Your journey into salvation isn’t over just because you have taken the first step. You still have much to learn, and the path leads through dangerous territory.
The apostle Paul asked the believers in Thessalonika to pray that, in his own missionary journeys, he would be “saved from wicked and evil people.”
Pray, too, that we will be saved from wicked and evil people, for not everyone believes in the Lord. But the Lord is faithful; he will make you strong and guard you from the evil one. And we are confident in the Lord that you are practicing the things we commanded you, and that you always will. May the Lord bring you into an ever deeper understanding of the love of God and the endurance that comes from Christ. (2 Thessalonians 3:2-5)
Paul’s enemies wanted him dead because he left them to join Jesus’ revolution…
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