May these Power of the Tongue Scriptures Reveal the importance God places on our Our Words, and that we may use them in to way that will glorify Him and produce a continuing blessing for ourselves and those whose lives we touch.
Prov 18:2: "Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit."
1 Peter 3:10: "For He who would love life and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking deceit."
Prov 15:1: "A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger."
Prov 10:19: "In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips [is] wise."
Eph 4:29: "Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers."
Matt 12:34: "You brood of vipers! How can you speak good, when you are evil? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks."
Rom 10:9-10: "That if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation."
Prov 25:11: "A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver."
Eph 4:25: "Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another."
Psa 141:3: "Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips!"
Prov 20:15: “Wise speech is rarer and more valuable than gold and rubies.”
Mark 11:23: "For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says."
Matt 12:36-37: "But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment."
Psa 127:3: "Lo, children [are] an heritage of the LORD: [and] the fruit of the womb [is his] reward."
Prov 12:18: "There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise [is] health."
James 3:6: "And the tongue [is] a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell."
James 1:26: "If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion [is] vain."
Psa 19:14: "Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer."
Prov 15:28: "The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things."
Prov 15:4: "A wholesome tongue [is] a tree of life: but perverseness therein [is] a breach in the spirit."
Phil 2:14: "Do all things without murmurings and disputings."
Prov 17:27: "He that hath knowledge spareth his words: [and] a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit."
James 3:8: "But the tongue can no man tame; [it is] an unruly evil, full of deadly poison."
Prov 25:15: "By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone."
Prov 13:3: "He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: [but] he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction."
James 3:5-8: "Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!"
James 3:1-18: "My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation."
Lev19:16: "Thou shalt not go up and down [as] a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I [am] the LORD."
Power of the Tongue Scriptures
Why is it so difficult for our educators and society, in general, to understand that love and respect for one another taught from a young age can solve much of the world's hostility and social problems!
"Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it" (Prov 22:6).
Love is the answer!
True loyalty springs from the heart and is wrapped in love. It is often in our most private moments that true loyalty, or the lack of it, is made known.
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