In Sunday school, we teach out children to sing, “Be careful little hands what you do.” We should also teach ourselves to sing,
“Be careful great big mouth what you say“! The Bible is full of warnings regarding the tongue and today’s devotional gives you an excellent illustration of why. God bless you.
Because of Calvary,
Proverbs 18:8 English Standard Version (ESV)
8 The words of a whisperer are like delicious morsels;
they go down into the inner parts of the body.
“Police outside of Detroit ended an 11-hour standoff not with a bang but a whimper. After receiving reports about a domestic dispute involving a possible weapon just after 12 a.m. on June 11, police blockaded the neighborhood and settled in for a siege of the home. After waiting 11 hours, police decided to storm the house using robots and tear gas. But upon entering, the quickly discovered no one was home.” [World Magazine (July 9, 2016), p. 13]