New Living Translation
The LORD detests people with crooked hearts, but he delights in those with integrity.
King James Bible
They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.
Darby Bible Translation
The perverse in heart are abomination to Jehovah; but they that are perfect in their way are his delight.
World English Bible
Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to Yahweh, but those whose ways are blameless are his delight.
Young's Literal Translation
An abomination to Jehovah are the perverse of heart, And the perfect of the way are His delight.
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LibraryA Wise Minister Will be Successful.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. I PREACHED last Friday evening from the same text, on the method of dealing with sinners by private Christians. My object at this time is to take up the more public means of grace, with particular reference to the DUTIES OF MINISTERS. As I observed in my last lecture, wisdom is the choice and pursuit of the best end by the most appropriate means. The great end for which the Christian Ministry was appointed, is to glorify God in the salvation …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
How to Preach the Gospel.
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
1 Chronicles 29:17
I know, my God, that you examine our hearts and rejoice when you find integrity there. You know I have done all this with good motives, and I have watched your people offer their gifts willingly and joyously.
I will reject perverse ideas and stay away from every evil.
Joyful are people of integrity, who follow the instructions of the LORD.
Such wicked people are detestable to the LORD, but he offers his friendship to the godly.
Evil people will surely be punished, but the children of the godly will go free.
Godliness guards the path of the blameless, but the evil are misled by sin.
Fools make fun of guilt, but the godly acknowledge it and seek reconciliation.
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