How many of you realize that the words you speak to others or about yourself greatly influence the impact you have. The scripture teaches “Death and life are in the power of the tongue: And they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof” Proverbs 18:21.

Another one says “Those who control their tongue will have a long life; opening your mouth can ruin everything”. Proverbs 13:3. That is really right. It can ruin everything! We need to be cognizant of how our words can hurt others as well as ourself. The way I speak can be damaging to myself and sense of wellbeing. In addition, sometimes I am too quick to speak and don’t first listen to what God wants me to say.

Here is what Joyce Meyer has to say about the Power of Words: