You have probably heard it said, “Think before you speak,” and also “silence is golden.” These are very meaningful expressions because many times we seem to either “lose it” or “blow up” when we become angry, frustrated, or irritated. In his prayer for godliness, King David asked God, “Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips!” (Psalm 141:3). David seemed to have been in some distress as in his prayer he asked God, “Do not let my heart incline
At the conclusion of his short epistle, the second to last book in the New Testament, Jude gives us one of the noble and marvelous benedictions in scripture which reads, “Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling and present you blameless before the presence of His glory with great joy, to the only God, our Savior, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen” (Jude 24,25). God is able to keep us from stumbling here on earth.