“No one can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison” – James 3:8
The Greek for “no one” is oudeis. Know what it means? It means “no one.” Not you, not me, not polite people, not democrats, not republicans: no, not one.
So, before you speak; wait & think.
Ask: Why Am I Talking;
And is it True, Helpful, Inspiring, Necessary, & Kind?
As Christians our speech is to be full of grace & life (Col. 4:6, Prov. 18:21).
“Set a guard over my mouth, LORD; keep watch over the door of my lips.” – Psa. 141:3
Only the LORD can help us to ZIP OUR LIPS. Apparently it requires a lock & a 24-hour watchmen.