Can you just say “yes or no” and communicate effectively? It does not seem that simple. In James 5:12, James said, “But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.” This mean that you say one thing and do another one, o you change your words to accommodate people.
You have to choose your words carefully when you talk to people. If you start adding, changing, or subtracting, people will not believe a word you say. You have to have the confidence in yourself that you will make the right decisions. You do not have to prove anything to anyone but God. It is best to keep your words simply and straight to the point. People would appreciate you. They would trust you because you are showing them that you have confidence. You will be able to convince more people that God is Great and Jesus is the answer.
When you start swearing and cussing, you start condemning. If you are speaking powerful words, you are uplifting. All we are hearing from our President are words that condemn. The president candidates leave Americans with feelings of doubt, uncertainly, and confusion. This is a terrible situation that we are in as Americans. Who do we trust? We have to depend on God to help our president. We also have to practice saying “yes or no” in our daily lives. I am going to keep a count of my the times that I say “yes and no”. I feel that if I say “yes and no” more, I would swear less. I would be more trust worthy and just maybe I can bring more people to God.