Words are used as weapons everyday. Sometimes this hurt is inflicted on purpose. Often times, the damage is accidental.
Regardless of intention, words have tremendous power to wound us.
"The words of the reckless pierce like a sword." - Proverbs 12:18a
According to this verse, the blogging world and Twittersphere could be described as a war zone.
I had the opportunity to preach about this Proverb this past Sunday. And the key to understanding that lies in the second half of the verse. (You'll have to listen if you want to find out what that is.)
If the reckless pierce with words, what do the wise do?
Take a listen if you are interested!
It's called "Words."
(Heads Up: my microphone went out a few minutes into the message. There is a period of silence as they got me a new one. Ironically, we were recruiting for tech volunteers...)