Speak Life

by Vince Finnegan on May 5, 2019
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Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue.

Deuteronomy 30:15
See, I have set before you today life and prosperity, and death and adversity;

Deuteronomy 30:19
I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants,

James 3:8-10
But no one can tame the tongue; it is a restless evil and full of deadly poison.

With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the likeness of God; from the same mouth come both blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be this way.

Romans 12:14
Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.

1 Timothy 6:20-21
Avoiding worldly and empty chatter

2 Timothy 2:15-18
Their talk will spread like gangrene.

Titus 3:8-11
Factious - schismatic, contentious, argumentative, disagreeing, disputatious, quarrelling, clashing

Jeremiah 23:9-18, 23-32
Prophet is an interpreter or spokesman for God: one through whom God speaks.

Jeremiah 23:29
The Word is as fire is quick and powerful capable of trying us as metals are tried in a furnace. As a hammer breaks the hardest rock, so God’s Word breaks the hardest and most obstinate heart.

Matthew 7:15-20; 24:11, 24; 2 Peter 2:1-3
Jesus warned us that there will be many false teachers and prophets.

Dichotomy of pro-life or pro-choice: the opposite of pro-life is pro-death. Homosexuality is another acceptable lifestyle.

1 Peter 1:23-24
The Word of God spoken to us is why we are born again.

Luke 8:15
The spoken Word is the seed that produces godly fruit.

Matthew 4:1-11
The spoken Word is how we counter temptations.

Ephesians 6:17
Sword of the spirit. You have in your mouth the words of life or the words of death.



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