Friday, June 23, 2017

When to keep your Mouth Shut

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When to keep your Mouth Shut
By: Cindy Feeman


When I read this... I immediately thought "how true" for all of us to heed this wisdom.

DON'T OPEN YOUR MOUTH WHEN.....

1. In the heat of Anger    Prov. 14:17
2. When you don't have all the facts.    Prov. 18:13
3.When you haven't verified the story.    Duet. 17:6
4. When your words will offend a weaker brother.    I Cor. 8:11
5. If your words will be a poor reflection of the Lord or Friends. Peter 2:21-23
6. When you are tempted to joke about sin. Prov. 14:9
7.When you will be ashamed of your words later.    Prov. 8:8
8. When you are tempted to make light of Holy things.    Ecc. 5:2
9. If your words would convey a wrong impression.    Prov. 17:27
10. If the issue is none of your business.    Prov. 14:10
11. When you're tempted to tell an outright lie.    Prov. 4:24
12. If your words would damage someones reputation.    Prov. 16:27
13. If your words would destroy a friendship.    Prov. 25:28
14. When you're feeling critical.    James 3:9
15. If you can't speak without yelling.    Prov. 25:28
16. When it's time to listen.    Prov. 18:21
17. If you may have to eat your words later.    Prov. 18:21
18. If you already said it more than one time.    Prov. 19:13
19. When you are tempted to flatter a wicked person. Prov. 24:24
20. When you are supposed to be working instead. Prov. 14:23

Proverbs 21:23
Whosoever keepeth his mouth and tongue, keepeth his soul from trouble.

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