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Study/Discussion Questions:

In James 3, he talks about the dangers of having an untamed tongue. What are some examples of this kind of speech?

 

James talks about the concept of controlling our speech and having good speech. List some ways you can use your speech/words for good.

 

Is it easier to have a tamed tongue around someone you will never see again or a close friend/family member? What can help us tame our tongue when we get in those situations?

 

Matthew 12:36 uses the phrase “idle words”. What kind of words are ‘idle’ and why are they singled out? 

 

What does the bible say about ‘foul language’? 

 

Jesus reminds us that the words we speak are actually the overflow of our hearts (Matthew 12:34–35). What can we do to change our hearts?

Pressure Points: The Power of Speech


It's been estimated that the average person spends one-fifth of his or her life talking. How do you use your words? Please join us work together to make our speech more pleasing to God.