Beware of polluters
Beware of defilers
Get rid of agents of evil in your environment.
If you don’t get them out they will choke you up. Neh.13:28
“And one of the sons of Joida…was son-in-law to Sanballat the Horonite. Therefore I chased him from me.”
There are people who can’t be allowed to hang around; they are dangerous.
Don’t be sentimental in dealing with such issues act decisively!
“And when Asa heard these words…He took courage, and put away the abominable idols out of all the land…”
“And also concerning Maachah the mother of Asa the king, He removed her from being queen, because she made an idol in a grove: and asa cut down her idol, and stamped it, and burnt it…”
Remove from you anything or anyone that has tendency to remove you from God!
Learn a lesson from Lot; he was righteous but live among unrighteous people.
He lost His wife and sons-in-laws to the pollution of Sodom. II Pet.2:6-8; Lk.17:32; Gen.13:12, 13