It has been my pleasure to stand before my precious Russian congregation many thousands of times over the years and to boldly tell them, „Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap“ (Galatians 6:7).
This principle is so true that Paul begins by telling us not to question its validity! He says, „Be not deceived; God is not mocked….“ The word „deceived“ comes from the Greek word planao, which means to lead astray; to wander; to stagger; to be led off course; or to be affected by someone’s outside influence and led in a wrong direction. The word planao is usually used in the New Testament to depict the activity of false teachers who deliberately lead people from liberty into teaching that enslaves them in some kind of spiritual bondage.
When Paul wrote this verse, the language he…
Ursprünglichen Post anzeigen 1.875 weitere Wörter