The Power of Speech

By   •   March 11

women

You have a tongue and a voice. These instruments of speech can be used destructively or employed constructively. You can use your tongue to slander, to gripe, to scold, to nag, and to quarrel; or you can bring it under the control of God’s Spirit and make it an instrument of blessing and praise. The 20th-century version of James 3:3 says, “When we put bits into the horses’ mouths to make them obey us, we control the rest of their bodies also.” Just so, when we submit to the claims of Christ upon our lives, our untamed natures are brought under His control. We become meek, tamed, and “fit for the Master’s service.”

Prayer for the day

I would be under Your control, Lord Jesus
Christ. Take away the pride that keeps me from complete submission.

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24 Comments

  1. Susan Campos says:

    I pray Gods blessings over you & your family, He will give you peace, He will makes His face to shine upon you & your family, He will prosper you & will give you a future & a hope, with your husband & children . Jesus is able to do exceedingly ,abundantly, more than you could imagine. Sired is in Jesus’s hands.

  2. watmon keith says:

    Am inspired by this message because most of the success and failure of life are embedded in the tongue.

  3. Nkwo samuel Ashu says:

    Thank you Sir for the Gospel of our Lord and Savoir Jesus Christ! I pray the. That the. Lord will continues to raised up more preacher for his kingdom purpose.