Dangerous Nations Among Us
Dangerous Nations Among Us
Many nations want to destroy us
as Americans, but more
importantly, as Christians.
• In the world today there are always nations that
keep people in despair of danger.
• Nations today that hold so much ability of
destruction in their hands, seem to keep us
worried of the dangers that might befall us or our
children at just any time.
• But our primary worry should be the dangerous
nations among us religiously, for they are always
prevalent and are very deceitful in their
• Let's consider some of these nations by name
so that we will know them:
Containing idolatry with all of its pollutions,
Deut. 25: 13-16; Deut. 18:9-12; Prov. 6:1619.
• Comes from the Latin word "sicarius", from "sica", which
means a dagger, a murderer, a bandit or robber. Acts
21:38. this is the only place in the New Testament where
this word is found.
• There are several ways that one can be assasinated:
• His Character.
• His name.
• His influence.
• Prov. 22:1; Jas. 1:26; 1 Tim. 3:7; Titus 3:2.
• To exercise authority over, or to rule over.
• Husbands are to be head over the home
but not to be domineering.
• Wife is to be in subjection to her husband.
1 Tim. 2:12; Eph. 5:23; Psa. 119:133;
• Diotrephes was a domineering fellow. 3
Jno. 9,10; 1 Pet. 5:1-4.
Things that are not pure.
Things that are unclean.
Things that are polluted or unworthy.
Rom. 12:1; Jas. 1: 27; Titus 2:11,12; Psa.
12:6; 19:8; 73:1; Phil. 4:8; 1 Tim. 5:22;
Jas. 4:8; Mt. 5:8.
• Showing partiality to certain ones. Prov.
24:23; Jude 16; Jas. 2:1-5;
• Look at Lazarus in Lk. 16:19-31; Acts
• A quitting or going back, a stopping of the
action, a cutting off.
• Quitting the church. Heb. 10:25-29.
• Those that would quit the church,
terminate the marriage vow that they have
made with Christ. Rom. 7:1-4
• Many went back and walked with Him no
more. Jno. 6:66; Heb. 10:35-39.
• A naming of, and a distinct setting apart of those under
the different names.
• Such is contrary to the prayer made by Christ to His
heavenly Father. Jno. 17:20-23.
• Paul said: "Let there be no divisions among you", 1 Cor.
• He further said: "Mark them that cause divisions and
occasions of stumbling, contrary to the doctrine." Rom.
• Jesus said: "Every tree that my Father hath not planted
shall be rooted up", Mt. 15:13.
• The Psalmist says: "Unless the Lord builds the house,
They labor in vain who build it;..." Psa. 127:1.
• Judgment, sentence. 1 Tim. 3:6. Jno.
3:18,36; Mk. 16:15.16; Rom. 8:1.
• Do we not condemn when we determine
someone to be unworthy?
• If someone wants to refuse the Gospel,
that is their business, but we should at
least offer it to them.
• A mental image, conception, or notion; a
creation of the mind; a fanciful or vain
notion; a scheme, plot, or project,
especially of evil. 2 cor. 10:3-6; Gen. 6:5;
Prov. 18:11; Lk. 1:51; Rom. 1:21; Acts
• “Behold I thought”
• “It seems to me”
• Putting off until some other time the thing
that should be done at once.
• Prov. 27:1.
• To defer or delay. Psa. 119:60.
• The five foolish virgins are prime examples
of procrastination. Mt. 25:1-10; Prov.
13:12; Acts 24:25; 1 Thess 5:2,3; Eccl.
5:4,5; Heb. 3:7,8; 2 Cor. 6:2.
• Yes, we have many dangerous nations among
us, so we will have to always be on our guard
that they do not overpower us.
• I think the last nation mentioned,
"Procrastination", is the most dangerous of all.
• If we conquer this nation and obey the Lord by
putting Him on in baptism, we will be well on our
way to overcoming the other dangerous nations