During Followers 2010-2011, the students interacted with phrases, verses and Bible stories. On the last day of Followers, we had the students write down some practical applications of actually practicing these principles in real life. This series “Quotes from kids” will share what the kids wrote:

Say it Phrase: Our words should give encouragement and life, not cause hurt, anger or strife.

Say it Verse: Your tongue has the power of life and death. Those who love to talk will eat the fruit of their words. Proverbs 18:21


  • Walk away from an angry situation
  • Say thank you to people
  • Say that was a good sport
  • Don’t say swear words
  • Help at the farm
  • Put on a band-aid
  • Read your Bible
  • Use your words, not your actions
  • Walk away before you blow up
  • Go to church
  • Help with dishes
  • Be nice and polite
  • Say Hi and help neighbor
  • Don’t yell
  • Use your manners
  • Choose your words wisely
  • Don’t be mean or say bad words
  • Be nice
  • Say “good job” if they do something new
  • Use kind words: “please” and “thank you”
  • Think of our words before we speak
  • Don’t hurt other people
  • Be good
  • Don’t yell back at people, say: “that’s not nice.”
  • Ignore something mean someone says
  • Say nice things to your family
  • When angry, take 3 deep breaths