And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong;. Leave your simple ways, and live, and walk in the way of insight.
Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you; reprove a wise man, and he will love you. Some were fools through their sinful ways, and because of their iniquities suffered affliction;. Do you want to be shown, you foolish person, that faith apart from works is useless?
Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered up his son Isaac on the altar? You see that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone. And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have ample goods laid up for many years; relax, eat, drink, be merry.
This night your soul is required of you, and the things you have prepared, whose will they be? The discerning sets his face toward wisdom, but the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth. Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.
For God will bring every deed into judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil. The proverbs of Solomon.
A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother. The woman Folly is loud; she is seductive and knows nothing. On the lips of him who has understanding, wisdom is found, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks sense.
The Lord looks down from heaven on the children of man, to see if there are any who understand, who seek after God. They have all turned aside; together they have become corrupt; there is none who does good, not even one. Have they no knowledge, all the evildoers who eat up my people as they eat bread and do not call upon the Lord?
For the fool speaks folly, and his heart is busy with iniquity, to practice ungodliness, to utter error concerning the Lord , to leave the craving of the hungry unsatisfied, and to deprive the thirsty of drink. A foolish son is ruin to his father, and a wife's quarreling is a continual dripping of rain. For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness.
All these evil things come from within, and they defile a person. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. His praise endures forever! Driven Buy From. Breakthrough Buy From. Latest on Entrepreneur. Entrepreneur members get access to exclusive offers, events and more. Login with Facebook Login with Google. Don't have an account? Sign Up. First Name. Last Name. Confirm Email. Confirm Password. God is also clear about it: choose whom you want to serve!
Also AIDS has emerged through sin. Why does the Lord speak about this? Because God is holy! Mike Pence might want to take note, should it come to that.
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