It is important to know that you can build or destroy with your words. You can wound and also heal with your words. Before you talk, check the gravity of your words. Don’t talk anything that enters your brain. Choose your words, stop causing emotional injuries to people with your words, rather let your words be filled with blessings, praises, words of encouragement and advice.
Reasons Why You Should Mind Your Words and Control Your Tongue
Crack jokes when necessary, stop cracking unnecessary jokes because you might be hurting someone with your jokes. Always mind how and where to talk. Your words can either earn you respect or disrespect.
Remember, God created the world with words. That is to show you the “power in the tongue”.
Don’t let people see you as a noise maker with your words, rather let your words be qualitative, so that each time you want to speak, people will be eager to listen to you. If you talk too much, people will always predict your next line of action.
Learn self control. Control your tongue, and don’t let your tongue to control you. Don’t display your aggressiveness or annoyance in an environment where you are not supposed to do so (transferred aggression ). Always try and monitor your words at this time.
When you want to correct someone, do so politely and not violently, otherwise the person may misunderstand you, thinking that you are trying to be harmful.
At home, mind your words, in the office or business area, communication is needed,don’t hurt people with your words. Your words can either draw people or chase people away from you. It can increase or decrease the number of your friends or enemies.
If you are someone who always misuse your words, people will avoid telling you their secret or problems, because they will always avoid how you will react with your words.
A lot of people have gone astray, some have committed suicide, some are depressed because of what the were told.
So, I think that the proper usage of word should be learnt, if you don’t know, and practiced at all times.
The Tongue Sharper Than A Two Edged Sword Bible Verses
Proverbs 12:18; Reckless words pierces like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Psalm 34:13 ; Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking lies.
Proverbs 10:20; The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value.
Matthew 12:36: But I tell you that men will have to give account on the day of judgement for every careless word they have spoken.
Proverbs 12:19; Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.
Psalm 19:14; May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.
Proverbs 15:4; The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.
James 1:26; If anyone considers himself religious and does not keep a tight rein on his tongue, he deceives himself and his religion worthless.
Proverbs 15:2; The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes evil.
1 Peter 3:10; For whoever would love life and see good days must keep his tongue away from evil and his lips from deceitful speech.
Proverbs 18:21; The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat it’s fruit.
James 3:6; The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts the whole person, sets the whole course of his life on fire and itself set on fire by hell.
Also Read; Treat Others How You Want To Be Treated: The Golden Rule