Golden Text & Responsive Reading

From the Lesson-Sermon, "Ancient and Modern Necromancy, alias Mesmerism and Hypnotism, Denounced" May 23- May 29, 2016

Golden Text | Psalms 119:107 quicken, 113

. . . quicken me, O Lord, according unto thy word. . . .
I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love.

Responsive Reading | James 3:13–18; 4:1, 7, 8 (to 1st .)
II Corinthians 10:4, 5

13 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among
you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works
with meekness of wisdom.
14 But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts,
glory not, and lie not against the truth.

15 This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly,
sensual, devilish.
16 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and
every evil work.

17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then
peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy
and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
18 And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them
that make peace.

1 From whence come wars and fightings among you? come
they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?
7 Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil,
and he will flee from you.

8 Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you.
4 (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty
through God to the pulling down of strong holds;)

5 Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that
exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing
into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

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