Contributed by Tim George on Jul 13, 2001
James reminds us that our words can be the most powerful force known to man. Words can set the course of individuals and nations. Consider what God has to say to us about the way we speak.
“For we all stumble in many things. If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle the whole body. Indeed, we put bits in horses’ mouths that they may obey us, and we turn their whole body. Look also at ships: although they are so large and are driven by fierce winds,