The power to change begins with your words. Your words have serious power; and good or bad, you will have what you say. When you begin to take

responsibility for your words, you will change your life. Judge your
speech and train yourself to only speak what you believe. By speaking
faith-filled words, you position yourself to receive the promises of

  1. The power to change is inside you (Deuteronomy 30:11-14).
    1. In order to change your life, you must first change your words.
      1. Everything begins with words.
    2. If you can change your words, you can change your life.
    3. The most powerful thing you possess as a Christian is a tongue.
      1. Your words are so powerful they can literally move mountains (Mark 11:23).
    4. You have been given the authority to speak to the mountains in your life.
      1. Talk to your mountains, instead of about your mountains.

  2. You must take responsibility for your words.
    1. A man shall be filled with the fruit of his words—whether good or evil (Proverbs 18:20).
      1. Death and life are in the power of the tongue (Proverbs 18:21).
    2. When you are waiting for people to change you, you will minimize the effectiveness and the power of your words.
      1. You are the prophet of your life.
    3. We will all give an account of the words we have spoken—you will be justified or condemned by your words (Matthew 12:36, 37).

  3. The Word of God is the sure thing that must be in your heart and mouth.
    1. Your confession is your profession (Hebrews 4:14, The Amplified Bible).
    2. Faith must be in two places.
      1. Faith must be in your heart and in your mouth.
    3. Your confession is an outward expression of an inward conviction.
      1. Faith says we believe, therefore we speak.

  4. You must believe what you say.
    1. Many Believers have short-circuited the manifestation process by continually saying things they do not believe.
    2. It’s what you say all the time that postpones the manifestation process from happening immediately.
    3. Believers must monitor what they say.
    4. Don’t allow your emotions to govern your speech.
      1. Judge your speech and only say what you believe.
      2. This trains your spirit to bring to pass what you say.
    5. When Jesus was hungry and the fig tree had no fruit, He cursed it and saw the manifestation of what He had spoken in one day (Mark 11:12-23).
      1. Jesus was demonstrating the power of words.
    6. As Believers, we have a right to decree a thing and have it come to pass (Job 22:28).
      1. However, we must be sure we are speaking the things we believe.

  5. Monitoring your words will position you to receive the promises of God.
    1. The tongue of the wise is health (Proverbs 12:18).
    2. The mouth of a righteous man are a well of life (Proverbs 10:11).
    3. Whoever keeps his mouth, keeps his soul from trouble (Proverbs 21:23).
      1. Your mouth is responsible for a lot of trouble in your life.
      2. You damn yourself and others with your words (Proverbs 16:24).
        1. When you curse, or speak badly of people, you are empowering them to fail.
        2. Speak good of, or bless people.

Scripture References:
  • Deuteronomy 30:11-14
  • Mark 11:23
  • Proverbs 18:20, 21
  • Matthew 12:36, 37
  • Hebrews 4:14, AMP
  • Mark 11:12-23
  • Job 22:28
  • Proverbs 12:18
  • Proverbs 10:11
  • Proverbs 21:23
  • Proverbs 16:24
Pastor Robert Bagonza
Redeemed Church