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Your words are like a window to your heart.

Key Points:

  • The religious leaders complained that the disciples didn’t wash their hands. Matthew 15:1-2
  • The religious leaders cared about what you looked like on the outside.
  • Jesus cares about what you look like on the inside.
  • Your words are like the window to your heart.

Memory Verse:

Matthew 15:18 (CEV) The words that come out of your mouth come from your heart.

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Share a kind thing someone said to you. Share a mean thing someone has said to you. How did both of those make you feel?
  3. Why were the religious leaders mad at the disciples? What were some other silly rules the religious types had?
  4. What does Jesus care more about? What do the words we speak say about us?
  5. Read James 3:9-10. What two things can we do with our words? Why is it important to choose our words wisely?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Life of Jesus series.