Day 7: James 3:1-12
Or take ships as an example. Although they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder to wherever the pilot wants to go. Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark.’
With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse human beings, who have been made in God’s likeness.
Can both fresh water and salt water flow from the same spring? My brothers and sisters, can a fig tree bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs? Neither can a salt spring produce fresh water.