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Is Talk Cheap? Lessons From The Bible

We all have heard that “Talk is cheap.” This phase gives us the impression that words have little of no value, and are relatively harmless.
They are perceived to be even more harmless when the subject or “victim” is not present. "What they don’t hear won’t hurt them."

However, the more I study God’s instruction book, the Bible, the more respect I develop for the spoken word. It appears to me that God cares a great deal about all kinds of speech. Let’s take a look at a few of the things He has to say as they appear in the Bible.

As you can see, according to the Bible, every word we utter carries a lot more weight than we have been led to believe. We are told that our words are the outward evidence of the inward attitude of our heart and God is very concerned with the condition of our heart.

Therefore, we should all consider where our words come from and how God feels about them.
You may discover, as I did, that simply deciding to change isn’t enough. Once the habit of gossip, or lying, or unkindness is established, even determined concentration won’t entirely break it. Our heart’s true condition will show itself in the first unguarded moment.
Pray, as King David did in

And, remembering that God always answers prayer, count on this promise.

With sincere prayer, you will find your words becoming more pleasant to those around you and more pleasing to God’s ear.
Want more information? Read this book by Joyce Meyer.
Me and My Big Mouth!

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