Exodus 23:13: “And in all things that I have said unto you be circumspect: and make no mention of the name of other gods, neither let it be heard out of thy mouth.”
And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. (Eph. 5:11)
Talking heads, everywhere. About everything. Nothing is taboo, even in the pulpit (gasp).
Oh, that unruly member, the tongue!
Nay, though nature has hedged it in with a double barrier of the lips and teeth, it bursts from its barriers to assail and ruin men [ESTIUS].
You brood of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak what is good? For the mouth speaks out of that which fills the heart. (Matthew 12:34)
If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man’s religion is worthless. (James 1:26)
Oh, be careful, little tongue, what you say…