The Future Is As Bright As The Promises Of God

Kind Words

“I will guard my ways, that I may not sin with my tongue; I will guard my mouth as with a muzzle…” Psalm 39:1 (NASB)

Words are things of greatest worth,
Though often lightly spoken;
Thoughtless fleeting words of mirth,
May wound the heart that’s broken;
Or words that pass forgotten by,
May prompt to deeds that cannot die.

Kind words quell the angry soul,
But bitter railings never;
Love can soothe with sweet control,
And kindle love for ever.
Watch well your words, both old and young,
For life and death hang on the tongue.

Basil Manly Jr.


Comments on: "Kind Words" (4)

  1. The words to rebuke in love when necessary

  2. Once given words can not be taken back.

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