Don’t be Yoked with an Unbeliever

Daily "Words of Wisdom" from Apply

“Do not become unevenly yoked with unbelievers. For what fellowship do righteousness and lawlessness have” (2 Corinthians 6:14)?

When you spend time with someone you are going to be influenced by them. The bible clearly says not to become yoked together with unbelievers and not to mix with people of other beliefs because they will influence you and tear you away from true worship of Yahweh.

For example… you start a business with an atheist you met at the University. You have invited him to church about 10 times but he refuses because he doesn’t believe in God. Why in the world would you want to be financially linked with someone who slaps Yahweh in the face every day by refusing to believe in Him?  There is no excuse for being an atheist and there is no excuse for becoming yoked together with someone who doesn’t love Yahweh. Romans 1:20 reminds us that God’s signature on the glorious art of His creation is so obvious that man is excuseless.  Romans 1:18 reminds us that YHWH’s wrath will be revealed against people like your atheist “colleague” who doesn’t believe in Him. (Romans 1:18-20) For God’s wrath is being revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men who are suppressing the truth in an unrighteous way, because what may be known about God is manifest among them, for God made it manifest to them. For his invisible [qualities] are clearly seen from the world’s creation onward, because they are perceived by the things made, even his eternal power and Godship, so that they are inexcusable.