Today's Word with Joel and Victoria Osteen ||@joelosteen
"The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit." Proverbs 18:21, NIV
Every word you speak matters. Something what you say may seem insignificant to you, but to someone else those words can be life changing. When you use your words to lift someone’s spirit and speak words of vision and life over them, you are depositing seeds that will last throughout eternity. It’s especially important to speak vision into our children. As a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, teacher or friend, the children in your life need to hear on a regular basis that they can do something great with their lives. Parents, your words carry incredible weight. That’s why you should never say anything that put's a child down. Don’t ever say, “You’re slow, clumsy or dumb. Why can’t you make good grades like your sister? Why can’t you hit the baseball like your cousin?” Those words are seeds that can take root and affect the child many years later.
Today, speak vision over yourself and over the people in your life. Call out the seeds of greatness in others and stir up the gift of God inside. Speak life, speak hope and speak vision over the people encounter each and every day!
PRAYER FOR TODAY:
"Father, I choose to speak life. I choose to speak hope. I choose to speak vision. Help me to see the people in my life the way You see them. Let me see the potential You have placed in them so that I can call forth their seeds of greatness in Jesus’ name. Amen."