[DailyReading] Slow to speak
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Lesson: Regulating the Tongue
Reading: Slow to speak 2014-06-09
Reference: James 1:19-27
James 1:19: Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
James 1:20: For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.
James 1:21: Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.
James 1:22: But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.
James 1:23: For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass:
James 1:24: For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was.
James 1:25: But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.
James 1:26: If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.
James 1:27: Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
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