Monday, April 21, 2008

Can we

Ok Ladies,

I have a question that God will not let off my mind so I am sending out to you all to get some opinions and some answers.

I am at home today just kind of spending some time with God, and I am waiting for the kitchen floor to dry so here we go.

I have heard teaching where the tongue is compared to a sword (can't find any scripture to support this). I know that in the tongue is death and life and that it wounds and will start forest fires.

So my question is this, if I using my tongue and slicing and dicing up anyone that is christian, am I also slicing and dicing up the Holy Spirit in them? I know that we are told not to grieve the Holy Spirit and I think that this is one of the ways that I do. But if I am grieving the Holy Spirit in me can I also grieve the Holy Spirit in someone else so that Holy Spirit can not act as the Breast Plate to protect the person?

Because if this is true and something that can happen, it makes bringing the tongue/mouth under control that much more important, because when I sin the Word tells me that I only sin against God.

Love you all,

1 comment:

Michelle V said...

The two references I found comparing the tongue to swords were in Psalms talking about their enemies:
Psalm 57:4 I am in the midst of lions; I lie among ravenous beasts— men whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are sharp swords.
Psalm 64:3 They sharpen their tongues like swords and aim their words like deadly arrows.