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Taking On The Mouth!

Watch Your Mouth!

Here are a couple of powerful verses from Psalm 141:4-5 “Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips.  Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, To practice deeds of wickedness With men who do iniquity; and do not let me eat of their delicacies.”

What A Powerful Prayer! “Set A Guard, O Lord, over my mouth; Keep watch over my lips.” I consider myself to be a half way decent person and I know a lot of people who are really good people, but I was thinking:  Out of all of the people who I know, including myself – we all have a problem with our mouths.  We say things that we shouldn’t and we get involved in conversations that tear down, rather than build up.

We Need Supernatural Help! David who wrote the Psalms was a good man, but even he knew that he needed God’s help and so he prayed the above mentioned  prayer.  The first step to getting help is admitting that you have a problem.  If you don’t like to admit that you have a problem, then call it a challenge.

Power In Our Words! I want my words to build up and advance the cause of Christ!  I am not talking about religious talk.  I am talking about using the power of the words that we speak for good and not for evil.  I am talking about using the power of the words that we speak for moving life in a positive direction.

Work On This Today! Take some time today to think about your words – what you say and what you don’t say!  Think about your conversations – do people walk away closer to being who God created them to be or do they walk away a little more distant because of a wedge that you may have inserted?

Ask God to set a guard over your mouth and keep watch over the door of your lips!  It will really make a difference in your life, in the lives of others and in the ministry of the Kingdom!


Answered Prayer!

Hope Showing Love!

Prayer Talk! Let’s talk a little bit about prayer!  Everybody knows that they need to pray, but most never get around to really doing it.  And those of us that do take the time to pray, often do not do it right!  I am not being critical, just stating a reality that we need to accept, so that we can change and grow in our communication with our Creator!

God’s Answers Prayer! When I read through my Bible, it becomes very clear that God answers prayer!  I think many times our failure to get a response from God is really our failure to talk to Him.  You see – a lot of times we talk at God instead of to God! We talk at God by giving Him our list of request, demands or deals – whatever you like to call them.  Prayer is so much more than just talking at God.  Prayer is talking to God, which means that we talk and listen.  To talk to God is to have conversation.  To talk to God, we have to know His will.  To know God’s will, we have to spend  time in His Word.  If you don’t feel like God is answering your prayers, then make sure that you are talking to and not at Him!

Let’s Work To Grow In This Area! We look at this a little more tomorrow and hopefully it will grow our communication with our Creator!