Amusements and worldly pleasures

-Belong to the works of the flesh Galatians 5:19, 21

-Are transitory Job 21:12, 13; Hebrews 1 1 :25

-Vain Ecclesiastes 2:11

-Choke the word of God in the heart Luke 8:14

-Formed a part of idolatrous worship Exodus 32:4, 6, 19; with 1 Corinthians 10:7; Judges 16:23-25

-Lead to rejection of God Job 21:14, 15

-Poverty Proverbs 21:17

-Disregard of the judgments and works of God Isaiah 5:12; Amos 6:1-6

-Terminate in sorrow Proverbs 14:13

-Lead to greater evil Job 1:5; Matthew 14:6-8

-The wicked seek for happiness in Ecclesiastes 2:1,8

-Indulgence in is A proof of folly Ecclesiastes 7:4

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-A characteristic of the wicked Isaiah 47:8; Ephesians 4:17, 19; 2 Timothy 3:4; Titus 3:3; 1 Peter 4:3

-A proof of spiritual death 1 Timothy 5:6

-An abuse of riches James 5:1,5

-Wisdom of abstaining from Ecclesiastes 7:2, 3

-Shunned by the primitive saints 1 Peter 4:3

-Abstinence from, seems strange to the wicked 1 Peter 4:4

-Denounced by God Isaiah 5:11, 12

-Exclude from the kingdom of God Galatians 5:21

-Punishment of Ecclesiastes 11:9; 2Peter2:13

-Renunciation of, exemplified by Moses Hebrews 1 1 :25


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