Controlling the Tongue

Do you want to live and enjoy a long life? Then don’t say cruel things and don’t tell lies.

(Psalm 34:12-13 CEV)

Oftentimes, my prayer is just that–for God to keep my tongue from evil and my lips from speaking lies. And being true to His Word, God has kept me from situations where I’d have to say something untrue, vile, flattering or make promises that I can’t keep. The psalmist tells us that in order to enjoy life, we must learn to control our tongue. If you’re struggling to control your tongue, I encourage you to pray this simple prayer and watch what God will do.

A life well lived is a result of a tongue well controlled.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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