Topical Index of Scriptures

Resisting Evil

See also   Loving Evil | The Armor of God | Don't conform to the world

"You who love the Lord, hate evil!" Psalm 97:8

"Abhor what is evil. Cling to what is good." Romans 12:9

"Resist the devil and he will flee from you. Draw near to God and He will draw near to you." James 4:7-8

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. Resist him, steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are experienced by your brotherhood in the world." 1 Peter 5:8-9

"Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand." Ephesians 6:13

"Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil." Eph 6:13 (Tyndale's  New Living Translation)

"...above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one." Eph 6:16

"Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; who put darkness for light, and light for darkness.... Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!" Isaiah 5:20-21

"Everyone deals falsely.  They have also healed the hurt of My people slightly, saying, ‘Peace, peace!’  when there is no peace. Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination?  No! They were not at all ashamed;  nor did they know how to blush." Jeremiah 6:13-15

To prepare His people for future events, Jesus told His disciples,

"Now learn this parable from the fig tree: When its branch has already become tender and puts forth leaves, you know that summer is near. So you also, when you see all these things, know that it is near... Watch therefore...." Matthew  24:32-33, 42

As reminders to "watch" and be ready, Scripture references to prophesied events and cultural trends are added to corresponding news items.