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Amusements and Pleasures, Worldly


1. Belong to the works of the flesh. Ga 5:19,21.

2. Are transitory. Job 21:12,13; Heb 11:25.

3. Are all vanity. Ec 2:11.

4. Choke the word of God in the heart. Lu 8:14.

5. Formed a part of idolatrous worship. Ex 32:4,6,19; 1Co 10:7; Jdj 16:23-25.

6. Lead to

a. Rejection of God. Job 21:14,15.

b. Poverty. Pr 21:17.

c. Disregard of the judgments and works of God. Isa 5:12; Am 6:1-6.

7. Terminate in sorrow. Pr 14:13.

8. Are likely to lead to greater evil. Job 1:5; Mt 14:6-8.

9. The wicked seek for happiness in. Ec 2:1,8.

10. Indulgence in

a. A proof of folly. Ec 7:4.

b. A characteristic of the wicked. Isa 47:8; Eph 4:17,19; 2Ti 3:4; Tit 3:3; 1Pe 4:3.

c. A proof of spiritual death. 1Ti 5:6.

d. An abuse of riches. Jas 5:1,5.

11. Wisdom of abstaining from. Ec 7:2,3.

12. Shunned by the saints. 1Pe 4:3.

13. Abstinence from, seems strange to the wicked. 1Pe 4:4.

14. Denounced by God. Isa 5:11,12.

15. Punishment of. Ec 11:9; 2Pe 2:13.

16. Renunciation of, Exemplified

a. Moses. Heb 11:25.