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Let your words be a testament

So as I have often said, most of my writings come from something I have experienced myself or have been made mention to in a conversation. That being said this one comes from a few conversations that I have been a part of. Now as the title tells I am going to be writing about a testament. Often times I have heard a preacher say let the words that flow from your mouths be a testament of who you are and who you worship.

Now pertaining to the conversations, it was just the opposite. Gossip and disdain was that which was flowing from the mouths of professed Christians. Lets dig a little deeper.

There is one Hebrew word rakil in the old testament and three Greek words in the new testament, psithurismos, phluarus, and diabolos. They all have the meaning of gossip, talebearer, slander, revealer of secrets, full of deceit, malicious, babble, busybodies, and filled with unrighteousness. Those are some pretty harsh words.

Most gossip begins with "Did you know...?" or "Have …

When you snub someone

We have all been through it. We have all seen it happen. We may have even participated in it. SNUBBING
What do we know about snubbing? Do we feel as though it isn't hurtful to the other person just because we don't say anything to them? Do you think your getting away with it?
The answer to theses questions are hard. But really they are not. Snubbing is where you ignore, or spurn someone disdainfully. In other words you brush them off or give them the cold shoulder.
Just because you don't speak to some, doesn't mean you don't still hurt that person. Especially if you use to talk to that person. It hurts those people. Or makes them mad, or makes them to wonder what they have done to deserve such treatment.  You don't get away with it because the people you do this too see and feel it as well as those around them see the tension.
What does the bible say on the issue?
Nothing in particular to Snubbing. But it has much to say on rejection, which is a form of sn…