Hate evil, you who love the Lord, Who preserves the souls of His godly ones; He delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.
Guarding the paths of justice, And He preserves the way of His godly ones.
“The fear of the Lord is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverted mouth, I hate.
Nebuchadnezzar responded and said, “Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego, who has sent His angel and delivered His servants who put their trust in Him, violating the king’s command, and yielded up their bodies so as not to serve or worship any god except their own God.
Hate evil, love good, And establish justice in the gate! Perhaps the Lord God of hosts May be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.
Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.
O love the Lord, all you His godly ones! The Lord preserves the faithful And fully recompenses the proud doer.
The Lord keeps all who love Him, But all the wicked He will destroy.
“So I will deliver you from the hand of the wicked, And I will redeem you from the grasp of the violent.”
“He delivers and rescues and performs signs and wonders In heaven and on earth, Who has also delivered Daniel from the power of the lions.”
He plans wickedness upon his bed; He sets himself on a path that is not good; He does not despise evil.
Depart from evil and do good, So you will abide forever.
But the salvation of the righteous is from the Lord; He is their strength in time of trouble.
“ Because he has loved Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him securely on high, because he has known My name.
I will set no worthless thing before my eyes; I hate the work of those who fall away; It shall not fasten its grip on me.
From Your precepts I get understanding; Therefore I hate every false way.
I hate and despise falsehood, But I love Your law.
For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the land of the righteous, So that the righteous will not put forth their hands to do wrong.
Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the Lord and turn away from evil.
Israel has been saved by the Lord With an everlasting salvation; You will not be put to shame or humiliated To all eternity.
My God sent His angel and shut the lions’ mouths and they have not harmed me, inasmuch as I was found innocent before Him; and also toward you, O king, I have committed no crime.”
Thomas answered and said to Him, “My Lord and my God!”
For what I am doing, I do not understand; for I am not practicing what I would like to do, but I am doing the very thing I hate.
Wretched man that I am! Who will set me free from the body of this death?
And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.
but if anyone loves God, he is known by Him.
Then that lawless one will be revealed whom the Lord will slay with the breath of His mouth and bring to an end by the appearance of His coming;
and that we will be rescued from perverse and evil men; for not all have faith.
Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?
who are protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory,
We love, because He first loved us.
By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and observe His commandments.
We know that no one who is born of God sins; but He who was born of God keeps him, and the evil one does not touch him.
All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slain.