5 Benefits of Speaking Positive Words

 

Words are incredibly powerful. They can lift the spirits of the weary mother, inspire the soldier to courageous action, and comfort those who mourn. Proverbs 18:21 tells us, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.” Our tongues have the potential for either great evil or great good. In the Bible, God teaches us to speak words of encouragement, praise, instruction, and truth.

Read on to learn 5 benefits of speaking positive words.


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Missions History: David Livingstone

“There is one safe and happy place, and that is in the will of God.”

-David Livingstone

From a small Scottish village to the heart of the African jungle, God called a young man named David Livingstone. He would become one of the best-known missionaries of the 19th century. Livingstone blazed a trail into regions of Africa where no white man had ever been, taking the light of the gospel into the darkness.
 

Here is the courageous story of David Livingstone.


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Missions History: John Geddie

 

“In accord with the Redeemer’s command and assured of His presence, we are going forth to those lands where Satan has established his dark domain. I know that suffering awaits me. But to bear the Redeemer’s yoke is an honor to one who has felt the Redeemer’s love.”

With these words, a man named John Geddie and his wife set sail from Halifax, Nova Scotia in November 1846.


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