James 3:8 ESV
But no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.
The Tongue, the Bridle, and the Blessing: An Exposition of James 3:112
The Bible says that it is a world of unrighteousness, a fire, a stain, a restless evil, a deadly poison, a power that is nearly uncontrollable. Here is help in transforming our tongues from a formidable foe into a life-giving friend.
What does it mean that the tongue is a fire (James 3:6)?
What does it mean that the tongue is a fire? Why does James 3:6 compare the tongue to a deadly fire?
3. Taming the Tongue James 3:1-18
Introduction In his book entitled Killing Giants, Pulling Thorns,26 Chuck Swindoll has reminded us of this epitaph, etched faintly on a gray slate tombstone on a windswept hill in an English country churchyard: Beneath this stone, a lump of clay, Lies Arabella Young, Who, on the ...
Is it true that life and death are in the power of the tongue?
Is it true that life and death are in the power of the tongue? Why does the Bible speak so strongly about controlling the tongue?
Fill Your Mouth with Life, Not Death
What effect will your words have on those around you today? Fill your mouth with life, not death, by soaking your heart in Scripture.
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Taming the tonguewhy is it so difficult?
Taming the tonguewhy is it so difficult? How can I learn how to tame my tongue?
How to Tame the Tongue
"If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is worthless" (James 1:26).