An Abomination to the Lord
by Danny Douglas
"He that justifieth the
Likewise, faithful brethren are often persecuted for standing against error and for the truth! Some are so foolish as to turn against faithful brethren, and to defend those in error. When brethren give ear to the dishonest and self-seeking, this can easily happen. Indeed, this abomination is committed by many today!
Some brethren will "hunt with anybody's dogs," and join up with reprobates. They will stoop to anything to get their way, like Jezebel who stole Naboth's vineyard by concocting a scheme involving false witnesses and lies against Naboth, resulting in his stoning (cf. 1 Kings 18:1-16). However, God saw it all and He determined that: "the dogs shall eat Jezebel by the wall of Jezreel" (1 Kings ). Indeed, later the dogs did eat Jezebel and left no more than her skull, her feet, and the palms of her hands, by the wall of the city where her wicked schemes had been executed (cf. 2 Kings 9:30-37).
In like manner, all who condemn the righteous, and who uphold the
wicked, will have a heavy price to pay. Surely,
we shall reap as we have sown: "Be
not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he
also reap. For he that soweth to his
flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit
shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting" (Galatians 6:7-8). [The Saluter,