King David wrote some beautiful words in the book of Psalms in the Bible. He said many things we all need to hear and think about. He was a man close to the heart of God, and inspired by the Holy Spirit when he penned these amazing words on the brevity of life: “As for […]
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“Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” Proverbs 18:21 The power of words should never be underestimated. People’s words have established lives, destroyed lives, brought healing and joy, brought sickness and misery. What we say can have massive effect upon ourselves and others.
Ever heard the saying, “Flattery will get you nowhere.”? I think whoever wrote that aphorism was likely thinking of the long term effects of flattery. In the short term, flattery can give some advantage…sometimes. There is a kind of guy who loves to flatter. He will take any and every opportunity to sugar-coat his words […]
You know, we put a lot of weight on the words that others speak of us, don’t we? And for good reason – words do matter, most of the time. They can build up, they can destroy. They can heal, they can injure. But not always…