Speak Up!

2020 THEME: TRUTH

SERIES: Supremacy

TITLE: Speak Up!

Scripture:  Colossians 4:2-6

 

“A sharp tongue is the only edge that grows keener with constant use.” Washington Irving

“If your lips would keep from slips, Five things observe with care: To whom you speak; of whom you speak; and how, and when, and where.” William Norris

“I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.” Publius

I.    WHEN TALKING TO GOD           

   

Sound advice about our vertical speech:

1.   Be devoted to (prayer).
2.   Be (alert).
3.   Be (grateful).

 

II.   WHEN TALKING TO OTHERS


Verse 5: What Christ-followers are gives credibility (to what we say).

The word conduct here is the Greek word which means “to walk around.”  It refers to (all actions of a person’s daily life).

We are to have our speech “seasoned with salt.” What exactly does that mean?

Psalm 114:3- “Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips.”

A good principle to follow is found in Ephesians 4:29

Next week: Theme: Truth!/ Series: Supremacy

Title:  A Little Help from My Friends- Colossians 4: 7-18

 

 

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