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"Neither God nor Satan will enter your home uninvited, but beware. For who gets that invitation is determined by actions not words."
My D.A. type query was, so if I perform pious actions but talk dirty about my fellow humans, by that witticism I would still get the benefit of a divine visitor rather than an infernal one, since it is my pious actions which determine the outcome, and not my nasty words?
It did not say pious actions. Matthew makes it plain that the key is actions with consequences.
16 And behold, a man came up to him, saying, “Teacher, what good deed must I do to have eternal life?” 17 And he said to him, “Why do you ask me about what is good? There is only one who is good. If you would enter life, keep the commandments.” 18 He said to him, “Which ones?” And Jesus said, “You shall not murder, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness, 19 Honor your father and mother, and, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
Most of these are from the Ten Commandments. But not mentioned in the list are the ‘worship’ commandments or the ‘covet’ commandments. It is all about action with consequences. And bearing false witness is one of the ‘action’ commandments. The final ‘love your neighbor as yourself’ would certainly preclude talking dirty about your fellow humans.
Your D.A. example is like the Pharisees that Jesus berates in Matthew 23, obsessed with details and missing the big picture, “straining out a gnat but swallowing a camel”. (Mt 23:24)