I must disagree. YHWH holds the people just as responsible for the lack of knowledge.scott wrote:iamfreeru2,
Actually between the so-called government education and brainwashing in modern day society (and even the churches) they never had a chance to have known who they are.
I think you hit the nail on the head though with saying "We need to be seeking the direction we need to come out."
And to 'Come Out' is exactly what we are commanded to do and helping anyone else along the way we can.
Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you shall be no priest to me: seeing you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.
No one has held a gun to people's head that they believe a lie. But:
2 Thessalonians 2:11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:
Romans 1:20 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse: