We are encouraged not to become jealous of the temporary prosperity of the wicked. God-opposers may burn brightly for a little while, but from God’s perspective, those who oppose Him are storing up wrath for disobeying His commandments and laws.
Their supposed prosperity comes at an eternal price tag. In the end their future will be terrible- not blessed.
He wise man or woman who knows and obeys the Word of God.
18 Scriptures foretelling the outcome of God-opposers who do not repent
“Therefore repent; or else I am coming to you quickly, and I will make war against them with the sword of My mouth.” ~Revelation 2:16
“For there will be no future for the evil man; The lamp of the wicked will be put out.” ~Proverbs 24: 20
“And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will slay with the breath of His mouth and annihilate by the majesty of His arrival.” ~2 Thess. 2:8
“The face of the LORD is against evildoers, to cut off the memory of them from the earth.” ~Psalm 34:16
“Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one,” declares the Lord GOD of hosts, “For your day has come, the time when I will punish you.” ~Jeremiah 50:31
“And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne. And there were open books, and one of them was the book of life. And the dead were judged according to their deeds, as recorded in the books.” ~Revelation 20:12
“And if anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.” ~Revelation 20:15
“Therefore their path will become slick; they will be driven away into the gloom and fall into it. For I will bring disaster upon them in the year of their punishment,” declares the LORD. ~Jeremiah 23:12
“It is mine to avenge; I will repay. In due time their foot will slip; their day of disaster is near and their doom rushes upon them.” ~Deuteronomy 32: 35
“God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” ~James 4:6
“Moreover the hand of the LORD was against them, to destroy them from within their camp until they all perished.” ~Deuteronomy 2:15
“The LORD takes vengeance on His foes and reserves wrath for His enemies.” ~Nahum 1:2
“The adversaries of the Lord shall be broken to pieces; against them he will thunder in heaven. The Lord will judge the ends of the earth…” ~1 Samuel 2:10
“If you will not listen to the voice of the LORD, but rebel against the command of the LORD, then the hand of the LORD will be against you.” ~1 Samuel 12:15
“Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness..” ~Isaiah 5: 20
“A troublemaker and a villain, who goes about with a corrupt mouth, who winks maliciously with his eye, signals with his feet and motions with his fingers, who plots evil with deceit in his heart— he always stirs up conflict. Therefore disaster will overtake him in an instant; he will suddenly be destroyed—without remedy.” ~Proverbs 6: 12-19
Pray for the lost
What we should do is pity such people. We should pity them and pray that they would repent and turn to God.
The opposite of opposing God is knowing and obeying the person, Jesus Christ.
20 Scripture promises to those who trust and obey Almighty God
“Yet the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will be stronger and stronger.” ~Job 17:9
“And this is the promise that He Himself made to us: eternal life.” ~1 John 2:25
“…if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.” ~2 Chronicles 7:14
“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth” ~Acts 1:8
“He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.” ~Isaiah 40:29
“If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.” ~James 1:5
“The LORD will fight for you; you need only to be still.” ~Exodus 14:14
“He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?” ~Romans 8:32
“…in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” ~Romans 8:28
“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.” ~Proverbs 16:3
“God always gives his best to those who leave the choice with him.” ~Jim Elliot
If you’ve been encouraged or informed by something you’ve read here at Deep Roots, please consider liking my page on Facebook, joining us on Pinterest, or subscribing to the helpful email resources. Thank you!
Thanks for reading!