Saturday, 7 May 2016

when you need to be alone

WHEN TO BE SILENT . . .

1. Be silent in the heat of anger

2. Be silent when you don't have all the facts -

3. Be silent when you haven't verified the story -

4. Be silent if your words will offend a weaker person

5. Be silent when it is time to listen

6. Be silent when you are tempted to make light of holy things

7. Be silent when you are tempted to joke about sin

8. Be silent if you would be ashamed of your words later

9. Be silent if your words would convey the wrong impression

10. Be silent if the issue is none of your business

11. Be silent when you are tempted to tell an outright lie

12. Be silent if your words will damage someone else's reputation

13. Be silent if your words will damage a friendship

14. Be silent when you are feeling critical

15. Be silent if you can't say it without screaming it

16. Be silent if your words will be a poor reflection of God on you -

17. Be silent if you may have to eat your words later -

18. Be silent if you have already said it more than one time -

19. Be silent when you are tempted to flatter a wicked person -

20. Be silent when you are supposed to be working instead -

"WHOEVER GUARDS HIS MOUTH AND TONGUE KEEPS HIS SOUL FROM TROUBLES"



"BE QUICK TO HEAR AND SLOW TO SPEAK".
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