I’m reading from the 3rd chapter in the Book of James which deals with the tongue. It amazes me how much destruction the tongue can bring to peoples lives!
There was a man who was fishing from a pier. He was frustrated because he hadn’t caught anything all day. Suddenly, his bobber disappears in the water and he yanks his fishing pole with excitment.
On the end of the line was a very tiny fish. Two women were walking buy and one of them said, “Aren’t you ashamed of yourself for catching such a small fish.” Without looking up he said, “If he’d kept his mouth shut he wouldn’t have been caught.”
David said in Ps. 39:1, “I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue…”