Ezra 9:13-14   “Should we again break thy commandments, and join in affinity with the people of these abominations?  wouldest not thou be angry with us till thou hadst consumed us. . . ?”

1st Corinthians 6:16   “What? know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body? . . .”

Matthew 7:15-27   “Beware of false prophets. . . .”

10:16-18   “But beware of men. . . .”

16:1-12   “. . . beware of . . . the doctrine of the Pharisees and of Sadducees.”

Mark 12:38-40   “Beware of the scribes. . . .”

Philippians 3:2   “Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the concision.”

Colossians 2:6-8   “Beware lest any man spoil you though philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men. . . .”

1st Thessalonians 5:12-15   what a laborer should do:  admonish,” warn

2nd Corinthians 12:20-21   This is what is produced when evil men are not perceived by the church for what they are.


2nd Kings 10:18-30   “. . . thou hast done well . . . unto the house of Ahab according to all that was in mine heart. . . .”

Revelation 3:16   “So then because thou art lukewarm . . . I will spue thee out of my mouth.”

2nd Chronicles 20:35   “And after this did Jehoshaphat king of Judah join himself with Ahaziah. . . .”

Proverbs 11:21   “Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished. . . .”

Deuteronomy 6:5   “And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and . . . soul, and with all thy might.”

6:14   “Ye shall not go after other gods. . . .”  (Examples follow.)

Judges 1:21-24   “And the spies . . . said unto him, Shew us . . . the entrance into the city, and we will shew thee mercy.”

Deuteronomy 7:1-8   “. . . thou shalt . . . utterly destroy them; thou shalt [not] shew mercy unto them. . . .”

(“Well, that just doesn’t seem right to me!”)

12:1-8   “Ye shall not do after all the things that we do here this day, every man whatsoever is right in his own eyes.”

(Example:  1st Samuel 15   [Saul would let the people just be “religious,” in the tradition of Aaron.)

20:16-18   “But of the cities of these people, which the Lord thy God doth give thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth:  but thou shalt utterly destroy them. . . .”

vs. 24-33   “And the children of Benjamin did not drive out the Jebusites that inhabited Jerusalem; but the Jebusites dwell with the children of Benjamin in Jerusalem unto this day.”  (So, that’s why!)

Joshua 11:20-22   “For it was of the Lord to harden their hearts, that they should come against Israel in battle, that he might destroy them utterly, and that they might have no favour. . . .  There was none of the Anakims left in the land of the children of Israel: only in Gaza, in Gath, and in Ashdod, there remained.”  (home of Goliath!)

Judges 2:1–3:7   “And the children of Israel dwelt among the Canaanites, Hittites, and Amorites, and Perizzites, and Hivites, and Jebusites. . . .  And they forsook the Lord, and served Baal and Ashtaroth.”

10:6-7   “And the children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the Lord, and served Baalim, and Ashtaroth. . . .”

Matthew 4:10   “Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.”

Isaiah 42:8   “. . . my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images.”

Matthew 6:24   “No man can serve two masters. . . .”

(Malachi 2:1-8   “. . . O ye priests . . . if ye will not lay it to heart, to give glory unto my name. . . .”)

Revelation 18:1-8   “Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins. . . .”

Ezekiel 16:44   “As is the mother, so is her daughter”

Jeremiah 7:17-20   “the queen of heaven”

44:17, 18, 19, & 25   “the queen of heaven”

Acts 19:23-34   “. . . all with one voice about the space of two hours cried out, Great is Diana of the Ephesians.”

Proverbs 9:6   “Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.”

[The “ecumenical” movement is successful because it is not difficult to graft “natural branches” (Romans 11:24) back into their own “city”and “tower” from which they came.  (Genesis 11:1-9;  Revelation 17:9,18;  &  18:2)]

HUMAN NATURE”  (Take a good look!)

Exodus 31:12 — 32:26   “Then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, Who is on the Lord’s side. . . ?”

(Matthew 12:30   “He that is not with me is against me. . . .”)

1st  Kings 11:1-8   Solomon blows it, and the kingdom falls apart.

12:25-31   Politics and the “people’s right to choose” rules the day.

2nd Kings 23:1-25   REFORMATION AGAIN!  (Under a King)  (What was going on in Israel, for crying out loud?)

Isaiah 8:9-13   “Associate yourselves. . . .  Take counsel together, and it shall come to nought . . . for God is with us.”