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Proverbs 15:8

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by Rippon, May 24, 2007.

  1. Rippon

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    The Lord detests the sacrifice of the wicked , but the prayer of the upright pleases him .

    Proverbs 21:27 informs us in a similiar fashion that "The sacrifice of the wicked isa detestable ." In fact it is an abomination to him .

    So when some wicked people "pray" they are offering up an abomination to the Lord . Some ( even on the BB) insist that these wicked folks are seeking the Lord in this manner ! That's perfectly contrary to the Bible .

    But , some say " Don't the wicked who pray and do things for the Lord (in their mind ) seek Him ? In a word -- NO . In Matthew 25 the "Lord , Lord " crowd will be sent off -- banished into eternal punishment . All their "Lord, Lords notwithstanding . Matthew 7:21 reads ; Not everyone who says to me , ' Lord, Lord , ' will enter the kingdom of heaven , but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven .

    Sorry , I got called away for a few minutes . In Matthew 7:21 those folks are pretenders , they are not in subjection to the Lord , they have no faith in Christ -- no interest in Him . Consequenly the Lord will say to these phonies : I never knew you . Away from me you evildoers ! . ( Matthew 7:23 ) .
    #1 Rippon, May 24, 2007
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