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Guard Your Tongue and Be Silent



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.

16. Be silent - if your words will be a poor reflection of the Lord or your friends and family.

17. Be silent - if you may have to eat your words later.

18. Be silent - if you have already said it more than one time.

19. Be silent - when you are tempted to flatter a wicked person.

20. Be silent - when you are supposed to be working
        instead.

"WHOEVER GUARDS HIS MOUTH AND TONGUE KEEPS HIS SOUL FROM TROUBLES".