Thursday, 1 December 2016

Thursday Pearls

WHEN TO BE SILENT...And the Bible Says...

1.  Be silent in the heat of anger ~ {Prov 14:17}
2.  Be silent when you don't have all the facts ~ {Prov 18:13}
3.  Be silent when you haven't verified the story ~ {Deut 17:6}
4.  Be silent if your words will offend a weaker person ~ {1 Cor 8:11}
5.  Be silent when it is time to listen ~ {Prov 13:1}
6.  Be silent when you are tempted to make light of holy things ~ {Eccl 5:2}
7.  Be silent when you are tempted to joke about sin ~ {Prov 14:9}
8.  Be silent if you would be ashamed of your words later ~ {Prov 8:8}
9.  Silent if your words would convey the wrong impression ~ {Prov 17:27}
10.  Be silent if the issue is none of your business ~ {Prov 14:10}
11.  Be silent when you are tempted to tell an outright lie ~ {Prov 4:24}
12.  Be silent if your words will damage someone else's reputation ~ {Prov 16:27}
13.  Be silent if your words will damage a friendship ~ {Prov 16:28}
14.  Be silent when you are feeling critical - {James 3:9}
15.  Be silent if you can't say it without screaming it ~ {Prov 25:28}
16.  Be silent if your words will be a poor reflection of the Lord or your friends and family ~ {1 Pt 2:21-23}
17.  Be silent if you may have to eat your words later on ~ {Prov 18:21}
 18.  Be silent if you have already said it more than one time ~ {Prov 19:13}
19.  Be silent when you are tempted to flatter a wicked person ~ {Prov 24:24}
20.  Be silent when you are supposed to be working instead ~ {Prov 14:23}

"Whoever guards his mouth and tongue keeps his soul from troubles.  
~ Proverbs 21:23

"Be still and know that I am God."
~ Psalm 46:10

Blessings on this last day of the beautiful month of November, sweet readers...


  1. Or as my mother said, "If you can't say something nice, don't say anything!"
    "May the words of my mouth be pleasing in your sight, O Lord"

    Hope you have a wonderful and blessed day, Kelly-Anne!

  2. Wonderful advice, sweet friend. So happy to see a post from you today! I have been thinking of you and hoping you are well. God bless you with a wonderful day!!

  3. Wow, what a list! Thank you for sharing this reminder with us! I pray my words are a good representation of Christ and to know when it is better to be silent.

  4. Hello Dear Kelly-Anne! I hope you are doing well. We are in the busy Christmas season and I'm trying to go slow and enjoy each day as they come. I refuse to miss all the excitement of the holidays! ;)

    I love the scriptures you listed... my favorite of course is the Be Still and Know That I Am God! I have a beautiful picture of a single tree with that scripture hanging in my hallway. Love it!

    I hope you have a delightful weekend!

    Hugs to you, Amy

  5. I think that is very good advice, my friend! Thank you for the reminder.
    Silence more peaceful and we might actually hear God's promptings!

  6. Great advice from the greatest of books! Did you put this list together or find it elsewhere?

  7. This was really encouraging to me, Kelly-Anne! I find myself talking too much sometimes, and this really helped! Thank you, sweet friend! {{smiles}}


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