“THE WISE AND THE FOOLISH VIRGINS”
1A. FIRST, WHAT IS REQUIRED IN A WISE PROFESSION OF FAITH?
2A. NOW, LET US INQUIRE AS TO WHY SO MANY PEOPLE PROFESS FAITH IN CHRIST WITHOUT ACTUALLY POSSESSING FAITH IN CHRIST
There are various reasons which may cause someone to make a profession of faith in Christ.
1B. First, to salve the conscience
2B. Second, to follow the example of others
3B. Then, there are various other explanations for false professions
3A. FINALLY, WHY ARE THEY CALLED FOOLISH?