Top 5 Bible Verses About Taming The Tongue

Here are my top five Bible verses about taming the tongue.James 1:26 “If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless.” A lot of people say that they’re spiritual or religious but God doesn’t want any more religious people, He wants disciples after Jesus’ own heart. Those disciples have an easier time bridling or taming their tongue. If someone doesn’t tame their tongue, then their “religion is worthless” because it’ … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible and Jesus Teach About Gossip?

Does the Bible say much about gossip? If so, what does the Bible say about it and what does Jesus teach about gossip? What is Gossip? I would define a gossiper as someone who habitually reveals personal, private, sensitive, and even sensational facts or assumptions about someone in an unconstrained conversation or conversations or reports that is about someone else. These “facts” reveal details that cannot be confirmed as being true and can also be simple, idle talk or rumors that are nothing s … [Read more...]

How to Stop The Gossip In Church

How can you stop gossip in the church?  What strategies can you apply in taming the tongue?  Maybe this can stop perhaps the most destructive of all things in the church…gossip.Gossip:  A Destroyer of Fellowship I can think of anything that destroys the Body of Christ more than gossip does. Often it is prayer requests that are passed on to others but it turns into gossip. Gossip destroys fellowship, unity, and trust among the members of the church.  Perhaps that is why many who request praye … [Read more...]