5890 insecurity

5890 insecurity

Lack of security, often in relation to one’s future or to one’s present position. All human life is insecure, but the future of sinners is particularly dangerous and real security is found only in God.

The insecurity of human life

Isa 40:6-8 See also Job 1:13-21; Ps 90:10; Ps 146:3-6; Ecc 9:1,12; Ecc 10:8-9; Jer 51:58; 1Th 5:1-3

The insecurity of the sinner’s life

Ps 37:1-2 See also Ps 37:9-11; Pr 6:12-15; Pr 11:5; Pr 24:19-22; Pr 29:1; Isa 30:12-14; Isa 47:8-11; Jer 6:13-15; Jer 15:5-9; Jer 49:16-18; Am 8:14

The insecurity of the rich

1Ti 6:17 See also Pr 27:24; Lk 12:15-21; 1Ti 6:7-10

Examples of behaviour motivated by insecurity

Saul’s vendetta against David 1Sa 18:6-12 See also 1Sa 18:17-29; 1Sa 19:1,9-17; 1Sa 20:30-31

Assassination of political rivals 2Ki 11:1 pp 2Ch 22:10 See also Jdg 9:1-6

True security is to be found in God alone

Pr 14:26 See also Dt 33:12; 1Ki 2:45; Ps 16:5; Ps 48:8; Pr 3:5-6

See also

4015life
5398loss
5828danger
5839dissatisfaction
5877hesitation
5884indecision
5942security
6040sinners
8722doubt
8808riches

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