Fisayo Peters (Lagos, Nigeria)
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Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. - Psalm 119:11 (KJV)
Some time ago I was told that a neighbor had spoken negatively about me. I became furious and immediately went to confront, even to fight, that person. As I was dashing off, a scripture I had read came to my mind: “Pursue peace with everyone, and the holiness without which...
Remembering God’s word can keep me on the right path.
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