Main Verse: James 3:1-17
v.2 For if we could control our tongues, we would be perfect and could also control ourselves in every other way.
Our tongue is really powerful. With words that come from it, we can wound or hurt, and uplift or encourage.
v.3 We can make a large horse go wherever we want.
Our tongue influences our life and other people’s lives.
v. 10 Blessing and cursing come pouring out the same tongue.
You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. James 1: 19
Being Christians, we must be very careful with what we say. What comes out of our mouth is our testimony. Whether it is good or bad, it will reflect the Christ in our life.
If you claim to be religious but don’t control your tongue you are only fooling yourself. James 1:26