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The Untamed Tongue. James 3:1-12. James 3:7-8 7. For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind: 8. But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. Barometer Atmospheric Pressure. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • James 3:7-8

    7. For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind:

    8. But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.

  • BarometerAtmospheric PressureThermometerTemperatureSpeedometerVelocity - speedTongueSoul - Character

  • TongueSoul - Character1.Description2. Character3. PowerHeaven

  • James 3:6 And the tongue is a fireProv. 16:27 and in his lips there is as a burning fire.Prov. 26:20 Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth. inflicts Painis Destructive

  • James 3:8 But the tongue can no man tame Tamed = to reduce from a wild to a domestic state , to bring under control: harness

    1 Pet. 3:10 For "He who would love life And see good days, Let him refrain his tongue from evil, And his lips from speaking deceit.bridling back the tongue

  • James 3:8 it is an unruly evil

    Like a wild animal in a cage

    Can injure

  • James 3:8 full of deadly poison Poison = venom as emitted by serpents

    Fire is an open forcePoison is subtleDescribes the effects on the victimsSlanderGossipBackbiting

  • Gossip

    Is like

    A

    Poison !

  • for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. Matt. 12:34

    Accent tells about geographical origin

    Matt. 26:73 for your speech betrays youNorthernerSoutherner

  • Swearing = a profane heartImpure stories = a filthy heartMurmurings = a thankless heartCriticism = a jealous heartSlander = a hateful heart

  • Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God. James 3:9

    Bless = speak well of Curse = to doom bring evil upon men

  • Jas. 3:2 For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.

    Whole body = sins that body can commitControl tongue first !

  • Horse = bridle

    Ship = rudder

    Fire = little can destroy much

  • Can Destroy a persons reputationCan Destroy the Happiness of othersCan Destroy a congregationCan Destroy your soul

  • 1 Peter 3:10-11

    10. For, He that would love life, And see good days, Let him refrain his tongue from evil, And his lips that they speak no guile:

    11. And let him turn away from evil, and do good; Let him seek peace, and pursue it.

  • James 1:26 If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.

  • Sermon by Arthur PigmanEvans Church of Christ 515 Gibbs RoadEvans, Ga. 30809706-855-1249evanscoc@bellsouth.netwww.evansgachurchofchrist.orgSunday Morning April 15, 2012