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I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man

  We proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ. To this end I labor, struggling with all his energy, which so powerfully works in me. … That I may … Continue reading

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Do not be misled: Bad company corrupts good character

Do two walk together unless they have agreed to do so? … Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.

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Here I am! I stand at the door and knock

If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. … If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised … Continue reading

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You cannot fast as you do today and expect your voice to be heard on high

Is this the kind of fast I have chosen, only a day for people to humble themselves? … Is it only for bowing one’s head like a reed and for lying in sackcloth and ashes? Is that what you call … Continue reading

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Pray continually

Dear friends, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God and receive from him anything we ask, because we keep his commands and do what pleases him.

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To another there is given through the Spirit distinguishing between spirits

Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

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To one there is given faith by the same Spirit

Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, “Move from here to there,” and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. … And if I have … Continue reading

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Do not treat prophecies with contempt

We have the word of the prophets made more certain, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your … Continue reading

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We who serve God by his Spirit put no confidence in the flesh

You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. … Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its … Continue reading

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They loved human praise more than praise from God

Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ. … On the … Continue reading

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