Proverbs 16:1 The preparations of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.
Have you ever wondered why you get into trouble when you just go with your heart? If we base our life on emotional responses we are going to get into all sorts of trouble because our emotions do tend to fill up and spill out a lot quicker than wisdom.
God wants us to be able to enjoy life so He has given us the gift of emotions, and they are important. But He has also given us the ability to stop and think and then to say what is right rather than saying the emotional response we want to say.
Don’t just say something because you feel like it – you may end up saying something you don’t want to say. Be patient and wait for God to sort out your tongue…