Jump to content
  • Welcome to Online Baptist

    Free to join.

Musician4God1611

Purposing My Mouth

Recommended Posts

A problem I find                                        For from the abundance                               But it is not my desire,                               For my heart leads my mouth;

As I go through my life;                           Of the heart doth it speak:                            So what is it then?                                      In God's Word we can see it.

My mouth is the cause                            The murmurings, disputings,                       What would thus cause me                       Yet my heart is not led,

Of an abundance of strife.                      Criticizing the weak.                                      To commit such a sin?                              As it should, by my spirit.

My tongue is a fire                                   It is a sobering thought;                                The source of my trouble,                          For my spirit must be purposed

Of untamable heat;                                  A harsh litigation.                                           As I ponder withal,                                       To be kind, good, and meek.

I use it for boasting,                                 Is it true I am thus,                                         Is that my words in their courses              Then from my spirit to my heart,

for slander, and deceit.                            An incompetent Christian?                          Have no purpose at all.                                Only then should I speak.

And yet, I must know,                               Do I set in my heart                                       For would I purpose my mouth

As I look at this sin,                                  To do what is wrong?                                    That it would not transgress,

The problem itself                                    To ruin the weak,                                            I would find it less frequent,

Must come from within.                          And to weaken the strong?                          This terrible mess.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Who's Online   0 Members, 0 Anonymous, 21 Guests (See full list)

    There are no registered users currently online

Article Categories

About Us

Since 2001, Online Baptist has been an Independent Baptist website, and we exclusively use the King James Version of the Bible. We pride ourselves on a community that uplifts the Lord.

Contact Us

You can contact us using the following link. Contact Us or for questions regarding this website please contact @pastormatt or email James Foley at jfoley@sisqtel.net

Android App

Online Baptist has a custom App for all android users. You can download it from the Google Play store or click the following icon.

×
×
  • Create New...