Presentation on theme: "Welcome Yeshua’s Yeladim We Love You! Please Remember These Rules Please don’t talk when others are talking. Please raise your hand if you would like."— Presentation transcript:
Please Remember These Rules Please don’t talk when others are talking. Please raise your hand if you would like to ask a question. Please keep your hands and feet to yourself. You must ask to leave the room.
B’Ha’alot’cha (In your making go up) Taming the Tongue Be Careful What You Say
Be careful what you say! Then Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses They said, “Has the Lord indeed spoken only through Moses? Has He not spoken through us as well?”
Lashon HaRa – Evil Tongue Saying bad things about others Making fun of other people Speaking against authority
Bamidbar (Numbers) 12 … Why then were you not afraid To speak against My servant, against Moses ? So the anger of the LORD burned against them and He departed. But when the cloud had withdrawn from over the tent, behold, Miriam was leprous, as white as snow. As Aaron turned toward Miriam, behold, she was leprous.
Miriam’s Example Miriam was leprous The leper was a person who spoke bad about others. Evil speech, lashon ha-ra, was considered by the sages to be one of the worst sins of all
Evil speech effects three people The one about whom it is said The one who accepts it The one who says it
How Would You Feel? Someone spoke a lie about you. Someone made fun of you. Someone talked bad about you behind your back That’s Lashon HaRa
Colossians 4:6 Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person
Let’s learn Hebrew! “Lashon Hara” “The Evil Tongue”
What Did We Learn Today? We learned about Lashon HaRa We learned about the events involving Miriam, Aaron and Moses and Miriam's leprosy We learned about the good and bad effects words have on us and others.