A number of verses in Proverbs speak of the tongue and how to use it as a positive influence. Leaders who use words skillfully increase there influence. Leaders who understand the power of their words accomplish the following:
- They proclaim justice and are blessed (v.6).
- They speak hope for the future, becoming a fountain of life to others (v. 11).
- They speak forth wisdom and save others from ruin (vv. 13, 14).
- They know when silence is more powerful than words (v. 19).
- Their words...