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Quote Left Poorly written novels--no matter how pious and edifying the behavior of the characters--are not good in themselves and are therefore not really edifying. Quote Right
Quote Left Ephesians 4:12: To equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up (NIV)

His intention was the perfecting and the full equipping of the saints (His consecrated people), [that they should do] the work of ministering toward building up Christ's body (the church), (AMP)

For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: (KJV)

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Quote Left 1 Timothy 1:4: Or to devote themselves to myths and endless genealogies. Such things promote controversial speculations rather than advancing God's work – which is by faith. (NIV)

Nor to give importance to or occupy themselves with legends (fables, myths) and endless genealogies, which foster and promote useless speculations and questionings rather than acceptance in faith of God's administration and the divine training that is in faith (in that leaning of the entire human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence)-- (AMP)

Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do. (KJV)

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Quote Left Ephesians 4:29: Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. (NIV)

Let no foul or polluting language, nor evil word nor unwholesome or worthless talk [ever] come out of your mouth, but only such [speech] as is good and beneficial to the spiritual progress of others, as is fitting to the need and the occasion, that it may be a blessing and give grace (God's favor) to those who hear it. (AMP)

Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. (KJV)

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Quote Left I've got a living to make, to put it plainly; there's more money in shocking and terrifying than in edifying. Quote Right
Quote Left What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable, than that of Liberty and Learning, each leaning on the other for their mutual and sure... Quote Right
Quote Left What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable, than that of Liberty and Learning, each leaning on the other for their mutual & surest support? Quote Right
Quote Left What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable than that of Liberty and Learning, each leaning on the other for their natural and surest support. Quote Right