Proverbs, Ten Commandments for our speech


Ten Commandments for our words.

  1. Think before you speak. 15:18
  2. Refrain from speaking too frequently, too quickly, or with too many words.  17:27-28, 28:20 
  3. Speak honestly. 4:24
  4. Never use your words to divide people.  16:28
  5. Listen more than we speak and listen fully before we answer.  18:13
  6. Speak appropriately for the occasion. 25:11
  7. Do not speak boastfully.  25:14, 27:2
  8. Diffuse anger with soft words.  15:1
  9. Speak good things into your life and the lives of others it has an eternal effect.  18:21
  10. Understand the power of your words.  18:4

 From a sermon May 19, 2013 The Power of our Words

About Pastor Troy Keaton

Founding pastor at EastLake Community Church at Smith Mountain Lake Virginia. View all posts by Pastor Troy Keaton

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