Words / Tongue

Matthew 12:36 “But I tell you that everyone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken.”

Proverbs 18:21 “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.”

James 3:3 “Indeed, we put bits in horses’ mouths that they may obey us, and we turn their whole body.”

Ephesians 4:29 “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.”

Ephesians 4:29 “When you talk, don’t say anything bad. But say the good things that people need–whatever will help them grow stronger. Then what you say will be a blessing to those who hear you.”

Ephesians 4:25 “Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body.”

May _____’s lips be free of deceit (Psalm 17:1)

Remove far from _____ falsehood and lying; give him neither poverty nor riches; feed him / her with the food that is needful for him / her (Prov 30:8)

Let the words of _____’s mouth and the meditation of _____’s heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, their rock and their redeemer (Ps 19:14)

May _____ out of the good treasure of their heart produce good, for out of the abundance of their heart their mouth speaks (Luke 6:45)

May _____ speak evil of no one, avoid quarreling, be gentle, and show perfect courtesy toward all people (Titus 3:2)

Proverbs 18:13 “Let people finish speaking before you try to answer them. That way you will not embarrass yourself and look foolish.”

Ephesians 5:4 “Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving.”

Proverbs 12:18 “The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.” (Do not damage your relationships)

James 1:26 “Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless.”

2 Timothy 2:23-24 “Don’t have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels. And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful.”

Father, help us to stay away from foolishly arguing with each other. We know that arguing stirs up angry words, and that we must not live this way. Help us to be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful.

Proverbs 18:7 “Fools hurt themselves when they speak. Their own words trap them.”

Proverbs 18:6 “Fools say things to start arguments. They are just asking for a beating.”

Proverbs 17:27 “Intelligent people choose their words carefully. Those who know what they are doing remain calm.”

Proverbs 13:3 “People who are careful about what they say will save their lives, but those who speak without thinking will be destroyed.”

Proverbs 13:3 “Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.”

Proverbs 16:23 “Wise people always think before they speak, so what they say is worth listening to.”

Proverbs 16:1 “People might plan what they want to say, but it is the Lord who gives them the right words.”

Proverbs 15:28 “Good people think before they answer, but the wicked do not, and what they say causes trouble.”

Proverbs 15:28 “The heart of the righteous studies how to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours forth evil.”

Proverbs 10:32 “Good people know the right things to say, but the wicked say things to make trouble.”

Proverbs 15:7 “Wise people say things that give you new knowledge, but fools say nothing worth hearing.”

Proverbs 15:1 “A gentle answer makes anger disappear, but a rough answer makes it grow.”

Psalm 141:3 “Lord, help me control what I say. Don’t let me say anything bad.”

Psalm 141:3 “Set a guard over my mouth, Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips.”

Proverbs 5:2 “Remember to live wisely, and what you learn will keep your lips from saying the wrong thing.”

Proverbs 4:23 “Above all, be careful what you think because your thoughts control your life.”

Proverbs 10:19 “A person who talks too much gets into trouble. A wise person learns to be quiet.”

Proverbs 10:19 “In the multitude of words sin is not lacking. But he who restrains his lips is wise.”

Proverbs 4:24 “Keep your mouth free of perversity; keep corrupt talk far from your lips.”

Psalm 49:3 “My mouth will speak words of wisdom; the meditation of my heart will give you understanding.”

Job 4:4 “Your words have supported those who stumbled; you have strengthened faltering knees.”

Proverbs 29:20 “Do you see someone who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for them.”

Proverbs 15:23 “A man has joy by the answer of his mouth. And a word spoken in due season, how good it is!.”