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Self-Deception
 

Self-Deception

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It's easy to think better of ourselves than we really are.

It's easy to think better of ourselves than we really are.

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    • JAMESFaith Applied Self-Deception James 1: 19 - 27
    • Not everyone who says to me, “Lord, Lord,” will enter thekingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of my Fatherwho is in heaven. I will tell themplainly, “I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!” (Matthew 7: 21 – 23)
    • You say, “I am rich; I have acquired wealth and do notneed a thing.” But you do notrealize that you are wretched,pitiful, poor, blind and naked. (Revelation 3: 17)
    • James 1: 16 – 20
    • When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise. (Proverbs 10: 19)
    • Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, anddiscerning if he holds his tongue. (Proverbs 17: 28)
    • It is better to bethought a fool than toopen your mouth and remove all doubt.
    • "In your anger do not sin": Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, anddo not give the devil a foothold. (Ephesians 4: 26 – 27)
    • But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness,faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. (Galatians 5: 22 – 23)
    • James 1: 21
    • James 1: 22 – 25
    • James 1: 26
    • James 1: 27
    • This is how we know what love is:Jesus Christ laid down his life for us.And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers. If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him? Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth. (1 John 3: 16 – 18)