The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.Proverbs 18:21 New International Version
What kind of fruit are you producing?
Are you a tongue wager (a gossiper)? Do you enjoy spreading vicious gossip about others?
A time will come when someone is going to spread bad rumors about you that is going to cut you deep and you shall be forced to eat the vile poison you to generously have given to others.
Are you producing fruit of pompous self righteousness?
Are you quick to judge others and put them on trial in public (point out loudly in front of others a mistake they have made or a bad habit they do)?
A good point is smoking.
How many people are quick to judge smokers as filthy people and try to shame them in public?
When any of these self righteous twits try that with me I merely inform them that my habit is no where near as disgusting as their pompous attitude. Those that are quick to judge others are hiding shame in their own lives far greater. What is the shame you are trying to hide?
They look at me stunned, shut up and walk away.
The time is coming when you shall harvest the same treatment as you have so abundantly given to others and it is going to shame you greatly.
Are you the type to encourage others when they are experiencing a difficult time.
Take comfort in knowing when your tribulations arrive, a comforter will come to you.
Do you encourage others when they are having a difficult time (say they are trying to learn something and are frustrated, do you go over to them and offer them an encouraging word and maybe show them an easy way to do what they are attempting to do)?
Rejoice because not only have you helped another and in so doing brought gladness to Jesus’ heart but the time will come when it is reciprocated back to you.
I have been on the giving and receiving end of these blessing and it is difficult to tell which one was more rewarding.
A careless word may kindle strife. A cruel word may destroy a life. A timely word may lessen strife. A loving word may heal and bless. Anomalous
Prayer: Please Jehovah KalEl (voice of God) guide my words to be soothing, healing balm to those that are hurting and afraid. Please guide my words to be encouraging strengthening and providing wise guidance. I request this in the name of the greatest voice of God Jesus Christ. Amen.
May you be blessed with Gods divine love, peace and joy.