Freshwater: Motivation

Motivations
James 3:9-11 “With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse human beings, who have been made in God’s likeness. 10 Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers and sisters, this should not be. 11 Can both fresh water and salt water flow from the same spring?”

I. Negative Motivation
-0-60 in ? Proverbs 15:1
-Swearing Ephesians 5:4 “Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving.”
-Guilt
-Criticism Ephesians 4:29
-Half truths

II. Positive Motivation Proverbs 18:21 “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.”
-Encouragement with __________ ____________
-Always thankful
-Leading by example
-Let your yes be yes
-Consistency