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    by Jan Couns

Bible and Quote - August 9-13
Date Posted: July 2, 2021

(The godly man) does not backbite with his tongue. Psalm 15:3a
Make an effort to bring up something good about a person every time that you hear a negative comment and try to refrain from making negative comments yourself. Streams of Light, Doug Batchelor

(The godly man) does no evil to his neighbor, Nor does he take up a reproach against his friend. Psalm 15:3b
God expects all believers to treat others – no matter who they are – with the same compassion He exhibits toward us. Lifeway, Explore the Bible, Summer 2007


(The godly man) despises a vile man but honors those who fear the Lord. Psalm 15:4a
We define ourselves, in part, by the discriminations we make. David Ansen, US editor, film critic

(The godly man) keeps his oath even when it hurts. Psalm 15:4b
Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect. Marcus Aurelius, 121–180, Roman emperor

He who does not put out his money at usury (unlawful injurious interest), Nor does he take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved. Psalm 15:5

He knows that the love of money is the fruitful source of all evil never strives to gain by others' need. He shuns extortion. No bribe can tempt him to overreaching acts. Such are the principles which sway his heart. Such prove that he is Christ's, ruled by His law, moved by His love, treading in His paths, seeking His glory. And he shall not be moved. Henry Law, Exposition of Psalms, 1878

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