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Your Words And You - September 22nd 2023

Friday, 22nd September, 2023

By Pastor Chris Oyakhilome


“For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned” (Matthew 12:37 KJV).


As a Christian, you ought to always examine your life, especially with respect to your words, because your words reveal your character. If a man’s words are harsh, bitter and biting, then that’s who he is inside. But if your words are gracious and loving, that’s the character of your personality. Your words reveal you.

James 3:2 says, “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.” Jesus said in Matthew 12:35, “A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.”

There’s love, beauty, goodness and excellence in your spirit. So when you speak, it should be out of that abundance. The presence of the Holy Spirit in your life means you’re enabled to let out rivers of blessings from within you, coming forth in words. Your speech is the true measure of your maturity as a Christian.

Read James 3:2 again, this time, from the AMPC: “…And if anyone does not offend in speech [never says the wrong things], he is a fully developed character and a perfect man….” Bring life, health, healing, hope, strength and courage to others through your wholesome words.


"Dear Father, thank you for your Word and the Holy Spirit that renews my mind to speak blessings and faith-filled words. I speak life and wisdom today; I live in divine health, supernatural abundance, and I walk in righteousness, in Jesus’ Name. Amen."


James 3:2-6 KJV; Proverbs 15:4 KJV; Mark 11:23


Galatians 6:1-18 & Isaiah 9-10


Luke 24:13-27 & 2 Samuel 17-18


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