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