"My mouth speaks what is true, for my lips detest wickedness" Prov 8:7. What we say is so important, for life and death are in the power of the tongue. Considering that God Himself, "said....and so it was", and that we were created in His image, ought to give you a good visual on the power of our words. I was fortunate enough to experience the instant reaction of a curse (maybe not the pain, but the lesson I learned was tremendous). My father (and I love him dearly), is not yet saved, a man prone to anger and outbursts. A few years ago I was visiting their home and was upstairs while my brother and him got into an argument. My father got so angry he yelled, "I wish I never had any kids" and he slammed the door and left. In the instant that he said what he said, I felt a sharp pain slap the back of my neck! It was amazing. I quickly rebuked any further consequences to his words and prayed for revelation for my father. But why am I sharing this? Old (bad) habits of the tongue (complaining, negativity) are not always easy to break, but changing them is worth it. I want to be someone who speaks the Truth and what is the truth? Is it what we see with our eyes or is it what God says about a situation? If a curse (as described above) has any impact, how much more do our words of life being professed over things. We may not 'see' the fruit of our lips right away, but in time and with perseverance, the bible says the "The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit." Prov 18:21. What kind of seeds (words) are we planting into our children, into our bodies, into our souls, into our minds, into those around us?
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