Careful words make for a careful life; careless talk may ruin everything.
Some men lack a partition between their vacuous mind and their flippant tongue.
Few men realize the potential effect that words can have, especially regarding those who have a husband or father’s positional authority. As a young man, I didn’t realize how potent my words were to those I love. Once I discovered this principle, I began to weigh carefully the choice of words and how I speak them.
Jesus spoke about the incredible potential of words, “The words I speak to you aren’t mere words. I don’t just make them up on my own. The Father who resides in me crafts each word into a divine act.” (John 14:10 Message)
It is pretty overwhelming when you put that kind of potential and emphasis on words; yet, Solomon also said, “The power of life and death are in the tongue.” (Proverbs 18:21)
“Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.” – Napoleon Hill
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