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Tuesday, 29 August 2017

WHEN TO BE SILENT ACCORDING TO THE WORD OF GOD.


I have seen this references a couple of times, but have never given it a serious thought until today, so, i thought i could also share with you all.

Sometimes we talk according to our level of resistance pain/joy without actually putting others into consideration.
Yes it is true that our words can make or mar us. So let's actually take a look on how and when God expects us to be silent. ⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️


1.  Be silent In the heat of
     anger - (Prov 14:17)

2.  Be silent When you don't
     have all the facts - (Prov
     18:13)

3.  Be silent When you
     haven't verified the story -
     (Deut 17:6)

4.  Be silent If your words
     will offend a weaker
     person - (1 Cor 8:11)

5.  Be silent When it is time
     to listen - (Prov 13:1)

6.  Be silent When you are
     tempted to make light of
     holy things - (Eccl 5:2)

7.  Be silent When you are
     tempted to joke about
     sin - (Prov 14:9)

8.  Be silent If you would be
     ashamed of your words
     later - (Prov 8:8)

9.  Be silent If your words
     would convey the wrong
     impression - (Prov 17:27)

10. Be silent If the issue is
      none of your business -
      (Prov 14:10)

11. Be silent When you are
      tempted to tell an
      outright lie - (Prov 4:24)

12. Be silent If your words
      will damage someone
      else's reputation - (Pro
      16:27)

13. Be silent If your words
      will damage a friendship
      - (Prov 16:28)

14. Be silent When you are
      feeling critical - (James
      3:9)

15. Be silent If you can't say
       it without screaming it -
      (Prov 25:28)

16. Be silent If your words
      will be a poor reflection
      of the Lord or your
      friends and family - (1 Pt
      2:21-23)

17. Be silent If you may
       have to eat your words
       later - (Prov 18:21)

 18. Be silent If you have
       already said it more
       than one time  - (Prov
       19:13)

19. Be silent When you are
      tempted to flatter a
      wicked person - (Prov
      24:24)

20. Be silent When you are
      supposed to be working
      instead  - (Prov 14:23)

"WHOEVER GUARDS HIS MOUTH AND TONGUE KEEPS HIS SOUL FROM TROUBLES" - (Prov 21:23).

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