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harm from within

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And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man. For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications [sexual sins], murders, thefts, covetousness [greed WU], wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness [lustful desires], an evil eye [envy WU], blasphemy [slander WU], pride [arrogance WU], foolishness: All these evil things come from within, and defile the man. Mk 7:20-23 Mat 15:11-20 (Click gold Scripture references for Principle Interrelations)

And the Pharisees also, who were covetous [lovers of money], heard all these things: and they derided [scoffed at] him. And he [Jesus WU] said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before [in the sight of] men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination [detestable WU] in the sight of God. Lk 16:14-15

But many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first. Mat 19:30 God often values things differently from the way we do. He's more concerned with the condition of our heart than our intellect, power, or beauty. (Our heart condition includes what we deeply value, our internal belief structure and deep feelings associated with it. These contribute to reflecting the kind of person you are, the way you react to things, what distresses you, what you want, what you do.)

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