“Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity” (Matt 7:22-23).
O Boy, many people are in for a rude awakening! Of course, no one thinks they will be among the “many” that Jesus will tell that He never knew them. They know that they know that they know that they are saved!!!
But truly, can you really know that you are among the sheep that Jesus spoke of, who know His voice, and who can never be snatched from His hand (John 10:27-28)? Who wouldn’t want to believe that? Is there anyone who has believed in Jesus who thinks they are still in danger of hell-fire? Is there anyone who thinks they are among the goats (Matt 25:31-46)???
Some people are too afraid to question their salvation, maybe because they belong to a fellowship where such thinking is tantamount to heresy! If you question your salvation, then you are not truly saved, because if you were, you would know!
Read more at https://ufuomaee.blog/a-rude-awakening/