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A Message To The Many Lonely Christians In The World

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More and more Christians are complaining of loneliness. For some, it's just the lack of a love life. For others, it's not only the lack of a love life, they're also without friends. Is this just a sign of the times? The end times? Or is there something else going on? Let's take a quick, but important, look at what the Bible reveals as part of the problem. God's Word is our wisdom and counsel for every problem we face. This is why one of the very names and titles of Jesus is Counselor (Isaiah 9:6).

Was Loneliness Among Christians Prophesied?


While the specific and worldwide problem of so many lonely Christians is not one of the end-times prophecies, we might say that prophecy does clue us as to the conditions that are behind the loneliness. In chapter 24 of Matthew, Jesus Himself speaks about how Earth's last days will be. We read, "And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold." (Matthew 24:12). A world in which iniquity abounds is not a good place. It's not a friendly place. In fact, it's a downright dangerous place where there is little to no love. Where there is no love, there are no true friendships or partnerships of any kind. The less love, the greater the loneliness. Christ told us that the love of many would "wax cold." And a very cold world is exactly what we have. Warmth is needed for friendships to be formed. And where there are no friendships, there are no other types of warm relationships.

Let us remember that if we will not love one another, we will not love God. And God's commandments are kept by those who love Him (St. John 14:15). The more His commandments are broken, the more iniquity abounds. Nothing will change that fact.

We also read, "This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, traitors, heady, high-minded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; having a form of godliness, but denying the power therof. From such turn away." (2 Timothy 3:1-5).

The world is now full of people with all the attitudes of which the apostle Paul speaks in the passage. What he describes makes it extremely difficult for love to remain present, let alone thrive. Yet love is needed to form close relationships. It is no wonder there are so many lonely Christians in the world. And the truth of the matter is that many churches are also cold places where you will not find love.

But what can lonely Christian men, women and children do? They certainly should not roll over and die. Despite the fact that true believers in Jesus are an "endangered species", they are more numerous than we might think. And they are kept alive and well by the Lord Himself. Now then, that doesn't mean it is easy to make friends or to find your mate in life. However, the solution to most problems starts with first examining ourselves to see where we might just be part of the problem, without realizing it.

What is one very important truth that the Bible gives us regarding friendship? We read, "A man that hath friends must show himself friendly..." (Proverbs 18:24).

Now is a good time for every lonely Christian to stop and ask himself or herself if he or she shows himself / herself friendly when given the opportunity to do so. If we want friends, we must show ourselves friendly. And, if we are true Christians, we seek true friendship without the many prejudices and biases found in the world. Have you rejected someone who would have been your friend, because you placed him or her "beneath" your standards?

Here are more questions along those lines to ask yourself, lonely Christian men and women: Do you make eye-contact with people who might want to greet you? Or are you tapping away, or talking on your cell phone? Do you look the other way when passing someone? When someone greets you, do you respond? Do you have hangups and "head" problems that interfere with forming healthy relationships? Mentally stable people can detect these problems, and many will run away. Understandably. Life is too busy to deal with people's complexes that they should overcome themselves.

Perhaps you do not fit any of the categories of people who hinder themselves from escaping loneliness. If that is the case, keep believing that you are not the only sane and normal person in the world. If you can't relocate or travel, consider reaching out online. No, we are not recommending FaceBook or dating sites, which can breed great frustration due to the scammers and mentally sick people who use those sites. You might want to look for sites where you can interact with people with whom you have a common interest. With the increasing popularity of video conferencing programs such as Zoom, it's possible to connect and build true friendships even from across the ocean. But what good does long distance do you when it comes to finding romance? Our answer: Stop trying to figure everything out all at once, and start to walk by faith. Because a faithless "Christian" is not a true believer in Christ.

If you are a genuine believer, you might be interested in joining our eye-opening and interactive Bible studies by Zoom. You will meet real people. Some are true believers in Christ. Others are just starting their journey of learning about the Lord Jesus. Learn more about our engaging Bible studies by Zoom.


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