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1 Kings 18:21 — Elijah went before the people and said, “How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him; but if Baal is God, follow him. But the people said nothing.
Baal was the god of gods to the Canaanites; they worshipped him. One of the ways they worshipped Baal was to sacrifice children, burn them to death. There is still the worship of Baal; we just do it in a more sophisticated way. We murder babies in the womb; we call it abortion.
So much going on in our world today, and way too many people who call themselves Christians find themselves caught between two opinions because they have not decided that God is God and chosen to follow Him. They are tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine (Ephesians 4:14). So, as true followers of Christ, we have to choose to follow Christ and live out the word of God. It’s always our choice. But to say, I am with God,and believe in homosexuality, abortion, government control of our lives means you have not truly committed yourself to God and His word (Bible). Which means you are lost, out of relationship with Christ.
We must decide whose team we are on — God’s or the world’s. We cannot be on both. Remember, the devil owns the fence. So, make the choice — you can be of only one opinion and be right with God! His way or no way. If you believe you can halfway serve God, and the other half you serve the world — Baal — you will be lost forever. Joshua 24:15 — But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.
Can’t have it both ways!
Just a thought,
Published on Monday, March 8, 2021 @ 11:43 AM CDT
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