MIGHTY IS THE MORTAL TONGUE
Scripture: Revelation 21:4
Time Signature: 6/4
Hymn Status: Partnership (An agreement between the hymn writer and R.J. Stevens Music, LLC.)
1. The hymn writer does not want this hymn and its arrangement altered in any way.
2. The hymn writer does not want this hymn accompanied with instrumental music.
Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16
Verse 1: How mighty is the mortal tongue To teach the lost of God’s dear Son; To lift our voice in joyful praise and move our God by pray’rs we raise.
Verse 2: How mighty is the mortal tongue By loving words to cheer someone; And help a brother weighed down with care, And thus his heavy burdens share.
Verse 3: How mighty is the mortal tongue, When rash words are like arrows flung; To curse those in God’s image made, Our precious Lord is thus betrayed.
Verse 4: How mighty is the mortal tongue, Great good or ill by it is done. Let’s make our aim the tongue to hold, And praising God in heav’n our goal.
Coda: O Lord, help me guard my tongue today, Lest by my words I offend and stray. A purer heart the world would see, More like my Savior I would be.