Soli Deo Gloria

“Taming the Tongue” James 3:1-12

An Expositional Sermon
James 3:1-12
“Taming the Tongue”

Theme/Big Idea: The tongue is powerful, use it for good to the glory of God.
Aim/Appropriation/Application: Let your trust in the Word, Jesus Christ, first silence your sin in selfish pride and vain boasting, but then second let it fuel a life of words used to make Christ known and to build one another up in Him.

Outline:
(1) A Warning for Teachers (James 3:1)
(2) 
Where Are You Going? Your Small Tongue Directs Your Life (James 3:2-5a)
(3) 
The Tongue Destroys (James 3:5b-12)
(4) 
Submit Your Words to the Perfect Word of God, Jesus Christ