A Lying Tongue

As we continue to look at the seven things that are an abomination in the sight of God (Prov. 6:16-19). The second one listed is “a lying tongue.” The first sin recorded in the Bible was a lie. When the serpent said to the woman, “Thou shalt not surely die” (Gen....

Gossip, Poison in the Mouth

Someone once said, “There are three things that will not come back; a sport arrow can not be called back after it leaves the bow; lost opportunities are lost forever; and a spoken word.” All of us have said things that we regretted as soon as the words left our lips,...

Less is More

This catchy saying used in different lines of work applies in the spiritual realm as well. Words. Since the tongue is the source of so many of our troubles, it makes sense to limit its use. In general the less we say the less trouble we cause and the more good we...

A Bird of the Air

“Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter” (Ecc. 10:20). Be careful what you say. Once words are spoken they cannot be taken back....

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