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Resolutions for My Tongue.

If you've known me awhile, you're probably aware of my speech issues. Over the past few months God has been teaching me to “bridle” my tongue, to use James’ language.  Like most learning periods, this surely has been a trying one. But thanks be to God for His continuous patience with me. He is faithful to have not let me continue in my tendencies to be dishonest, prideful, and hurtful with my tongue. I am thankful that His love for me is steadfast, and that He does not let me flee the fold – for He bought me for Himself at the cost of Jesus Christ. I am thankful for the Word of God that thoroughly convicts me and help me grow.  One of the means God has used me to help me grow is the book of James. Interestingly, I had to give a talk at a campus ministry tonight on James 3:1-12. James, the half brother of Jesus, addresses what is the longest section on the tongue in all of New Testament: “Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who t