Gossip Girls or God's Girls?

Gossip Girls or God's Girls?

For many years, women have been labeled as chatter boxes. It has been said, “God made man before He made woman because He wanted to have a little talk with him without interruption.” Usually, women express themselves more often through words and are more verbal with their feelings than men. Someone once said that the average woman talks 50 percent more than her husband or significant other listens. Let’s face it—women like to talk. 

The Bible contains multiple examples of people whose tongues brought trouble for themselves or other people. Deceived by Satan’s lie, Adam and Eve were cast out of the Garden of Eden and sin came into the world. (Genesis 3). With a cunning lie, Jacob  took the blessing that belonged to his brother, Esau. (Genesis 27). Ananias and Sapphira’s lie about their gift of money to the church brought them sudden death. (Acts 5:1-11).

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