Posts tagged with ‘The Power of Words’

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7/30/18 GLORIFY HIM THROUGH WHAT WE SAY

by Barry Lovett
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“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord.” Psalm 19:14. People in our workplaces, churches, neighborhoods, and families can be the target of sharp tongues and feel the pain of discussions that never should have happened.  How can we escape our inclination to use […]

12/5/16 WHEN SOMEONE IS GRIEVING – LISTEN, DON’T LECTURE

by Barry Lovett
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“To him who is afflicted, kindness should be shown by his friend.” Job 6:14. In the Bible we are told that during Job’s time of grieving, his three friends came to mourn with him and to comfort him.  For the first 7 days they sat and wept with him because he was in deep sorrow […]

12/1/16 GENTLE WORDS ARE MORE POWERFUL THAN ANGRY WORDS

by Barry Lovett
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“A man has joy by the answer of his mouth, and a word spoken in due season, how good it is?” Proverbs 15:23. Words are like powerful instruments for good or for ill.  We can use words in destructive ways, or we can use words to build and encourage.  In a world where words are […]

11/15/16 WHEN WE LIE, WE SPEAK THE DEVIL’S LANGUAGE

by Barry Lovett
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“Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who deal truthfully are His delight.” Proverbs 12:22. When we tell a lie, we speak the devil’s language.  The Lord Jesus said that Satan, “does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him.  When he speaks a lie, he speaks from […]