10.30am: Words have power

Bryony Wells unpacks James 3 verses 1-12 as we explore a message for the local church and our 2018 theme: Join Us In Building Community.

Bible base: James 3: 1-12

Cell questions

  1. Read this passage, why do you think James chooses to address this issue above others in his short letter?
  2. What do you find most challenging about James’ words?
  3. Can you think of a situation which has changed because of the words you or someone else has spoken?


  1. Where can we use the creative power of words to bring life today?
  2. Where do we need to challenge destructive words in our own lives?