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If you listen to the word, but do not put it into practice you are like people who look in a mirror and see themselves as they are.
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For if a man be a hearer of the word and not a doer, he shall be compared to a man beholding his own countenance in a glass.
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James 2:14-26 What shall it profit, my brethren, if a man say he hath faith, but hath not works? Shall faith be able to save him? . . .
Jeremiah 44:16 As for the word which thou hast spoken to us in the name of the Lord, we will not hearken to thee:
Ezekiel 33:31,32 And they come to thee, as if people were coming in, and my people sit before thee: and hear thy words, and do them not: for they turn them into a song of their mouth, and their heart goeth after their covetousness. . . .
Matthew 7:26,27 And every one that heareth these my words and doth them not, shall be like a foolish man that built his house upon the sand, . . .
Luke 6:47-49 Every one that cometh to me and heareth my words and doth them, I will shew you to whom he is like. . . .
ContextHearing and Doing
…22But be ye doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. 23For if a man be a hearer of the word and not a doer, he shall be compared to a man beholding his own countenance in a glass. 24For he beheld himself and went his way and presently forgot what manner of man he was.…
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