Mo. 6/30/14: Proverbs 22:8, 10 What does the scoffer do?
He who sows iniquity will reap sorrow,
And the rod of his anger will fail.
Cast out the scoffer, and contention will leave;
Yes, strife and reproach will cease.
What does the scoffer do? The scoffer creates contention and strife.
Tu. 7/1/14: Proverbs 21:23 – 24 What is a scoffer at heart?
Whoever guards his mouth and tongue
Keeps his soul from troubles.
A proud and haughty man—“Scoffer” is his name;
He acts with arrogant pride.
What is a scoffer at heart?
We. 7/2/14: Proverbs 24:8 – 9 How does the scoffer affect others?
He who plots to do evil
Will be called a schemer.
The devising of foolishness is sin,
And the scoffer is an abomination to men.
How does the scoffer affect others? A scoffer is an abomination to men.
Th. 7/3/14: Jude 1:8 –10 What does a scoffer reject?
Likewise also these dreamers defile the flesh, reject authority, and speak evil of dignitaries.
Yet Michael the archangel, in contending with the devil, when he disputed about the body of Moses, dared not bring against him a reviling accusation, but said, “The Lord rebuke you!” But these speak evil of whatever they do not know; and whatever they know naturally, like brute beasts, in these things they corrupt themselves.
What does a scoffer reject? A scoffer rejects God’s appointed authorities.
Fr. 7/4/14: 2 Peter 2:1 – 3 What does the scoffer twist?
But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord who bought them, and bring on themselves swift destruction.
And many will follow their destructive ways, because of whom the way of truth will be blasphemed. By covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words; for a long time their judgment has not been idle, and their destruction does not slumber.What does the scoffer twist? A scoffer twists the truth.