“Behold, I am going to send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and terrible day of Yahweh. He will restore the hearts of the fathers to their children and the hearts of the children to their fathers, so that I will not come and smite the land with a curse.” -- Malachi 4:5-6
Where I've been, what I saw, where I want to be.
What's the most evil action you can think of? What would you call a person who commits that action for profit and for an ideology that they don't even understand because they don't believe there's a supernatural source of that ideology?
The ancient wisdom. Salvation. You.
Whom we set our desires upon is more of a reflection of ourselves than of the object of our desire.
The Apostle John received something from the Lord Jesus that he shares with Christians in his first epistle. We are little children. John may be, in a sense, a sort of spiritual father to the church. This tenderness for the flock in his care is what he learned from God, and John shares it with the children of God.
It's not going to end well for them.
Based on an actual conversation.
What you fail to notice may be dangerous. The Christian life isn't meant to be one of solitude.
Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away. (James 4:14) Daniel chapter 10.