Tag Archives: discretion

Test Words!

Job 12:11 is a great example of some of the good advice this godly man has to offer us: “Does not the ear test words, as the palate tastes its food?” It SHOULD — but unfortunately that is not always … Continue reading

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An Ounce of Prevention

It is easy to miss the timing involved in Proverbs 17:14, where it says “abandon the quarrel BEFORE it breaks out”. “BEFORE” — THAT is the time to stop a quarrel. Not “shortly after”, and certainly not “after it has … Continue reading

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The Joy of an Apt Answer

Proverbs 15:23 “A man has joy in an apt answer, and how delightful is a timely word.” There is delight in a “timely word” — both for the one receiving it, AND for the one who gives it.  There is … Continue reading

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