BY DR. DORAL PULLEY, Unity Temple of Truth Church
“For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.” – John 12:49
Denial – Spirit does not have a physical mouth.
Affirmation – My mouth is the mouth of God.
Your words are so powerful especially what you to say to yourself about yourself. Your words about you are more powerful than anything that anyone can say about you. Your words also have an impact on others. With each word that comes from your mouth, you are choosing to help, heal or hurt someone else.
Jesus, as Wayshower, knew the power of his words. He realized that he was God’s mouthpiece; therefore, he was intentional about his words. As stated in the scriptures, his words were clear and concise (John 7:14-18). They were also very affirming and life-giving. He considered his audience to determine the words that were most effective to convey his point.
Let the Holy Spirit be the Source of your words. Let your higher self be the place where your words originate. Sometimes you may even have to write your words down before you speak them. Other times you may have to say it to yourself before you say it to others. Take a moment to pause before you speak and be sure that you are saying exactly what you desire to say. When your soul is in alignment with your Spirit, you function as an oracle of God (I Peter 4:11).
Reflection Question – As the mouth of God, are there words or phrases that you desire to add or delete from your vocabulary?
Journal Activity – Be conscious of the words that you speak today. List any words that you desire to add or delete from your vocabulary.
Rev. Doral Pulley is the senior pastor of Unity Temple of Truth Church, 511 Prescott St. S, St. Petersburg.