The Word of God in Your Mouth

the word of God in your mouth

Thursday August 17, 2023

Pr 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

Your words are powerful.

The Word tells us that there is power in the tongue. Right from Genesis 1, when God looked out on the earth and didn’t see what He wanted, and instead He saw it was formless and void (Gen 1:2), the Bible says He SPOKE, ‘Let there be light’, and there was light.

The Lord’s solution to this serious situation at the beginning of the earth as we know it, was in speaking words.

Thereafter, He said, Let us make man in our image and likeness. In His image, He made us have His own form. In His likeness, He made us operate just like Him, for us to have power in our own words just like He has. Hallelujah!

As He is, so are we in this world. 1 John 4:17

“Truly I tell you that if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ and has no doubt in his heart but believes that it will happen, it will be done for him. Mr 11:23 BSB

So, we have been made by the Lord to operate in the power of our words. Our opening verse – Pr 18:21 – tells us that the power of death and life are in our mouths.

There is tremendous power in our mouths. By our mouths we move mountains. By our mouths confession is made unto our salvation from spiritual death and ailments, mediocrity, poverty, the low life, you name it (Rom 10:10). By our mouths we are justified, or even condemned (Mt 12:37).

Most Christians have issues in their lives because of the words they have been speaking wrong, and the words they have not been speaking right.

We reign in life by the Word of God in our mouth.

When the Bible describes the outfit of the Christian in Ephesians 6:14-17, every part of it is for defence. There is only one part that is for offence and taking new ground (reigning). It is called the sword of the Spirit, it is the Word of God, and it’s in our mouths!

We need to intentionally put the Word of God in our mouths every day. By it we will reign and rule in life.



I am speaking the Word of God out of my mouth day in and day out, and it is making me stand in dominion in the affairs of life. I am walking in peace, strength, health, prosperity, wisdom and favor. I keep moving forward. I am more than a conqueror, and I am unstoppable in my increase, in Jesus Name!



Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

Mt 12:37 For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.”

Mark 11:23 For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.

Romans 10:10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

Ps 141:3 Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.

Mt 12:37 For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.

Pr 18:7 A fool’s mouth is his destruction, and his lips [are] the snare of his soul.

Pr 10:19 ¶ In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips [is] wise.

Proverbs 13:3 NASB The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; the one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

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