Words: Part 3

4-26-15

“Words” part 3

Psalm 109:17-18 – NIV

James 3:6, 9-10 – NIV

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Rom. 12:14 – NIV

*Curse- to doom, damn or imprecate evil upon

*Cuss- profanity – obscenity, offensive words that are spoken to add emotion or intensity to a sentence or circumstance

Prov. 12:18 – NIV

Eph. 4:29 – NIV

*If with your speech you condemn or wish evil upon another person you have sinned.

Mat. 10:28 – KJV

Prov. 4:24 – NIV

Two “extremes” to avoid:

That cuss words are harmless or meaningless

That those who slip are condemned or “less saved”

*The most dangerous forms of “corrupt” speech often come without profanity.

1 Pet. 3:10 – NIV

*We must think before we speak!

Psalm 19:14 – NIV

Words: Part 2

“Words” Part 2 – 4-19-15

Is. 59:1-3 – NIV

Prov. 6:16-19 – NIV

Three categories of words that lead to life: Praise & Thanksgiving, Encouragement, Holding your tongue

Three categories of words that lead to destruction:

Gossip

Prov. 18:8 – NIV

Prov. 26:20 – NIV

*Gossip: sharing or repeating intimate or private rumors or facts about other people’s lives.

Prov. 16:28 – NIV

2 Cor.12:20 – NIV

Titus 3:10-11 – NIV

*Slander: a false or malicious statement or report about someone else.

Psalm 140:11 – NIV

Prov. 10:18 – NIV

I Cor. 5:11 – NIV

“There’s only one thing as difficult as unscrambling an egg and that is un-spreading a rumor” George Sweeting

Prov. 11:13 – NIV

Prov. 20:19 – NIV

Complaining

Phil. 2:14-15 – NIV

*Complaining leads to negativity, doubt, and ultimately division

Numbers 11:1-6, 10 – NIV

*Choose to reject complaining and find a reason to be grateful!

Words: Part 1

Gen. 1:1-3 – NIV

Prov. 18:21 – NIV

Three things to know about “words”:

1. Words are a gift from God

2. Words can build up or tear down

3. The quality of your life is determined by the quality of your words

Three primary ways we use language:

1. To speak to others

2. To speak to ourselves

3. To speak to God

*What do your words say about you?

Mat. 15:18 – NIV

Gal. 5:17 – NIV

James 3:2-11 – NIV

Three categories of words that lead to “Life”:

1. Praise & Thanksgiving

2. Encouragement

3. Holding your tongue

Psalm 145:2 – NIV

1 Thess. 5:18 – KJV

Rom. 8:28 – NIV

Prov. 12:15 – NIV

Prov. 12:23 – NIV

James 1:19 – KJV

Prov. 17:28 – NIV Psalms 141:3 – NIV