For a cup of pleasure…

As we witness, we should remember that there is pleasure in sin for a season. Contrary to the claims of modern evangelism, the world can find happiness without Jesus. The prophet Jeremiah complained to the Lord, “Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why are those happy who deal so treacherously?” (Jer. 12:1). However, this sinful world cannot find righteousness without Jesus, and it is righteousness that they will need on the Day of Wrath (Prov. 11:4).

“Oh, what folly it is: for a cup of pleasure—drink a sea of wrath! Sin will be bitter in the end. The pleasure of sin is soon gone—but the sting remains!” Thomas Watson

Hebrews 11:25 choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin,

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