Proverbs 3:34 ESV “Toward the scorners he is scornful, but to the humble he gives favor.”

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The term “scorn” refers to utter despise, disrespect, dishonour, makinging sport of somebody or something, laughing and mocking at someone, derision, disgrace, and contempt. King David warns us about such people telling “Happy is the man who does not go in the company of sinners, or take his place in the way of evil-doers, or in the seat of those who do not give honour to the Lord“ (Psalm 1:1 BBE). When a person is ignorant of God and His righteousness, there is an opportunity for him or her to respond to the gospel of Christ. If the same person dishonours the gospel of truth, it will be very difficult to get saved and escape the eternal condemnation. Many in the Bible in the past dishonoured the Lord God and lost God’s presence and their gift of salvation.

Paul in his letter to Thessalonians states:
[9] The coming of the lawless one is by the activity of Satan with all power and false signs and wonders, [10] and with all wicked deception for those who are perishing, because they refused to love the truth and so be saved. [11] Therefore God sends them a strong delusion, so that they may believe what is false, [12] in order that all may be condemned who did not believe the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness. … (2 Thessalonians 2: 9-11 ESV) Here a certain mass of people has the heart to refuse to embrace the gospel of Christ and walk in the light of truth. The crowd mentioned here is not willing to obey the Lord Jesus and believe His Word and this rebellious act results in God’s eternal condemnation. And such so called believers are in love with unrighteousness and they believe in false teaching or doctrine to the very extent. It is nothing but a scornful attitude toward God and His righteousness, faithfulness, and truth.

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