended. Certainly a top five finalist would be, “Do not judge”, egregiously recast to mean that there is never any justification to judge anyone for anything in any situation (read the whole of Mt. 7:1-5), but very near the top of that list is also found, “No one knows”. Whether employed deceitfully or in well-intentioned ignorance, the common denominator shared by its misusers is to dismiss all portions of God’s prophetic Word as being some sort of mystery which no one can or will know for sure, or to narrowly justify some kind of variable which everyone is allowed to guess with their own roll of the dice alternative.

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