“Brothers will give their own brothers to be killed, and fathers will give their own children to be killed. Children will fight against their own parents and cause them to be put to death. All people will hate you because you follow me, but those people who keep their faith until the end will be saved.
False Christs and false prophets will come and perform great wonders and miracles. They will try to fool even the people God has chosen, if that is possible.
So be careful. I have warned you about all this before it happens. (Mark 13:12-13, 22-23 NCV)
Do you fear the threat of terrorism? You ought to fear deception more. A healthy fear of God—awe, respect, worship—removes anxious fear and replaces it with confidence and trust.
Jesus warned His apostles and followers to prepare them. They were forewarned so they could be faithful followers. "So be careful," not careless. Be faithful. ©Word-Strong_2015