When To Keep Your Mouth Shut

1. In the heat of anger. Proverbs.14:17

2. When you don't have all the facts. Proverbs 18:13

3. When you haven't verified the story. Deuteronomy 17:6

4. If your words will offend a weaker person. 1 Corinthians 8:11

5. When it is time to listen. Proverbs 13:1

6. When you are tempted to make light of holy thing. Ecclesiastes 5:2

7. When you are tempted to joke about sin. Proverbs 14:9

8. If you would be ashamed of your words later. Proverbs 8:8

9. If your words would convey the wrong impression. Proverbs 17:27

10. If the issue is none of your business. Proverbs 14:10

11. When you are tempted to tell an outright lie. Proverbs 4:24

12. If your words would damage someone else's reputation. Proverbs 16:27

13. If your words will damage a friendship. Proverbs 16:28

14. When you are feeling critical. James 3:9

15. If you can't say it without screaming it. Proverbs 25:28

16. If your words will be a poor reflection of the Lord or your friends or family: 1 Peter 2:21-23

17. If you may have to eat your words later. Proverbs 18:21

18. If you have already said it more than one time. Proverbs 19:13

19. When you are tempted to flatter a wicked person. Proverbs 24:24

20. When you are supposed to be working instead. Proverbs 14:23

"Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from trouble.” Prov. 21:23



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Columbiana, AL 35051


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