Pastor Ron Roddey
"A Balanced Christian Life"
Cornerstone Baptist Church
Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA
Ecclesiastes Chapter 7
7:16 Be not righteous over much; neither make thyself over wise: why
shouldest thou destroy thyself ?
7:17 Be not over much wicked, neither be thou foolish: why shouldest
thou die before thy time?
7:18 It is good that thou shouldest take hold of this; yea, also from
this withdraw not thine hand: for he that feareth God shall come forth
of them all.
7:19 Wisdom strengtheneth the wise more than ten mighty men which are in
7:20 For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and
Luke Chapter 18
18:9 And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves
that they were righteous, and despised others:
18:10 Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and
the other a publican.
18:11 The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank
thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers,
or even as this publican.
18:12 I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess.
18:13 And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as
his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful
to me a sinner.
18:14 I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than
the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he
that humbleth himself shall be exalted.