Remember that we are talking about separation and redemption. You and I cannot separate the two. There is no redemption without separation. We are seeing the greatest illustration of that in this quote.
Many times, at Steps to Life and the Prairie Meadows Church, we receive telephone calls and letters questioning us as to why we are an independent church of Sabbath-keeping believers, not connected with the local conference, the union conference, or the General Conference structure…
When these men in authority have so mingled with the spirit of worldlings that the words of complaint from the lips of these unbelievers are gathered as verity and truth, they know not what spirit they are of.
“Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean.” Satan is constantly seeking to strengthen his power over the people of God by inducing them to enter into alliance with the hosts of darkness.
The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field; but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat…when the grain had sprouted and produced a crop, then the tares also appeared… ‘Do you want us then to go and gather them up?’