Gospel.com Topics Feed - Bad Language 2009-09-25T10:22:54-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/bad+language/ The Tongue in the Bible: James 3:1-11 http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=James%203:1-11&version=NIV 2009-09-25T10:22:54-05:00 "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me"--a familiar saying, but one at odds with the Bible's teachings about the power of the tongue, both to heal and to hurt. This passage uses some interesting metaphors to describe the destructive power of an untamed tongue.