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Depart From Evil

Updated on February 10, 2012

Reasons why we should depart from evil

Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones. Proverbs 3:7-8

It will bring health to your body's center, digestive system and strength to your bones. So many people can develop ulcers and different digestive disorders just from living a lifestyle that in their hearts they know isn't right.

Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it. The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry. The face of the LORD is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth. Psalm 34:14-16

According to the above scripture the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous and his ears are open unto their cries. So God watches out for you more than people that are not parting with evil.

And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding. Job 28:28

Departing from evil is understanding-comprehension - intelligence - agreement - apprehension.

Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore. Psalm 37:27

Departing from evil will give your soul rest forever.

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul. Proverbs 16:17

It keeps you on the right path.

How to depart from evil

By the fear of the Lord men depart from evil. Proverbs 16:6

Besides pleasing the Lord there are many benefits in departing from evil.


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    • Sky321 profile image

      Sky321 5 years ago from Canada

      Thanks Kevin, Dave, Artin and lifegate. Blessings to all of you!

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      William Kovacic 5 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA


      Such a great use of Scripture! That says it all.

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      Artin2010 5 years ago from Northwestern Florida, Gulfcoast

      Hi Sky, this is part of the journey you had mentioned in a comment on my hub, yes we must flee the evil and it seems more so than ever these days. Great topic and excellent message. Keep on praying and hubbing. Thank you for sharing! Blessings today and every day!

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      Dave Mathews 5 years ago from NORTH YORK,ONTARIO,CANADA

      Sky dear sister: this is a great hub with useful advice thank you.

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      kevins blog52 5 years ago from southern Indiana

      Great hub and all so very true, may it help bring many souls home to Jesus.I voted up and awesome.