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    by Jan Couns

Bible and Quote - May 17-21
Date Posted: January 8, 2021

The Lord shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaks proud things; . “With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own; who is lord over us?" Psalm 12:3,4

Birds are entangled by their feet and men by their tongues. Sir Thomas Fuller, 1608-61

For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, Now I will arise, says the Lord; I will set him in the safety for which he yearns. Psalm 12:5 God’s help comes, not too soon, lest we should not know the blessedness of trusting in the dark; and not too late, lest we should know the misery of trusting in vain. Alexander Maclaren, 1826-1910, British Baptist expository preacher

The words of the Lord are flawless, like silver refined in a furnace of clay, purified seven times. Psalm 12:6 The absolutes of God’s Word are necessary and trustworthy no matter how mercuric the time. Gloria Gaither

O Lord, You will keep us safe and protect us from such (ungodly) people forever. Psalm 12:7 Through many dangers, toils and snares, I have already come; ‘Tis grace has brought me safe thus far, And grace will lead me home. John Newton, Amazing Grace

The wicked freely strut about when what is vile is honored among men. Psalm 12:8

We must never, in our wish to shun slander, foster or flatter vice but we must call evil evil, and sin sin, and so doing we shall serve God's glory. François De Sales, 1567-1622

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