It is one thing to fall into a trap set by Satan--as he has many devious methods to ensnare you. It is quite another to snare yourself by your own mouth!
-You can snare yourself with your own words:
Thou art snared with the words of thy mouth; thou art taken with the words of thy mouth. (Proverbs 6:2)
-Your words can separate you from God:
Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us? (Psalms 12:4)
-Your words can create a breach--an opening--in your spirit:
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit. (Proverbs 15:4)
-Your lips affect your soul:
A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul. (Proverbs 18:7)
-Your uncontrolled tongue leads to trouble:
Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles. (Proverbs 21:23)
-Your tongue affects your whole body:
And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity; so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of Hell. (James 3:6)
-Your tongue affects your whole life:
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life; but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction. (Proverbs 13:3)
Meditate on these powerful verses today. They illustrate why gaining control of your tongue is mandatory.
My FATHER, My God, this year let my life reflect the blessing of the Lord, I shall not be static, I decree PROGRESS, FAVOR, HONOR, AND INFLUENCE are my portion. My life is SALTED, My speech is SALTED, My Home and Business are SALTED in the name of Jesus.