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Summary

When I therefore was thus minded, did I use lightness? or the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that with me there should be yea yea, and nay nay?

Bible References

Lightness

Judges 9:4
They paid him seventy silver shekels out of the temple of Baal-Berith. Abimelech then used the silver to hire some lawless, dangerous men as his followers.
Jeremiah 23:32
I, the Lord, affirm that I am opposed to those prophets who dream up lies and report them. They are misleading my people with their reckless lies. I did not send them. I did not commission them. They are not helping these people at all. I, the Lord, affirm it!"
Zephaniah 3:4
Her prophets are proud; they are deceitful men. Her priests defile what is holy; they break God's laws.

According

2 Corinthians 1:12
For our reason for confidence is this: the testimony of our conscience, that with pure motives and sincerity which are from God -- not by human wisdom but by the grace of God -- we conducted ourselves in the world, and all the more toward you.
2 Corinthians 10:2
now I ask that when I am present I may not have to be bold with the confidence that (I expect) I will dare to use against some who consider us to be behaving according to human standards.
John 8:15
You people judge by outward appearances; I do not judge anyone.
Galatians 1:16
to reveal his Son in me so that I could preach him among the Gentiles, I did not go to ask advice from any human being,
Galatians 2:2
I went there because of a revelation and presented to them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles. But I did so only in a private meeting with the influential people, to make sure that I was not running -- or had not run -- in vain.
1 Thessalonians 2:18
For we wanted to come to you (I, Paul, in fact tried again and again) but Satan thwarted us.

Yea

2 Corinthians 1:18
But as God is faithful, our message to you is not "Yes" and "No."
Matthew 5:37
Let your word be 'Yes, yes' or 'No, no.' More than this is from the evil one.
James 5:12
And above all, my brothers and sisters, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath. But let your "Yes" be yes and your "No" be no, so that you may not fall into judgment.

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