UNFRIEND THE WORLD!

This is exactly something we Christians find so difficult to adhere
to; "to unfriend the world." but we can not change what God requires of
us. When Jesus was on this planet, He obeyed God by detaching
Himself from the world. We fail to understand that the world does not
love us; neither do they love God. Thus, the spirit that controls or
rules the world is the anti-christ spirit. By so doing,
every design and pattern of the world is laid up in a way that
contradicts the God's principle and ways. "God is not a man, and
neither was He created...He is a supreme being that does need anyone's
rulership; He is a sovereign God that needs to be worshiped. He created
us for a purpose, and that purpose is for us to worship Him. "..thou
art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou
hast created all things, for thy pleasure they are and were created
Revelation 4:11. Like Israel, Christians too often yield to the
influence of the world and conform to its principles and customs, in
other to secure the friendship of the ungodly; but in the end it would
be found that these professed friends are the most dangerous of foes.
The Bible plainly teaches that there can be no harmony between the
people of God and the world. "Marvel not my brethren, if the world
hate you." 1John 3:13. Our Saviour says, "ye know that it hateth me
before it hateth you."John 15:18. Satan works through the ungodly,
under cover of a pretended friendship, to allure God's people into
sin, that he may seperate them from Him; and when their defence is
removed, then he will lead his agents to turn against them and seek to
accomplish their destruction. "A FRIEND OF THE WORLD IS AN ENEMY OF
GOD."

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*PETER EGWUATU*

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