Author Archives: Morning Glory

One whose heart is corrupt does not prosper

Before a downfall the heart is haughty. … Each heart knows its own bitterness. … Even in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief. … The Lord detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not … Continue reading

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We all, like sheep, have gone astray

We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

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The Lord does not look at the things human beings look at

People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart … he knows our hearts, for he alone knows every human heart.

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Joseph went to Israel

So (Joseph) got up, took the child and his mother and went to the land of Israel. But when he heard that Archelaus was reigning in Judea in place of his father Herod, he was afraid to go there. Having been warned … Continue reading

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Magi from the east came

After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem. They asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it … Continue reading

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Do not go about spreading slander

Lord, who may dwell in your sanctuary? Who may live on your holy mountain? Those … who speak the truth from their hearts; who have no slander on their tongues … Whoever does these things will never be shaken.

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Speak the truth in love

Tell me nothing but the truth in the name of the Lord. // Speak the truth in Christ.

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The words of the reckless pierce like swords …

… but the tongue of the wise brings healing. 

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Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction …

… pay attention and gain understanding. // Whoever heeds life-giving correction will be at home among the wise. Those who disregard discipline despise themselves, but those who heed correction gain understanding.

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The tongue has the power of life and death

… and those who love it will eat its fruit.

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