"If your brother sins against you, go and show him his fault between yourself and him alone. If he listens to you, you have won over your brother.
"When praying do not keep repeating, as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard because of their multitude of words.
not repaying evil for evil or abuse for abuse, but rather blessing, for that is what you were called for \'97 to inherit a blessing.
Let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth.
Whatever you have said in darkness will, on the contrary, be heard in the light, and what you have spoken into the ear in inner moms will be proclaimed on the housetops.
For in many ways we all stumble. If any one never stumbles in his talk, he is a perfect man, able to bridle also the whole body.
I tell you, for every idle word that men speak they will give full account in the day of judgment,
that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead you will be saved.
A good man from the good treasury of his heart brings forth what is good, and the evil man from his evil treasury brings forth what is evil. Out of the overflow of the heart the mouth speaks.
Thus also the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit itself intercedes for us with sighs beyond words.
I wish you to know this, my beloved brethren: Every man must be quick to hear, but slow to speak, slow to anger.
Let no vile word come out of your mouth, but, if anything, a good word for needed upbuilding of character to give grace to those who hear.