Category Archives: tongue – mouth

Caring listens versus overtalking

Good conversationalists know how to listen—- some passing trains  never seem to end—- verbal incontinence infers that I am more important than you —pride—- a low self image, over-talking, might be trying too hard to sell self to others—- or … Continue reading

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Things Parents Teach Children

Wise parents encourage their children to think before they speak. One lady commented: “You know those little things people have that warns us before we speak? I don’t have one of those.” -unknown Christian radio program

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What is a Biblical way to evaluate someone’s religion? Ans. “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 NAS

Is this not an hour for all of us to guard our tongues? “A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Proverbs 15.1 NAS

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Responding To The “F Word”: Suggestions

Should the filthy “F word” now define our society? Has it become the trademark of the younger generation? How should godly people respond when hearing it? Silently retreat in defeat or are there  other options? ‘I don’t like to see … Continue reading

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How To Reply To Filthy Comments – Seek Boldness: Part 2

    The entertainment industry, filthy music and drug crowd are bold for sin. If we will not be bold for Jesus how pitiful we are. We’ve got something clean, pure, uplifting and eternal. Bring it on. Turn it loose! … Continue reading

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Can Overtalking Be A Relationship Turn Off?

  Some talkers seem to be competing with Niagara Falls. A constant stream of verbage pours forth. We have all experienced that. Such self-absorption is the opposite of showing interest in others. Recently at the health facility where I work out … Continue reading

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Playing Red Rover

Did you ever play Red Rover as a kid? I mean the group game where you try to run through two opponents’ arms who are holding hands. With enough speed and power you can cause their hand grip to slip.  I recall  … Continue reading

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Criticism-Filled Reality Shows Harm Relationships

  “the joy of the Lord is your strength.” (Neh 8.10 NAS). Is cutting people down  cool? Certain pawn show reality shows and other reality shows major in being critical towards associates. They are too caustic. Who wants to fight all the time? At … Continue reading

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Why Do People Curse?

  Ever wondered why some people curse or take God’s name in vain? We know that it can be triggered by hitting one’s finger with a hammer, a bad driver, hurtful words or pain. But much cussing occurs far beyond … Continue reading

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Should We Sugar-Coat Our Words?

  I recently heard a lady job applicant on a TV reality show comment, “I don’t do sugar-coating well.”   Likewise Christians should not obscure needed truth or run from reality. But we have other speech guidelines  as well. While many … Continue reading

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