Pop star Justin Bieber has defended himself after some fans accused him of comparing himself to God on social media.
Bieber shared a photo of himself from earlier this week sleeping with his dog and the caption: “and on the 7th day […]”
The young pop star then received a rash of criticism from some who thought the musician was comparing himself to God in Genesis 2:2, which reads: “By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work” (NIV).
Bieber clarified his intent on Instagram last Thursday, writing: “AND MY GOODNESS I WAS MAKING A REFERENCE, I AM NOT COMPARING MYSELF TO GOD IM THE FARTHEST THING FROM!!!! IT WAS MY WAY OF SAYING HOW IMPORTANT REST IS.. WHEN THERE IS NOTHING TO PICK AT ME FOR YOU MAKE SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING BUT I GET IT YOU NEED RATINGS AND TRACTION YOUR BLOGS. But if truthfully if you were offended it was in no way shape or form me comparing myself to the most high.”
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This is the image that Justin Bieber posted below:
You can check out my video on this topic below:
And Justin Bieber I really hope that you weren’t comparing yourself to God, and you just referenced the 7th day as taking rest from work as the Lord did. As he made it into law as well, not only for the people of Israel, but for foreigners and strangers who wanted to follow the Lord as well. And if they did not rest on the 7th day, they had to be killed for it.
I would also like to show you a scripture of what happened to Herod in the New Testament when the people said that his voice was the voice of a god, and not of a man. And when he did not give glory to God. As it is written:
The Death of Herod
…21On an appointed day Herod, having put on his royal apparel, took his seat on the rostrum and began delivering an address to them. 22The people kept crying out, “The voice of a god and not of a man!” 23And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.…
Just so you know Justin, just so you know… and this goes to anyone else as well, just so you know, just… so… you… know…….. Nevertheless, stay safe everyone, and God bless!
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