At the 2008 Desiring God National Conference, Sinclair Ferguson preached the opening sermon: “The Tongue, the Bridle, and the Blessing” from James 3:1-12. In it he gives a list of resolutions, after the style of Jonathan Edwards, relating to how the Christian should speak. They are typed out below.
This Christmas, as you speak often with friends and family, think on these biblical principles and pray that they will help you live in a way that glorifies God. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly so that you cannot speak with any other accent. Continue reading