Resources by Topic: Words & The Tongue

You Don’t Say

You Don’t Say

Dámaris Carbaugh defines “slander” and helps you evaluate whether your life could be slandering the Lord. Read or Listen →

With Wisdom

With Wisdom

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Some of us speak more than others. But we all use words. We greet, we express, we compliment, we respond, we mock, we tear down—all with words. Have you ever thought about how much the Bible has to say about the way we use words? “She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is ...
The Battle for Control

The Battle for Control

Shannon Popkin was excited to visit some new neighbors. But after dinner she was mortified when her husband fell asleep in the middle of conversation. Read or Listen →

The Power of Words, Day 6

The Power of Words, Day 6

Do you ever have the feeling that if you don't yell, your kids aren't going to get it? Listen today to find out the importance of having a soft answer. Read or Listen →

The Power of Words, Day 4

The Power of Words, Day 4

Satan is sometimes called "the accuser." When we accuse others, we are acting just like him. Find out more as Nancy describes evil twins: gossip and slander. Read or Listen →

The Power of Words, Day 3

The Power of Words, Day 3

So what’s the big deal? I don’t lie! Even if you don’t tell out and out lies, there’s always a temptation to stretch the truth, to exaggerate. Read or Listen →

The Power of Words, Day 2

The Power of Words, Day 2

Did you know that the doctor will sometimes look at your tongue to gauge your overall health? That can serve as a picture of your spiritual health as well. Read or Listen →

Using Your Words to Heal

Using Your Words to Heal

You’d think we’d be pretty good at speaking by now, but unfortunately, most people have a lot to learn about using their words to build others up. Read or Listen →

Listening

Listening

When you truly listen to others, you are giving a real gift. Mary Kassian shows you how to develop the rare skill of listening. Read or Listen →

The Power of Return

The Power of Return

One of the hardest things to do is to bless others when you have been cursed. How can you do that? Mary Kassian will talk about that on Revive Our Hearts. Read or Listen →

The Power of the Open Gate

The Power of the Open Gate

Freedom. Fullness. Fruitfulness in Christ. We show you how He can develop these qualities in your life. Hear how to give control of your words to the Lord. Read or Listen →

The Power of Exchange

The Power of Exchange

If you leave a plot of land alone, weeds will take over. That’s like our words. Mary Kassian will show you how to pull weeds of sinful words. Read or Listen →

The Power of Cause and Effect

The Power of Cause and Effect

Why do you say what you say? Mary Kassian says your words are like plants, connected to the roots of your attitudes which are buried in the soil of beliefs. Read or Listen →

When Wants Are Seen as Needs

When Wants Are Seen as Needs

What happens when you mistake wants for needs? Paul David Tripp says one result is anger. Learn to avoid sinful anger by keeping wants and needs straight. Read or Listen →

Communication and Community

Communication and Community

Karen Loritts suggests that you need three types of friends: Someone who is more mature in faith than you, someone who is a peer, and someone you can mentor. Read or Listen →

Measured Words

Measured Words

You can spend days cultivating a close relationship with someone, but it can all be destroyed by a few sinful words. Read or Listen →

Taming That Tongue

While no one in their own power can tame the tongue, thankfully God provides all you need. Here are some practical tips to discipline this unruly critter. . . …

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Conversation 101

Your floors can be sparkling, the windows shining, the aromas wafting, but if you don’t know how to connect with your guest . . . well, it’s a flop! …

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Conversation 201

Conversation is often an easy, pleasurable experience—with those you connect with—but when conversation doesn’t come naturally, are you prepared to work at it? …

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Filter Before You Speak

Far too often as a young woman I justified the rude, bluntly honest criticisms that spewed from my mouth with the belief that the TRUTH must be delivered! …

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King of the Castle

“King of the Castle” is a silly, childish game, but unfortunately, it’s a game that’s played in the lives of most adults–albeit on a more sophisticated level. …

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Loose Lips Sink Families

"Loose lips sink ships." They also have a way of sinking entire families. Don't believe me? Just ask Zeresh or Potiphar's wife or the many wives of Solomon. …

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Slammed Anyone Lately?

Not long into the message I began to get a little uncomfortable as the preacher began a tirade against certain individuals, even referring to them as “idiots.” …

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Message 6: You Don't Say

You may not slander others verbally, but has your life slandered or misrepresented the character of God? That is the question Dámaris poses in this message. How might our interactions look different if our underlying desire was that others would think more of Jesus?

Damaris Carbaugh Damaris Carbaugh You may not slander others verbally, but has your life slandered or misrepresented the character of God?  Continue Reading →