Daily Devotional

What Comes Out of a Man

Scripture: Mark 7: [15] Nothing outside a man can make him `unclean’ by going into him. Rather, it is what comes out of a man that makes him `unclean.’ ”

Observation: My words make me unclean, my complaining, criticizing others and my negative opinions. Whenever I say something that might hurt someone makes me unclean, actually if I say something that is not encouraging or loving makes me unclean.

Application: I need to think before I speak. Will these words honor God? What I’m about to say will it be uplifting, useful, encouraging or helpful? If not do I need to say anything at all? Sometimes I speak just to speak I need to consider my words before saying anything.

Prayer: Dear Lord touch my heart and my lips may all that I say this day make it clear that I belong and love you.

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