Things to Consider
Since the return of Jesus will be a time of regime change, it will be determined ahead of time who is born of God and who is of the world, who is going to be saved and who is going to be destroyed. The days and years leading up to His return will have a way of revealing that.
The kinds of situations that people will face will vary depending on a number of factors, however, they will all serve the purpose of making known what a person truly believes. Who has been wise and acted on the words of Jesus and who has foolishly ignored them?