More Dangerous Than a Sword - Bad Speech
Topic: AM Service Passage: James 3:1–12, Ephesians 4:29
I. Words are Important (Jas. 3:1-4)
A. Tongue Tipping Point
B. Tiny Trailblazer
II. Words Can Tear Down (Jas. 3:5-8)
A. Out of Proportion
B. Out of Control
III. Words Can Build Up (Eph. 4:29)
A. Source of Strength
B. Source of Grace
IV. Words are a Mirror (Jas. 3:9-12)
A. What does the mirror show?
B. What does the mirror indicate?
Questions for consideration: (1) What can you do in your home today to be a speaker of blessing, instead of cursing? (2) Why are we are prone to think our bad speech is “no big deal,” but when someone speaks bad of us, it is a big deal? (3) How can you promote good speech in others?