Use Words of Life, Not Death
“And God said, ‘Let there be light’; and there was light” (Genesis 1:3).
The Lord said many things throughout Scripture. His words are powerful. We are created in His image and likeness and are filled with His Holy Spirit. Our words are powerful too.
Fasting From Words
The Scriptures warn us about the evils of the tongue. The sins of gossip and detraction probably aren’t on people’s minds as they enter the confessional, but they are on my mind because these sins affect me as well as everyone I know, clergy and laity alike.
There are so many examples in the Word of God