Bible Notes on “Turn Away from Evil by Turning to the Lord”

Proverbs 3:7  (Note that turning away from evil is only half the equation; the other half is turning toward the Lord.  To say it another way, turning away from the Lord equates to turning toward evil…and vice versa.

Job 1:1  (Here, Job is offered as an example of someone who turns away from evil.)

James 5:10-11  (Note that the outcome for Job and all those who turn away from evil is ultimately good, though there may be difficulty in the short term.  Job 42 reveals the outcome of the Lord’s dealings with that God-fearing man.)

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