When the Gospel comes with power things happen …
Matthew 10:33-34 But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven. Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.
Whosoever shall deny me before men – To which ye will be strongly tempted. For Think not that I am come – That is, think not that universal peace will be the immediate consequence of my coming. Just the contrary.
Both public and private divisions will follow, wheresoever my Gospel comes with power. Yea – this is not the design, though it be the event of his coming, through the opposition of devils and men. Luke 12:51.
Luke 12:51 Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division: