WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT ASSOCIATING WITH THOSE WHO DON’T FOLLOW GOD.
Ministering and helping people to come to know the Lord is a part of being a Christian. Be compassionate and show the love of God to those you are around each day. But be aware when you are around a group of people they can change your standards of living so you blend in. It’s called peer pressure. We are to bring people to a relationship with the God who loves them, not be lead away from following God. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.
What you do after reading is between you and the Lord. If you’re not a Christian let me ask, why not? So let’s open the bible and see what it has to say….
Psalm 1:1 - Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
Exodus 23:2 - You shall not follow the masses in doing evil, nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after a multitude in order to pervert justice;
Proverbs 22:24 - Do not associate with a man given to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man.
Numbers 16:26 - He spoke to the congregation, saying, "Depart now from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing that belongs to them, or you will be swept away in all their sin."
Psalm 28:3 - Do not drag me away with the wicked And with those who work iniquity, Who speak peace with their neighbors, While evil is in their hearts.
Psalm 84:10 - For a day in Your courts is better than a thousand outside. I would rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God Than dwell in the tents of wickedness.
Psalm 141:4 - Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, To practice deeds of wickedness With men who do iniquity; And do not let me eat of their delicacies.
Proverbs 1:10 - My son, if sinners entice you, Do not consent.
Proverbs 4:14 - Do not enter the path of the wicked And do not proceed in the way of evil men.
Proverbs 13:20 - He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm.
Proverbs 20:19 - He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets, Therefore do not associate with a gossip.
Matthew 24:12 - Because lawlessness is increased, most people's love will grow cold.
Romans 16:17 - Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned, and turn away from them.
1 Corinthians 5:6 - Your boasting is not good Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough?
1 Corinthians 15:33 - Do not be deceived: "Bad company corrupts good morals."
2 Corinthians 6:14 - Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness?
Ephesians 5:6 - Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
2 Thessalonians 3:6 - Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from every brother who leads an unruly life and not according to the tradition which you received from us.