Small part, great power: G—Glorify God

Forgive my stereotyping but I believe most women will agree, it is not enough to know her husband loves her. She wants to hear it and she wants to hear why. So does God. This is not to stroke His ego (He doesn’t have one), but to deepen our love relationship and...

Small part, great power: N—No negativity

“I’m only saying what’s true!” Hogwash! We get to choose the words that come out of our mouths—let’s not excuse negative ones on the basis of their accuracy but filter our words through the sieve of Ephesians 4: Are our words wholesome and helpful? Upbuilding and...

Small part, great power: O—Offer

Have you ever considered a wonderfully generous gesture but somehow your tongue never got in gear? The offer simply got stuck in your throat and died there. Our hearts may have worthy intentions but if we don’t actually speak them, they’re only noble ideas....

Small part, great boasts: T

The tongue is powerful—not the physical appendage in our mouths but what it accomplishes with the words it emits. The Apostle James tells us it’s so strong that if we could control it, we could keep our whole body in check. I’m not going to begin to try to explain...