2000 years ago, even though there were many who claimed to have faith in God and know God. However, when their Savior came to them in the name of Jesus, they did not recognize him and rejected him. They could not receive salvation. It was because they did not keep the laws of God, but the traditions of man. Because of the lawlessness, they did not have wisdom or understanding to correctly know the Savior.
Today there are so many who claim to know God. However, how can we be sure about God? 2000 years ago, the religious leaders such as Pharisees, Sadducees, and scribers claimed that they know God and the words of God. Jesus, God who came as man in the flesh, appeared to them to save them. If they knew God and the bible, they should have received Jesus with a joyful and thankful mind, shouting “Hosanna” for the grace of God coming down to this earth as man in the flesh to save them. Rather, they rejected him and ridiculed him, and crucified him, resulting in their destruction.