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Queens' Monthly Mentoring August 2018
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Queens' Mentoring Mission

To encourage women to receive the abundant life Jesus
came to bring 
them through
the teaching of the 
Word of God while pursuing their
Kingdom purpose!
Queens' Update
 

We will meet for our next Queens' meeting
October 19th at 7:30pm.
If interested in attending, contact the email address:
wifeofvirtueQM@gmail.com
Word to the Wise

It is hard to believe that we are beginning another academic school year. This year is passing by so quickly. I want to encourage you to encourage the students in your household, family, community or church family to be an ambassador for Christ.  Encourage them to live as a godly example to the other students they have the opportunity to impact. If you are an educator or know an educator, pray for strength, protection, grace and wisdom for the school year. 
Psalm 29:11 NLT
"The LORD gives his people strength. The LORD blesses them with peace."
As we transition into this new school year, pray for all new college students who are going into a world that seems to be opposed to godly standards. Pray for elementary and high school students who are being bombarded with ungodly curriculum and teaching.
Pray for all those in leadership positions that are responsible for policies that dictate what will take place in the school systems.
Pray that God will be glorified through His people who are placed in position to be light in places of darkness.
 

Putting Our Flesh Under:
The Tongue           
Lesson 2


Last month, we began looking at this new series dealing with our flesh. It is important that the body of Christ move on to maturity. A sign of maturity is knowing how to be led by the Spirit of God instead of by our flesh.

Romans 8:5-9 NIV
““Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. The mind governed by the flesh is hostile to God; it does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so. Those who are in the realm of the flesh cannot please God. You, however, are not in the realm of the flesh but are in the realm of the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God lives in you.”


This month, we will focus on aspects of our mouth and how our speech impacts our lives. Here are seven principles that will help us in our daily lives if we apply them to our lives.

*Realize that the tongue can be used for good or bad, even as a Christian.
James 3:6-10 NLT
Proverbs 10:32 CEV


*We need to control what comes out of our mouth and God has given us the grace to do so.
Proverbs 13:3 NLT
Proverbs 21:23 NLT
Proverbs 10:19 NLT
Proverbs 4:23-24 ISV & GWT


*Our lives are impacted by what we say.
Matthew 15:11 NLT
Matthew 15:17-18 NIV
Proverbs 12:14 NASB
Proverbs 4:23-24 GNT


*We also impact the lives of others with the words we speak.
Ephesians 4:29 NIV & GNT
Colossians 4:6 NLT
Proverbs 15:2 NIV
Proverbs 15:28 NLT
Ecclesiastes 10:12-14 NLT


*Discern the words of others to see what spirit is behind what they say.
Proverbs 10:11 CEV
Proverbs 13:2 ISV & GWT
Proverbs 15:28 CEV


*We will live with the consequences of what we say.
Proverbs 18:20 GNT
Proverbs 18:21 CEV & GNT
Matthew 12:36 BSB
Matthew 12:37 NLT


*People eventually speak what is in their heart.
Matthew 12:34 NIV
Matthew 12:35 KJV
Luke 6:45 NLT


Growing up into the image of Christ means that we operate and do what He would do.
John 14:10 BSB
“Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in Me? The words I say to you, I do not speak on My own. Instead, it is the Father dwelling in Me, performing His works.”


Here is a confession scripture to help us regarding dealing with our tongue: 
Proverbs 8:7-9 BSB
“For my mouth will speak the truth, and wickedness is detestable to my lips. All the words of my mouth are righteous; none are crooked or perverse. They are all plain to the discerning, and upright to those who find knowledge.”

Questions:

1.    Have you ever spoken something in the heat of the moment and regretted what you said?
2.    Do you struggle with being disciplined in how you live your life?
3.    Is the pull of the world strong in your life?
4.    Do you know how to bridle your tongue when necessary?
5.    Have you ever struggled with ruining your witness by they way you spoke in a pressured moment?
6.    Do you know how impactful your words are in the lives of those around you?
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