Sticks, Stones, and the Power of Words: James 3:1-12

By Rev. Dr. Eric D. BarretoWhy do we repeat adages we know are false? Why do we deceive ourselves with seemingly soothing words that instead burn invisible scars upon us? Why do we persist in the deception that words cannot harm?Watch the Video:ON Scripture: Speech Can Unite or DivideThe Rev. Dr. Eric D. Barreto, assistant professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary, discusses the Biblical text James 3:1-12, featured in the ON Scripture The Bible article, "Sticks, … [Read more...]


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