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Summary: To show that GOD, the LORD JESUS CHRIST is aware that our mouths are built to praise Him and not to defile us. Psalms 19:14 (Amplified Bible) Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my [firm, impenet

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I. EXORDIUM:

How do you guard your mouth?

By guarding my heart. Proverbs 4:23

Proverbs 4:23 (Amplified Bible)

Keep and guard your heart with all vigilance and above all that you guard, for out of it flow the springs of life.

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show that GOD, the LORD JESUS CHRIST is aware that our mouths are built to praise Him and not to defile us.

Psalms 19:14 (Amplified Bible)

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my [firm, impenetrable] Rock and my Redeemer.

IV. TEXT:

Matthew 15:11 (Amplified Bible)

It is not what goes into the mouth of a man that makes him unclean and defiled, but what comes out of the mouth; this makes a man unclean and defiles [him].

V. THESIS:

Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You guarded my heart and mouth so that both are acceptable in Your sight.

Psalms 19:14 (Amplified Bible)

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my [firm, impenetrable] Rock and my Redeemer.

2 Thessalonians 3:3 (Amplified Bible)

Yet the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen [you] and set you on a firm foundation and guard you from the evil [one].

Philippians 4:7 (Amplified Bible)

And God’s peace [shall be yours, that tranquil state of a soul assured of its salvation through Christ, and so fearing nothing from God and being content with its earthly lot of whatever sort that is, that peace] which transcends all understanding shall garrison and mount guard over your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.

VI. TITLE:

The mouth defiles a man

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Author: Apostle Matthew

B. Keyword: Fulfilled

C. Emphatic Thought: Fulfillment of Old Testament Prophecy

D. Audience: Jews

E. Apparent Purpose: To show that JESUS of Nazareth was the kingly Messiah of Jewish prophecy.

VIII. MAIN BODY:

Matthew 15:11 (Amplified Bible)

It is not what goes into the mouth of a man that makes him unclean and defiled, but what comes out of the mouth; this makes a man unclean and defiles [him].

Matthew 15:11 (King James Version)

Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.

A. Not those that come inside the mouth of man makes him unclean

"It is not what goes into the mouth of a man that makes him unclean and defiled,"

1 Timothy 4:4 (Amplified Bible)

For everything God has created is good, and nothing is to be thrown away or refused if it is received with thanksgiving.

Titus 1:15 (Amplified Bible)

To the pure [in heart and conscience] all things are pure, but to the defiled and corrupt and unbelieving nothing is pure; their very minds and consciences are defiled and polluted.

Hebrews 13:9 (Amplified Bible)

Do not be carried about by different and varied and alien teachings; for it is good for the heart to be established and ennobled and strengthened by means of grace (God’s favor and spiritual blessing) and not [to be devoted to] foods [rules of diet and ritualistic meals], which bring no [spiritual] benefit or profit to those who observe them.


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