Two Kinds of
I enjoyed the matter about
'speech' during the church High School Summer School meetings. A
paragraph I read stood out to me. It was entitled 'Two kinds of
I tried to learn how to swear to gain popularity
I wanted to be popular
in school, so I tried to learn how to swear. But, whenever I swore,
I didn't feel comfortable ?and people would have a funny look
on their faces.
It didn't sound cool coming from me
Once a girl came
up to me and said that it sounded funny coming out from me. When she
said that, I got confused. How could it sound 'cool' coming out of
them and sound funny coming out from me?
A person cannot
use the same mouth to swear and to praise God
In the meetings I learned
that a person cannot use the same mouth to swear and to praise God.
This is where the title 'Two Kinds of Water' comes in. God and swearing
are opposites because God is love and swearing is offensive.
In a cup of sweet water
there is no bitterness and in a cup of bitter water there is no
sweetness. Through the meetings I knew that God is in me pouring
in the sweet water and draining the bitter water away little by
out of the same opening,
the sweet and the bitter?