WHEN TO BE SILENT…

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The new Twenty 20. . .

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 the Lord or your family and friends.
17. Be silent – If you may have to eat your words later.
18. Be silent – If you have already said it more than once.
19. Be silent – When you are tempted to flatter a wicked person.
20. Be silent – When you are supposed to be working instead.

“WHOSOEVER GUARDS HIS MOUTH AND TONGUE KEEPS HIS SOUL FROM TROUBLES”

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