“ But when the Son of Man returns, how many will he find on the earth who have faith?”” JesusLuke 18:8
… and that’s the real question, isn’t it? Jesus the Nazarene, the Son of God, the High Priest of Judaism, the Christ, ponders the question of questions for someone who follows His teachings; how many will he find on the earth who have faith?
… in the first paragraph of the eighteenth chapter of the book called Luke, it is written; “And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.” (Luke 18:1, ESV) it is at the end of this paragraph where Jesus verbally ponders the question will he find faith on earth. and it begins with a desire to get them to pray.
“He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man. And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, ‘Give me justice against my adversary.’ For a while he refused, but afterward he said to himself, ‘Though I neither fear God nor respect man, yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will give her justice, so that she will not beat me down by her continual coming.’ ” And the Lord said, “Hear what the unrighteous judge says. And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long over them? I tell you, he will give justice to them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on earth?””(Luke 18:2–8, ESV)
… the author of the book called Hebrews, wrote, “Faith assures us of things we expect and convinces us of the existence of things we cannot see. God accepted our ancestors because of their faith. Faith convinces us that God created the world through his word. This means what can be seen was made by something that could not be seen.” (Hebrews 11:1–3, GW) or as the KJV puts it, “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” (Hebrews 11:1, KJV 1900)
… when we pray, we put our faith to action. if you thought that something
“Prove by the way you live that you have repented of your sins and turned to God.” (Matthew 3:8, NLT)