Date: September 3, 2017

Bible Text: James 3:1-12 |


Likely the most dangerous weapon we all have is our tongue, our speech. The Bible describes it as a sword, a deadly poison and fire – having the power of life and death. How do we control our tongue?    1.) The ingredients for our speech come from within ourselves, so focus on your inner life, the source of those words, (Matthew 12:34-35). Store up true, noble, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent, and praiseworthy things on the shelves of your heart. 2.) Think before you speak, and ask “Is it true? Is it needful? And is it kind?”