It’s no mystery that we can hurt or heal with our words, that we can encourage or tear down by what we say, but there’s much more to it than this.
Romans 4:17 Tells us that “God quickens the dead and calls those things which be not as though they were.”
Jesus taught: “It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.” (John 6:63)
The battle between David and Goliath involved words
Read 1 Samuel 17:42-46
You cannot be silent in the midst of battle. In spiritual warfare silence means consent – But you have to be careful what you say when you are under pressure because death and life are in power of the tongue.
We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak. 2 Corinthians 4:13
Read Romans 10:9-10
The woman with the issue of blood kept saying – If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be whole - Mark 5:25- 34
“Go in peace, and be whole of thy plague – Greek – “Step into peace…”