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A religion is a set of beliefs and practices, often centered upon specific supernatural and moral claims about reality, the cosmos, and human nature, and often codified as prayer, ritual, or religious law.

This is a general principle. It not only applies to those who commit violent acts against another, but it also applies to those who commit less violent but sinful acts against man and God. Those who kill shall be killed.
Who is the strange woman? The answer is easy. She is any woman to whom you are not married. But the strange woman in this Proverb goes further. She is a woman of loose morals who loves to temp men into the act of fornication.
We worship and have a relationship with one God represented in Three Persons. God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. All were involved in creation.
We must remember that the majority of men/women on earth are not members of God's kingdom. They have not been born of the spirit and do not have the Holy Spirit dwelling in them. There are millions of people who hate the blameless; (those Christians who have found God).
A few decades ago during a time referred to as the "Jim Crow" era, righteous men/women could not be found. They lived in their homes, neighborhoods and communities without a lot of fanfare quietly going about the business of raising their families, attending their church and protecting themselves from the evil that abounded in America.
A person who takes financially dangerous business risks is similar in mind as one who risks his family for an adulterous relationship. This would include guaranteeing debts of others, as well as having a close friend of the opposite sex while married.
Whispering is telling tales in secret sometimes for malicious purposes and sometimes for simple gossip. There are no positive reasons for gossiping. Either you gossip to impress the hearer or you gossip to hurt another person. In either case gossiping is sin.
What if there is an afterlife? Would that imply that inappropriate behavior could be redeemed in the afterlife? Can we act with senseless brutality and be forgiven? In the absence of science, when giant leaps of faith leave us wanting, we must turn to logic.
A good friend should aid you in building your reputation. They are people you enjoy spending time with and together you develop a great set of experiences.
The unwise have a false view of God. Some think of Him as being very judgmental and unfair. Others think of Him as a grandfather who does nothing but spoil his grandchildren. No matter what the child does, they will never be scolded, punished or even rebuked.
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