Are you still angry and unforgiving? Matthew 5:22 But I tell you, that everyone who is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment; and whoever shall say to his brother,’ Raca!’ shall be in danger of the council; and whoever shall say,’You fool!’ shall be in danger of the fire of Gehenna
Are you leading/turning people away from the Lord? Deuteronomy 13:13 That good-for-nothing persons have gone out from among you, turning the people of their town from the right way and saying, Let us go and give worship to other gods, of whom you have no knowledge
Are you just living for your own pleasure? Judges 19:22 While they were taking their pleasure at the meal, the good-for-nothing men of the town came round the house, giving blows on the door; and they said to the old man, the master of the house, Send out that man who came to your house, so that we may take our pleasure with him
Are you an evil trap to others by your ways? Judges 20:13 Now give up those good-for-nothing persons in Gibeah so that we may put them to death, clearing away the evil from Israel. But the children of Benjamin would not give ear to the voice of their brothers, the children of Israel
Are you causing sorrow and pain to others? 1 Samuel 1:16 Do not take your servant to be a good-for-nothing woman: for my words have come from my stored-up sorrow and pain
Have you turned away from the faith of your father, a follower of the Lord? Samuel 2:12 Now the sons of Eli were evil and good-for-nothing men, having no knowledge of the Lord
Are you a Nabal? Samuel 25:25 Let my lord give no attention to Nabal, that good-for-nothing: for as his name is, so is he, a man without sense: but I, your servant, did not see the young men whom my lord sent
Do you just leave others to do the work? 1 Samuel 30:22 Then the bad and good-for-nothing men among those who went with David said, Because they did not go with us, we will give them nothing of the goods which we have got back, but only to every man his wife and children, so that he may take them and go. (BBE)
Do you slay others in person and character? 2 Samuel 16:7 And Shimei said, with curses, Be gone, be gone, you man of blood, you good-for-nothing: (BBE)
Do you curse God and king? 1 Kings 21:10 And get two good-for-nothing persons to come before him and give witness that he has been cursing God and the king. Then take him out and have him stoned to death. (BBE) 1 Kings 21:13 And the two good-for-nothing persons came in and took their seats before him and gave witness against Naboth, in front of the people, saying, Naboth has been cursing God and the king. Then they took him outside the town and had him stoned to death. (BBE)
Are you a rebel against God’s anointed? 2 Chronicles 13:7 And certain foolish and good-for-nothing men were joined with him, and made themselves strong against Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, when he was young and untested and not able to keep them back. (BBE)
Are you a liar and trouble-maker? Proverbs 6:12 A good-for-nothing man is an evil-doer; he goes on his way causing trouble with false words; (BBE) Proverbs 16:27 A good-for-nothing man is a designer of evil, and in his lips there is a burning fire. (BBE) Proverbs 19:28 A good-for-nothing witness makes sport of the judge’s decision: and the mouth of evil-doers sends out evil like a stream.
Are you lazy? Proverbs 28:19 By ploughing his land a man will have bread in full measure; but he who goes aftergood-for-nothing persons will be poor enough. (BBE)
Are you separated from the people of God and separated from God? Nahum 1:15 See on the mountains the feet of him who comes with good news, giving word of peace! Keep your feasts, O Judah, give effect to your oaths: for the good-for-nothing man will never again go through you; he is completely cut off (BBE)
Do you defile the Lord’s holy place and live contrary to the Word of God? Zephaniah 3:4 Her prophets are good-for-nothing persons, full of deceit: her priests have made the holy place unclean and have gone violently against the law. (BBE) Take heed lest you lead a futile life in 2013 – for the wrath and judgment of God escapes no one who sins against the Lord.
Response: Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy Name Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth as it is in heaven Give us this day our daily bread, And forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil From Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory Forever, Amen.