“Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and shrewd in their own sight!” (Isaiah 5:20-21).
“Claiming to be wise, they became fools.” (Romans 1:21).
The dilemma created when one chooses to honor only the Father or only the Son is like those who turn His Word around and become fools. The story of Creation and the Fall with the promise of restoration to the Creator is repeated and embellished through all Scripture. It waxes and wanes in intensity through the ages but continues to gear up as we approach the final culmination.
That is where we live now as we anticipate the return of our Messiah and King. The Book of Daniel carries prophecies that have had interim fulfillment and yet to be final fulfillment. Daniel spoke of this rebellion toward the Covenant, which is a reference to the Torah — God’s Covenantal instructions for His people, and how it would be accomplished. He then spoke of those who will turn people to righteousness. May it be so in our day!
“And by smooth words he will turn to godlessness those who act wickedly toward the covenant, but the people who know their God w ...