The Rebellious Nature of Troublemakers

Peter said that the Lord knows how to reserve the unjust under punishment for the day of judgment, “and especially those who walk according to the flesh in the lust of uncleanness and despise authority. They are presumptuous, self-willed. They are not afraid to speak evil of dignitaries, whereas angels, who are greater in power and might, do not bring a reviling accusation against them before the Lord” (2 Peter 2:10-11).
Troublemakers in the church walk according to the flesh, moved by their own uncleanness. They despise authority, except for their own. They can be kind to a man in the church until he becomes a leader, then these troublemakers despise him.
They act presumptuously, rooted in their self-will. Therefore, they do not hesitate to speak evil of dignitaries, that is, people in positions of leadership and authority.
However, look at angels, who are far greater than humans, yet angels do not speak against leaders, giving place to the Lord to do such things.
Let us each check our attitudes and see how we deal with authorities.

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