|Jeremiah 5:22 |
22 Do you not fear me?" says the Lord. "Will you not tremble at my presence,3 who has placed the sand as the boundary of the sea by a perpetual decree, so that it cannot pass it? And though its waves toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it.
3 Christendom has no fear of God. The Fear of the Lord is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverse mouth I hate. Proverbs 8:13. Whoever fears Him and works righteousness is accepted by Him. Acts 10:35. Woe to those who call themselves Christians who have no fear of God; who continue to sin throughout their lives, thinking Christ is their excuse to sin; who have no fear of God's wrath and punishment for continuing to sin; who fear those who kill the body, but do not fear him who can destroy the body and soul, casting them into Hell. It is not too late to wake up. Woe to those who think and brag that they have a free pass to heaven just by believing while still sinning. From the Lord's voice: your covenant with death will be removed.
"Believing" is not salvation, as Paul and Peter repeatedly emphasize writing to churches of believers: