“Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?’ Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!’”
And with that, Jesus speaks what I consider to be one of the most frightening verses in the Bible. I mean, really, how can these guys get so many things right, and yet Jesus says He never knew them?
We are terrifically modern people. As average people, we are able to know more than at any other time in history. We have a world of knowledge available to us. We are able to endlessly study the Bible, read countless commentaries, even learn the original languages…
…and yet, despite all of the wonderful things we know, I wonder if any of us will be the ones saying “Lord, Lord.” continue reading