Get Off The Fence

Something to thnk about.

Get Off The Fence

And Elijah came near to all the people and said, “How long will you go limping between two different opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow him.” And the people did not answer him a word. 1 Kings 18:21 ESV

Elijah is speaking to his people, the Jewish people. Nothing of what he said at that time was intended for anyone other than the Israelites. He is talking to a nation that has experienced the direct intervention of God. You would think with that history these people would have lived with an abundance of faith. Yet, they are straddling the fence.

It is amazing to me that humanity at its core has not changed in thousands of years. We have people not just in one nation but throughout the world who are sitting on the same fence.  Humanity struggles with conflicting beliefs within ourselves, we want to comingle two sets of opposing beliefs. You cannot have both fire and water in the same space either the water will put out the fire or the fire will evaporate the water.

As Joshua said, “And if it seems evil to you to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24:15

Jesus said, “I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I could wish you were cold or hot. 16 So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My mouth. Rev 13 15-16

Get off the fence.

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About Ruben

I am the owner of a custom furniture shop in Orlando, Florida. I had a heart attack back in 2010. As a result of complications from the heart attack I almost died . The road to recovery took about eighteen months and even now I still have issues to deal with. As a result of almost dying many things have changed. Most notably my concept of time. By that I mean that I am acutely aware of my mortality, not morbidly but realistically. Before the heart attack I thought I would make it to 70's, 80'S or as my mother into 90's but now I realize everyday is a gift. I don't take it for granted. That is why I write I have something to say and I want to say it, before I can't say it anymore.
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