First off, you need to know that in the last days, mockers are going to have a heyday. Reducing everything to the level of their puny feelings,
they'll mock, "So what's happened to the promise of his Coming? Our ancestors are dead and buried, and everything's going on just as it has from the first day of creation. Nothing's changed."
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