The Small and Powerful Tongue

July 8, 2018 Speaker: Matt Maka Series: The Book of James

Topic: Living for God Scripture: James 3:1–3:12


It is the mission of your tongue to speak the gospel into your community. 


Specific Questions

  1. What is God’s perspective on the condition of the tongue?
  2. What are the two ways you can use your words/tongue?
  3. Why is it such a big deal when you use your words/tongue for cursing? (vs. 9)
  4. What percentage of the 16,000 words you speak each day are filled with blessing? What about cursing?
  5. How can you GROW at using your tongue to bless others?
  6. Read 1 Peter 2:21-24 and celebrate Jesus, the perfect man!

General Questions

  1. Know Jesus:
    • What does Jesus want you know about Himself in this passage?
    • What does this passage reveal about the character of God?
  2. Love Jesus:
    • How does this character/attribute of Jesus stir you to love, treasure, and savor Jesus more?
  3. Live for Jesus:
    • What is God telling you to do in this passage?
    • How can you live differently this week out love for Jesus?

These questions are also available in the PDF, available in the Downloads section.

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