New Living Translation
Godly people find life; evil people find death.
King James Bible
As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.
Darby Bible Translation
As righteousness tendeth to life, so he that pursueth evil doeth it to his own death.
World English Bible
He who is truly righteous gets life. He who pursues evil gets death.
Young's Literal Translation
Rightly is righteousness for life, And whoso is pursuing evil -- for his own death.
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LibraryA Wise Minister Will be Successful.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. I PREACHED last Friday evening from the same text, on the method of dealing with sinners by private Christians. My object at this time is to take up the more public means of grace, with particular reference to the DUTIES OF MINISTERS. As I observed in my last lecture, wisdom is the choice and pursuit of the best end by the most appropriate means. The great end for which the Christian Ministry was appointed, is to glorify God in the salvation …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
How to Preach the Gospel.
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.
These desires give birth to sinful actions. And when sin is allowed to grow, it gives birth to death.
But these people set an ambush for themselves; they are trying to get themselves killed.
The earnings of the godly enhance their lives, but evil people squander their money on sin.
The way of the godly leads to life; that path does not lead to death.
Fear of the LORD leads to life, bringing security and protection from harm.
The person who strays from common sense will end up in the company of the dead.
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