25 Bible Verses about Mere Talk
Most Relevant Verses
In all hard work there is profit, but merely talking about it only brings poverty.
The sovereign master says, "These people say they are loyal to me; they say wonderful things about me, but they are not really loyal to me. Their worship consists of nothing but man-made ritual.
This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me,
He said to them, "Isaiah prophesied correctly about you hypocrites, as it is written: 'This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.
Therefore pay attention to what they tell you and do it. But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they teach.
Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue but in deed and truth.
in that our gospel did not come to you merely in words, but in power and in the Holy Spirit and with deep conviction (surely you recall the character we displayed when we came among you to help you).
But I would strengthen you with my words; comfort from my lips would bring you relief.
A servant cannot be corrected by words, for although he understands, there is no answer.
"But if I speak, my pain is not relieved, and if I refrain from speaking -- how much of it goes away?
They come to you in crowds, and they sit in front of you as my people. They hear your words, but do not obey them. For they talk lustfully, and their heart is set on their own advantage.
They utter empty words, taking false oaths and making empty agreements. Therefore legal disputes sprout up like poisonous weeds in the furrows of a plowed field.
"How long until you make an end of words? You must consider, and then we can talk.
So Job opens his mouth to no purpose; without knowledge he multiplies words."
For I will not dare to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me in order to bring about the obedience of the Gentiles, by word and deed,
But I will come to you soon, if the Lord is willing, and I will find out not only the talk of these arrogant people, but also their power.
For the kingdom of God is demonstrated not in idle talk but with power.
If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but I do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.
and one of you says to them, "Go in peace, keep warm and eat well," but you do not give them what the body needs, what good is it?
It is the same for you. If you do not speak clearly with your tongue, how will anyone know what is being said? For you will be speaking into the air.
Let nobody deceive you with empty words, for because of these things God's wrath comes on the sons of disobedience.
For there are many rebellious people, idle talkers, and deceivers, especially those with Jewish connections,
The one who says he resides in God ought himself to walk just as Jesus walked.
The one who says he is in the light but still hates his fellow Christian is still in the darkness.
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