The tongue like a sharp knife.
Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life; he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin. In the Jewish synagogues, rabbis were highly respected and the office was often one that parents coveted for their sons.
James 35 (NIV) tells us Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but.
. 01. Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-controlthese three alone lead life to sovereign power.
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A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.
The tongue is a restless evil, and its poison is deadly.
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It is essential that we not respond impulsively to impressions; take a moment before reacting, and you will find it easier to maintain control. .
I get a whiff of the stench when I gasp.
. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark. Deborah shares from her own journey to take a tongue fast where she doesnt say anything negative and how all of us can avoid lying, gossip, and complaining.
We must have a living, active faith in the Lord, a faith that produces good works. We can use our tongue to bring blessings and life or curses and death. Control your tongue, let your house be enough for you, and weep for your sins. . . .
In that power of self-control lies the seed of eternal freedom.
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" James 310 ESV - "From the same mouth come blessing and cursing.
Teach thy tongue to say &39;I do not know,&39; and thou shalt progress.
Now that&39;s what I call pure, honest fun.
you tell me to quiet down cause my opinions make me less beautiful but i was not made with a fire in my belly so i could be put out i was not made with a lightness on my tongue so i could be easy to swallow i was made heavy half blade and half silk difficult to forget and.