Beware Of Your Speech
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Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!
And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.
But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak.
And it came to pass, as they departed from him, Peter said unto Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias: not knowing what he said.
And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign 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 offend all. 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 saith unto him, Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee, thou wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up that I laid not down, and reaping that I did not sow: