by Colin Dexter

Your words can…

Affirm and encourage

Divide a family

Build someone’s self-esteem

Tear down a person’s self-esteem

Work people into a frenzy

Disrupt unity

Bring comfort

Create panic

Express love

Incite violence

Inspire confidence

Spread mistrust

Communicate value

Destroy reputations

Resolve conflict

Wound deeply

Bring healing

“The tongue has the power of life and death…”  Proverbs 18:21a (NIV)

Use words to bless and speak life into others.

“Kind words are like honey—sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.”  Proverbs 16:24 (NLT)

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