The Test of Knowing Him
Quote. The human heart has so many recesses for vanity, so many lurking places for falsehood, is so shrouded by fraud and hypocrisy, that it often deceives itself.
However, when the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?”
New American Standard Bible: 1995 update. (1995). (). La Habra, CA: The Lockman Foundation.
will He really find faith. This suggests that when He returns, the true faith will be comparatively rare—as in the days of Noah (17:26), when only 8 souls were saved. The period before His return will be marked by persecution, apostasy, and unbelief (, ).
MacArthur, J., Jr. (Ed.). (1997). The MacArthur Study Bible (electronic ed., p. 1551). Nashville, TN: Word Pub.