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Mind Renovation – Day 12 – Word Wealth

Today, let’s inventory our THOUGHTS and the WORDS we produce from those thoughts. I challenge you to take an inventory of your words for the next 24 hours, including the words that float around in your mind like a song stuck on repeat.
Thoughts and words are inseparable.  Words come to our brain as thoughts and then out of our mouth as a message. Complementary and reciprocal, it’s hard to tell which came first.
words are containers
Words are CONTAINERS; they hold power to create or destroy life. Proverbs 18:21 (AMP) says, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue …”

For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. A good man out of the good treasure of his heart** brings forth good things…Matthew 12:34-35 (NKJ)

**kardia = the soul or mind, as it is the fountain and seat of the thoughts, passions, desires, appetites, affections, purposes, endeavors

You Are A Hoarder

Whether you know it or not, you are a word hoarder! Every day you store words in the thesaurus of your soul. How is your word wealth?

The Greek word for treasure is thesaurus, which means “a place in which good and precious things are collected and laid up; a storehouse.”

We collect many negative words in our hearts throughout life. Many were whispered about us behind our backs, written about us, spoken over us or yelled at us. We collect those words and STORE them up to recycle. The words you store up will write the story of your life! Continue reading…