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February
7
2016

Taming the Tongue

Matthew 12:35-37.     

We can create life for ourselves. Why aren’t we seeing results?  We speak positively about ourselves but speak negatively about others.   Galatians 6:7

  1. Our words matter.  Proverbs 18:21.                      Mathew 12:36.   

  2. How to use our words.

    1. Refrain from using attack words.             Matthew 5:44.   

    2. Refrain from gossip.    Be careful about listening to gossip.        Proverbs 20:19

    3. Use clean words.  

    4. Use truthful words.         Matthew 5:37

    5. Use edifying words.       Ephesians 4:29.

      Learn how to encourage others.

  3. Transform the tongue      Matthew 12:18.                    James 1:19-20

     

T H I N K before you speak:

T - Is it True?

H -  Is it Helpful?

I - Is it Inspiring?

N - Is it Necessary?

K - Is it Kind?

 

 

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