Thursday, June 14, 2012

Daily Scriptures 6/14/12

Scripture: Proverbs 30:32 If you have been foolish in exalting yourself, Or if you have devised evil, put your hand on your mouth. (NKJV)

Nugget: We’ve all had the instances where we’ve been prideful and/or exalted ourselves. At times, this included “putting our foot in our mouths”---as the saying goes. There have also been instances where people have used their words to devise evil. In either case, we must learn the skill of keeping our mouths shut; there are definitely times when things should be said, but there are also times when our prideful, or even deceitful, words can get us into trouble.

There’s power in words & the intent behind them; we must weigh our words heavily & use them wisely.

Quote: “Handle them carefully, for words have more power than atom bombs.” -Pearl Strachan

© Lisi P, 2012

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