James 3:1-3 NIV

Taming the Tongue

1 Not many of you should presume to be teachers,1 my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged2 more strictly.3

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2 We all stumble4 in many ways. If anyone is never at fault in what he says,5 he is a perfect man,6 able to keep his whole body in check.7

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3 When we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we can turn the whole animal.8

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