Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone. Colossians 4:6 The Holy Bible, The New Living Translation
Have you ever met a man or woman who could not say a positive word if their life depended upon it?
They are real Negative Nellies and can bring you down faster than a ton of bricks on your back when you are swimming.
Would you like to have a conversation with them?
Here is a test: try to listen to your own words and see if they lift up or put down?
We need to request The Holy Spirits help in our conversations.
We need to watch our words because they affect those that hear them.
Try to find good in the bad and happy in the sad. It takes work but can be done.
It is easy to tear down but more rewarding to build up. Joseph a son of Jehovah
Now that does not mean we are to be people pleasers and say what those we are having a conversation with want to hear.
There are times when a man or woman are committing sin and need it exposed.
But, before you do that always have a Godly alternative to it and pray for The Holy Spirit that your words are gracious. Have you ever heard of the old saying count to ten before saying something. Here is a better idea instead of counting pray to Jehovah that The Holy Spirit guide your words to be wise, respectful, insightful kind and loving.
Now, those who hear your words may reject them and be confrontational but it is hard to fight someone who is at peace and has a smile on their face ( make sure it is not a smug smile but rather a pleasant one ).
Prayer: Please Holy Spirit Immanuel (God is with us John 15:1-27 ) be with me and impart in me Your prudent words that imparts upon those I am educating about their destructive lifestyle with wisdom , grace , and love so that they will be directed away from the darkness and into Jesus’ beautiful light.
I humbly request this in the name of the most beautiful light , Jesus Christ . Amen
May you be blessed with being a light that guides others into the Eternal light . Joseph a son of Jehovah
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