Beware Of Your Speech
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In the same way, the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it can boast of great achievements. A huge forest can be set on fire by a little flame.
The tongue is a fire, a world of evil. Placed among the parts of our bodies, the tongue contaminates the whole body and sets on fire the course of life, and is itself set on fire by hell.
The power of the tongue is life and death those who love to talk will eat what it produces.
Anyone who guards his words protects his life; anyone who talks too much is ruined.
LORD, set a guard over my mouth; keep watch over the door to my lips.
When they hand you over, don't worry about how you are to speak or what you are to say, because in that hour what you are to say will be given to you.
Just as Moses and Elijah were leaving, Peter told Jesus, "Master, it's good that we're here! Let's set up three shelters one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah." (Peter didn't know what he was saying.)
So they watched him closely and sent spies who pretended to be honest men in order to trap him in what he would say. They wanted to hand him over to the jurisdiction of the governor,
For all of us make many mistakes. If someone does not make any mistakes when he speaks, he is perfect and able to control his whole body.
I tell you, on Judgment Day people will give an account for every thoughtless word they have uttered,
The king told him, "I will judge you by your own words, you evil servant! You knew, did you, that I was a hard man, and that I withdraw what I didn't deposit and harvest what I didn't plant?