When To NOT Open Your Mouth- Anabel Ramos

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 – Deut. 17:6

4.   If your words will offend a weak brother/sister – 1 Cor. 8:11

5.   If your words will be a poor reflection on the LORD or your friends and family – 1 Pet. 2:21-23

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

7.   When you would be ashamed of your own words– Proverbs 8:8

8.   When you are tempted to make light of holy things– Eccl. 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, 26:17

11.                  When you are tempted to tell an outright lie– Proverbs 4:24, 6:16-19, 12:22

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

13.                  If your words will destroy a friendship– Proverbs 16:28, 6:16-19

14.                  When you are feeling critical– James 3:9

15.                  If you can’t speak without yelling–

16.                  When it’s time to listen– Proverbs 13:1

17.                  If you have to eat your words later

18.                  If you have already said it more than one time, then it becomes nagging

19.                  If you are tempted to flatter a wicked person– Proverbs 24:24

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

Those who guard their mouths and their tongues
keep themselves from calamity.

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