sometimes forget how important our words really are. The Bible
life and death is in the power of the tongue. We need to remember
speak positive words when the circumstances of life urge us to be
and pessimistic. (Proverbs 18:21)
I have been thinking about the power of words lately and when I
this story, I thought it would be good to include in the message.
read this story, I want you to think about the words that you are
concerning your life. Are you speaking words of blessing and
or are you speaking words of defeat and misery? I hope this story
to your heart to be positive no matter what the circumstances are
matter how hard the enemy is trying to discourage you.
LIFE IS AN ECHO
A son and his father were walking in the mountains. Suddenly, his
falls, hurts himself and screams: "AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!"
To his surprise, he hears the voice repeating, somewhere in the
Curious, he yells: "Who are you?"
He receives the answer: "Who are you?"
Angered at the response, he screams: "Coward!"
He receives the answer: "Coward!"
He looks to his father and asks: "What's going on?"
The father smiles and says: "My son, pay attention." And then he
to the mountain: "I admire you!"
The voice answers: "I admire you!"
Again the man screams: "You are a champion!"
The voice answers: "You are a champion!"
The boy is surprised, but does not understand. Then the father
"People call this an echo, but really this is life. It gives you
everything you say or do. Our life is simply a reflection of our
If you want more love in the world, create more love in your
heart. If you
want more competence in your team, improve your competence.
This relationship applies to everything, in all aspects of life;
give you back everything you have given to it.
We are not always conscious to the fact that our words are
either create life by the words that we speak or we create our own
downfalls by the words that we speak. The Bible says that we are
by the words of our mouth, meaning that by our negative words we
directing our life in the wrong direction instead of the positive
that lead our life in the right direction. (Proverbs 6:2)
We need to remember that God's word is true. Every promise that
made will come to pass and if we do not follow His rules, then we
going to live the overcoming abundant life that God wishes for
each of us
to live. The Bible declares in Galatians 6:7 "Do not be deceived,
not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap." We
not expect to be overcomers when we are constantly complaining
hard life is. The negative words that we speak are dictating the
that we will live.
The Bible says in Joel 3:10, "...Let the weak Say they are
strong". In the
midst of your trial or hardship, speak only positive and
When you feel weak and unable to continue, do not complain about
weakness because you will stay just like that, but rather when you
weak and discouraged I challenge you to say, "The Lord is my
my salvation, whom shall I fear?" Say out loud, "The Lord promises
every one of my needs and I will be the head and not the tail. I
prosperous and blessed every day and nothing shall by any means
(Psalm 27:1) (Deuteronomy 28:13) (3 John 2)
Remember God created us in His image and the Bible says that God
the world and all that is in it by speaking the words of faith and
word that God spoke became what He said. We have the same power to
by the words that we speak. I encourage you to try God in this and
speak positive words concerning your life and see the blessings
with lifting your life up instead of breaking it down. (Genesis
Read and meditate on these scriptures:
Job 15:5-6 "For your iniquity teaches your mouth, And you choose
of the crafty. Your own mouth condemns you, and not I; Yes, your
testify against you."
Matthew 12:36-37 Jesus says,
word men may speak, they will
give account of it in the day of judgment. For by your words you
justified, and by your words you will be condemned."
Ephesians 4:29-32 "Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth,
is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to the
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed
day of redemption. Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor, and
speaking be put away from you, with all malice. And be kind to one
tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ
All scriptures can be found in the New King James Version.
In Christ Service,
Gods Work Ministry