Friday, November 14, 2008

Friday Challenge

Words!

Words have the power of life and the power of death.

How many words of life do you speak daily to your husband, children, family, friends?

How many words of life do you hear daily from your loved ones?

18 years ago I was in a car accident that left me completely paralyzed. Hearing my mom speak words of life to me in the hospital everyday changed me. It changed my attitude, my outlook, and my recovery. It could have been gloom and doom, but it wasn’t! Everyday had its challenges, but they were faced by speaking words of life, which is God’s truth and standing on that truth!

Rebekah and Jacob is another parent - child relationship, but words of life were not spoken. Rebekah, by her words and actions, taught her son, Jacob to lie, scheme and deceive. Read Genesis 25:19-34 and 27.

Words we speak to others and ourselves have the power of life and of death!

Your Friday Challenge is….
Which words are you going to speak? Words of life or words of death.
Throughout this weekend, think about what you are speaking to others and let Nichole know Monday how it goes and what differences you see in those around you!


Thanks for having me!
Weekend Blessings,
Princess…Daughter of the King
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8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Uplifting, Loving, Encouraging, Lord I pray every word I speak today will be a sweet fragrance to your ears.
Ephesians 4:29
Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those that listen.
Father in heaven this I pray in your Son's Name, Amen..
Great Challenge...
Love, Hugs and Prayers
Mom

Amy said...

I agree that words are powerful. You can make or break someone through your words. I think there are times with my family when I might use too many. :) I will have to pray and work on that. Thanks for your words. Blessings.

The Patterson 5 said...

May my words be a sweet fragrance to God and to my family/friends even strangers! May they seek to know God better because of my words and actions. Thank you for the reminder today!

Kimberly said...

Thank you so much for sharing with us today on Nicole's blog! :)

We do need to be so careful to be slow to speak and so careful with our words! Thank you for the challenge today to guard what we allow to come out of our mouths...especially with family! I can always use a reminder about my words! And thank you for sharing about the beautiful way your mother encouraged you with her words!

Blessings!
K

Chatty Kelly said...

Words to learn by for sure. Will check back next week for the results.

Sue J. said...

Powerful....Nichole left the blog in excellent hands today--thank you for sharing His wisdom and your words.

My ADHD Me said...

I cannot count the times that the words have come out of my mouth before I thought about them.
Thank you for a great reminder!

Tiffany Stuart said...

I'm all for this challenge. I've learned SO many lessons about my mouth. The hard way.

I will continue to learn until the day I die.

Thankfully I've seen improvement. Thank you, Jesus.