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Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.
I said, I will take heed to my ways that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bit while the wicked is against me.
Set a watch, O LORD, upon my mouth; keep the door of my lips.
Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good for edification, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God with which ye are sealed for the day of redemption. Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamour and evil speaking be taken away from you, with all malice,
neither dishonest words nor foolishness nor low jesting, which are not convenient, but rather giving of thanks.
But now put ye also off all these things: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. Lie not one to another, putting off the old man with his deeds and being clothed with the new man, who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of the one that created him,
not rendering evil for evil or curse for curse, but to the contrary, blessing, knowing that ye are called, that ye should possess a blessing by inheritance. For he that desires to love life and see the good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil and his lips that they speak no guile;
Lamed Who is the man that desires life and loves many days that he may see good? Mem Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips confessing his name.
But ye are the chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, an acquired people, that ye should show forth the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.
And whatever ye do whether in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to the God and Father by him.
Enter into his gates with thanksgiving and into his courts with praise; be thankful unto him and bless his name.
And ye shall eat in plenty and be satisfied, and praise the name of the LORD your God that has dealt wondrously with you; and my people shall never again be ashamed.
And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground; and taking the seven loaves and having given thanks, he broke them and gave to his disciples to set before them; and they set them before the multitude. And they also had a few small fishes; and he blessed them and commanded to set them also before them.
rooted and built up in him and confirmed in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.
In every thing give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
With it we bless God, even the Father; and with it we curse men, who are made in the image of God. Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be so.
that if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus and shalt believe in thine heart that God has raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto saving health.
Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I also confess before my Father who is in the heavens. But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father who is in the heavens.
Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God; but he that denies me before men shall be denied before the angels of God.
And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.
Therefore I give you to understand, that no one speaking by the Spirit of God calls Jesus anathema and that no one can call Jesus Lord but by the Holy Spirit.
Let your word be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer each one.
And the men of Ephraim said unto him, Why hast thou served us thus that thou didst not call us when thou didst go to fight against Midian? And they chided with him sharply. And he replied unto them, What have I done now in comparison with you? Is not the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer? God has delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb, and what was I able to do in comparison with you? Then their anger was abated toward him when he spoke that word.
A soft answer turns away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger.
Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and medicine to the bones.
Then Daniel spoke with counsel and wisdom to Arioch the captain of the king's guard, who was gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon. He spoke and said to Arioch the king's captain, What is the reason for which this decree has gone forth from the king with such haste? Then Arioch made the thing known to Daniel. And Daniel went in, and asked the king that he give him time and that he would show the king the interpretation.
but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and be ready always to respond to every man that asks you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and reverence,
Heaviness in the heart of man makes it stoop: but a good word makes it glad.
And Joseph said unto them, Fear not; for am I in the place of God? But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God thought it out unto good, to bring to pass that which we see this day, to give life to many people. Now therefore fear ye not; I will nourish you and your little ones. Thus he comforted them and spoke to their heart.
Behold, thou hast instructed many, and thou hast strengthened the weak hands. Thy words have upheld the one that was falling, and thou hast strengthened the feeble knees.
being blasphemed, we intreat; we are made as the filth of this world and are the offscouring of all things unto this day.
That the slave of the Lord should not be contentious, but be meek unto everyone, apt to teach, patient, that with meekness they might teach those that resist, if God peradventure will grant unto them that they might repent and know the truth,
Let the word of the Christ dwell in you in abundance in all wisdom, teaching you and exhorting you one to another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with grace singing in your hearts unto the Lord.
A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold inscribed with silver. As an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold, so is he who reproves a wise man who has a docile ear.
but following the truth in charity, let us grow up into him in all things, who is the head, the Christ:
Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;
But let your communication be, Yes, yes; No, no; for whatsoever is more than this comes of evil.
He that walks in integrity and works righteousness, and speaks the truth in his heart. He that does not backbite with his tongue nor do evil to his neighbour nor take up a reproach against his neighbour.
Let the righteous smite me in mercy, and let him reprove me: and let not a flattering evil prince anoint my head, for my prayer shall ever be against his evil.
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