New Living Translation
Your kindness will reward you, but your cruelty will destroy you.
King James Bible
The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.
Darby Bible Translation
The merciful man doeth good to his own soul; but the cruel troubleth his own flesh.
World English Bible
The merciful man does good to his own soul, but he who is cruel troubles his own flesh.
Young's Literal Translation
A kind man is rewarding his own soul, And the fierce is troubling his own flesh.
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LibraryA Wise Minister Will be Successful.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. I PREACHED last Friday evening from the same text, on the method of dealing with sinners by private Christians. My object at this time is to take up the more public means of grace, with particular reference to the DUTIES OF MINISTERS. As I observed in my last lecture, wisdom is the choice and pursuit of the best end by the most appropriate means. The great end for which the Christian Ministry was appointed, is to glorify God in the salvation …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
How to Preach the Gospel.
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
God blesses those who are merciful, for they will be shown mercy.
"Then the King will say to those on his right, 'Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the creation of the world.
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