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Contempt


1. Sin of. Job 31:13,14; Pr 14:21.

2. Folly of. Pr 11:12.

3. A characteristic of the wicked. Pr 18:3; Isa 5:24; 2Ti 3:3.

4. Forbidden towards

a. Parents. Pr 23:22.

b. Christ’s little ones. Mt 18:10.

c. Weak brethren. Ro 14:3.

d. Young ministers. 1Co 16:11.

e. Believing masters. 1Ti 6:2.

f. The poor. Jas 2:1-3.

5. Self-righteous prompts to. Isa 65:5; Lu 18:9,11.

6. Pride and prosperity prompt to. Ps 123:4.

7. Ministers should give no occasion for. 1Ti 4:12.

8. Of ministers, is a despising of God. Lu 10:16; 1Th 4:8.

9. Towards the church

a. Often turned into respect. Isa 60:14.

b. Often punished. Eze 28:26.

10. Causes saints to cry to God. Ne 4:4; Ps 123:3.

11. The wicked exhibit towards

a. Christ. Ps 22:6; Isa 53:3; Mt 27:29.

b. Saints. Ps 119:141.

c. Authorities. 2Pe 2:10; Jude 1:8.

d. Parents. Pr 15:5,20.

e. The afflicted. Job 19:18.

f. The poor. Ps 14:6; Ec 9:16.

12. Saints sometimes guilty of. Jas 2:6.

13. Exemplified

a. Hagar. Ge 16:4.

b. Children of Belial. 1Sa 10:27.

c. Nabal. 1Sa 25:10,11.

d. Michal. 2Sa 6:16.

e. Sanballat, &c. Ne 2:19; 4:2,3.

f. False teachers. 2Co 10:10.