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Being Willingly Ignorant By Ron Boatwright

By Ron Boatwright

There are many in today’s world who are willingly ignorant of God’s word.  This spiritual ignorance is even in the Lord’s church.  God’s word says, “For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old and the earth…being overflowed with water perished” (2 Peter 3:5-6).  Those who are willingly ignorant of God’s word end up being “scoffers, walking after their own lusts” (2 Peter 3:3).  People are willingly ignorant “because they did not receive the love of the truth, that they might be saved, and for this reason God will send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie, that they all may be condemned who did not believe the truth” (2 Thessalonians 2:10-12). Continue reading