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Gossip

Gossip

Q: What are the duties required in the ninth commandment? A: The duties required in the ninth commandment are the preserving and promoting of truth between man and man and the good name of our neighbor, . . . loving, desiring and rejoicing in their good name; . . . a ready receiving of a good report and unwillingness to admit of an evil report concerning them. So says the Westminster Larger Catechism. The Bible itself is so clear against gossip, probably because we are so inclined toward gossip: O Lord, who shall sojourn in your tent?Who shall dwell on … Continue reading Gossip