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Summary: To show what workers of iniquity does to GOD's people and to GOD.

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I. EXORDIUM:

Who do you work for?

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show what workers of iniquity does to GOD's people and to GOD.

IV. TEXT:

Psalms 53:4 (Amplified Bible)

53:4 Have those who work evil no knowledge (no understanding)? They eat up My people as they eat bread; they do not call upon God.

Parallel verse:

Psalms 14:4 (Amplified Bible)

14:4 Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge, who eat up my people as they eat bread and who do not call on the Lord?

V. THESIS:

Jeremiah 9:24 (Amplified Bible)

9:24 But let him who glories glory in this: that he understands and knows Me [personally and practically, directly discerning and recognizing My character], that I am the Lord, Who practices loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth, for in these things I delight, says the Lord.

Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for I glory in this that I know and understand You for You are the LORD who practices loving-kindness, judgement and righteousness here on earth, for in these things You delight.

VI. TITLE:

Workers of iniquity Part 2

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Authors: Authorship of many is uncertain, generally attributed to King David.

B. Date written: c. 1440 to 450 B.C. ( From Moses to Ezra)

C. Purpose: 150 songs to praise and worship GOD

D. To whom written: Sometimes to GOD, sometimes to author

E. Main Themes: praise and worship, prayer and praise

VIII. MAIN BODY:

Have those who work evil no knowledge (no understanding)?

"Workers of iniquity" in the King James Version bible has been mentioned 63 times.

Workers or "paal" in Hebrew which means:

1. to do or make systematically or habitually

2. to practise - commit, make, ordain, wrought

Iniquity or "aven" in Hebrew which means:

1. to pant - to exert oneself

2. strictly nothingness

3. trouble, vanity, wickedness

4. specifically an idol: - affliction, evil, false, idol, iniquity, mischief, mourners

If we have workers of GOD, we also have workers of iniquity. These workers of iniquity have no knowledge or understanding of GOD. Sad to say, these workers of iniquity are more than the laborers of GOD. Whoever is born in this world is already a worker of iniquity because they don't have knowledge or understanding of GOD.

Matthew 9:37-38 (Amplified Bible)

9:37 Then He said to His disciples, The harvest is indeed plentiful, but the laborers are few.

9:38 So pray to the Lord of the harvest to force out and thrust laborers into His harvest.

Micah 4:12 (Amplified Bible)

4:12 But they know not the thoughts of the Lord, neither do they understand His plan, for He shall gather them as the sheaves to the threshing floor.

Psalms 92:6 (Amplified Bible)

92:6 A man in his rude and uncultivated state knows not, neither does a [self-confident] fool understand this:

Psalms 82:5 (Amplified Bible)

82:5 [The magistrates and judges] know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in the darkness [of complacent satisfaction]; all the foundations of the earth [the fundamental principles upon which rests the administration of justice] are shaking.


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