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Situations that Require Silence

Situations that Require Silence

Situations that Require Silence

As the adage goes, ‘silence is golden’, the following is a list of 20 situations where it is better to be silent:

  1. Be silent – in the heat of anger.
  1. Be silent – when you don’t have all the facts.
  1. Be silent – when you haven’t verified the story.
  1. Be silent – if your words will offend a weaker person.
  1. Be silent – when it is time to listen.
  1. Be silent – when you are tempted to make light of holy things.
  1. Be silent – when you are tempted to joke about sin.
  1. Be silent – if you would be ashamed of your words later.
  1. Be silent – if your words would convey the wrong impression.
  1. Be silent – if the issue is none of your business.
  1. Be silent – when you are tempted to tell an outright lie.
  1. Be silent – if your words will damage someone else’s reputation.
  1. Be silent – if your words will damage a friendship.
  1. Be silent – when you are feeling critical.
  1. Be silent – if you can’t say it without screaming.
  1. Be silent – if your words will be a poor reflection of the Lord or your friends and family.
  1. Be silent – if you may have to eat your words later.
  1. Be silent – if you have already said it more than one time.
  1. Be silent – when you are tempted to flatter a wicked person.
  1. Be silent – when you are supposed to be working instead.

— Author Unknown

Meditation: Whoever guards his mouth and tongue Keeps his soul from troubles. – Proverbs 21:23

You will succeed in Jesus Name!

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