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How to Manage Your Mouth

Developing a Faith That Works

How To Manage Your Mouth - James 3:1-12

James 3:1-12  9 With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God's likeness. 10 Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers, this should not be.


  1. Realize How Difficult It Is To Manage Your Mouth


               Recognize the wannabe teachers              


               Recognize it as a powerful force


                              vss. 2-4


               Recognize it as capable of terrible injury


                              vss. 5-8


                              Why – vs 6


  1. Repent of Your Failure To Manage Your Mouth


               We are capable of treacherous inconsistency        vss. 9-12


                              We use our tongue in two incompatible ways


                              What is impossible in nature is possible but improper for us



               We are capable of  a consistent use of our tongue or…


                                             Rom 12:14


                                             Eph 4:29


                                             Titus 3:2




  1. Rejoice In Your Savior’s Perfection In Managing His Mouth


               When we expect….                                        Is 53:7 –


               When we least expect…                               Luke 23:33-34 - 

                                                                                          Luke 24:43


                              1 Peter 2:21-22

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