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Faith Filled Friday: 20 Reasons When to Keep Your Mouth Shut

February 24, 2017

I had 3 I wanted to post for today’s blog and this one won out. I took it to class this morning and it was a huge hit. It’s from the Courageous Christian Father blog. ~ Connie
Includes Bible verses too! I saw this on Facebook and had to share with my readers.

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

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 brother. 1 Corinthians 8:11
5    If your words will be a proof reflection of the Lord or your friends and family. Peter 2:21-23
6    When you are tempted to joke about sin. Proverbs 14:9
7    When you would be ashamed of your words later. Proverbs 8:8
8    When your tempted to make light of holy things. Ecclesiastes 5:2
9    If your words would convey a 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 will damage someone’s reputation. Proverbs 16:27
13    If your words will destroy a friendship. Proverbs 25:28
14    When you are feeling critical. James 3:9
15    If you can’t speak without yelling. Proverbs 25:28
16    When it is time to listen. Proverbs 13:1
17    If you may have to eat your words later. Proverbs 18:21
18    If you have already said it more than one time (then it becomes nagging) Proverbs 19:13
19    When you are tempted to flatter a wicked person. Proverbs 24:24
20    When you are suppose to be working instead. Proverbs 14:23

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My apologies, but I can’t get the hyperlinks to work today. This page keeps jumping and every time I move to the next hyperlink, the previous one disappears. I think the Facebook link is working if you want to go there, or you can look the verses up in your own Bible.  Sorry. ~ Connie

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