Foolish sentiments sink presidents. This is David Wheaton, host of The Christian Worldview.

There have been too many careless words during President Trump’s first six months in office.

He has repeatedly criticized his own attorney general. He used Twitter to announce a ban on transgenders from the military. And he hired friend Anthony Scaramucci to be White House Communications Director, who then obscenely slandered members of Trump’s cabinet.

What do all these examples have in common? Ill-spoken and ill-timed words. The Bible says, “There is one who speaks rashly like the thrusts of a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.” We need to be careful with our words because they matter to others and to God.

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This weekend, we’ll discuss how the Reformation changed Western Civilization.