Tag Archives: Tongue

Don’t Fall for It

I was reading a blog the other day and the writer was talking about the level of discourse in our nation today. His conclusion was that we don’t really have a divide over politics, rather we have a much more serious problem. The writer said that Americans have gotten to a place where they just […]

The Problem with the Tongue

I’m cautiously wading into this Paula Deen controversy but not to talk about the celebrity cook. Instead I want to use the controversy as a jumping off point to remind us what scripture tells us about the tongue. Proverbs 8:21 tells us, “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love […]

Toxic Language

I began teaching Craig Groeschel’s Soul Detox today in our adult Sunday school. The DVD has five lessons, the first of which is called Toxic Language. It’s just an excellent study that I’d like to share with you today. The premise of the teaching starts with three verses from Proverbs: “The tongue has the power […]