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24 Bible Verses about Speech, Positive Aspects Of
Most Relevant Verses
Let no unwholesome words ever pass your lips, but let all your words be good for benefiting others according to the need of the moment, so that they may be a means of blessing to the hearers. And beware of grieving the Holy Spirit of God, in whom you have been sealed in preparation for the day of Redemption. Let all bitterness and all passionate feeling, all anger and loud insulting language, be unknown among you--and also every kind of malice.
Avoid shameful and foolish talk and low jesting--they are all alike discreditable--and in place of these give thanks.
But now you must rid yourselves of every kind of sin--angry and passionate outbreaks, ill-will, evil speaking, foul-mouthed abuse--so that these may never soil your lips. Do not speak falsehoods to one another, for you have stripped off the old self with its doings, and have clothed yourselves with the new self which is being remoulded into full knowledge so as to become like Him who created it.
not requiting evil with evil nor abuse with abuse, but, on the contrary, giving a blessing in return, because a blessing is what you have been called by God to inherit. For "He who wishes to be well-satisfied with life and see happy days-- let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips from deceitful words;
Through Him, then, let us continually lay on the altar a sacrifice of praise to God, namely, the utterance of lips that give thanks to His Name.
But you are a chosen race, a priesthood of kingly lineage, a holy nation, a people belonging specially to God, that you may make known the perfections of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvellous light.
And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, and let it be through Him that you give thanks to God the Father.
So He passed the word to the people to sit down on the ground. Then taking the seven loaves He blessed them, and broke them into portions and proceeded to give them to His disciples for them to distribute, and they distributed them to the people. They had also a few small fish. He blessed them, and He told His disciples to distribute these also.
having the roots of your being firmly planted in Him, and continually building yourselves up in Him, and always being increasingly confirmed in the faith as you were taught it, and abounding in it with thanksgiving.
In every circumstance of life be thankful; for this is God's will in Christ Jesus respecting you.
With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who are made in God's likeness. Out of the same mouth there proceed blessing and cursing. My brethren, this ought not to be.
that if with your mouth you confess Jesus as Lord and in your heart believe that God brought Him back to life, you shall be saved. For with the heart men believe and obtain righteousness, and with the mouth they make confession and obtain salvation.
"Every man who acknowledges me before men I also will acknowledge before my Father who is in Heaven. But whoever disowns me before men I also will disown before my Father who is in Heaven.
"And I tell you that every man who shall have acknowledged me before men, the Son of Man will also acknowledge before the angels of God. But he who disowns me before men will be disowned before the angels of God.
"You," replied Simon Peter, "are the Christ, the Son of the ever-living God."
For this reason I would have you understand that no one speaking under the influence of The Spirit of God ever says, "Jesus is accursed," and that no one is able to say, "Jesus is Lord," except under the influence of the Holy Spirit.
Let your language be always seasoned with the salt of grace, so that you may know how to give every man a fitting answer.
but in your hearts consecrate Christ as Lord, being always ready to make your defence to any one who asks from you a reason for the hope which you cherish.
when slandered, we try to conciliate. We have come to be regarded as the mere dirt and filth of the world--the refuse of the universe, even to this hour.
and a bondservant of the Lord must not quarrel, but must be inoffensive towards all men, a skilful teacher, and patient under wrongs. He must speak in a gentle tone when correcting the errors of opponents, in the hope that God will at last give them repentance, for them to come to a full knowledge of the truth
Let the teaching concerning Christ remain as a rich treasure in your hearts. In all wisdom teach and admonish one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, and sing with grace in your hearts to God.
But we shall lovingly hold to the truth, and shall in all respects grow up into union with Him who is our Head, even Christ.
You know this, my dearly-loved brethren. But let every one be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to be angry.
But let your language be, 'Yes, yes,' or 'No, no.' Anything in excess of this comes from the Evil one.
- Acknowledge, Faith In Christ
- Anger Management
- Attitudes Of Thankfulfness
- Bad Language
- Being Grateful
- Being Thankful For Blessings
- Conflict Resolution
- Crude Language
- Evil Speaking
- Giving Thanks
- God, Will Of
- Grateful Heart
- Kind Words
- Memorizing Scripture
- Praise The Lord!
- Praise, Manner And Methods Of
- Praise, Should Be Offered By
- Self Control
- Slow To Anger
- Speaking, Evil
- Speaking, Wisdom In
- Speech, Power And Significance Of
- Telling The Truth
- Thank God!
- Thank You
- Thankfulness To Others