Posts Tagged 'opposition'

God Sets an Immovable Standard

October 9th, 2017

God Sets an Immovable Standard

Isaiah 5:20 (KJB)   Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

Yes, the Truth of God can seem to be a stubborn thing.  It will not budge or buckle!  It will not break or be set facing in an opposing direction.

God clearly tells us in His Word that He does not change (Hebrews 13:8).  He ...

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Unequally Yoked

September 17, 2017

Unequally Yoked

2 Corinthians 6:14 (KJB)   Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

A yolk is a coupling together of two, as in two animals, who are harnessed together for plowing a field.  Certainly, you understand that two animals of differing statures could not be placed together and enjoy success in getting field work done.

Two like-minded people can be yoked together to accomplish great things ...

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God naturally opposes satan

September 1st, 2016

God naturally opposes satan

And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? (2 Corinthians 6:15 KJV)

What spiritual harmony would God have with satan? God and satan are at extreme odds.  They exist at opposite ends of the spiritual spectrum having nothing in common or separated as far apart is darkness is to light.

There is never any fellowship between light and darkness, or between sin and the holiness of God, or ...

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Discrimination Is Nothing New

“Then saith the woman of Samaria unto him, How is it that thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria? for the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans.” (John 4:9 KJV)

The Jews and the Samaritans were living in opposition and hatred towards each other.  This tension was a mix of religious, social, and territorial anger and disdain for one another.  This contempt and social shunning escalated into what would be considered ...

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