Do you care what you say?

Or do you speak your mind? Doing the latter states a lot about your character. Here are some scriptures for you to ponder on.

Here are some scriptures on when I need to keep my mouth shut.

•  In the heat of anger. Proverbs 14:17

•  When you don’t have all the facts. Proverbs 18:13

•  When you haven’t verified the story. Deuteronomy 17:6

•  If your words will offend a weaker brother. 1 Corinthians 8:11

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

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

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

•  When you’re tempted to make light of holy things. Ecclesiastes 5:2

•  If your words would convey a wrong impression. Proverbs 17:27

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

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

•  If your words will damage someone’s reputation. Proverbs 16:27

•  If your words will destroy a friendship. Proverbs 25:28

•  When you are feeling critical. James 3:9

•  If you can’t speak without yelling. Proverbs 25:28

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

•  If you have to eat your words later, Proverbs 18:21

•  If you have already said it more than one time (then it becomes nagging). Proverbs 19:13

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

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

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