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James 3:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Taming the Tongue

Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers and sisters,[a] for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.

Footnotes:

  1. James 3:1 Gk brothers
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1 Timothy 1:7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

desiring to be teachers of the law, without understanding either what they are saying or the things about which they make assertions.

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Matthew 23:13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 “But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you lock people out of the kingdom of heaven. For you do not go in yourselves, and when others are going in, you stop them.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 23:13 Other authorities add here (or after verse 12) verse 14, Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you devour widows’ houses and for the sake of appearance you make long prayers; therefore you will receive the greater condemnation
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1 Peter 5:3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Do not lord it over those in your charge, but be examples to the flock.

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Luke 12:47-48 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

47 That slave who knew what his master wanted, but did not prepare himself or do what was wanted, will receive a severe beating. 48 But the one who did not know and did what deserved a beating will receive a light beating. From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and from the one to whom much has been entrusted, even more will be demanded.

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1 Corinthians 12:28 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

28 And God has appointed in the church first apostles, second prophets, third teachers; then deeds of power, then gifts of healing, forms of assistance, forms of leadership, various kinds of tongues.

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1 Corinthians 11:29-32 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

29 For all who eat and drink[a] without discerning the body,[b] eat and drink judgment against themselves. 30 For this reason many of you are weak and ill, and some have died.[c] 31 But if we judged ourselves, we would not be judged. 32 But when we are judged by the Lord, we are disciplined[d] so that we may not be condemned along with the world.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Corinthians 11:29 Other ancient authorities add in an unworthy manner,
  2. 1 Corinthians 11:29 Other ancient authorities read the Lord’s body
  3. 1 Corinthians 11:30 Gk fallen asleep
  4. 1 Corinthians 11:32 Or When we are judged, we are being disciplined by the Lord
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Matthew 23:8-10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But you are not to be called rabbi, for you have one teacher, and you are all students.[a] And call no one your father on earth, for you have one Father—the one in heaven. 10 Nor are you to be called instructors, for you have one instructor, the Messiah.[b]

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 23:8 Gk brothers
  2. Matthew 23:10 Or the Christ
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1 Timothy 2:7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For this I was appointed a herald and an apostle (I am telling the truth,[a] I am not lying), a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Timothy 2:7 Other ancient authorities add in Christ
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Ezekiel 33:7-9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

So you, mortal, I have made a sentinel for the house of Israel; whenever you hear a word from my mouth, you shall give them warning from me. If I say to the wicked, “O wicked ones, you shall surely die,” and you do not speak to warn the wicked to turn from their ways, the wicked shall die in their iniquity, but their blood I will require at your hand. But if you warn the wicked to turn from their ways, and they do not turn from their ways, the wicked shall die in their iniquity, but you will have saved your life.

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Ephesians 4:11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 The gifts he gave were that some would be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers,

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Hebrews 13:17 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls and will give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with sighing—for that would be harmful to you.

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2 Timothy 1:11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 For this gospel I was appointed a herald and an apostle and a teacher,[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Timothy 1:11 Other ancient authorities add of the Gentiles
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2 Corinthians 5:10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 For all of us must appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each may receive recompense for what has been done in the body, whether good or evil.

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Romans 2:20-21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of children, having in the law the embodiment of knowledge and truth, 21 you, then, that teach others, will you not teach yourself? While you preach against stealing, do you steal?

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Luke 16:2 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

So he summoned him and said to him, ‘What is this that I hear about you? Give me an accounting of your management, because you cannot be my manager any longer.’

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Matthew 10:24 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

24 “A disciple is not above the teacher, nor a slave above the master;

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Leviticus 10:3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Then Moses said to Aaron, “This is what the Lord meant when he said,

‘Through those who are near me
    I will show myself holy,
and before all the people
    I will be glorified.’”

And Aaron was silent.

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1 Corinthians 4:2-5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found trustworthy. But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged by you or by any human court. I do not even judge myself. I am not aware of anything against myself, but I am not thereby acquitted. It is the Lord who judges me. Therefore do not pronounce judgment before the time, before the Lord comes, who will bring to light the things now hidden in darkness and will disclose the purposes of the heart. Then each one will receive commendation from God.

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Acts 20:26-27 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

26 Therefore I declare to you this day that I am not responsible for the blood of any of you, 27 for I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole purpose of God.

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Matthew 7:1-2 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Judging Others

“Do not judge, so that you may not be judged. For with the judgment you make you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get.

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Ezekiel 3:17-18 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 Mortal, I have made you a sentinel for the house of Israel; whenever you hear a word from my mouth, you shall give them warning from me. 18 If I say to the wicked, “You shall surely die,” and you give them no warning, or speak to warn the wicked from their wicked way, in order to save their life, those wicked persons shall die for their iniquity; but their blood I will require at your hand.

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