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Concerning Witnessing



Often times in this world we don’t always agree,
but only the Truth of Jesus Christ can truly set you free.

However in this world of chaos and blindness,
we still must practice love and kindness.

Insulting people with our words, will not win people to the Lord.

Our words can pierce like arrows or sharpened-edged swords, which sow spiritual discord.

In this time we are living hearts are waxing cold.
We must stay firm on the word of truth and continue to be bold.

However calling someone an idiot, simply will not do.
Even if they are wrong, you know what I’m saying is true.

Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, they’re good for your bones and soul.

Sometimes we must hold our tongue, and practice self-control.

Arguing, debating, and fighting simply does no good;

just shake the dust off your feet, they’ll regret not listening to you as they should.

We must approach people with kindness, and we must approach them with love.

I think this is what Jesus meant when He said, “be wise as a serpent, but harmless as a dove.”- Matthew 10:16

Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32

You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the calamity that destroys at noon. - Psalm 91:5-6

Speaking rashly is like a piercing sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. - Proverbs 12:19

Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. - Proverbs 16:24

And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet, as a testimony against them - Matthew 10:14

Behold, I am sending you out like sheep among wolves; therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves. - Matthew 10:16
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Written on December 18, 2021

Submitted by BrotherJacob on January 17, 2022

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