Zip It Up!

I’ve told our leaders, “Your first thought or feeling about a situation is often wrong. Slow down and make sure the Holy Spirit is directing you before you speak.”

Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing.
(James 3:10)

I remember when I was a young boy, I had just been caught cussing by an elderly lady. She said to me, “You kiss your mother with that mouth?” My mother was a saint in my eyes and I could not bear to think of displeasing her.

I need to remember to listen more and think twice as long before I speak and maybe, just maybe, most of my words will be pleasing to Gods ears.

Heavenly Father, give me the patience to slow down long enough to think before I speak. In Jesus name, Amen.

Alex Mathews   



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