8736 evil, warnings against

8736 evil, warnings against

Scripture repeatedly warns against evil. It exposes it and reveals its consequences.

God opposes evil

Ps 34:16 See also Pr 6:16-19; Isa 31:2; Mic 2:1

Warnings against specific dangers

Lev 20:23; 2Co 6:14 See also Eze 20:18; Lk 12:1,15; Ac 13:40; 1Co 10:21; 2Pe 3:17

God’s law given to counter evil

By exposing evil Ro 7:7 See also Ro 3:20; Ro 5:20; Ro 7:13; Gal 3:19

By leading believers away from evil Gal 3:24 See also 1Ti 1:9-11

The state is ordained to restrain evil

Ro 13:1-4 See also Dt 17:7,12-13; Dt 21:21; 1Ti 2:1-2; 1Pe 2:13-14

Evil rebounds on evildoers

Pr 22:8; Gal 6:7-8 See also Dt 19:18-19; Est 9:25; Pr 1:29-31; Pr 14:22; Pr 17:13; Hos 8:7

Evil ends in judgment

Isa 65:12; Ro 2:9 See also Ps 37:9; Pr 6:12-15; Pr 12:7; Mal 4:1; Ro 2:5; Ro 6:23

See also

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1310God as judge
5215authority
5376law, purpose of
5482punishment
5978warning
6187immorality
6193impenitence