James 3 the tongue 9 23-10

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James 3 the tongue 9 23-10

  1. 1. www.gastoniaevecbs.org
  2. 2. I know that you believe you understand what you think I said but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.
  3. 3. Our Tongues for Good or Evil? James 3 September 23, 2010
  4. 4. I. Sin is sin II.Taming the tongue III.Wisdom in speech
  5. 5. Rudder: controls course of ship
  6. 6. The bit allows us to control a horse many times our size.
  7. 7. Such a small thing… …can do so much damage.
  8. 8. Psalm17:27-28 A man of knowledge uses words with restraint, and a man of understanding is even-tempered. Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, and discerning if he holds his tongue.
  9. 9. Wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. James 3:17
  10. 10. Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable— if anything is excellent or praiseworthy— think about such things.
  11. 11.   T--Is it true? H--Is it helpful? I--Is it inspiring? N--Is it necessary? K--Is it kind? Alan Redpath Before You Speak-THINK
  12. 12. Will you choose to use your tongue as an instrument of good?

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