Tag: restraint

Sticks and stones

Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark….

How to sabotage yourself

He has dug a pit and hollowed it out, And has fallen into the hole which he made. His mischief will return upon his own head, And his…

Detouring around treacherous roads

But Uriah slept at the entrance to the palace with all his master’s servants and did not go down to his house. -2 Samuel 11:9 (NIV) Sometimes, when…

Think before you speak

But I say to you that for every idle word men may speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment. For by your words…

Your response is your responsibility

The one who has knowledge uses words with restraint, and whoever has understanding is even-tempered. -Proverbs 17:27 Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered…

When you have to say one more thing

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to…