All participants in the New Covenant will face opposition from several sources. Satan will oppose God and try to derail His Master Plan for all mankind. Those who rise to the challenge, face the risks, persevere and overcome the opposition are genuinely developing a nature like God's.
John Elliott pastors United Church of God congregations in southern British Columbia, Canada and in Burlington, Washington. He serves on the Council of Elders and assists with the Church's operations in East Africa.