|Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers, this should not be.|
|Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be|
Our tongues are hypocritically inconsistent. One minute blessing and the next minute cursing. James tells us plainly, "this must not be."
If you pour salt water into fresh water, guess what you get -- more salt water.
Inconsistency in our speech pollutes our character and witness. Speech is more than words, it is a reflection of the heart.