James 1:26; Ephesians 4:29
1. How have positive words (spoken to you by others or to yourself) helped you in your faith walk?
2. How have negative words (spoken to you by others or to yourself) harmed you in your faith walk?
3. What Spirit-inspired words do you need to speak to yourself and others at this moment in your life? Why?
4. In what situations do you find it most difficult to speak life-giving words to yourself or others? Why?
Read the following verses from the Book of Proverbs: Proverbs 12:18; 13:3; 15:14; 16:23-24; 18:21: What do these words from the author teach you about the power of words in your personal and relational life?