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Christianity is a monotheistic religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as presented in the New Testament. Its followers, known as Christians, believe that Jesus is the son of God and the Messiah (or Christ) prophesied in the Old Testament, the part of their scriptures they have in common with Judaism.

How do you gain a pure heart and gracious speech? Are you born with it? Or is having a pure heart the result of God's teaching, spiritual maturity and practice? David, a person God dearly loved, apparently developed his pure heart.
Jacob, on the night he sent this gift to his brother Esau, asking for forgiveness for cheating Esau of his birthright and seeking reconciliation, was rename Israel by God.
There are many scriptures that teach to cheat someone out of something is a sin. For example, using incorrect weights on a scale. Having the scale indicate that you are receiving what you are paying for, but in fact, you are not. Similarly, just as it is a sin for the seller to defraud the buyer, so it is a sin for the buyer to defraud the seller.
Great families need more than what a father can provide. A great family needs a great woman. Our sons need to be taught how to select a great woman and our daughters need to be taught how to be a great woman. Great women are from the Lord.
Listening is a virtue. We have become such a sound bite society that if it takes more than 30 seconds to communicate, we are already off in our thoughts to respond or give an answer. If someone is trying to communicate an idea or concept, we are already thinking of our response before the person finishes.
When we sin it is a transgression against God. Indeed all sin is a sin against God. But God is so gracious that not only will He forgive our sins upon repentance, He will forget them. Because He looks at us as His children, through the shed blood of Jesus Christ, He sees in us only perfection and only goodness.
The wise man will think before he speaks and will do all in accordance with the teaching of God. It is best to practice doing all things with love and respect. Do not bring displeasure to God.
Evil people are missing something in their lives, in their thinking and in their behavior. There is an emptiness in them that handicaps all that they do.
It took me awhile to be able to detect the ravenous wolves and hypocrites that would cross my path. Thank God for those more mature people in my life, those with the gift of prophecy who have spiritual discernment, who could pick upon the hypocrite's evil practice and warn me appropriately.
What if finding gold was as simple as going out to your backyard and picking up nuggets? It's a wonderful thought, but to get rich is not as easy as that. How easy is it to earn money? Not to difficult.
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