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 19:14 — Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.
Proverbs 10:19 — When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.
Proverbs 16:24 — Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.
Proverbs 17:25 — Whoever restrains his words has knowledge, and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.
Proverbs 23:9 — Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, for he will despise the good sense of your words.
Ecclesaistes 9:17 — The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.
Colossians 4:6 — Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.
1 Timothy 4:12 — Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.