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Choose your words wisely!

Tuesday, January 17, 2006 (7:48 am)

Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

We talk a lot, don't we? But do we really say anything important? Let us consider some of the greatest words known to mankind.

The Declaration of Independence — 300 words. The Gettysburg Address — 266. The Lord's Prayer — 56 words. Jesus' words to us, the great commission, "Go ye" — only 2 words!

On the other hand, not long ago, the U.S. government issued an order setting the price of cabbage — 26,911 words!

Let's master our tongues! With it we can speak life, blessing, and encouragement to all those around us today!

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One Response to “Choose your words wisely!”

  1. Patrice Says:

    Oh my! This is so true! Even at church many conflicts could be prevented if people would just choose their words more carefully. Amen on this!

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