Proverbs 18:21 tells us that “death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.” Because words can create life or death, it is crucial that we choose our words wisely. The things we say should edify and give grace to those who hear them. Jesus stated that “out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks” (Matt. 12:34). Are our hearts being transformed as we study God’s word and grow in sanctification? Are we speaking words of life?