Tag: listening

Taming the Tongue

The wise person knows three things when it comes to words: the value of speech, the characteristics of good words, and the source of good words.

Watching Your Words

You can never outgrow the wisdom in the books of the Bible. Proverbs, for example, will challenge us to watch our words and honor God with our lips.

Persuasive Peacemaking

We truly begin to walk in wisdom when our speech demonstrates self-control. Instead of answering out of anger, speak calmly out of love.

The Wisdom of Speaking Less

When it comes to our words, less is better than more. Sin likes to sneak into our lives through our lips, so a quality of the wise is to speak less often.