This article considers what the Bible teaches on how we use our words. It provides nine propositions as a guide.
The Bible issues a strong warning concerning the power of the tongue. The tongue has the power to do both evil or good. This article maps out the source of our words – why do we speak as we do? The author discusses right and wrong uses of the tongue, and highlights the blessings of using your tongue in a godly manner.
Applying the theory of perspectivism to the reading of the Bible, the author of this article looks at the relationship between perspectives and meaning of words. The author shows that ordinary and biblical language can be used by individuals to say an indefininate number of things. This can make translating and interpreting the Bible difficult.