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It has been said that foul language is the excuse for a poor vocabulary. The person using invectives lacks socially acceptable words.
    Ephesians 4:29 "Let no corrupt-(original is "rotten, putrefied"; like being just so fed up with something that you are ready to bad mouth {use vile language} about it to everyone; like's it's rotting a hole in you; conversation and/or opinions voiced not of the highest standards)-communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying-(building up), that it may minister grace-(do some good, something positive)-unto the hearers."
    More on good conversation -Ephesians 5:4; again, Psalms 34:13; Proverbs 16:23,24; 17:9; 20:19; 22:10; 25:9; 11:12; James 3:2-6; Numbers 12:1,2. Ever wonder why we say things that are normally unlike us to say? We've all said things that have hurt another's feelings, things said that later we wish had not been said. 
    Avoid gossip even though talking about others is better than talking about yourself and being a bore! People don't believe everything they hear, but they repeat it nonetheless! 
    Plastic surgeons can do almost anything with a human nose except to keep it out of other people's business! 
    A woman has two ideas about keeping secrets. They are either not worth keeping, or they are too good to keep! 
    Keep your words sweet. You may have to eat them! 
    The reason we have free speech is that most of it is worthless! 
    An argument is a close minded dissertation. A discussion is people exchanging ideas.
     He who sees that the walls have no ears will speak as he sees.
    If you want to make an enemy, convince a fool he's wrong! -Proverbs 12:15 "The way of a fool is right in his own eyes....." Proverbs 17:10 "A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes-(whippings)-into a fool." Proverbs 28:26 "He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool, but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered-(or 'escape' as the original has it)." Proverbs 11:14 "Where no counsel is, the people fall, but in the multitude of counselors there is safety." Proverbs 17:7 "Excellent speech becometh not a fool; much less do lying lips a prince." Proverbs 26:1 "As snow in summer and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool." Proverbs 26:11,12 "As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly...Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him."

Most people hate anything with the connotation they may have been in error (Isaiah 30:10 "Which say to the seers, See not; and to the prophets, Prophesy not unto us right things, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy deceits") and that their ways may require correction, even though only a true loving friend may have the guts to do this:-Proverbs 27:6 "Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful." 
    Why all the concern about gun control, when more harm can be done with the tongue!
    2Chronicles 18:7,11-13,17 "And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, by whom we may enquire of the Lord, but I hate him; for he never prophesied good unto me, but always evil; the same is Micaiah the son of Imla. And Jehoshaphat said: Let not the king say so.....And all the prophets prophesied so, saying: Go up to Ramothgilead and prosper. For the Lord shall deliver it into the hand of the king. And the messenger that went to call Micaiah spake to him, saying: Behold, the words of the prophets declare good to the king with one assent; let thy word therefore, I pray thee, be like one of theirs and speak thou good. And Micaiah said: As the Lord liveth, even what my God saith, that will I speak.....And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, Did I not tell thee that he would not prophesy good unto me, but evil?" 

Being involved with others will eventually bring forth the situation where someone needs money from you. Should you loan it or what? 
    Loaning money into a formal business investment? -Matthew 25:27; Luke 19:23; Proverbs 6:1-5; 11:15; 17:18.
    If you can'tgive it, don't loan it, is a good rule to make for yourself. If you can give it and do loan it, well then...
    Avoid usury--Ezekiel 22:12 "In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion-(original is 'oppression'), and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord GOD." 
    Personal loans should not exist. If you loan money to a friend and he can't repay you on time, in all probability he'll avoid you. You've lost a friend, a friend who needed help. 
    If you can't give it outright to him as a gift with no strings attached – hoping for nothing back – then don't. If we bestow a gift or favor and expect a return for it, it is not a gift but a trade -Luke 6:35 "But love ye your enemies and do good and lend- (original is 'borrow to give' – if need be, but be sure you can make the payments), hoping for nothing again and your reward shall be great and ye shall be the children of the Highest. For He is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil." And what if another Christian defrauds you? -1Corinthians 6:6,7.-...continues


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