Whose side are you?

1Kings 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.”
The above statement is as relevant today as it was on Mount Carmel. Generally in life there cannot
be a vacuum, that is why a man standing between two opinions is said to be unstable and unreliable,
such people will not be given serious looking in when serious issues or tasks have to be completed,
indeed the scriptures made it clear in James 1:8 (AMPC)
” [For being as he is] a man of two minds (hesitating, dubious, irresolute), [he is] unstable and
unreliable and uncertain about everything [he thinks, feels, decides].”
To be undecided therefore actually make a person loathsome to everyone around them. It is to this
end that the question get asked, whose side are you?
Essentially, there are two sides to a matter, the real and the unreal, light or darkness, glory or
shame. When Elijah saw the way of the children of Israel as not being in tandem with God’s , how
they were standing one leg in and one leg outside of God’s instructions, worship of God had become
a tradition rather than from the heart, offerings to God done according to how each person deemed
fit, the Priests and Levites have abandoned their roles, agents of Satan have taken over the Palace,
the alter of God had been abandoned for that of Baal, basically Israel have practically abandoned
the Light of God and were in affinity with darkness! All these have therefore caused God to hands off
their matter, allowing for the Heaven to be shut over them plunging them into hardship, rather
unfortunately however, they did not retrace their way back to the God of their fathers. Painfully, all
that Israel did is what the church of God is doing in this contemporary times. Many wolves have
entered the fold, and are shipwrecking the faith of a vast majority because the people have itching
ears , therefore they keep heaping teachers to themselves ( 2Tim.4:3). Where sound doctrines is
being preached is considered boring, old fashioned, judgemental or intolerant.
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge (Hosea 4:6a)………… The lack of understanding
where to stand is the cause of the whittling down of the power and move of the Holy Spirit in the
church today, it is why evil can thrive easily without being discovered, the fact that the church failed
over time to act decisively against Satanic agents because the church had gone to sleep. To wake
the church up will take deliberate standing on the side of God by the few who are desirous of seeing
His glory manifest in this end time. It will be more than mere Church meeting attendance and
financial commitment ( though very essential), it will involve setting time to cry to the Lord in your
closet, encouraging backsliders to return to their first love, stopping the mouth of heretic preachers
and living a life that points others to God in holiness and righteousness.
In the alternative, you may decide it is you’re your business , after all your own salvation is intact and
do nothing to kick start a revival even though you are eminently graced to do such, you will be a
classic example of those who keep quiet in the face of wickedness, your action will be tantamount to
standing against the work of Christ (Matt. 25:31-46).
It is profitable to stand on the side of God, the decision is yours though at the end of the day,
remember that you will be rewarded in relation to whose side you are standin

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