"Nevertheless, when the Son of
Man comes, do you think he will find faith on earth?" Christ
seems to insinuate that when He returns, He won't find faith on
But, in asking whether the Son of
Man would find faith on earth at His coming, the Lord was speaking
of perfect faith. That kind of faith is indeed hardly to be found on
earth. Look at God's Church; it is full of people. Who would come
into the Church if faith were non-existent? But who would not move
mountains if that faith were present in full measure?
To be able to leave everything one
possesses and spurn all worldly ambition to follow Christ is great
faith; but not perfect faith. And today, this is already rare. How
much more perfect faith? Of the few we know who have left all
things, how many pick up little by little along the way what they
had given up, thus returning from great faith to little faith?
Perfect faith-- this alone can move