“Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.” (Prov. 11:4)
The preppers, the hoarders, those who have built massive enclaves in remote places, those in the highest positions of authority, all who will and have attempted to provide sanctuary for themselves against the wrath to come will find all their efforts will avail them nothing. “And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:” (Rev. 6:16)
We try to tell them, but few will listen, they are unable to discern the times beyond what their carnal eyes and ears can understand. It is not so much that we are trying to explain to them how to escape the wrath to come on all mankind with the approaching Tribulation time as it is an eternity of wrath, of the second death where all hope is gone. Every prophet of God warned everyone who would listen, every one of us are told to do the same, and every one of us should be prepared to receive the same response, mocking, ridicule and hatred. “Since the day that your fathers came forth out of the land of Egypt unto this day I have even sent unto you all my servants the prophets, daily rising up early and sending them:” (Jer. 7:25)
We are being sent to people who believe they can save themselves, not only by their riches, but by their own power, by their own strength they believe they can stand against the Most High God. At least the devils tremble, these refuse to do even that.
Ask yourself this, before the Almighty revealed Himself to you, did you tremble at His name, did you humble yourself before Him who sits on the throne of eternity? No, you did not, so do not expect them to. Luck, chance, coincidence, fortitude, personal effort, that is what they believe in. In this regard, those that this generation of man have decided to call “The Elites,” are no different than that homeless person you pass by on the street, or your neighbor down the road, they are the god of their life, they are in control of their destiny, and at best when they lose some of that control, they will find someone, anyone to blame but themself. Those who have much and those who have little also have something in common, they will lose all, and again, I speak not of the seven years of Jacob’s Trouble that is approaching, but of an eternal damnation.
I do not think that most who have been born-again by the grace of God contemplate eternity very much, I believe they give some thoughts to heaven, perhaps even to the Lord Jesus Christ, but most of their thoughts are centered around themselves, whether it be materialistic items of the flesh, or their own walk with the Lord, warning others who are on the path to hell is not their first priority. Contemplate this about yourself, which is more important to you, laying up your treasures in heaven, or loving your neighbor?
“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” (Matt. 6:21)
The only people that are persecuted for the sake of Jesus Christ, for the glory of God are those that speak about Him, there is no persecution in silence. “And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.” (Joshua 24:15)
Buy gold, but silver and platinum, buy the right stocks, store food and water that will last for years, build a bomb shelter, none of it will avail you anything. What is approaching is not just a short period of tribulation, it is your death, and it cannot be stopped. Consider this not only in yourself, but each time you are speaking to those who will not, eternity my friends is coming for all of us.