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They encouraged one another

As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. … Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another. … Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.

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Do to others as you would have them do to you

For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord, but also in the eyes of others. … Be careful not to do your ‘acts of righteousness’ in front of others, to be seen … Continue reading

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Now go out and encourage

What then shall we say, brothers and sisters? When you come together, each of you has a hymn, or a word of instruction, a revelation, a tongue or an interpretation. … so that everyone may be instructed and encouraged.

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It is by faith you stand firm

Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. … The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.

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I desire to do your will, my God

I know that good itself does not dwell in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. … Desire without knowledge is not good—how much more will … Continue reading

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Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he chose for his inheritance … a remnant chosen by grace … I have chosen you out of the world … so that you might go and bear fruit — … Continue reading

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The soothing tongue is a tree of life …

… but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit. // As long as I have life within me, the breath of God in my nostrils, my lips will not say anything wicked, and my tongue will not utter lies.

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Like apples of gold in settings of silver

Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a ruling rightly given. Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold is the rebuke of a wise judge to a listening ear. … Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to … Continue reading

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The Power of Words for Good

Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a ruling rightly given. Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold is the rebuke of a wise judge to a listening ear.

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Gifts of God – 4

There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but the same God works all of them in all men. Now to each one … Continue reading

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