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Thursday, September 28, 2006

THE POWER OF THE TONGUE


Death and life are in the power of the tongue—Proverbs 18:21
The tongue has great power to set ablaze. It can enflame false accusations or truthful encouragement, prideful bombast or humble thanksgiving, bitter hatred or forgiving mercy. Let us consider our speech. Do we use our tongues to build one another up in love, focusing on the gifts and virtues that another possesses, or do we use our tongues to tear one another down, focusing on the weaknesses and vices that our neighbor appears to have?

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