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the ninth commandment forbid?
"Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor."
such a man regarded?
"If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and
able also to bridle the whole body." James 3:2.
double use is the tongue put?
"Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My
brethren, these things ought not so to be." James 3:10.
un-renewed by grace, control his tongue?
"For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of
things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind: but the
tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil; full of deadly
poison." James 3:7, 8.
one's duty , under the circumstances?
"Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto
sin; but yield
yourselves unto God." Rom. 6:13.
whom may we find deliverance from this law of sin in our members?
"But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of
my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my
members. O wretched man that I am I who shall deliver me from the body of
this death? I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord." Rom
are one's words the index?
"Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh."
our words have to do with our standing in the judgment?
"For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou
shalt be condemned." Matt. 12:37.
special sin is covered by the ninth commandment?
"Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy
people; neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbor: I
am the Lord." Lev. 19:16.
the words of a talebearer like?
"The words of a talebearer are as wounds." Prov. 26:22.
"He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that
repeateth a matter separateth very friends." Prov. 17:9.
follow if each attended to his own affairs only?
"Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is
no talebearer, the strife ceaseth." Prov. 26:20.
the word like which is fitly spoken?
"A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of
silver." Prov. 25:11.
are our words all known?
"For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O Lord, thou
knowest it altogether." Ps. 139:4.