“I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers” – Psalm 26:4
A believer’s main preference and interest in life should not be to attach themselves to people whose main purpose in life is to steal, cheat and hurt others, people who do evil things or unlawful acts.
He should have no desire to be attached to or keep company with people who have every intention to live dishonest and crooked lives without remorse. He should have no desire to be among a popular group whose popularity is based on things that are not Christ like, neither should he be recognized as part of a group that does.
Choose to attach yourself to those who are friends of God, those who have a mind to live for Christ, rather than those who are leading crooked, dishonest and ungodly lives. Friends of God come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and cultures. Friends of God may be those who are less fortunate than you are, those who others will not talk to or be associated with them, those who are despised, cast outs or unpopular.
It’s should not be about what a person has materially or about the credentials they have that should determine whether we should be attached to them or associated with them. It should be about what they have in their heart for God, whether they are truly sincere in their walk with Christ.
Love of God will be expressed in a desire to be among those who are friends of God in this world, in hopes that they will be gathered together with them in the next world.
By Gale Henderson. All rights reserved.
Unless otherwise indicated, all scripture passages quoted are taken from the King James Version of the Bible.