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Self-Will and Stubbornness


1. Forbidden. 2Ch 30:8; Ps 75:5; 95:8.

2. Proceed from

a. Unbelief. 2Ki 17:14.

b. Pride. Ne 9:16,29.

c. An evil heart. Jer 7:24.

3. God knows. Isa 48:4.

4. Exhibited in

a. Refusing to hearken to God. Pr 1:24.

b. Refusing to hearken to the messengers of God. 1Sa 8:19; Jer 44:16; Zec 7:11.

c. Refusing to walk in the ways of God. Ne 9:17; Ps 78:10; Isa 42:24; Jer 6:16.

d. Refusing to hearken to parents. De 21:18,19.

e. Refusing to receive correction. De 21:18; Jer 5:3; 7:28.

f. Rebelling against God. De 31:27; Ps 78:8.

g. Resisting the Holy Spirit. Ac 7:51.

h. Walking in the counsels of an evil heart. Jer 7:24; 23:17.

i. Hardening the neck. Ne 9:16.

j. Hardening the heart. 2Ch 36:13.

k. Going backward and not forward. Jer 7:24.

5. Heinousness of. 1Sa 15:23.

6. Ministers should

a. Be without. Tit 1:7.

b. Warn their people against. Heb 3:7-12.

c. Pray that their people may be forgiven for. Ex 34:9; De 9:27.

7. Characteristic of the wicked. Pr 7:11; 2Pe 2:10.

8. The wicked cease not from. Jdj 2:19.

9. Punishment for. De 21:21; Pr 29:1.

10. Illustrated. Ps 32:9; Jer 31:18.

11. Exemplified

a. Simeon and Levi. Ge 49:6.

b. Israelites. Ex 32:9; De 9:6,13.

c. Saul. 1Sa 15:19-23.

d. David. 2Sa 24:4.

e. Josiah. 2Ch 35:22.

f. Zedekiah. 2Ch 36:13.