Bible Verses about Guarding Your Tongue, Guarding Your Mouth, Controlling Your Tongue, & Taming Your Tongue ~ Inspirational Scripture Quotes. What does the Bible say about Guarding Your Tongue & Guarding Your Mouth? What does the Bible say about Controlling Your Tongue & Taming Your Tongue? Please join us as we explore this crucial topic through Inspiring & Thought Provoking Bible Scriptures. Related: Bible Verses about the Power of words we speak; Guarding your heart; Guarding your mind; Our Hearts
Prayer & Key Bible Verse ~ “Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips!” (Psalm 141:3, ESV)
Bible Verses about Guarding Your Tongue, Guarding Your Mouth, Controlling Your Tongue, & Taming Your Tongue
Stay out of Trouble: Guard Your Mouth & Guard Your Tongue
Our tongues, mouths and words are extremely powerful. The tongue, as tiny as it is, can light an entire forest on fire – A tiny little tongue can start a huge war!
Proverbs 18:21a, ESV Death and life are in the power of the tongue,
Proverbs 21:23, ESV Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps himself out of trouble.
James 3:5, NLT In the same way, the tongue is a small thing that makes grand speeches. But a tiny spark can set a great forest on fire.
Know when to Speak & When to be Silent: Show Self Control by Guarding Your Tongue! You are deceiving yourself if you can’t control your tongue.
James 1:26, NLT If you claim to be religious but don’t control your tongue, you are fooling yourself, and your religion is worthless.
Proverbs 17:28, ESV Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise; when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent. (There is a time to be silent and a time to speak!)
Guarding Your Tongue to Speak Kind Words
Proverbs 16:24, NLT Kind words are like honey – sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.
Proverbs 15:1, ESV A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Titus 3:2, ESV To speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show perfect courtesy toward all people.
Taming Your Tongue to Speak Edifying Words
Guard your tongue against speaking evil, gossip, deceit, and corrupting words
Psalm 34:13, ESV Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit.
Ephesians 4:29, ESV Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.
James 3:10, NIV Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers and sisters, this should not be. See Also: Bible Verses about the Power of Words; Bible Verses about Honesty & Integrity
Guarding Your Mouth to Speak the Right Words ~ May Our Tongues Bring Healing!
Colossians 4:6, ESV Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.
James 1:19-20, ESV Let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.
Proverbs 12:18, ESV There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. (Amen)
It is imperative that we learn to guard our tongues! We all have to continually make a conscious effort to guard our tongues and guard our mouths – just because a thought pops up in our head does not mean we have to say it!
May God grant us divine wisdom so that we can continually please God by guarding our tongues, guarding our mouths, taming our tongues, and controlling our tongues – to the glory of God.
See Also: Examples of Wisdom in the Bible & in Everyday Life; & Be Strong in the Lord!
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Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com
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