“Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,”
King James Version (KJV)
Terry Dockins's comment on 2020-05-21 09:39:14:
I believe God wants us to not stay away from sinners or unbelievers because we need to tell them of the goodness of Jesus but he don't want us believers to hang out and do what sinners do. Once we have been born again and live a life of holiness Jesus don't want us to go back to our old ways and habits we have to stay from amongst wrong doings because we are different now and we suppose to let our light shine to others so we can draw them to Christ
Chris's comment on 2020-04-26 02:09:09:
Apologies, the 1 Corinthian reference should read, 1 Cor 5:9-11.
Chris's comment on 2020-04-25 20:15:16:
Gregory, I hope you get other views. My understanding is that we do indeed need to separate ourselves (by involvement) from those who are engaged in things that are opposed to God's Holy requirements for us & godly living. However, 1 Cor:9-11, says that we are "not to keep company (separate) with fornicators, etc. of this world (grave sinners), yet, not altogether..., for then ye must needs go out of the world". So I see, a separation (no union or fellowship) with evil, but still to be in touch (contact) with them, or else where is our witness to them - how will they see the difference between godliness & worldliness? The Church has failed miserably today in presenting a strong witness of the Righteousness of God & call to Repentance. We send out missionaries to distant lands who do great work in the Power of the Spirit, but we remain noticeably quiet when we should stand up against the wickedness of our Govts' satanic policies, & the works of evil running rampant around us.
GREGORY MOCK's comment on 2020-04-25 14:22:01:
This perspective is interesting I look forward to viewing other's.
emerald's comment on 2015-03-21 17:00:41:
Separate yourself from anything you used to worship or do still worship other than Me. Draw close to me with your whole heart, let nothing worldly or dirty come between us, worship only Me and I will be everything you need.
Allan's comment on 2014-03-20 13:57:00:
It means to separate yourself from the world and embrasing the body of CHRIST Separation not isolation I used to be a smoker drinker and use to do drugs it would be foolish to socialize with people who have such bad habits The spiritual and the flesh will always be in oppotition The LORD called every believer out of bondage to serve HIM alone as he is a jealous GOD
Terry's comment on 2013-11-20 12:43:51:
I agree with Albert's comment. I believe it means separate yourself from unbelievers, those that are known by their fruits, lest they bring the believer down. Only a remnant are God's people. Some think they are but, the lifestyle they live speaks otherwise.
carol grant's comment on 2013-11-10 06:58:56:
I believe the Lord is refering to the false relitious world, to seperate yourselves from them....as they are unclean
albert camper's comment on 2013-06-24 11:03:09:
means separation. does not mean continuation
of what we used to do, with the people we
used to do things with.
robert's comment on 2012-12-09 23:06:25:
What else could Jesus be referring to when he says come out from among them.
King James Copeland's comment on 2012-01-11 09:44:25:
This scripture is real right here its light the Lord see his light upon you and just you out like he Saul the when GOD annointed him his name was changed to Paul, that even though he killed for a living, the Lord still said come from amongs thoughs and take heed to my work