Be aware that we cannot continue equal. Always remember that there is still hope. 2. Determine depart from sin is not enough to acknowledge the error and ask for forgiveness before God. It is necessary to add a second step: separate us from sin. The leaders of the Israelite people assumed the responsibility in their evil, but were decisive: could not follow equal. They determined to depart. The biblical text illustrates this decision, which should attend all Christians who want to return to the Lord: let us make a Covenant with our God, committing ourselves to expel all these women and their children, according to the Council that we have given you, and all those who love the commandment of God.
That everything is done according to the law! heard this, Ezra rose up and made that the Chief priests, the Levites, and all the people of Israel to undertake, under oath, to comply with what had been said; and they swore.(Ezra 10: 3-7.) New International Version) the Christian life can not be framed by concessions with the worldliness. We are believers faithful to Jesus the Lord or we remain in sinfulness. There is no midpoints. We are or we aren’t. 3 Decision and perseverance to the decision we must add the perseverance. Two attitudes that are essential in the life of every disciple of the Lord Jesus.
To return to the path of the Gospel it is just natural and foreseeable that Satan wants to stumble. However, if we are firm and move forward in the direction that we have set ourselves: please God, no doubt we can do it. The biblical passage is appropriate to look at the importance of assuming these two attitudes in our existence: then the priest Ezra stood up and said to them:-you have been unfaithful and have increased the fault of Israel, because they have married foreign women.