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Proverbs 3:33 (Mini Sermon)

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33. Pro 3:33 - "The curse of the LORD is in the house of the wicked: but he blesseth the habitation of the just."
A. The curse of the LORD is in the house of the wicked:
i. Curse n. - 1. a. An utterance consigning, or supposed or intended to consign, (a person or thing) to spiritual and temporal evil, the vengeance of the deity, the blasting of malignant fate, etc. It may be uttered by the deity, or by persons supposed to speak in his name, or to be listened to by him.
ii. God commanded the Levites to curse the wicked in their own nation (Deut 27:14-26).
iii. God pronounces a curse on the house of those who will not observe His commandments (Deut 28:15, 19-20).
iv. Those that render evil for good will have evil abiding in their house (Pro 17:13).
v. God will overthrow the house of the wicked (Pro 14:11; Pro 21:12).
B. but he blesseth the habitation of the just.
i. On the other hand, God blesses the home and lives of the righteous who keep His commandments (Deut 28:1-14).
ii. God's obedient people will dwell in peaceable habitations (Isa 32:18).