James tells us that our tongue is a fire that corrupts and sets the whole course of our life. Matthew Henry’s Commentary explained the verse in this manner: “We are taught to dread an unruly tongue, as one of the greatest evils. No man can tame the tongue without Divine grace and assistance. The apostle does not represent it as impossible, but as extremely difficult.”
Now let us consider this – what a “Spiritual Fire” we could set if we used our tongue (voice) to both encourage others in their walk with the Lord and to reach the lost; offering the truth of God’s love. Can not you imagine the spark starting a fire (revival) neither man nor demon could put out?
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