DEVOTIONS AND SERMONS

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God Hates The Wicked
 

1. Characters of the wicked

Psalm 5:9
Not a word from their mouth can be trusted; their heart is filled with destruction. Their throat is an open grave; with their tongue they speak deceit.

Psalm 37:12
The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them;

Psalm 52:3
You love evil rather than good, falsehood rather than speaking the truth. Selah

Psalm 64:3
They sharpen their tongues like swords and aim their words like deadly arrows.

Proverbs 4:16
For they cannot sleep till they do evil; they are robbed of slumber till they make someone fall.

Jude 1:13
They are wild waves of the sea, foaming up their shame; wandering stars, for whom blackest darkness has been reserved forever.

2. Wicked are thwarted

Genesis 11:8
So the LORD scattered them from there over all the earth, and they stopped building the city.

Job 5:12
He thwarts the plans of the crafty, so that their hands achieve no success.

Isaiah 40:23
He brings princes to naught and reduces the rulers of this world to nothing.

Isaiah 44:25
who foils the signs of false prophets and makes fools of diviners, who overthrows the learning of the wise and turns it into nonsense,

Isaiah 45:16
All the makers of idols will be put to shame and disgraced; they will go off into disgrace together.

3. The wicked will die before their time

Psalm 37:22
those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses will be cut off.

Psalm 37:38
But all sinners will be destroyed; the future of the wicked will be cut off.

Psalm 55:23
But you, O God, will bring down the wicked into the pit of corruption; bloodthirsty and deceitful men will not live out half their days. But as for me, I trust in you.

Proverbs 10:27
The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short.

Ecclesiastes 7:17
Do not be overwicked, and do not be a fool-- why die before your time?

Isaiah 40:24
No sooner are they planted, no sooner are they sown, no sooner do they take root in the ground, than he blows on them and they wither, and a whirlwind sweeps them away like chaff.

4. The end of the wicked

Psalm 37:10
A little while, and the wicked will be no more; though you look for them, they will not be found.

Psalm 92:7
that though the wicked spring up like grass and all evildoers flourish, they will be forever destroyed.

Proverbs 14:12
There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.

Romans 6:21
What benefit did you reap at that time from the things you are now ashamed of? Those things result in death!

2 Corinthians 11:15
It is not surprising, then, if his servants masquerade as servants of righteousness. Their end will be what their actions deserve.

Hebrews 6:8
But land that produces thorns and thistles is worthless and is in danger of being cursed. In the end it will be burned.

Jude 1:13
They are wild waves of the sea, foaming up their shame; wandering stars, for whom blackest darkness has been reserved forever.

Revelations 21:8
But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars--their place will be in the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death."