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3.26 | Pray for Grace to Govern your Tongue

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SECTION 3 | Confession | 3.26 | Pray for Grace to Govern your Tongue

We must pray for grace to enable us both to govern our tongues well and to use them well.

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Lord, enable us to guard our ways, that we may not sin with our tongue, and to guard our mouth, as if with a muzzle, Psalm 39:1(ESV) that it may not be hasty to utter a word. Ecclesiastes 5:2(ESV)

Set a guard, O LORD, over our mouth; keep watch over the door of our lips, Psalm 141:3(ESV) that we may not stumble in what we say. James 3:2(ESV)

Let our speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, Colossians 4:6(ESV) and enable us always, out of the good treasure of our heart, to bring forth good. Matthew 12:35(KJV) Let our mouth utter wisdom, and our tongue speak justice; Psalm 37:30(ESV) and let not your words depart out of our mouth, or out of the mouth of our offspring, or our children’s offspring, from this time forth and forevermore. Isaiah 59:21(ESV)

Enable us always to open our mouth with wisdom, and let the teaching of kindness be on our tongue. Proverbs 31:26(ESV) Give us to know what is acceptable, Proverbs 10:32(ESV) that our tongue may be as choice silver, and our lips may feed many. Proverbs 10:20-21(ESV)

Lord, enable me to guard my ways, that I may not sin with my tongue, and to guard my mouth, as if with a muzzle, Psalm 39:1(ESV) that it may not be hasty to utter a word. Ecclesiastes 5:2(ESV)

Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips, Psalm 141:3(ESV) that I may not stumble in what I say. James 3:2(ESV)

Let my speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, Colossians 4:6(ESV) and enable me always, out of the good treasure of my heart, to bring forth good. Matthew 12:35(KJV) Let my mouth utter wisdom, and my tongue speak justice; Psalm 37:30(ESV) and let not your words depart out of my mouth, or any of your people’s mouth, or out of the mouth of our offspring, or our children’s offspring, from this time forth and forevermore. Isaiah 59:21(ESV)

Enable me always to open my mouth with wisdom, and let the teaching of kindness be on my tongue. Proverbs 31:26(ESV) Give me to know what is acceptable, Proverbs 10:32(ESV) that my tongue may be as choice silver, and my lips may feed many. Proverbs 10:20-21(ESV)

Lord, enable us to take heed to our ways, that we offend not with our tongue, and to keep our mouth as it were with a bridle, Psalm 39:1(KJV) that it may not be hasty to utter any thing. Ecclesiastes 5:2(KJV)

Set a watch, O Lord, before our mouth, keep the door of our lips, Psalm 141:3(KJV) that we may not offend in word. James 3:2(KJV)

Let our speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, Colossians 4:6(KJV) and enable us always, out of the good treasure of our heart, to bring forth good things. Matthew 12:35(KJV) Let our mouth speak wisdom, and our tongue talk judgment; Psalm 37:30(KJV) and let not thy words depart out of our mouth, nor out of the mouth of our seed, or our seed’s seed, from henceforth and for ever. Isaiah 59:21(KJV)

Enable us always to open our mouth with wisdom, and let the law of kindness be in our tongue. Proverbs 31:26(KJV) Give us to know what is acceptable, Proverbs 10:32(KJV) that our tongue may be as choice silver, and our lips may feed many. Proverbs 10:20-21(KJV)

Lord, enable me to take heed to my ways, that I offend not with my tongue, and to keep my mouth as it were with a bridle, Psalm 39:1(KJV) that it may not be hasty to utter any thing. Ecclesiastes 5:2(KJV)

Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth, keep the door of my lips, Psalm 141:3(KJV) that I may not offend in word. James 3:2(KJV)

Let my speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, Colossians 4:6(KJV) and enable me always, out of the good treasure of my heart, to bring forth good things. Matthew 12:35(KJV) Let my mouth speak wisdom, and my tongue talk judgment; Psalm 37:30(KJV) and let not thy words depart out of my mouth, or any of your people’s mouth, nor out of the mouth of our seed, or our seed’s seed, from henceforth and for ever. Isaiah 59:21(KJV)

Enable me always to open my mouth with wisdom, and let the law of kindness be in my tongue. Proverbs 31:26(KJV) Give me to know what is acceptable, Proverbs 10:32(KJV) that my tongue may be as choice silver, and my lips may feed many. Proverbs 10:20-21(KJV)

Lord, enable us to guard our ways that we may not sin with our tongue, and to guard our mouth, as if with a muzzle, Psalm 39:1(NASB) that it may not be impulsive in thought to bring up a matter. Ecclesiastes 5:2(NASB)

Set a guard, O LORD, over our mouth; keep watch over the door of our lips, Psalm 141:3(NASB) that we may not stumble in what we say. James 3:2(NASB)

Let our speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, Colossians 4:6(NASB) and enable us always, out of the good treasure of our heart, to bring forth what is good. Matthew 12:35(KJV) Let our mouth utter wisdom, and our tongue speak justice; Psalm 37:30(NASB) and do not let Your words depart from our mouth, nor from the mouth of our offspring, nor our offspring’s offspring, from now and forever. Isaiah 59:21(NASB)

Enable us always to open our mouth in wisdom, and let the teaching of kindness be on our tongue. Proverbs 31:26(NASB) Give us to know what is acceptable, Proverbs 10:32(NASB) that our tongue may be as choice silver, and our lips may feed many. Proverbs 10:20-21(NASB)

Lord, enable me to guard my ways that I may not sin with my tongue, and to guard my mouth, as if with a muzzle, Psalm 39:1(NASB) that it may not be impulsive in thought to bring up a matter. Ecclesiastes 5:2(NASB)

Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips, Psalm 141:3(NASB) that I may not stumble in what I say. James 3:2(NASB)

Let my speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, Colossians 4:6(NASB) and enable me always, out of the good treasure of my heart, to bring forth what is good. Matthew 12:35(KJV) Let my mouth utter wisdom, and my tongue speak justice; Psalm 37:30(NASB) and do not let Your words depart from my mouth, nor from the mouth of any of Your people, nor from the mouth of our offspring, nor our offspring’s offspring, from now and forever. Isaiah 59:21(NASB)

Enable me always to open my mouth in wisdom, and let the teaching of kindness be on my tongue. Proverbs 31:26(NASB) Give me to know what is acceptable, Proverbs 10:32(NASB) that my tongue may be as choice silver, and my lips may feed many. Proverbs 10:20-21(NASB)

Lord, enable us to watch our ways and keep our tongue from sin, and to keep our mouth, as if with a muzzle, Psalm 39:1(NIV) that it may not be hasty to utter anything. Ecclesiastes 5:2(NIV)

Set a guard over our mouth, O LORD; keep watch over the door of our lips, Psalm 141:3(NIV) so that we may not stumble in word. James 3:2(NIV)

Let our conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt; Colossians 4:6(NIV) and enable us always to bring good things out of the good stored up in us. Matthew 12:35(NIV) Let our mouth utter wisdom, and our tongue speak what is just; Psalm 37:30(NIV) and do not let your words depart from our mouth, or from the mouths of our children, or from the mouths of their descendants from this time on and forever. Isaiah 59:21(NIV)

Enable us always to speak with wisdom, and let faithful instruction be on our tongue. Proverbs 31:26(NIV) Give us to know what is fitting, Proverbs 10:32(NIV) that our tongue may be as choice silver, and our lips may nourish many. Proverbs 10:20-21(NIV)

Lord, enable me to watch my ways and keep my tongue from sin, and to keep my mouth, as if with a muzzle, Psalm 39:1(NIV) that it may not be hasty to utter anything. Ecclesiastes 5:2(NIV)

Set a guard over my mouth, O LORD; keep watch over the door of my lips, Psalm 141:3(NIV) so that I may not stumble in word. James 3:2(NIV)

Let my conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt; Colossians 4:6(NIV) and enable me always to bring good things out of the good stored up in me. Matthew 12:35(NIV) Let my mouth utter wisdom, and my tongue speak what is just; Psalm 37:30(NIV) and do not let your words depart from my mouth, or from the mouths of any of your people, or from the mouths of our children, or from the mouths of their descendants from this time on and forever. Isaiah 59:21(NIV)

Enable me always to speak with wisdom, and let faithful instruction be on my tongue. Proverbs 31:26(NIV) Give me to know what is fitting, Proverbs 10:32(NIV) that my tongue may be as choice silver, and my lips may nourish many. Proverbs 10:20-21(NIV)

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