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2 Peter 2:19
19 While they promise [epaggello] them [autos] liberty [eleutheria], they themselves [autos]
are [huparcho] the servants [doulos] of corruption [phthora]:
for [gar] of whom [hos] a man [tis] is overcome [hettao], [kai] of the same [touto] is he brought in bondage [douloo]. KJV-Interlinear
19 promising them freedom while
they themselves are slaves of corruption; for by what a man is overcome, by
this he is enslaved. NASB
Words from evil view
points, boast of liberty, empowerment, freedom, getting something for
nothing.They imply rights without
responsibility, equality without accountability, promotion without ability, friendship
without honor, love without virtue, success without integrity, approbation
without achievement something for nothing.
The master of evil
promises the rewards of freedom, liberty, and justice, when the master of evil
is himself a slave to a greater evil, and does not possess these rewards let
alone the ability to give them.
The world is saturated
with the policies of Satan.Satan's policy
There are only two
approaches to life good and evil.
For every principle of
good, there is at least one and often several, equal and opposite principles
promoted by evil.
For example, marriage
is a fundamental principle of good, but evil promotes homo-sexuality,
partnerships without commitment, random relationships, relationships with
idols, and so forth.
Free enterprise is a
fundamental principle of good, but evil promotes communism, socialism, feudalism,
Islamism, and so forth.
military victory is a fundamental principle of good, but evil promotes
terrorism, criminality, conscientious objection, not our fight, and so forth.
Good promotes true
freedom, liberty, and justice.
Evil gives everyone a
cafeteria of choices, all of which promise everything, but enslave the followers
and doom them to certain destruction.
Good promotes truth.
enticements through deceptive mechanisms, appealing to the sin nature desires
of the individual.
Good guarantees success
and fulfillment, peace and prosperity of ones life, ones entire life.
Evil promises everything
desired, but delivers nothing better than disaster, enslaving those who promote
it, and those who pursue it.
Now is the time to post a prayer.
End Of Lesson
Study to show thyself approved (mature) unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing (studying/discerning), the Word of truth.
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