Ephesians 4:31-32 ESV

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Lesson 37: Taming Your Temper (Ephesians 4:31-32)
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17. From Malice to Mercy (Ephesians 4:31-32)
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