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Treasures for 'Speech'

The speech or conversation of a Christ-follower is to be characterized as (1) good for what will essentially build up the hearers and as (2) that which imparts grace to the hearers - avoiding corrupt words that decay or unwholesome words that damage or breakdown (destroy) the hearers.Ephesians 4:29-30Ephesians 4:29-30conversation, speech
Speech or conversation from Christ-followers that decays, damages, or breaks down the hearers grieves the Holy Spirit who is working to build up the hearers.Ephesians 4:29-30Ephesians 4:29-30grieve, conversation, speech
Christ-followers are to put away or remove - by the indwelling Holy Spirit - fleshly speech and attitudes such as bitterness, wrath (passion or rage), anger (resentment or animosity), clamor, evil speaking (switching right for wrong or calling what God disapproves right), and malice (wickedness, desire to injure, malignity).Ephesians 4:31-32Ephesians 4:31-32attitudes, flesh, speech