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verse 8: “The words of a whisperer are like dainty morsels, And they go down into the innermost parts of the body.”

Juicy gossip.

A lot of us have been guilty of hearing it before; a lot of us have been guilty of sharing it too. Some people can’t wait to partake in it. I saw a Snuffy Smith comic strip recently when Snuffy walks in the house and begins to tell his wife Loweezy, “Ma, Elviney is over at…” ZING! “…the gossip fence.” (the ZING being the lightning speed sound effect as Loweezy high-tails it for the fence!)

Gossip is a dangerous thing. Like the verse above states, some people just devour gossip like the most delicious food…and it becomes a part of them. The book of James makes reference to the tongue being like a fire. We, as Christians, should do as it says in Psalms 19:14: “Let the words of my mouth, and the meditations of my heart, be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer.” May your words be acceptable to Him, today.

Something to think about.

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