Beware Of Your Speech
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Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasts great things. Behold, how great a forest a little fire kindles!
And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire by hell.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
He that keeps his mouth keeps his life: but he that opens wide his lips shall have destruction.
Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips.
But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what you shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what you shall speak.
And it came to pass, as they departed from him, Peter said unto Jesus, Teacher, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for you, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah: not knowing what he said.
And they watched him, and sent forth spies, who should pretend themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.
For in many things we all offend. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.
But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.
And he said unto him, Out of your own mouth will I judge you, you wicked servant. You knew that I was a severe man, taking up what I laid not down, and reaping what I did not sow: