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By Suzanne Woods Fisher

ISBN-10: 1441239731

ISBN-13: 9781441239730

Well performed is best than good acknowledged.

The in basic terms individuals with whom you need to attempt to get even are those that were type to you.

Some fogeys don't exaggerate, they simply take into account big.

Chances are reliable that in your lifestyles you've run throughout a few stable suggestion. And it's potentially that a lot of it originated with an Amish proverb. via firsthand learn and private relationships, Suzanne Woods Fisher has accumulated greater than four hundred proverbs that discover the wealthy background, folklore, religion, values, heritage, and essence of the apparent humans. those proverbs function instructing instruments and maxims for sensible living--but they're not only for the Amish. They're for somebody who seeks God's knowledge and fact for daily circumstances.

Ranging from the straightforward to the profound, from the intense to the funny, those sayings will persist with you thru life's joys and sorrows.

Suzanne Woods Fisher is the bestselling writer of Amish Peace, in addition to many novels concerning the Amish, together with The Choice, The Waiting, The Search, The Keeper, and The Haven. Suzanne is a Christy Award nominee and is the host of an online radio convey known as Amish Wisdom. She lives in California.

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Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God. Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be. Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter? Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh. 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.

Jesus was the living Word—the Word of God, manifested in the flesh. Then God provided the written Word, the Gospel, for us to use in our spiritual combat with Satan. In Revelation 1:16, the Apostle John describes his vision of Jesus on the Isle of Patmos. He saw Jesus as having a sharp two-edged sword coming out His mouth. That sword—the all-powerful and mighty Word of God—is ours to use in defense of our rights as born-again children of God. According to Hebrews 4:12, Amplified Bible, the Word is alive and full of power, sharper than any two-edged sword, for the penetrating and dividing of soul and spirit, joints and marrow.

If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body. Behold, we put bits in the horses' mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body. Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, withersoever the governor listeth. Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth! And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.

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