Exo 23:22 But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries.
The LORD Christ in the midst of His people is to be acknowledged and
He is the vice-regent of God and speaks in the Father's name,
and it is ours implicitly and immediately to do as He commands.
lose the promise if we disregard the precept.
To full obedience how
large the blessing! The LORD enters into a league with His people,
offensive and defensive. He will bless those who bless us and curse
those who curse us.
God will go heart and soul with His people and enter
in deepest sympathy into their position.
What a protection this affords
us! We need not concern ourselves about our adversaries when we are
assured that they have become the adversaries of God.
If Jehovah has
taken up our quarrel, we may leave the foemen in His hands.
So far as
our own interest is concerned we have no enemies; but for the cause of
truth and righteousness we take up arms and go forth to conflict.
this sacred war we are allied with the eternal God, and if we carefully
obey the law of our LORD Jesus, He is engaged to put forth all His power
on our behalf. Wherefore we fear no man.