Why does the Bible describes the tongue as fire

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Why does the Bible advise Christian to tame their tongue? Read James 3

Babatope Babalobi  babalobi@yahoo.com    +2348035897435

James 3 vs 6:And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature;tongueas fire

  1. Boastful words come out of the tongue (3 vs. 5)
  2. Sinful words are uttered by the tongue (vs. 6)
  3. Hurtful words come out of the tongue (vs. 9)
  4. Curses come out of the tongue (vs. 10)
  5. Evil and destructive utterance came out of the tongue (vs. 8)
  6. Bitterness, strife, envying, and anger are uttered by the tongue (vs. 14)
  7. The tongue is the author of confusion (vs. 16)
  8. Lies come out of the tongue (vs. 14)

Prayer

  • My tongue receive the coals of fire in Jesus name.

 

 

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