Growing up I noticed something unusual. If I listen to a person talk, they will tell me who they are within 10 minutes. People would tell me intimate secrets without batting an eye. Why would people say all those things to me? Sometimes I did not want to hear all those things. But after I came to the Lord, I saw where all of this made sense. Still sometimes I do not want to hear all the things in a person’s life. Once people found out that I talk with God, they would come to me for prayer. Because Jesus is our counselor. Now a days, people do not even have to talk with me, and I see their hearts. Some people are so loud, that you can not hear anything else. Some people are so quiet, that I can not hear anything else. A person’s heart is who they are. When they walk up to you, if you listen with your heart, they will speak to you. You can not hide your heart. In Matthew 12, Jesus was talking to some pharisees about what they were saying. He told them to be careful what they say. Jesus said that we will be judged by the words that we speak. The reason is that out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks. Jesus gave me a gift when I first started in the Lord. He said that my words will not fall to ground but will accomplish all that I say. I shut my mouth for a long time. My wife had to drag words out of me. Words are important and we should use them wisely. For out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks.
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