We must consciously choose our words and not arbitrarily say things.
We also need to take into consideration the ''slangs'' we use.
They may be popular with the world but it will bring destruction to our lives and the lives of others in the realm of the spirit.
There is power in the tongue and if we indulge it in a negative way, demonic forces hear these negative confessions and act on it.
JAMES 3-8) But the human tongue can be tamed by no man.it is a restless (undisciplined,irreconcilable) evil, full of deadly poison.
Let's look at these words and their meaning
Restless: Unceasingly active; averse to quiet or inaction.
The word restless can be used in other terms, but i choose this meaning because of the topic we are studying.
Not ceasing or stopping; continuous, an unceasing flow of criticism)
Uncontrolled, defiant, disorderly, headstrong, inconsistent,insubordinate, lacking self-control,mischievous,naughty, noncompliant, ungoverned, unrestrained, unruly, untrained, wayward.
Have you ever seen a wild animal get out of control before? So it is with our tongue, always wanting to do its own thing.
After reading these definitions, can you see why we need the HOLY SPIRIT to control our tongue?.