- 8786 opposition, to sin and evil
- 8787 opposition, to God’s person and work
- 8788 opposition, to Jesus Christ
The act of resisting individuals and forces. Scripture stresses the reality of sin and evil in the world and calls upon believers to resist them. Scripture also points to the existence of evil forces that oppose God and identifies them so that believers may recognise and resist them. These forces were evident in the ministry of Jesus Christ.