Beware Of Your Speech
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So too, though the tongue is a small part [of the body], it boasts great things. Consider how large a forest a small fire ignites.
And the tongue is a fire. The tongue, a world of unrighteousness, is placed among the parts of our [bodies]; it pollutes the whole body, sets the course of life on fire, and is set on fire by hell.
Life and death are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.
The one who guards his mouth protects his life; the one who opens his lips invites his own ruin.
Lord, set up a guard for my mouth; keep watch at the door of my lips.
But when they hand you over, don't worry about how or what you should speak. For you will be given what to say at that hour,
As the two men were departing from Him, Peter said to Jesus, "Master, it's good for us to be here! Let us make three tabernacles: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah"-not knowing what he said.
They watched closely and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, so they could catch Him in what He said, to hand Him over to the governor's rule and authority.
for we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a mature man who is also able to control his whole body.
I tell you that on the day of judgment people will have to account for every careless word they speak.
"He told him, 'I will judge you by what you have said, you evil slave! [If] you knew I was a tough man, collecting what I didn't deposit and reaping what I didn't sow,