When to be silent

When to be silent

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WHEN TO BE SILENT … And the Bible says.

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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