Transformed by the Gospel
2 Corinthians 2
Can you go 24 hours without saying any unkind words about, or to, another person? Can you? If so, when was the last 24 hour period that happened? Too long ago to remember? If you can’t go 24 hours without drinking liquor you are addicted to alcohol. If you cannot go 24 hours without smoking, you are addicted to nicotine. If you can’t go 24 hours without saying unkind words about others, then you have lost control of your tongue.
How can we consistently go 24 hours not only without speaking unkind words but instead, sharing words that come across as a sweet smelling aroma to those who hear? Let's look at Paul’s letter to a church he planted in “Transformed by the Gospel”.