Be Consistent

"But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to obey, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy." James 3:17

"Those of us who have dedicated our lives to Christ should live our entire lives in the same serious manner in which we conduct ourselves when in the assembly. We should actually be meek, devout, and loving - not just simply seem to be. I cannot comprehend how some Christians change their conduct and manners with the place they happen to be. They make me think of sea polyps, who make themselves part of the rocks to which they adhere, even changing their colors to match those rocks. Similarly, some Christians lay aside the inspiration of the assembly after they leave it. And they become like others with whom they associate. Having paid homage to the sermon about God, they leave behind what they have heard. Once outside, they foolishly entertain themselves with profane amusements." Clement of Alexandria 150-215 A.D.

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