Ezra 4:1-2 KJV
Now when the adversaries of Judah and Benjamin heard that the children of the captivity builded the temple unto the Lord God of Israel;
 Then they came to Zerubbabel, and to the chief of the fathers, and said unto them, Let us build with you: for we seek your God, as ye do ; and we do sacrifice unto him since the days of Esar-haddon king of Assur, which brought us up hither.
When I asked my father what his biggest regret ever in life was, he spoke of a business partner he worked with for a good chunk of his life. And how much damage this this to his own life and career. He figured this out rather too late.
When the Jews returned from exile, a group of people offered to help them rebuild. Somehow the jewish leaders were able to decipher their true intents so did not accept their offer and for many years these same people who wanted to help, frustrated them and stalled progress.
According to scripture, the opposition sent letters to high political offices just to push their agenda.
When opposition is close or within you, or inconspicuous, it becomes very hard to deal with and may rob you of a lot of progress.
I pray that God gives you the eye to identify all that oppose your progress and cut them off from you completely. May He expose those with hidden agenda but pose as your buddies and undermine you at all levels.
Have a blessed day.
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