The Power Of The Tongue

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THE POWER OF USING WORDS Our words have power in them it can bring life or death, blessing or cursing, but the key is to say kind words because it will bring healing to the soul. All of us do many wrong things but it says in James 3:2 if you can control your tongue, you are mature and able to control your whole body. In James 3:3-5 it clearly states that the tongue steers the entire body. As it is set before a person, their tongue can direct their life for good or evil. In Proverbs 18:21 it says, "Death and life are in the power of the tongue." Therefore, the tongue can be used to build a strong marriage and this makes it important to speak words of encouragement through your conversation with your mate. Words are important even when it seems it is not. In Ephesians 5:26 it tells us that the husband should follow Jesus example in washing his bride with his words. Women and men can both speak about 16,000 words per day and can think even faster. Therefore, positive words that are spoken should be used as great tools to help maintain, strengthen, restore, and build any marriage. This is why it is important that both the husband and wife need to continuously aim at controlling their tongues. Everything that is said, will either help or hinder, heal or scar, build up or tear down. The spouse who just blurts out whatever he or she is thinking or feeling can cause negative problems in the relationship. Therefore, it is necessary to know that words will have an effect on the

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