"Paul, a bondservant of
Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle,
separated to the gospel of God."
"Do not be unequally
yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship has
righteousness with lawlessness? And what communion has light with
darkness? And what accord has Christ with Belial? Or what part has a
believer with an unbeliever? And what agreement has the temple of
God with idols? For you are the temple of the living God. As God has
said: 'I will dwell in them and walk among them. I will be their
God, and they shall be My people.'
'Therefore 'Come out from among them and be separate,' says
the Lord. 'Do not touch what is unclean, and I will receive you. I
will be a Father to you, and you shall be My sons and daughters,'
says the Lord Almighty.”
"I am the Lord your
God, who has
separated you from the peoples."
"And you shall be holy to Me, for I the Lord am holy, and have
separated you from the peoples, that you should be Mine."
“Do not think that I
came to bring peace on earth. I did not come to bring peace but a
sword. For I have come to ‘set a man against his father, a
daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her
mother-in-law’; and ‘a man’s enemies will be those of his own
"If anyone teaches
otherwise and does not consent to wholesome words, even the words
of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which accords with
godliness, he is proud, knowing nothing.... From such withdraw
1 Titus 6:3, 5
"All the nations will
be gathered before Him, and
He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides
his sheep from the goats."
"Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall
tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness,
or peril, or sword? As it is written:
'For Your sake we are killed all day long;
We are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.'
Yet in all these
things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. For I
am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor
principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to
come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be
able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus
See also Shepherds & Prophets who
mislead their flock and
Don't Be Deceived!