“Do Not Be Yoked Together With Unbelievers” 2 Corinthians 6:14-18

For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common?  Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?  What harmony is there between Christ and Belial?  What does a believer have in common with an unbeliever?  What agreement is there between the temple of God and idols?  For we are the temple of the living God.  As God has said: “I will live with them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they will be My people.  Therefore come out from them and be separate,” says the Lord.  “Touch no unclean thing, and I will receive you.  I will be a Father to you, and you will be My sons and daughters,” says the Lord Almighty.   2 Corinthians 7:1 Since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God.  These words we need to take to heart and remember that being yoked together is not the same as going and making disciples of all nations.  Being yoked together means to join securely as if a yoke; bind.  One example of being yoked together is chrislam, which is those claiming to be of the Christian faith being yoked together with Islamic faith.  Another example is interfaith churches where many different religions come together to worship their god.  The only True Living God cannot be yoked together to accept others to worship their false idols who are no more than man-made idols.  God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit of Truth are equally the same and One Living God, the Godhead.

Christianity, disciples of Jesus, believers of Jesus, followers of Jesus, children of God by faith in Christ Jesus, grafted in adopted children by the new covenant are all the same.  Christianity is simply worshiping our Lord and Savior Christ Jesus.  Also, those whom are the seed of the promise of  Abraham are the same as those whose faith is in God in the Old Testament as well as those who have faith in Christ Jesus and are grafted into the kingdom of God.  The chosen children of God is based on Noah whom was a preacher and had faith in God and  God spared he and his family when He sent the flood, wiping out all the evil in it. Through Abraham the chosen children, which is the promise of many being blessed would come in his lineage. As Jesus stated in the New Testament, He has more sheep to gather that are not of this fold.  He came first to His people, the Jews, then the rest of the world, for all who would believe in His Name as the Son of God and Lord and Savior of the world.  There is no longer any Jew, Gentile, Greek, man or woman.   All are the same in the body of Christ.  One day there will be One Shepherd and one flock which began in the old testament and finished in the new testament.  The adopted children are grafted into the branch of the Jews and we will all be One flock with One shepherd Jesus when He returns and we have our new heaven and new earth.  John 10:14-16 “I am the good shepherd; I know My sheep and My sheep know Me–just as the Father knows Me and I know the Father–and I lay down My life for the sheep.  I have other sheep that are not of this sheep pen.  I must bring them also.  They too will listen to My voice, and there shall be one flock and one shepherd.

“Rend your hearts to the Lord your God”

Joel 2:13 Rend your heart and not your garments.  Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity.

Since the beginning of creation, the devil has been roaming around the earth, seeking to destroy by deception and temptation of sin

Though temptation itself is not against the Lord, but the desire of one’s mind and heart, listening to evil by choosing to give in

The Lord made us in the image of Him, creating us in His perfection and holiness; For He gave us a heart, mind, and soul to know God with free will

He speaks to us all, most  ignore Him, others hear, yet say in their heart, ‘No’, while so few tune their ears to hear what He says to take root deeply in their hearts

Look with your eyes, do you see the spiritual war?  Demons possess those who ignore God, others are deceived to destruction, while the few are oppressed by darts

These darts thrown by Satan and his evil demon angels are used by God  to train the few chosen who are faithful to abide in His love by being refined in the fire

Daily being changed and transformed into the likeness of God’s Son, growing continually in His love, with ever ready ears to listen to God and ignore the ultimate liar

Predestination simply means this: The Lord God made each person and gave us all a heart, mind, and soul to choose to obey; He already knew who chooses to go or stay

God hardens the hearts of those He already knew will never listen to Truth; Those who listen to Jesus and believe He is the Savior that His Father has sent

Will be given the Holy Spirit of God to live in their heart, which will convict them of sin and choose obedience to Jesus to be baptized in water to repent

True disciples of Jesus will show their love for Jesus by obeying His teachings as He says this in John 14:23 clearly says those who love Him will obey His teaching

Do you hear the words of Jesus?  Mark 16:16 Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned; Speak Truth with preaching

Only God can say whether a person on their death bed without baptism can be saved; don’t let Satan use this as a reason to take away the words that Jesus said

We can still preach to those who are dying , just remember to still obey the teachings of Jesus to baptize others who believe and leave the former to God instead

Those who love Jesus by obeying His teachings will receive the Holy Spirit of God as it says in John 14:23, Listen with your ears and with the eyes of your heart to see

The Truth is : those who believe that Jesus is their Lord and Savior will show their love for Him by being obedient when He says to be baptized in water to repent

Because John the Baptist led the way for baptism that Jesus would show is an example to follow Him which was to show the fulfillment of all righteousness

Should we say’No’ to what Jesus teaches us to do and expect Him receive us if we reject His Words?  By doing this we are like Judas, who chose to betray Jesus with a kiss