Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Mar 26, 2001
James informs us of these important truths: 1. The tongue is not easily controlled. 2. I allow God to control my tongue, or it controls me. 3.The tongue can be used for good or evil. 4. What I say is a reflection of who I am.
James says, “No man can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness” (James 3:8-9). James includes himself as one having this problem, for he says that “no man can