10 Verses to Teach Our Kids About What They Say

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Have you ever thought about how many verses talk about our words/ speech? Our talk is important. Other people are listening to us.

Here are just 10 verses … good ones to study with our kids.

Psalm 19:14Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Proverbs 10:19When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.

Proverbs 16:24Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.

Proverbs 17:25Whoever restrains his words has knowledge, and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.

Proverbs 23:9Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, for he will despise the good sense of your words.

Proverbs 29:20Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

 Ecclesaistes 9:17The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.

Colossians 4:6Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.

1 Timothy 4:12Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

2 Timothy 1:13 — Follow the pattern of the sound words that you have heard from me, in the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.

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