All of you know the children's rhyme that says, "Sticks
and stones may break my bones, but names can never hurt me." That
sounds nice, but it just isn't true. Words can hurt. The Bible says,
"Reckless words pierce like a sword." Our words can cut like a
knife. They can hurt others. We all know that God hears every word
we say and he knows every thought we have in our mind. It is very
important for us to be careful about the things we think and say.
The Bible says, "Let the words of my mouth and the
meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my
Redeemer." Once we have said it, we can't take it back, so let's make
sure that our words are pleasing to God.
* Also known as, "Watch What
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