Turning Over a New Tongue

Posted on January 16, 2018 by Graeme Wilson in Victory Call

 stunned young woman covering her mouth for silence
Speak less (James 1:19)
Listen more (James 1:19)
Focus on others rather than self (Matthew 22:39)
Ask more questions (learn more about others that tell about yourself)
Love by listening (James 1:19)
Restrain from:

          Belittling (Proverbs 11:12)

          Slander (Proverbs 11:13)

          Cruelty (Proverbs 11:17)

          Unkindness (Ephesians 4:32)

          Hasty words (Proverbs 29:20)

          Insults (Matthew 5:22)

          Words that thrust like swords (Proverbs 12:18)

          Deceit/Lies (Proverbs 12:19, 22)

          Gossip (2 Corinthians 12:20)

          Idle words (Ephesians 5:4)

          Words that do not build up (Ephesians 4:29)

          Flattery (Psalm 5:9)

          Speaking my mind (Psalm 12:4)

          Words that devour (Psalm 52:4; Galatians 5:13-15)

          Harsh words (Proverbs 15:1)

          Cursing (Psalm 10:7)

          Arrogance/Pride (Psalm 17:10; Psalm 59:12)

          Evil Whispers (Proverbs 18:8)

Death and life are in the power of the tongue,   and those who love it will eat its fruits. Proverbs 18:21
Are you convicted as much as I am?
Blessings, Diane
Diane Hunt serves part-time on the staff of America’s Keswick providing ministry support from her home in North Carolina. She is also a biblical counselor and women’s event speaker. For more information about having Diane speak at your next event please contact her at dhunt@americaskeswick.org.

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