Proverbs 8:6-8 Maybe even when you saw the words “gossip” on the screen a face popped into your mind, someone you think is a gossip. With Jesus there’s no shadow, no deceit, no gossip, just truth (James 1:17). When that happens here’s what you should do. John Hagee (June-25-2020) Daily Devotion: Proverbs 18:21 - Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit. In our series on Proverbs we’ve encountered lady wisdom who speaks what is good and true. (NIV), When you need private advice who do you go to that you know will keep your confidence? If you say a prayer, you don’t even have to say it out-loud, of repentance and faith in him, if you tell him you believe him and everything written about him, he will come and rescue you, give you eternal life, and begin to change you from the inside out. (No credit card needed.) 19 A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle. Update. Talking too much and never stopping to listen is also foolishness. Proverbs 18:21. Proverbs 18:21, KJV: "Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof." Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The Carnal Mind. Deceit is when we intentionally mislead someone, with or without a lie. by John Hagee (January-01-2021), Deuteronomy 28:7 - John Hagee Daily Devotional (January-01-2021), 4 TYPES OF FRIENDS YOU MUST LET GO SO YOUR BLESSINGS AND OPEN DOORS CAN COME THIS YEAR - Christian Motivation, The Atmosphere of Change - TD Jakes sermons (January-01-2020), Joel Osteen - Keep Speaking Victory (January-01-2020), Message For Husbands & Single Men - TD Jakes (January-01-2021), Activate 2021 - Touré & Sarah Jakes Roberts (January-01-2021), Psalms & Proverbs - Psalm 143:1-12, Proverbs 17:26. I recently heard a sermon about gossip and I’ve felt convicted to try not to do it anymore. 21. It’s said behind closed doors or in hushed voices. There is more hope for a fool than for them. Slander is when we intentionally say things to not just deceive but to actually harm others. It reflects the heart of Satan. Lying leads to consequences. I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak, for by your words you will be justified, and by … I don’t feel comfortable calling something a lie if it was completely unintentional. On a Podcast I listened to recently one of the speakers talked about barnacles. Are your words the nuclear energy that gives your family, friends, workplace, and church power? Proverbs 9:13 Denomination: Pentecostal. Proverbs 26:24-26 Read the story of our church here. Sermons from Proverbs Diary of a Wise Old Man (Proverbs 1:1-7) When You Need to Know, You'll Know (Proverbs 3:5-6) How to Make a Tough Decision (Proverbs 3:5-6) Purity: Staying Clean In A Dirty World (Proverbs 5) Hard Work: The Reason We Get Out of Bed (Proverbs 6:6-11) Thanksgiving 365 (Proverbs 15:16-17) How Can I Discover God's Will For My Life? Whoever conceals hatred with lying lips This isn’t the perfect definition, but Proverbs helps us think it out one step further. 1 of 1. Try it for 30 days FREE. I was reading Tremper Longman III’s commentary on Proverbs as I prepared again this week and he said that Proverbs warns us not only to not lie but also to not be too quick to believe what others say, to use discernment (Proverbs p. 562). Proverbs 18:21: The Tongue an Agency of Good or Evil: H. Melvill. John 1:14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. Christ came to save the liars and gossips and slanderers and those who speak too much and have trouble listening. Proverbs 11:11 Norman Rockwell was probably the most famous American illustrator who created covers for the Saturday Evening Post. He would say, “Pastor, this is hard for me to say, but when you said that last week in the sermon, you didn’t mean it this way, but this is how some people took it.” Or, “Pastor, when you didn’t take time to talk to those folks, they were really hurt.” Do you see someone who speaks in haste? It’s about character. Death and life [are] in the power of the tongue Of witnesses, according to the testimony they bear; of judges, according to the sentence they pass; of teachers, according to the doctrine they preach; of all men, who, by their well or ill speaking, bring death or … Listen more. Gossip is found in the heart and poisons the heart. Your tongue can help grow healthy life-giving fruit, or it can burn down the forest (James 3:5-6). That woman was actually hurt by being painted this way. Words Matter. Like a coating of silver dross on earthenware Jesus! John Hagee - Live Stream 11:00AM Sunday Service in Cornerstone Church January-03-2021, John Hagee - Live Stream 8:30AM Sunday Service Cornerstone Church January-03-2021, Happy New Year! Proverbs 19:5 Gossip is juicy. The Power Of The Tongue-- Proverbs 18:21-- Joy Gee-- 2007. Apparently “spilling tea” is slang for gossip these days. It makes them stand taller and walk straighter. (NIV). (NIV). Proverbs 18:21 The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit. As a new church we have the opportunity to create a new culture, a new DNA. Proverbs, Expository Sermons - From The Executable Outlines Series by Mark A. Copeland - Hundreds of free sermon outlines and Bible study materials available for online browsing and downloading. It’s almost always something negative (and I’d add personal). But the best way to tell if something is gossip is to examine the heart. Jesus is God’s word come to rescue us. A gossip betrays a confidence; When you speak, heaven begins to work because there is power in the words you declare. So if you’re prone to gossip, the cure is loving God and finding your satisfaction in him. There are more than 35,000 free videos, sermon prep resources, kids lessons, graphics packages, music, ministry tips, and more that you can download and use in your ministry. Our words carry weight. Truthful words are words that accurately reflect reality—no distortion, no lies, no misrepresentation, no making yourself look better than you actually are, just a real picture of what’s really going on (Prov 14:25). Our words are going to give life. Did you know that the U.S. Navy reports Barnacles can slow down nuclear–powered ships by as much as 40%? This might be the most tempting time to gossip. Our words carry weight. Call us at 888-634-2038.      so avoid anyone who talks too much. It’s through him that we can have a true relationship with God.      without a gossip a quarrel dies down. It’s through Jesus that we can know and talk to God.      and good news gives health to the bones. Material: a frog Our visitor in class this morning is this cute little frog. In our day to day life we must make sure the words of our mouth are aligned with the word of God. Don’t play with poison. Gossip is what other people do… and let me tell you about it. In addition to the lectionary resources there are thousands of non-lectionary, scripture based resources... Signup for FREE! (NIV). Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue,And those who love it will eat its fruit. Lady folly represents Satan, sin, and his powers, which are completely different than God’s goodness. (NIV). Like a north wind that brings unexpected rain B. Proverbs 18:21: Evils of the Tongue and of Contention: E. Johnson What’s on the inside will come out and hopefully it’s good. It’s through Jesus that we can hear God. The one that we love we will eat the fruit of. (NIV).      but a lying tongue lasts only a moment. Hagee is also the CEO of his non-profit corporation, Global Evangelism Television (GETV).      is a sly tongue—which provokes a horrified look.      but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed. John 14:6 Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. Let’s make visitors sense our love and support for each other (Eph 4:29; Titus 3:2). B. Whatton, LL. John Hagee (August-19-2020) Daily Devotion: Proverbs 18:21 - Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit A miracle in your mouth is waiting to be spoken into existence! Or are they barnacles? For God Has Not Given You The Spirit Of Fear. Well… we can’t. Open Network is a free library of church resources from Life.Church. But maybe you don’t lie or gossip or slander, but you do talk too much and you’re not a good listener. (Prov 18:21) The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit. Hagee is the President and CEO of John Hagee Ministries, which telecasts his national radio and television ministr ... Proverbs 18:21 - Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit - John Hagee Daily Devotion (June-25-2020). When we say the wrong things it can destroy a relationship. What are foolish words? The information is secretive and the act of telling is private. Learn more Start my trial Back . It’s interesting. When Life and Relationships Are Difficult . Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof. Proverbs 29:20 When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies. Tremper writes, “A wise word is one that is spoken at the right time. Even a painting of gossip can hurt a real relationship! John Trapp Complete Commentary. He is the 5th of 6 pastors in his family, all of whom were named John Hagee, dating back to the colonial era. The tongue has the power of life and death, This painting recently sold for $8.5 million. As Christians we have the opportunity to be the most encouraging people on planet earth because we have the best news of all, the news about Jesus, the gospel. So what can we do? No one comes to the Father except through me. Your ears perk up. Lying doesn’t reflect the heart of God. Proverbs 18:21 “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” Explanation and Commentary of Proverbs 18:21. They don’t know God. Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, Proverbs 26:20      so he did not open his mouth. Isaiah 53:7 (NIV). Before we talk further can we run what we’re about to talk about through my definition of gossip?” I doubt they’ll say “no.” Then you say, “My definition of gossip is saying something negative about anyone or anything to someone who can’t do anything about it.        for seven abominations fill their hearts. I am usually always wet. The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, Memory Verse: Proverbs 18:21 “Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” Bible Lesson: Proverbs-The Power of Words (Begin with prayer) Play the guessing game ‘What am I’? I am made up of many muscles. I think a better word for that is “misspoken.” Even worse than a lie is deceit. Jump to: Bible Study Tools • Parallel Bible Verse • Bible Contextual Overview • Bible Verse Review • Bible Cross-References • Gill's Bible Notes • Clarke's Bible Notes • Barnes' Bible Notes Proverbs 18:21, ESV: "Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits." I can hurt people or help people. “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will always crush my spirit.” Words can destroy relationships, but also institutions, like a business, government, or church. When he blessed his twelve sons, his words shaped their destinies and the future of Israel. Folly is an unruly woman; The tongue is a “small part of the body” (James 3:5), yet Proverbs 18:21 says it “has the power of life and death.” Proverbs 10:9 He came to change us. When this picture was originally published thousands of people wrote letters asking what the gossip was. He was oppressed and afflicted, See! Throughout the Bible, we see the power of blessing. Every word that comes out of your mouth should be a word of life, to edify, motivate, and bring comfort. Anxiety weighs down the heart, Even though Jesus is the word of God, and had every right to speak and shout God’s truth, what did he do for us? Light in a messenger’s eyes brings joy to the heart, (NIV). One careless remark can open a wound that lasts a lifetime. No matter their ages, never underestimate the power of speaking a blessing over your children. Get your church set-up with online giving, sermon streaming, and more in under 24 hours. Pastor Jonathan Romig preached this message at Cornerstone Congregational Church.      and as a sheep before its shearers is silent, Demonstrating God's Presence In Business. “Death and life are in the power of the tongue” (Proverbs 18:21). You can see him getting upset at the woman who started it all. Good words are not inherently good; they must be spoken at the appropriate time.” (Proverbs p. 571), Proverbs 15:23 Proper 19 | OT 24 | Pent 15. Will we eat the fruit of death? Proverbs 18:21 Parallel Verses ... Treasury of Scripture. Speak words of life! The good person out of his good treasure brings forth good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure brings forth evil. Like God, we use words to touch hearts, create trust, form relationships, and build community. Proverbs 18:21. That’s what gossip is, a spilling of secrets (Prov 11:13). Sermon: Proverbs 18:21 The Tongue: A Matter of Life and Death Over in the United States, there’s a debate raging on the right to carry a concealed weapon. We have the power and the privilege to speak words like “I see great potential in you,” “I see a great leader in you,” “You are a difference maker,” “You are a world changer,” or “I see someone who is going to do amazing things.” Those blessings breathe affirmation and hope into our children’s hearts. Tell me more. 12:36, 37; [ch. Let’s read Proverbs 18:20-21, “A man’s belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.”These verses illustrate the truth of Galatians 6:7-8, “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. Abraham blessed Isaac who blessed his son, Jacob. Worship – Sundays @ 10:30am 25 Though their speech is charming, do not believe them, Gossip can be a lie, a made-up or twisted story, it can also be true, but it’s always something “juicy.” It’s sweet. A lie is anytime we intentionally say something that isn’t true. Scripture: Proverbs 18:21, Psalms 141:3. A perverse person stirs up conflict, He painted his wife in the third row in the second and third columns. It’s secretive in nature. Proverbs warns us to avoid those who spill tea. Gossip: saying something negative about anyone or anything to someone who can’t do anything about it.      I open my lips to speak what is right. A lot is at stake in what we say today. As one poster said, “Speak with integrity” and “Say only what you mean.” If Satan is the father of lies who is the truth? Foolish words cause harm. Scripture: Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits. When our hearts are in the right place we’re going to talk differently. - John Hagee (January-01-2021), "It's Time To Say Goodbye To Your Pain & Start Living!" he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, When we speak Godly words we pump Godly power and goodness into those around us.        but their wickedness will be exposed in the assembly. Proverbs 15:30 Slander is like gossip on steroids. Words have great power to bless and to curse. In our series on Proverbs we’ve encountered lady wisdom who speaks what is good and true. Read verse in King James Version Without wood a fire goes out; Proverbs 18:21 Context. What do you think?” Hopefully this will spark a conversation without accusing anyone. Barnacles expand and breed constantly and the navy spends $500 million a year to scrape barnacles off ships. Wise words also spring forth from the heart (Prov 16:23). In literate societies, tongues include hands that write, type, paint, or sign. This is so because Jesus is the revelation (or word) of God. We have so many ways we can speak life into each other’s lives. Cross references. (NIV). But where do lies and deceit come from? Wise words are truthful, timely, trustworthy, and…. These are paintings of actual people who lived in Stockton Massachusetts, Norman Rockwell’s friends and neighbors. Tags: Death, Love, Power, Life: Description: Illustration of Proverbs 18:21 -- The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it … But we do. This means the things Jesus spoke are the things God spoke. Today you can get sued for defamation, for hurting a reputation. Proverbs 18:21 We have the good news that Jesus died and rose again and whoever believes in him will not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16). Proverbs 18:21 Death and life [are] in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.. Ver. John Hagee (June-25-2020) Daily Devotion: Proverbs 18:21 - Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit. Proverbs 16:28 Proverbs 10:18 It takes wisdom to know when to speak and to know when to be quiet and listen (Prov 19:20; 26:9). Blessing:  May the Lord bless you and keep you. 20 A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled. Although it’s not good it makes sense that the world loves gossip. Learn more. We also need to speak truth when others can hear it. Proverbs 18:4-7 The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook… Proverbs 10:20,21,31 The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth… Proverbs 11:30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise. (NIV). Sometimes we need to speak truth to someone but can’t do so right away. Subscribe and Get Sermons and Live Streams by John & Matt Hagee DIRECTLY TO YOUR INBOX! The words she speaks are the words God speaks, inviting us to speak words that mirror Christ’s goodness and character.      yet he did not open his mouth; Some claim that it’s their constitutional right, the Second Amendment allowing the right to bear arms. Proverbs 18:21. Foolish words cause harm but…. We gossip to put others down and make ourselves feel big. Jesus said that a man is not made unclean by what goes into his mouth, but by what comes out of it (Mt 15:11). (NIV). If they told people what they saw, it could spoil everything. At first it might seem like gossip doesn’t hurt anyone but it sows seeds of resentment. What do you love, death or life? Play Audio: Your speech will either help or hurt you (Pr 10:14; 12:14; 13:2-3; 18:6-7,23). (NIV) Your tongue can help grow healthy life-giving fruit, or it can burn down the forest (James 3:5-6). Or will we eat the fruit of life? Well I want to take that face and replace it with your own and ask yourself, “Do I gossip?” and “How do I gossip?” It helps to define gossip. So if it is juicy, secretive, or stirs up trouble, it’s probably gossip. (NIV). Proverbs 17 Proverbs 19 ... Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. Darth Vader’s hand is muffling the mouth of the officer who shared the plans to the Death Star. Listening can earn the opportunity to be heard. Anybody's words are spirit; Jesus is not the only one whose words are spirit . Proverbs 12:25 Death and life are in the power of the tongue.]      none of them is crooked or perverse.      and spreads slander is a fool. 6 Listen, for I have trustworthy things to say; Proverbs 20:19 But he won’t leave us that way. Proverbs 11:13 Proverbs 18:21: The Tongue, or Well-Speaking: Mortlock Daniel. ( A) Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits. Proverbs 8:6-8 Oh, I can’t believe that happened! He depicted normal scenes in everyday life. He died quietly to forgive us for all our noise. (NIV). So how can you know if your words are of God or in opposition to him? Proverbs 18:21. (NIV). We don’t tend to gossip about positive things.      but a kind word cheers it up. Proverbs 18:21 : S Ps 12:4. People die because of something said.      are fervent lips with an evil heart. Lies and deception are foolish words. One of the ways we can encourage each other is by sharing good news. If it’s the heart that produces foolish words or the heart that produces wise words how can we change our hearts so we speak wise words? Tongues can be weapons of mass destruction, launching holocausts and wars. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! 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