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lesson 6

 

The Tongue: Very Difficult To Control

James 3:1-12

 

I.         A Mistaken mindset: Itís all right to let the tongue be free, itís harmless.

 

A.      The tongue boasts of great things - James 3:5

 

B.       It is a restless evil full of deadly poison - James 3:8

 

C.       Out of the same mouth come blessings (praises) and curses - James 3:9-10

 

D.      The tongue often emits the unexpected - James 3:11-12

 

†††† II.†††† A Correct mindset: The tongue must be controlled; it's very dangerous

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††††††††††††††††††††††† A.††† One is often at fault for what he says - James 3:2

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††††††††††††††††††††††† B.††† The tongue is a small but very powerful and influential part of the body - James 3:3-4

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† C.††† Like a forest fire, the tongue is very dangerous and hard to control - James 3:6-8

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† D.††† The tongue should be used for praise and not for cursing - James 3:9

 

II.       Conclusion - Be careful with the tongue: it can be our biggest problem!Ephesians 4:29

 

 

III.     Memory Verse - James 3:10

 

 

IV.    Questions

 

1. What is 1) something good and 2) something bad that man does with the tongue according to verse 9?

 

2. What can one do to control his tongue?

 

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