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Say Don’t Say: You’re Tubby!

“Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.” (Proverbs 12:18)I was in junior high at a party at a skating rink that had occasional “couples skates” where they would dim the lights and play romantic songs. You’d pair …

Say Don’t Say: Less Talk Less Sin

“When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise.” (Proverbs 10:19)Last week, James’ warned us about the weapons of mass destruction we carry around behind our teeth. More specifically, he warned us that because we carry sin…

I Am A Holy Fool

At SendTheFire we love the beauty of poetry. Words are like art. Carefully crafted like in poetry they paint a beautiful picture.
As you read the words below and engage fully with your mind and emotions, it will speak to you.
Read, reflect then leave a comment below about the picture these words painted for [...]

Say Don’t Say: Say Who You Are

“Can both fresh water and salt water flow from the same spring? My brothers, can a fig tree bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs? Neither can a salt spring produce fresh water.” (James 3:11-12)At the end of James’ crushing, angry-sounding description …

Say Don’t Say: Praise God Curse Men

“With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness. Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers, this should not be.” (James 3:9-10)For a few days, we’ve listened as James has d…

Pre-Blessed Food

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Suspended For Her Faith

Check out what this teen girl did to share her faith and the consequences of her actions.
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What do you think about what she did and how she did it?
How do you think the school responded? If you disagree with the suspension, what would you have done as the principal?
Would you have done what she did? [...]

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Say Don’t Say: Say What?

“All kinds of animals, birds, reptiles and creatures of the sea are being tamed and have been tamed by man, but no man can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.” (James 3:7-8)More happy thoughts about the tongue today. If you’v…

Say Don’t Say: Burn Notice

“Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark. The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts the whole person, sets the whole course of his life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell.” (James 3…

Say Don’t Say: Small Things Rule

“When we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we can turn the whole animal. Or take ships as an example. Although they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder wherever the pilot wants to …

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