Look what one look at a woman bathing on her rooftop cost a man, his home, and his country. The pronunciation of one word spelled the difference between life and death for a nation of people. One word inserted by a serpent changed the course of human history forever.
One visit to a website, one indiscreet email or phone call, one moment of anger and fury, one rash and foolish decision made before a new Christian, or one “white lie” can create unbearable consequences to the heart, destiny, and influence of a person. Rationalization that it’s only once or only a little can be fatal, both to self and others.
But this “little thing” principle applies to attitude, too. A brief, gossiping conversation may seem harmless, but discourage or devastate the subject of it. Small, snide comments about the elders, Bible class teachers, deacons, or others may divide…
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