Message from Pastor Zwai Zulu (Pastor of Discipleship) on James 3:1-12

1. The Positive Potential of the Tongue (James 3:2-5)

Book of Proverbs Outlines the positive use of the tongue:

  • – The Mouth of the Righteous is a fountain of life (Proverbs 10:11a)
  • – A gentle answer turns away wrath (Proverbs 15:1a)
  • – Plans fail for a lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed

2. The Negative Potential of the Tongue (James 3:5b-8)

Book of Proverbs outlines the positive use of the tongue:

  • – A harsh word stirs up anger (Proverbs 15:1)
  • – The mouth of the fool gushes folly (Proverbs 15:2)
  • – A Perverse tongue crushes the spirit (Proverbs 15:4)