The true Christian “escapes the corruption in the world caused by evil desires” (1:4). Counterfeit Christian, “promise . . . freedom, while they themselves are slaves of depravity, for a man is a slave to whatever has mastered him” (2:19). The true believer is escaping corruption, while the counterfeit believer is mastered by it.
Matthew 5:45 “…….for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.“ God often blessed evil monarchs: Pharaoh of Egypt; Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon; Cyrus, king READ MORE