So also the tongue is a small member, yet it boasts of great things. And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.

Praise God He can and will change us if we submit ourselves to Him. By the age of four, the average child from dysfunctional struggling family will hear 125,000 more words of discouragement than encouragement. Each one of the following verses is a forceful reminder of the power of words, how important it is to guard our hearts and our minds, and how seriously God regards these things.

I challenged her once about it, and she told me that she used to never talk this way, but early in her walk when she was working for a big company, people would make comments about what a goody-two-shoe she was. All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible. Other words that are unhealthy and negative are expressions such as, “She makes me sick,” “I am dying to go,” “It frightened me to death,” and “I doubt if he will ever change.”  All these words express negative confessions and should be avoided as sickness, death, fear and doubt come from the devil. For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. First, confess any sin the Holy Spirit is revealing to you now.

For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.”. So, she began calling attention to all her errors by confessing “I am so stupid,” or something similar to that phrase. But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. The definition of luck is “something that happens to one by chance.” This then leaves us open for “good luck” and “bad luck.” As Christians, we do not live by chance or fate, but by faith in the Son of the living God. The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified. You have commanded your precepts to be kept diligently. This list of awesome power of prayer Bible verses is meant to encourage you today. We can also be under sin’s power because of unfulfilled vows made to God.

The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple; For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do. “Fear thou not; for I [am] with thee: be not dismayed; for I [am] thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness” (Isaiah 41:10). With it we bless our God and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the similitude of God. Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends. We often hear people obsessively speaking about the generational seeds in their lives.

If the beginning of your life was riddled with negative impact as discussed above, you can be set free from that bondage.

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“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit. For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

#15 Bible Verses about the Power of Words – Our Tongue is Very Powerful! But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth. Terms of Use: Apart from personal use, reproduction or redistribution of material from the ActiveChristianity website for use elsewhere is not permitted without prior written permission. ‣ “Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer.”, “I said, ‘I will guard my ways, Lest I sin with my tongue; I will restrain my mouth with a muzzle, While the wicked are before me.’”, “Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips.”, “Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it spring the issues of life.”, “The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, But the mouth of the wicked what is perverse.”, “Whoever guards his mouth and tongue keeps his soul from troubles.”, “Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or else make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for a tree is known by its fruit. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”. I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’”. The Word of God is our source of truth—about us, our families and our generations. ‣ Publication date: Nov 24, 2020. We can trust God to reveal things we have done that would allow a curse to come upon us–so that we can repent and be free of it. They are speaking the words of the enemy, which hold them in bondage. For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light: (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;) Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord. To delve into further details concerning these topics we suggest reading Exposing Satan’s Devices by Betty Miller. I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth. It is estimated that it takes 3 words of encouragement to negate every word of discouragement spoken into your life. If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless. Remember David’s testimony of hiding God’s Word in his  heart so he would not sin against God.

He must hold firm to the trustworthy word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also to rebuke those who contradict it.

These verses prove how much good or bad our tongues, words can do. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come. Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. And why does the Bible warn us about them? But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”.