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II Peter 3:3-4 ” First of all, you must understand that in the last days scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil desires. They will say, ‘Where is this coming He promised?’ “

The world has been making fun of the promised Second Coming of Christ from Old Testament times.  Back then, they had a saying, “The days go by and every vision comes to nothing?” (Ezekiel 12:22)  The world demands immediate and instantaneous results…because it hates to wait for anything.  And so as the world watches for this Second Coming, it becomes impatient, and impatience becomes frustration, which turns to scoffing and mocking remarks like, “Just where is this Jesus you talk about and why hasn’t He shown up yet?”  But God doesn’t go back on His promises, and the Second Coming is real…and when the world scoffs at the Second Coming of Christ Jesus, they are merely carrying out this Scripture.

Galatians 6:7 ” Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. “

Have you ever been mocked for your faith?  Maybe it was something general like, “It’s only the weak that need religion.”  Or maybe it was pointed like, ” You’re stupid to think that there’s a God!”  Either way, when someone ridicules and laughs at our belief in God,  they’re treating our precious Lord with contempt.  So stand strong when you’re scoffed at for your beliefs… don’t be tempted to compromise or cave in when poked fun at, for God’s shoulders are very broad and He can take the taunts. And besides, as this verse reveals, He can and will not be mocked.