“A serpent may bite when it is not charmed;
The babbler is no different.
The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious,
But the lips of a fool shall swallow him up;
The words of his mouth begin with foolishness,
And the end of his talk is raving madness.
A fool also multiplies words.
No man knows what is to be;
Who can tell him what will be after him?
The labor of fools wearies them,
For they do not even know how to go to the city!” Ecclesiastes 10:11-15 (NKJV)
Seeing how one’s speech reflects the heart (Matthew 12:34; Luke 6:45) of that person…
What do I want for Christmas?
I want the words of wisdom from God to proceed from my lips and my mouth; and to use words for the honor and glory of God my Savior.