As for me and my house we will serve the Lord in Spirit and in Truth, and what God has deemed unlawful in His courts I will follow.
Like Kim, we will all one day have to give an account before God on every action and decision we have made. I am not interested in anyone who want to point out her faults because I have too many of my own.
I believe for every finger we point at someone else, those very same fingers will turn around and point right back us. We have all missed the mark and not one of us have arrived back home yet!
Yes, we are to obey the laws of the land, but when those laws go against the moral laws of God, then this is the time we should say a resounding “No!” to that law which contradicts the courts of our God.
Our God is the Sovereign Supreme Judge and those judges who dare to defy the moral codes as God has mandated in His courts will themselves be judged accordingly by God for their decision unless they repent.
The following Scriptures are taken from the: “Holman Christian Standard Bible” which tells us that we are to:
Fear God (Luke 12:4-5, and 8-12)
4 “And I say to you, My friends, don’t fear those who kill the body, and after that can do nothing more.5 But I will show you the One to fear: Fear Him who has authority to throw people into hell after death. Yes, I say to you, this is the One to fear!
8 “And I say to you, anyone who acknowledges Me before men, the Son of Man will also acknowledge him before the angels of God, 9 but whoever denies Me before men will be denied before the angels of God.10 Anyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but the one who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven. 11 Whenever they bring you before synagogues and rulers and authorities, don’t worry about how you should defend yourselves or what you should say. 12 For the Holy Spirit will teach you at that very hour what must be said.”
To be a friend of this world means that you are God’s enemy and the love of the Father is not in you:
4 Adulteresses! Don’t you know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? So whoever wants to be the world’s friend becomes God’s enemy” (James 4:4).
15 Do not love the world or the things that belong to[c] the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him. 16 For everything that belongs to[d] the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride in one’s lifestyle—is not from the Father, but is from the world. 17 And the world with its lust is passing away, but the one who does God’s will remains forever (1 John 2:15-17).
Remember my friends, if we too would measure ourselves according to the Word regarding judgments we would find that although Christ did say that with what measure we judge, we will be judged according to that measure. but also remember that Christ also said that we are to make righteous judgments (See Matthew 7:1-5 and John 7:24).
One day your turn will come, will you stand your ground, I know I will. God bless you 🙂
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