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James 3:2-12

NIV 2 We all stumble in many ways. Anyone who is never at fault in what they say is perfect, able to keep their whole body in check. NIV 2 We all stumble in many ways. Anyone who is never at fault in what they say is perfect, able to keep their whole body in check. NIV 3 When we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we can turn the whole animal. NIV 3 When we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we can turn the whole animal. NIV 4 Or take ships as an example. Although they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder wherever the pilot wants to go. NIV 4 Or take ships as an example. Although they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder wherever the pilot wants to go. NIV 5 Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark. NIV 5 Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark. NIV 6 The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts the whole body, sets the whole course of one’s life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell. NIV 6 The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts the whole body, sets the whole course of one’s life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell. NIV 7 All kinds of animals, birds, reptiles and sea creatures are being tamed and have been tamed by mankind, NIV 7 All kinds of animals, birds, reptiles and sea creatures are being tamed and have been tamed by mankind, NIV 8 but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. NIV 8 but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. NIV 9 With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse human beings, who have been made in God’s likeness. NIV 9 With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse human beings, who have been made in God’s likeness. NIV 10 Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers and sisters, this should not be. NIV 10 Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers and sisters, this should not be. NIV 11 Can both fresh water and salt water flow from the same spring? NIV 11 Can both fresh water and salt water flow from the same spring? NIV 12 My brothers and sisters, can a fig tree bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs? Neither can a salt spring produce fresh water. NIV 12 My brothers and sisters, can a fig tree bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs? Neither can a salt spring produce fresh water.

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