Dr. Louann Brizendine is a neuropsychiatrist and a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. She wrote the books, “The Female Brain” in 2006 and “The Male Brain” in 2010. She states that, “A woman uses about 20,000 words per day while a man uses about 7,000.”
Now there is a lot that could be said with that type of statistic. But I won’t say any of them.
But I will remind you that Proverbs 18:20 (Good News Version) says, “You have to live with the consequences of everything you say.”
Have you ever noticed that some of us are born with a silver foot in our mouth?
We have this natural ability to say the wrong thing at the wrong time. Nothing is opened more wrongly at the wrong time than our mouths.
James talks more about the tongue than any author in the New Testament. Every chapter in his book says something about managing your mouth. This Sunday, I will be sharing 2 reasons that James reminds us of why our mouth can be an Achilles’ heel, and what we can do to make sure it’s not.