Saturday, June 19
think about it.
List some ways our speech, words or tongue need to be used positively. How would you say your daily conversation measures up?
Speech seems to be the topic of the day in Proverbs 15:1-18. Did you notice how many verses either directly or indirectly related to our words? That highlighted for me just how important it is for us to be mindful of every single thing we let come out of our mouths. It all boils down to choice. We can use our speech wisely and be blessed or be a blessing to others or we can use our speech foolishly and cause damage. Verse 4 kind of sums it up for me. "A gentle tongue is a tree of life..."
So what did you take from Proverbs 15:1-18? Have any thoughts on speech? Or did something else grab your attention? Tami W.
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