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!