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1 Samuel 15
3 Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass.
27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. 30 Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back. 31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.
Originally posted by denybedoomed
Thought this was fitting
"However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?"
Originally posted by Akragon
reply to post by RealTruthSeeker
Satan has been the best friend the church has ever had, as he has kept it in business all these years!
Thought i'd take a different approach then the usual...
edit on 15-7-2013 by Akragon because: (no reason given)
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
“Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.”
If you want to know the past, look at your present life. If you want to know the future, look at your present.
“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.”
“There is nothing inherently sacred about moral codes. Like the wooden idols of long ago, they are the work of human hands, and what man has made, man can destroy!”