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.