TONGUE: THE ORIGIN OF WARFARE
Genesis 30:1 And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die.
Insight and Highlight
An unguarded word of yesterday destroys today and that of today destroys tomorrow.
Genesis 35:16 "....and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labour.
...And it came to pass, when she was in hard labour,...."
"And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died)...."
Rachael out of frustration wished death because of her barrenness.
When she was to give birth to Benjamin, she eventually died.
The Apostle Peter says anyone that loves his life should control his tongue and ensure his tongue does not utterly guile; (sin).
1 Peter 3:10 says For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile.
Many had destroyed their tomorrow for lack of control over their tongues.
You do not get from life what you want. Life will not give us what we deserve. We are often favored to get back what we put in and nothing more. Life is unfair so we ought not to make it worse by our negative utterances.
Do you love your life and wish to live good days?
Develop your communication skill because the moment you open your mouth you tell the world who you are.
What you say can determine what will come to you in life.
Call to Word action
Proverbs 23:7 For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.
The Christian clarion duty
The tongue is one of the strong indicators of the source of battles in life. James 3:5 says it is "...a world of iniquity..."
James 3:2 says "....If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man"
Lord, let me see good days by the words l will utter, let not my lips utter words that will destroy me, in Jesus name.
Good morning and have a blessed day today.
God bless you.