The Mouth & Tongue are Powerful. How Are You Using it?

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from trouble.- Proverbs 21:23 KJV

Wow, isn’t this verse powerful? The bible speaks often about the power of words. Its in the Old and New Testament. 

I hate the saying “keep it real” or keep it šŸ’Æ” because these phrases and sayings are not biblical. A lot of “chriatians” use it and ignore what the Bible says.

Proverbs 21:23 is saying he who controls his mouth or he who is careful of what he says keeps himself from trouble.

How many of you have lost friends and family because of something you have said. Words are very powerful. They can heal, encourage, or destroy. God wants us to always be truthful, but he also wants us to do everything in love. 

Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof. – Proverb 18:21

What has your tongue produced lately? Was it death or was it life?

We can’t bless and praise God and turn around and curse our friends, family and strangers.

Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men. Which are made in similitude of God. Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethern, these things ought not so to be. -James 3:9,10 kjv

Let’s keep our mouth from producing fire and death. Lets uplift and edify! If someone hurts us, wrong us lets in return pray for them. Instead of cursing them out.

And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among its members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth onbfire thebcourse od nature; and it is set on fire of hell. -James 3:6 kjv

 Lets guard our hearts, and choose our words carefully because the mouth speaks what the heart is full of. So fill your heart up with God and His Word.

Keep they heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. -Proverbs 4:23 kjv
God Bless You

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In God We Should Trust!

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The world tells us we need degree, money, and lots of expensive material things to be successful.  The world also says we need those things to feel secure, and to secure security for our protection.

What was Israel’s security? What was Moses security? What was Kind Davids security?

The answer is God. Our trust does not and should not be in our government, people, money or material things. Our trust needs to be in God always.

“We trust in the name of the Lord our God. “- Psalm 20:7

Let’s learn from King David when he was fleeing from King Saul, (This was before David became king) and when he was fleeing his son Absalom (this was after David was king). He prayed to God without ceasing, he trusted in God! Hey obeyed God!

So trust in the name of the Lord our God!

God Bless

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Fight Temptation, Endure It!

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“Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him. But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. Then when lust hath conceived, it beingeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.”- James 1:12,14-15 KJV

Lets look at verse 14 and 15 for a second here. It’s important to remember that when we are tempted, we are tempted because of our own lust and desires (v.14,15).

If we do not rebuke it right away and go to God in prayer about that temptation then as stated in v.15. That seed of temptation will grow and when that happens it brings forth sinĀ and sin brings forth death.

So lets endure temptation as stated in v. 12. But when satan tries to tempt us lets rebuke it in Jesus name . Now, if the temptation is strong then lets rebuke it, stop whatever we are doing or working on.

If you are at home go in a room alone close the door and seek God. Pray read His word, if you are in a car pull over grab your phone, and use the bible app to read his word and then pray. Etc

We can endure (which means to withstand) temptation if we fight against it. We can do that by going to God and seeking His help through His word and through prayer.

We must remember we are not alone. God is with us every second of everyday. He is with us 24/7

God Bless

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