Proverbs 29:27
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New Living Translation
The righteous despise the unjust; the wicked despise the godly.

King James Bible
An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.

Darby Bible Translation
An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous; and he that is of upright way is an abomination to the wicked man.

World English Bible
A dishonest man detests the righteous, and the upright in their ways detest the wicked.

Young's Literal Translation
An abomination to the righteous is the perverse man, And an abomination to the wicked is the upright in the way!

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Text: Philippians 2, 5-11. 5 Have this mind in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: 6 who, existing in the form of God, counted not the being on an equality with God a thing to be grasped, 7 but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men; 8 and being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, becoming obedient even unto death, yea, the death of the cross. 9 Wherefore also God highly exalted him, and gave unto him the name which is above every name; 10 that
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II

It Remains Then that we Understand as Concerning those Women...
33. It remains then that we understand as concerning those women, whether in Egypt or in Jericho, that for their humanity and mercy they received a reward, in any wise temporal, which indeed itself, while they wist not of it, should by prophetical signification prefigure somewhat eternal. But whether it be ever right, even for the saving of a man's life, to tell a lie, as it is a question in resolving which even the most learned do weary themselves, it did vastly surpass the capacity of those poor
St. Augustine—Against Lying

What are Evidences of Backsliding in Heart.
1. Manifest formality in religious exercises. A stereotyped, formal way of saying and doing things, that is clearly the result of habit, rather than the outgushing of the religious life. This formality will be emotionless and cold as an iceberg, and will evince a total want of earnestness in the performance of religious duty. In prayer and in religious exercises the backslider in heart will pray or praise, or confess, or give thanks with his lips, so that all can hear him, perhaps, but in such a
Charles G. Finney—The Backslider in Heart

God's Glory the Chief End of Man's Being
Rom. xi. 36.--"Of him and through him, and to him, are all things, to whom be glory for ever." And 1 Cor. x. 31--"Whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God." All that men have to know, may be comprised under these two heads,--What their end is, and What is the right way to attain to that end? And all that we have to do, is by any means to seek to compass that end. These are the two cardinal points of a man's knowledge and exercise. Quo et qua eundum est,--Whither to go, and what way to go.
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Matthew 10:22
And all nations will hate you because you are my followers. But everyone who endures to the end will be saved.

Matthew 24:9
"Then you will be arrested, persecuted, and killed. You will be hated all over the world because you are my followers.

John 15:18
"If the world hates you, remember that it hated me first.

John 17:14
I have given them your word. And the world hates them because they do not belong to the world, just as I do not belong to the world.

1 John 3:13
So don't be surprised, dear brothers and sisters, if the world hates you.

Psalm 6:8
Go away, all you who do evil, for the LORD has heard my weeping.

Psalm 69:4
Those who hate me without cause outnumber the hairs on my head. Many enemies try to destroy me with lies, demanding that I give back what I didn't steal.

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