Today's Verse: Ephesians 4:25

Thursday, February 22, 2007

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Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to his neighbor, for we are all members of one body.
— Ephesians 4:25

Thoughts on Today's Verse...

Isn't it terrible when one part of a body sends the wrong message to other parts of the same body? This happens with diseases and physical ailments. The results can be disastrous. Paul reminds us that dishonesty in the Body of Christ is just as damaging. Our words must not only be kind, but they must be truthful and beneficial as well.

My Prayer...

Guard my heart against duplicity and my lips from what is false, O Lord. May my words be true to your character and grace, without deceit or guile. Teach me, dear Father, to speak in ways that bring your blessing, truth, and peace to those who hear my words. In Jesus' name, I pray. Amen.

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Illustration of Ephesians 4:25 — Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to his neighbor, for we are all members of one body.

About This Devotional

Today's Verse is a free daily devotional that includes a Bible verse, thought and prayer.

The Thoughts and Prayer on Today's Verse are written by Phil Ware.

All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House.