Taming the Tongue

Sweet Words

Original Date: 
Sunday, February 7, 2016

Proverbs 16:24 Taming the Tongue: Sweet Words

Bee Jokes
My text this morning, my key verse, is Proverbs 16:24:

24 Gracious words are a honeycomb,
sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.

A Lying Tongue (Dishonesty)

Original Date: 
Sunday, January 31, 2016

**Proverbs 26:28 Taming the Tongue: A Lying Tongue (Dishonesty)

“What I meant to say was…”
In 2003, the United States was invading Iraq. A group of Chinook helicopters was flying bridging material over the desert when they took fire. One of the helicopters took a hit from a rocket propelled grenade (RPG) and the convoy was forced to land.

Pardon my French (Bad Words)

Original Date: 
Sunday, January 17, 2016

Ephesians 4:29-5:5 Taming the Tongue: Pardon my French (Bad Words)

The Cussing Pastor
When Beth and I finished seminary and I took my first job as a pastor, one of the first things I did was buy a car. I bought a purple Chevy Blazer with four wheel drive.

Pining for Egypt (Grumbling)

Original Date: 
Sunday, January 10, 2016

Exodus 15:22-16:3 Taming the Tongue: Pining for Egypt (Grumbling)

That Turned Fast
Exodus 15 follows Exodus 14.

That makes sense. Numbers usually work in that way. But what is remarkable is that the events of Exodus 15 could occur so closely on the heels of the events of Exodus 14.

A Small Spark

Original Date: 
Sunday, January 3, 2016

James 3:1-12 Taming the Tongue: A Small Spark

Matt Mitchell
Today we are beginning a new series called Taming the Tongue. As we begin a new year, I’m going to talk about the power of our words. Perhaps a New Year’s resolution we could all consider making for 2016 is to be more careful about what we say.