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Critiquing God

Everyone is a critic that is a statement of fact on this earth, human are critic's of every action we make in this world, it is practice to survive in this world.

Jer. 17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it?
17:10 I, Yahweh, search the mind, I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.

There is a societal level of criticism of others that we practice making it acceptable within the conscience of human conduct. With the invention of social media where human can hid their own actions; criticism has plummet to and all time low. In others words, when restrained of consequence are removed the evil of mankind comes out!

Titus.3:1 Remind them to be in subjection to rulers and to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work, 3:2 to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all humility toward all men.

Criticism is used to vent hate from our hearts, when put into a so called educated and enlighten words, we call it debating, critiquing, and good practice to make sure we are not being had by someone. But should we critique God as we all do? Does it offend you as a religious person when those not loving God critique him? Are we offended when they critique Christ and his apostles or the prophets? Can any of us really critique God and remain innocent?

Proverbs.1:23 Turn at my reproof. Behold, I will pour out my spirit on you. I will make known my words to you. 1:24 Because I have called, and you have refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one has paid attention; 1:25 but you have ignored all my counsel, and wanted none of my reproof; 1:26 I also will laugh at your disaster. I will mock when calamity overtakes you;
1:27 when calamity overtakes you like a storm, when your disaster comes on like a whirlwind; when distress and anguish come on you.
1:28 Then will they call on me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they will not find me; 1:29 because they hated knowledge, and didn't choose the fear of Yahweh.
1:30 They wanted none of my counsel. They despised all my reproof.
1:31 Therefore they will eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own schemes.

Judging/Critiquing

To judge as we all do we must have a standard to test words by, and/or actions of others by. Christian's in particular have God's standards to judge their own actions by and others. However, judging and living up to a standard there is often a vast and sometims a great distance in actions and words seperated by miles in our lives.

John 8:15 You judge according to the flesh. I judge no one.

Those that judge themselves as upholding and playing by the rules are quick to judge the actions of others, to bring them into line, so to speak. However, no one can stand under the criticizers with hate in his heart, he or she will build a case even if it goes against the truth, the victim of their criticism will not stand no matter how many facts are presented.

Proverbs 14:5 A truthful witness will not lie, but a false witness pours out lies.

Proverbs 21:28 A false witness will perish, and a man who listens speaks to eternity.

Proverbs 25:18 A man who gives false testimony against his neighbor is like a club, a sword, or a sharp arrow.

James 3:5 So the tongue is also a little member, and boasts great things. See how a small fire can spread to a large forest!
3:6 And the tongue is a fire. The world of iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature, and is set on fire by Gehenna.{or, Hell}

But we do well to remember if God is truth, and we are not truth, judging God's actions is really judging our own heart and motives is it not? The myth is, as imperfect people born into imperfection of sin which has corrupted our thinking from being able to live up to truth, or be the truth because we have a standard from religion, college, and/or a bible or something we have thought up we can judge God, who is the truth.

Rom.9:19 You will say then to me, "Why does he still find fault? For who withstands his will?"
9:20 But indeed, O man, who are you to reply against God? Will the thing formed ask him who formed it, "Why did you make me like this?"{Isaiah 29:16; 45:9}
9:21 Or hasn't the potter a right over the clay, from the same lump to make one part a vessel for honor, and another for dishonor?

That is, by looking at imperfect people whom claim they have the truth we can critique God which is a very flawed premise to started from is it not?

James.1:12 Blessed is the man who endures temptation, for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life, which the Lord promised to those who love him.
1:13 Let no man say when he is tempted, "I am tempted by God," for God can't be tempted by evil, and he himself tempts no one.
1:14 But each one is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed.
1:15 Then the lust, when it has conceived, bears sin; and the sin, when it is full grown, brings forth death.
1:16 Don't be deceived, my beloved brothers.
1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom can be no variation, nor turning shadow.


Alienated From God

Do we understand what it means of be alienated from God? It means in bible terms that our fallen flesh cannot know God, we cannot think like he does, subsequently, we then cannot know him or the truth, we are alienated from God, and his ways in darkness. The assumption is those speaking for God on earth have a relationship with him because they read and uses the bible, thus, allowing them to speak for God, but is that even true?

Titus.3:3 For we were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
3:4 But when the kindness of God our Savior and his love toward mankind appeared,
3:5 not by works of righteousness, which we did ourselves, but according to his mercy, he saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,
3:6 whom he poured out on us richly, through Jesus Christ our Savior;
3:7 that, being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

In other words, we must know God by second hand information from those that teach us about the truth, does that sound logical? To compound this thought further those teaching it can't even live up to the truth of their bibles, yet, they demand our compliance! That is, non-criticism of their own motives and actions?

Rom.2:1 Therefore you are without excuse, O man, whoever you are who judge. For in that which you judge another, you condemn yourself. For you who judge practice the same things.
2:2 We know that the judgment of God is according to truth against those who practice such things.
2:3 Do you think this, O man who judges those who practice such things, and do the same, that you will escape the judgment of God?
2:4 Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?
2:5 But according to your hardness and unrepentant heart you are treasuring up for yourself wrath in the day of wrath, revelation, and of the righteous judgment of God;
2:6 who "will pay back to everyone according to their works:"{Psalm 62:12; Proverbs 24:12}

1 John 1:8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

If they say it, their own motives are wrapped up in God's word so it must be good, the fruit on the tree has to be good because it uses God's word the bible!

But what if themselves are alienated from God, what if they are in the same darkness as are all human alienated from God because of sin? Will words from their bibles make them the light, will their preaching make them the truth, or not?

John 3:19 This is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light; for their works were evil.

John 3:20 For everyone who does evil hates the light, and doesn't come to the light, lest his works would be exposed.

Coming To The light


Is the light of God hid from mankind? Who is the light of God, and where must we go to find the light, which light is the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth?

John 8:12 Again, therefore, Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world.{Isaiah 60:1} He who follows me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the light of life."

First, we are faced with a solemn truth that no human is the truth on earth it does not matter if you take a person teaching and place them into laws of the nations and/or any organization upon earth it does not clean them sanitizing them making them truth of God. That is a myth and a deception promote by acceptance through numbers.

Proverbs 16:2 All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but Yahweh weighs the motives.

Proverbs 20:9 Who can say, "I have made my heart pure. I am clean and without sin?"

In other words, to make it official lets build a government that the people uphold, and/or a religion or business making our actions ligament. That is not coming to the light that is a diffusion of light into many people who will at all cost uphold their group.

Job 14:4 Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? Not one.
James.3:10 Out of the same mouth comes forth blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.
3:11 Does a spring send out from the same opening fresh and bitter water?
3:12 Can a fig tree, my brothers, yield olives, or a vine figs? Thus no spring yields both salt water and fresh water.

Critiquing the bible does not make it the truth, if you cannot critique your bible and must depend upon others, by so called position of religious authority it does not make their critiquing the truth. It does what all those wanting glory do, set themselves up as self-important, but that is not the truth.

1 John 2:21 I have not written to you because you don't know the truth, but because you know it, and because no lie is of the truth.

John 14:6 Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father, except through me.

Light is not man or the bible alone, it is Christ Jesus, who is the truth of God. If one thinks the bible is the light, as so many actually do, they are not “in the light”, that is, in Christ. If they teach you that a religion is the light, because men running it or woman have a special relationships with God then we will find ourselves in a very deep darkness denying their fruit to uphold out of fear the a person, or group. that cannot be the truth, as speaking for Christ Jesus, whom alone is God's truth. and light for us. Our fear is not God or Christ that is our flesh in darkness, not in, the truth, that is, in Christ!

1 John 4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear has punishment. He who fears is not made perfect in love.

Critiquing Not of God

Those in Christ did not get there by critiquing God's motives, they got their by faith in God as only good, and perfect gift to mankind. That is a vast different then critiquing from the fears of our flesh, which is a sin and corruption that has no faith without concert guaranties written on paper so no one can worm out of their promises.

Gal,5:19 Now the works of the flesh are obvious, which are: adultery, sexual immorality, uncleanness, lustfulness,
5:20 idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strife, jealousies, outbursts of anger, rivalries, divisions, heresies,
5:21 envyings, murders, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these; of which I forewarn you, even as I also forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the Kingdom of God.
5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,{or, faithfulness}
5:23 gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

God is not a man, first truth that cannot change! We come to the light not to critique God's motives, but our own! When we expect a man to give us the truth, we will later critique the man and he will fall short and we will go down with him in vast disappointment.

Romans 3:23 for all have sinned, and fall short of the glory of God;

The first lie was a critiquing of God's motives by Satan the Devil that somehow God was to prove himself and his motives to win our loyalty and faith in him - that is a lie, and false religion.

Isa. 40:12 Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and marked off the sky with his span, and calculated the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?
40:13 Who has directed the Spirit of Yahweh, or has taught him as his counselor?
40:14 Who did he take counsel with, and who instructed him, and taught him in the path of justice, and taught him knowledge, and showed him the way of understanding?

We at that point have the King serving our needs, he must come off his throne like a politician and justify his own actions to please us so we can vote for him. Moreover, those making God a punching board to rid themselves of fears are teaching us darkness and not the light.

1 John 4:8 He who doesn't love doesn't know God, for God is love.

1Cor.13:4 Love is patient and is kind; love doesn't envy. Love doesn't brag, is not proud,
13:5 doesn't behave itself inappropriately, doesn't seek its own way, is not provoked, takes no account of evil;
13:6 doesn't rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth;
13:7 bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
13:8 Love never fails.

We come to the light because we see our own falling short of God's glory, and ask for his help in forgiveness and sending us a savior by truth and Spirit. We are not the truth, nor will we get the truth by arguments from God, he does not argue or justify himself to please men in their fallen flesh.

James 4:2 You lust, and don't have. You kill, covet, and can't obtain. You fight and make war. You don't have, because you don't ask.

When we go to men to argue us into so called truth, we do not have the truth residing in us as the Christ. We are doing nothing more then defeating fear and doubt in our flesh or in others whom think that something good dwell in our flesh to serve God. Convincing, some one in the flesh we have truth, what we have is not the truth or being in the truth, do we get the sense of the truth, which is being in Christ as our life, and he in us as his life. God cannot be critique by flesh, he cannot be judged by flesh, it is impossible to judge a perfect being incorruptible by the lie of our flesh which is constantly changing minute to minute, and living in lie.

Rom.3:9 What then? Are we better than they? No, in no way. For we previously warned both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin.
3:10 As it is written, "There is no one righteous; no, not one.
3:11 There is no one who understands. There is no one who seeks after God.
3:12 They have all turned aside. They have together become unprofitable. There is no one who does good, no, not, so much as one."{Psalms 14:1-3; 53:1-3; Ecclesiastes 7:20}
3:13 "Their throat is an open tomb. With their tongues they have used deceit."{Psalm 5:9} "The poison of vipers is under their lips;"{Psalm 140:3}
3:14 "Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness."{Psalm 10:7}
3:15 "Their feet are swift to shed blood.
3:16 Destruction and misery are in their ways.
3:17 The way of peace, they haven't known."{Isaiah 59:7-8}
3:18 "There is no fear of God before their eyes."{Psalm 36:1}
3:19 Now we know that whatever things the law says, it speaks to those who are under the law, that every mouth may be closed, and all the world may be brought under the judgment of God.

Telling the truth does not change the flesh into the truth or a non sinner. The flesh is not the truth, or can it be the truth, one person is God's truth, not an angel or a man on earth. Moses was not the truth, David, or James was not the truth. The truth does not exist on earth in some book or ancient scroll. No human can verify any information as the truth. They must critique the truth from its pages and give the truth to you through a flawed process that will not put good fruit upon a corrupt tree of our fallen flesh.

Matt.7:18 A good tree can't produce evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree produce good fruit.
Romans 8:8 Those who are in the flesh can't please God.

James.3:12 Can a fig tree, my brothers, yield olives, or a vine figs? Thus no spring yields both salt water and fresh water.
3:13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good conduct that his deeds are done in gentleness of wisdom.
3:14 But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't boast and don't lie against the truth.
3:15 This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, sensual, and demonic.
3:16 For where jealousy and selfish ambition are, there is confusion and every evil deed.

Those critic's that love to find the flaws in one of God prophets, or Christ disciples to justify why they are equal have proven nothing, it is a fools game that allows them to stumble over self-righteousness into deeper and deeper darkness of pride. Human judgment does not critique God, human judging only proves ourselves as unworthy of truth.

Matt.7:1 "Don't judge, so that you won't be judged.
7:2 For with whatever judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with whatever measure you measure, it will be measured to you. 7:3 Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but don't consider the beam that is in your own eye?
7:4 Or how will you tell your brother, 'Let me remove the speck from your eye;' and behold, the beam is in your own eye?
7:5 You hypocrite! First remove the beam out of your own eye, and then you can see clearly to remove the speck out of your brother's eye.

It is not coming to the light or teaching the light it is self grandiosity of critiquing God by proxy through some flaw of a man that is not the truth or ever was the truth. It is the same person who lets his own flaws off to make himself God's spokes person. It is that man who is in great danger that loves the power of judging to save himself from coming to the light.

Matthew 21:42 Jesus said to them, "Did you never read in the Scriptures, 'The stone which the builders rejected, the same was made the head of the corner. This was from the Lord. It is marvelous in our eyes?'{Psalm 118:22-23}

All Have Fallen Short of God's Glory

To speak the truth of God, we must speak by the Spirit of God, lets not make a pretense of something more. Reading our bibles and lacing our talking points with scriptures is not the truth or the light and we should make that clear, it leads ones to the Spirit and truth, Christ Jesus whom transforms their life like ours has been transformed into the life of Christ were we are taught the truth of the Spirit.

John. 5:38 You don't have his word living in you; because you don't believe him whom he sent.
5:39 "You search the Scriptures, because you think that in them you have eternal life; and these are they which testify about me.
5:40 Yet you will not come to me, that you may have life.
5:41 I don't receive glory from men.
5:42 But I know you, that you don't have God's love in yourselves.

1 John 5:6 This is he who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not with the water only, but with the water and the blood. It is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

We lead people to Christ it is the power of his indestructible life that fills the person changing the person and teaches the person, we are but a helper in that process if allowed by God's Holy Spirit.

Hebrews 7:16 who has been made, not after the law of a fleshly commandment, but after the power of an endless life:

Philippians 3:9 and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own, that which is of the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith;

The power of God Kingdom is in Christ that is what saves a person, not the power of our powerful words we think is going to shake the earth and make people wake up to God. We are but a weak things of God, and if we are in the flesh we are not even known by God, so let us get off of self the pride of Satan whom critique God for Adam wife instead of going to her head for proper direction which is so offensive in Satan world.

2Tim. 3:6 For of these are those who creep into houses, and take captive gullible women loaded down with sins, led away by various lusts, 3:7 always learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.

1Cor.1 Corinthians 2:4 My speech and my preaching were not in persuasive words of human wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power. 2:5 that your faith wouldn't stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

1 Corinthians 4:20 For the Kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

Ephesians 1:19 and what is the exceeding greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to that working of the strength of his might

Headship was stolen not given to Satan by God, false religion steals Christ headship setting itself in the temple of God as speaking for God by uses of the bible, calling themselves light.

[b][u]Approaching Truth and Spirit[/u][/b]

If one approach the light, and peers into the perfect law of God, love, he will never fail, because he knows the truth of his fallen flesh. He knows nothing in his flesh is of God, he will not trick himself or others as presenting himself as more then he is, as deserving more. He will not make the fatal mistake of believing the power of knowledge changed his/or hers flesh or will change others.

1 Peter 3:21 This is a symbol of baptism, which now saves you--not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

1Cor.13:1 If I speak with the languages of men and of angels, but don't have love, I have become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal.
13:2 If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but don't have love, I am nothing.
13:3 If I dole out all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but don't have love, it profits me nothing.

James 1:23 For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man looking at his natural face in a mirror;
1:24 for he sees himself, and goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was.
1:25 But he who looks into the perfect law of freedom, and continues, not being a hearer who forgets, but a doer of the work, this man will be blessed in what he does.
1:26 If anyone among you thinks himself to be religious while he doesn't bridle his tongue, but deceives his heart, this man's religion is worthless.

He knows the truth, he knows that none can do anything more then send others to power of Christ indestructible life. He does not glorify himself, as equal to God by his research believing that is truth, a truth so important that mankind will perish unless he unleash it. He understand we all must approach the unshakable city of the living God, by Spirit and truth that such power cannot be overcame by any false religion or something mankind can build of find.

2 Thessalonians 2:2 not to be quickly shaken in your mind, nor yet be troubled, either by spirit, or by word, or by letter as from us, saying that the day of Christ had come.

Hebrews 12:27 This phrase, "Yet once more," signifies the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that have been made, that those things which are not shaken may remain.

Hebrews 12:28 Therefore, receiving a Kingdom that can't be shaken, let us have grace, through which we serve God acceptably, with reverence and awe,

The power of truth is not a debate or hidden in laws, rules, books and/or anything else under the Sun. The power of truth is indestructible in the life of Christ Jesus who is faithful and true. If man thinks he is doing some great battle in their flesh for truth, he is the head and not the servant of the living God we approach in complete unabashed trust in.

Luke.18:17 Most certainly, I tell you, whoever doesn't receive the Kingdom of God like a little child, he will in no way enter into it."
18:18 A certain ruler asked him, saying, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
18:19 Jesus asked him, "Why do you call me good? No one is good, except one--God.

Luke.17:5 The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith."
17:6 The Lord said, "If you had faith like a grain of mustard seed, you would tell this sycamore tree, 'Be uprooted, and be planted in the sea,' and it would obey you.
17:7 But who is there among you, having a servant plowing or keeping sheep, that will say, when he comes in from the field, 'Come immediately and sit down at the table,'
17:8 and will not rather tell him, 'Prepare my supper, clothe yourself properly, and serve me, while I eat and drink. Afterward you shall eat and drink'?
17:9 Does he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded? I think not.
17:10 Even so you also, when you have done all the things that are commanded you, say, 'We are unworthy servants. We have done our duty.'"

We are shakable we are but a mist a moment without the power of Christ life indwelling us. Our existence in any time frame, now and forever was never dependent upon us, and our searching for some hidden truth, it has always been in God, and then Christ to reveal themselves to us, because they are truth, and Spirit that cannot change or be altar by events on this earth.

Matthew 18:12 "What do you think? If a man has one hundred sheep, and one of them goes astray, doesn't he leave the ninety-nine, go to the mountains, and seek that which has gone astray?

John 10:27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.

John 2:27 As for you, the anointing which you received from him remains in you, and you don't need for anyone to teach you. But as his anointing teaches you concerning all things, and is true, and is no lie, and even as it taught you, you will remain in him.

We are important because God and Christ are life, and love, because they cannot deny the truth, who are we? We are blessed if they share such love and truth with us, proving what Satan lied about that we human can critique God thinking we are equal in thinking and knowledge, what a lie!

2 Corinthians 11:31 The God and Father of the Lord Jesus Christ, he who is blessed forevermore, knows that I don't lie.

No! God is patience with the foolish and ignorant because he knows we are but dust, we are but a moment set upon hurtful, and prideful ways just like all generations before us, set upon the sins of our flesh that has corrupted us away from the mind of God, and His ways. Be thankful, be gracious, be kind to our Lord and Master perhaps we will see him as he is, love?

Romans 2:4 Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?

2Pet.2:2 Many will follow their immoral{TR reads "destructive" instead of "immoral"} ways, and as a result, the way of the truth will be maligned.
2:3 In covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words: whose sentence now from of old doesn't linger, and their destruction will not slumber.
2:4 For if God didn't spare angels when they sinned, but cast them down to Tartarus{Tartarus is another name for Hell}, and committed them to pits of darkness, to be reserved for judgment;
2:5 and didn't spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah with seven others, a preacher of righteousness, when he brought a flood on the world of the ungodly;
2:6 and turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah into ashes, condemned them to destruction, having made them an example to those who would live ungodly;
2:7 and delivered righteous Lot, who was very distressed by the lustful life of the wicked
2:8 (for that righteous man dwelling among them, was tormented in his righteous soul from day to day with seeing and hearing lawless deeds):
2:9 the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptation and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment;
2:10 but chiefly those who walk after the flesh in the lust of defilement, and despise authority. Daring, self-willed, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignitaries;
2:11 whereas angels, though greater in might and power, don't bring a railing judgment against them before the Lord.
2:12 But these, as unreasoning creatures, born natural animals to be taken and destroyed, speaking evil in matters about which they are ignorant, will in their destroying surely be destroyed,
2:13 receiving the wages of unrighteousness; people who count it pleasure to revel in the daytime, spots and blemishes, reveling in their deceit while they feast with you;
2:14 having eyes full of adultery, and who can't cease from sin; enticing unsettled souls; having a heart trained in greed; children of cursing;
2:15 forsaking the right way, they went astray, having followed the way of Balaam the son of Beor, who loved the wages of wrongdoing;
2:16 but he was rebuked for his own disobedience. A mute donkey spoke with a man's voice and stopped the madness of the prophet.
2:17 These are wells without water, clouds driven by a storm; for whom the blackness of darkness has been reserved forever.
2:18 For, uttering great swelling words of emptiness, they entice in the lusts of the flesh, by licentiousness, those who are indeed escaping from those who live in error;
2:19 promising them liberty, while they themselves are bondservants of corruption; for a man is brought into bondage by whoever overcomes him.
2:20 For if, after they have escaped the defilement of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in it and overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first.
2:21 For it would be better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after knowing it, to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them.
2:22 But it has happened to them according to the true proverb, "The dog turns to his own vomit again,"{Proverbs 26:11} and "the sow that has washed to wallowing in the mire."