If anyone does not stumble in what he says [never saying the wrong thing], he is a perfect man [fully developed in character, without serious flaws], able to bridle his whole body and rein in his entire nature [taming his human faults and weaknesses].
James 3:2 (AMB)
It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh conveys no benefit [it is of no account]. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and life [providing eternal life].
John 6:63 (AMB)
Every cruel and slanderous
word is truly a betrayal.
Think of how much falsity
and backstabbing there is
is in this fallen sin filled world.
God knew this when he had
Solomon write there is death
and life in the power of the
tongue. Such calamities make
the inspired, inerrant, priceless
Word of our Triune God our sole,
living, light-filled transforming, Holy,
ceaseless, Spirit and life delight.