Romans 3:13-19 (NKJV)13 “Their throat is an open tomb; With their tongues they have practiced deceit”; “The poison of asps is under their lips”; 14 “Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness.” 15 “Their feet are swift to shed blood; 16 Destruction and misery are in their ways; 17 And the way of peace they have not known." 18 “There is no fear of God before their eyes.” 19 Now we know that whatever the law says, it says to those who are under the law, that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God. Psalm 14:4 (NKJV) 4 Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge, Who eat up my people as they eat bread, And do not call on the Lord? Psalm 5:9 (NKJV) 9 For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; Their inward part is destruction; Their throat is an open tomb; They flatter with their tongue. Matthew 12:34 (NKJV) 34 Brood of vipers! How can you, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. Psalm 64:3-4 (NKJV) 3 Who sharpen their tongue like a sword, And bend their bows to shoot their arrows—bitter words, 4 That they may shoot in secret at the blameless; Suddenly they shoot at him and do not fear. Isaiah 57:20 (NKJV) 20 But the wicked are like the troubled sea, When it cannot rest, Whose waters cast up mire and dirt. James 4:1 (NKJV) Pride Promotes Strife 4 Where do wars and fights come from among you? Do they not come from your desires for pleasure that war in your members? Romans 5:1 (NKJV) Faith Triumphs in Trouble 5 Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, Psalm 36:1 (NKJV)Man’s Wickedness and God’s PerfectionsTo the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David the servant of the Lord. 36 An oracle within my heart concerning the transgression of the wicked: There is no fear of God before his eyes. Proverbs 9:10 (NKJV) 10 “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. Romans 1:23 (NKJV) 23 and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like corruptible man—and birds and four-footed animals and creeping things. Isaiah 51:12-13 (NKJV) 12 “I, even I, am He who comforts you. Who are you that you should be afraid Of a man who will die, And of the son of a man who will be made like grass? 13 And you forget the Lord your Maker, Who stretched out the heavens And laid the foundations of the earth; You have feared continually every day Because of the fury of the oppressor, When he has prepared to destroy. And where is the fury of the oppressor? Psalm 128:1 (NKJV) Blessings of Those Who Fear the LordA Song of Ascents.128 Blessed is every one who fears the Lord, Who walks in His ways.