The Heart of Fools


im the heart of fools
Proverbs 18:2, “A fool does not delight in understanding, But only in revealing his own mind.” (NASB)

Ecclesiastes 10:12, “The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious, But the lips of a fool shall swallow him up.” (NKJV)

Matthew 12:37, “For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.” (NKJV)

1 Peter 3:10, For “He who would love life And see good days, Let him refrain his tongue from evil, And his lips from speaking deceit.” (NKJV)

James 3:2-6, “For we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well. Now if we put the bits into the horses’ mouths so that they will obey us, we direct their entire body as well. Look at the ships also, though they are so great and are driven by strong winds, are still directed by a very small rudder wherever the inclination of the pilot desires. So also the tongue is a small part of the body, and yet it boasts of great things. See how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire! And the tongue is a fire, the very world of iniquity; the tongue is set among our members as that which defiles the entire body, and sets on fire the course of our life, and is set on fire by hell.” (NASB)

About Roland Ledoux

Pastor of Oasis Bible Ministry, an outreach ministry of intercessory prayer, encouragement and exhortation of the Word of God and author of the ministry blog, For The Love of God. I live in Delta, Colorado with my beautiful wife of 49+ years and a beautiful yellow lab whom we affectionately call Bella.
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